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  1. Don't condemn mainland visitors for knowing little about our unique culture

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their anger at mainland visitors, but this usually only escalates the problem. Unfortunately, many mainlanders are simply ignorant of Hong Kong's unique culture, and who can blame them when ... As a British Hongkonger, I appreciate the differing interpretations between cultures of what is acceptable and what is not, and sympathise with the Hong Kong Chinese on their growing ...

  2. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... and efficiency alone don't make a city unique or great. At the symposium, Hong Kong architect Paul Chu Hoi-shan showed how intimate, narrow streets of old Wan Chai are giving way to super blocks ... Violet Law Something most Hongkongers have long taken for granted was the subject of a three-day symposium in New York. That tall- very tall- buildings can be packed into Hong Kong plots ...

  3. Telling Tales

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Children aged seven to 14 perform a unique storytelling show based on three mystical tales: The Sun, The Moon And The Stars, Atlantis and The Magic Mirror. Suitable for children aged five and over. Part of the Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival. Tomorrow and Tue, 7.30pm. Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. $50 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2877 2656 or www.hkyaf.com. ...

  4. noticeboard

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 18 Dance showcase Eight young choreographers from Hong Kong Ballet will stage a unique cross-over dance which features classical, pop and rock music. What: The Watch This Space Young ... at the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, a well-known curator and an exhibition organiser. What: Ye Yongqing- A Journey of Art 1983-2008 Where: 5/F, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre When: Until April 19, ...

  5. Designer DNA

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela Hong Kong has seen its fair share of pop-up stores, but Labyrinth, which opens today, is unique in that it merges the worlds of biotechnology and fashion. The brainchild of designer Elaine Young, the store will carry Amula, a series of necklaces in solid silver or silver, rose, yellow or black gold-plated (prices from HK$735) containing actual DNA from animals ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Or the tourists? Isn't it normal for tourists to be interested in features unique to Hong Kong? Is it meaningful at all to speak of 'insiders' and 'outsiders', then? Culture, very ... I also happened to visit Hong Kong for the first time in 1974. Here the narrative is almost exactly the reverse: one of the world's best public transport systems has been built over the same ...

  7. 'Unique' pirate DVD syndicate smashed

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Customs officers have cracked a mainland pirated DVD syndicate that was earning up to $200,000 a day operating out of 10 outlets in Hong Kong. The syndicate was working ... out of temporary leased sites in Sheung Wan, Wan Chai, North Point, Siu Sai Wan, Tsuen Wan and Mongkok, where the rent averaged about $400 a day. 'This syndicate was unique ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and experiencing the unique spirit and lifestyle that differentiate Hong Kong from other destinations. Another living culture product is the Tourism Board's Culture Kaleidoscope programme. Featuring ... are drawn by Hong Kong's quaint and distinct appeal, which is why, in marketing Hong Kong as a business and leisure travel destination, the Hong Kong Tourism Board not only promotes ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement signed last month would not be more than what Hong Kong enjoyed under the existing Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement. Jia was speaking in Beijing at a meeting with a delegation from the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong. The association's Legislative Council representative, Lam Tai-fai, said the state leader had made ...

  10. Herbal tea and postboxes: a rich blend of heritage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unique value. When it comes to preserving our cultural heritage, Hong Kong has long placed emphasis on tangible assets such as buildings. The government's criteria for preservation attaches ... are on display at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre until December. These documents are considered of important historical value. Rather than merely being carted out for public viewing once ...




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