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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. 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 ...

  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. 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. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... content very cautiously as many of the views require more substantiation. For example, the effect of the volcanic clouds from El Chichon in Mexico and Chaiten in Chile on Hong Kong's rainfall as claimed by the author is doubtful. The two volcanoes are located more than 14,600 kilometres and 17,600 kilometres from Hong Kong respectively. Large particles from volcanic eruptions will fall ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Starting a different chapter

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord You'll often hear people in Hong Kong, especially those who can't read Chinese, complain about the supposed lack of interesting bookshops in the city. In reality, there's quite a selection of rare, antiquarian, specialist and second-hand booksellers around town- you just have to know where to look. They're fed by a small but growing market in Hong Kong ...




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