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  1. Parents wise up to school geography lessons

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is probably unique to Hong Kong? One reason is that some school nets coincide with districts that are clustered with those 'prestigious' schools, while other nets are located in areas ... The government has been driven by nothing but good intentions in its education reforms, but the exercise has become a textbook case of the law of unintended consequences. By dividing Hong ...

  2. Events

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Commerce luncheon: 'The Hong Kong Jockey Club- A unique community asset for Hong Kong'. Club Lusitano. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong seminar: 'Business succession for small ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Don't let the credit crunch become a talent crunch'. Hong Kong Club. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'SME survival ...

  3. People’s Architecture

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:34am by Contributor

    ... into a uniquely Hong Kong phenomenon that is the adaptive reuse of buildings.  Ho calls it “architectural food waste”.  Just like ordinary “food waste”, it can be recycled to become something useful.  He ... and are close to the community and civilisation,” In hyper-compact Hong Kong where space is more precious than gold, this especially rings true because the last thing you want is a building that is too ...

  4. New chapter for site

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Chan said. 'The lack of a reading culture is not unique to Hong Kong. It is the same in other countries where young people prefer visual images to words,'' said Dr Chan, ...

  5. Construction wonders

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... by the city's space constraints. The exhibit 'Ladder', by CL3, showcases Hong Kong's unique scaffolding techniques. Bernard Lim Wan-fung, president of the Hong Kong Institute ... Vivienne Chow Bamboo scaffolding (front), the Mid-Levels escalator and Hong Kong's 'scissors' staircases (rear) will be showcased for the first time in this year's ...

  6. Unique approach to help local artists

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... but it still plays an important role in promoting arts and culture in the community, according to its executive director. Eddie Lui Fung-ngar said Hong Kong is a unique city where many artists cannot work full-time. 'Due to the unique artistic landscape of Hong Kong, most locals cannot be full-time artists. Not all studio units [in the centre] can stay open all day because most tenants ...

  7. ask toni & josh

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are plenty of uniquely Hong Kong experiences that mean you can have a kick-bottom celebration. I don't know what your budget is, so I've got a range of things here- and if you don't ... films are coming out that week. Help! Party-pooped Dear Nearly-Bday Girl Most Hong Kong teens are at something of a disadvantage compared to their movie/TV counterparts- most don't have ...

  8. Business - Economy - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Spotlight falls on Hong Kong's strengths and weaknesses

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by Ray Chan, Jasper Moiseiwitsch, Benjamin Robertson and Jeanny Yu

    .... "We are waiting for clarification on just how unique Hong Kong will be," Debruyne said. Hong Kong is serving as a base for international asset managers looking to break into the mainland ... on HK's strengths and weaknesses Day two of the Asian Financial Forum focused on Hong Kong's strengths and weaknesses as a financial services provider. This largely dwelled on how the city ...

  9. Let's preserve Hong Kong's past

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that they think more about customers than they do the community. Every Hong Kong district has its own unique features- for example, street markets in Mong Kok or the Walled City in Kowloon. But, when ... Hong Kong, and were putting more effort into preserving our unique heritage. Bill Yau, CCC Heep Woh College From the Editor Thank you Bill for your letter. You raise a very interesting point. ...

  10. Developer's plans threaten unique Hakka-style village in country park

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the church and the urban dwellers who pass through on weekend hikes. Pak Sha O is so special that there has been an exhibit at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum showcasing Pak Sha O as a model New Territories village. But the fact that it is a unique piece of Hong Kong and its people's heritage has not prevented a developer from applying for permission from the district lands office, Tai ...




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