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  1. 3,000 fans rock Victoria Park

    Posted Oct 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown, one of the biggest names in post-punk rock, gees up the crowd of more than 3,000 fans at the Rockit festival in Victoria Park last night on the final day of the two-day event. Tourists and locals alike said they went specifically to Rockit to catch a glimpse of Brown. 'It is the first time I have been to the city. I came to hear Ian ...

  2. Artists hope exhibition will help save Victoria Prison

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Artwork in cells designed to encourage the government to preserve complex Artists have turned Victoria Prison into an art museum in the hope of persuading the government ... Kong was like living in a prison cell. 'Prison cells and most flats in the city are all very small, and we do not have much space to move around. 'I want to make my cell a bit more ...

  3. Victoria Harbour and the Giving Tree: a cautionary tale

    Posted Nov 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Central-Wan Chai bypass will be the last reclamation of Victoria Harbour ('Calm sailing tipped for harbour plan', October 7). The government may provide a stump where we can sit and rest ... that is not only intrinsic to Hong Kong's identity but may also be vital to the legendary energy and dynamism that flow through our city? MAUREEN SABINE, School of Humanities, University of Hong Kong ...

  4. China link in Victoria Cross legend

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Britain's most distinguished war medal, saying the metal used to cast the Victoria Cross comes from two cannons captured in China, and not, as widely believed, from Russia. John Glanfield, author of a recently published book that examines the origins of the Victoria Cross, says new evidence points to the cannons being captured by Anglo-French forces in a battle for the Taku forts near Tianjin ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was opened in June. East-bound Vehicles on Victoria Park Road heading to Causeway Road and Tai Hang should use the left lane, while those travelling to Causeway Bay should use the right lane. Motorists have been advised to pay attention to the road signs and get into lanes early. They could also call the government hotline at 1823 for inquiries. ArtS FAIRS AT VICTORIA, LAI CHI KOK PARKS ...

  6. New and improved

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Lara Tabac As the first owners of a Mid-Levels flat, one couple felt the need to wipe the slate clean and create a home that reflects their chic aesthetic. Compromise means different things to different people. For Frank Yu Siu-fung, head of architectural ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Couple held after fight Police arrested an expatriate man and his girlfriend following an assault at their Square Street flat in Sheung Wan at about 5am. Police said the man, 30, allegedly punched the 30-year-old woman who, in turn, stabbed him with a fru ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stabbing mystifies victim A 37-year-old woman was stabbed in the left hip by a man while buying fruit in Woosung Street, Yau Ma Tei, at 3.30am. The man, wearing a black shirt, fled on foot. The woman, in a stable condition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, tol ...

  9. City Briefs

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

    ... injuries. Registrations open for Sunday Art Bazaar The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will start receiving applications today for the Sunday Art Bazaar in Victoria Park, set to run from ...

  10. Surviving a brush with the law, Bay City Roller set for a Jailhouse Rock

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

    ... Rollers, will perform at Jailhouse Rock, a Community Chest charity party to say farewell to the city's first jail, Victoria Prison, built in 1841. McKeown, who is in town with his wife Keiko ... A prison cell is not something that Bay City Roller Les McKeown normally wants to see. A month ago, McKeown, along with bandmate, guitarist Patrick McGlynn, was cleared of charges ...




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