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  1. Trains bridge North and South

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... What? A train from North Korea and another from South Korea crossed the heavily armed border between the two countries last week, restoring a link that was severed in the 1950-53 war. When? May 17. Where? The trains crossed the demilitarised zone between ...

  2. Pinnock's passion strikes a chord

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Victoria Finlay

    ... Many people choose to celebrate their 60th birthday with a party. But when British harpsichordist and early music pioneer Trevor Pinnock turned 60 last December, he marked the occasion by forming a new musical ensemble and taking it on tour around the wor ...

  3. Hogiuta

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Multimedia drama about three Asians from different countries expressing their views after the third world war. Stars (from above left to right) Rieko Yamasaki, Chu Pak-hong and Chan Hong. In Cantonese, Japanese and Putonghua. Today-Sat, 8pm, Sat and Sep 2 ...

  4. One of our historic city boundary stones is missing

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Marker helped define the limits of Victoria in 1903 The government is hunting for a missing boundary stone, one of at least seven marking the limits of the city of Victoria ... to provide,' company secretary Julia Cheng Kin-nam said. When Hong Kong Island was occupied by Britain in January 1841, there were 16 villages. In 1843, Britain created the city of Victoria covering ...

  5. City Briefs

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

    ... Lunar New Year street closures announced Lunar New Year traffic arrangements will be in force from 4pm on Saturday, with Yee Wo Street and Sugar Street in Causeway Bay closed to vehicles to accommodate crowds heading for the flower market in Victoria Park. In Tsim Sha Tsui, buses will be diverted from 6pm on Sunday for a holiday parade, and the Star Ferry Concourse will be closed ...

  6. Decentralised hubs make for liveable city

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... Kong's competitiveness and efficiency. Yet this trend is about much more than just providing office space. It is a golden opportunity to help create a more liveable Hong Kong. Cities ... By thoroughly interconnecting the shores of Victoria Harbour from Kwai Chung to Kwun Tong and from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan, the entire harbour district can in essence become the CBD of the Pearl ...

  7. The Event

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong ArtWalk Art enthusiasts can participate in the seventh annual art walk involving 50 galleries in Central, SoHo, Wan Chai and Aberdeen, which will exhibit everything from contemporary Chinese painting and local sculptures to Indian art and Austra ...

  8. Fresh start for decaying city

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority is heading the fight against urban corrosion with an army of consultants, writes Anneliese O'Young Urban renewal has become a hot topic in recent years as the government looks to breathe new life into the city's older districts, where many neglected buildings have turned grey and are in disrepair. Leading the fight against urban dilapidation ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2118 8623. Ends Jan 6 Blessings- Voyage to Shangri-La (Part II) Sun Guangyi's mixed-media works record his encounters with Buddhism in Tibet. Tue-Sat, ... 3185 1600 From One to Three Pianist Sophia Yang, violinist Gilbert Sak, cellists Letty Poon and Si-won Park perform works by Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn. Fri, 8pm, HK City Hall, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... and flowing strokes. Daily, 9am-9pm, free. Until May 11: 1/F Lobby, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; May 15-31: OC Gallery, G/F Olympian City I, 11 Hoi Fai Rd, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2132 ...




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