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  1. Barbecue-lovers fell 35 Victoria Parks a year

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The city's barbecue-lovers burned through a forest 35 times the size of Victoria Park last year. That is equivalent to the number of trees that went into producing the amount of charcoal made from trees imported into the city. Local environmental organisation Green Sense believes this is too much and urged people yesterday to seek out alternatives to charcoal ...

  2. Live coverage at parks aims to boost enthusiasm

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Hong Kong government will set up sites offering live coverage of the Games in Victoria Park and Sha Tin Park to add to the Olympic atmosphere in the city. Olympic-themed activities will be staged on the central lawn of Victoria Park and the main plaza of Sha Tin Park from August 8 to 24. The venues can accommodate 3,000 and 2,000 people respectively. Seven activity ...

  3. 100,000 expected at Lunar New Year show

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and children aged three to 11. Last year, close to 900,000 tourists- two-thirds from the mainland- visited the city during the first 10 days of the Lunar New Year. Aside from the parade, a fireworks show will be staged above Victoria Harbour at 8pm on January 27. ...

  4. Radiation fears over new radar device at government office

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Celine Sun

    ... the radar would be directed only towards the waters of Victoria Harbour and would not affect residents and staff, Mrs Lam said. 'Should the radar malfunction, the Vessel Traffic Control Centre will immediately be aware of it and will arrange urgent repairs,' she added. Eleven similar radars are found across the city, including at Shun Tak Centre, Container Terminal No8 and Kai Tak. ...

  5. Families tell of an agonising wait

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... 'Another one's mother, sister and brother are missing but she still cannot get a call through.' Ms Kanaruzzman, 36, who works at City University's Southeast Asia Research Centre, ... helpers and friends. The group plans to hold a mass prayer gathering in Victoria Park on Sunday and will collect money, food and clothing. Most of Hong Kong's 86,000 Indonesian migrant ...

  6. Mixed reviews for Hong Kong sites showing live coverage

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The two government-run sites in Hong Kong which offered live coverage of the Olympics closed yesterday, drawing a mixed response from visitors. The sites in Victoria Park ... At Victoria Park, most of the Games booths were closed during the day and the 1,000-seat tent that broadcast live competitions often looked rather cheerless with only a few dozen people sitting ...

  7. Maybe it was just too hot to get interested in the East Asian Games torch relay

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Celine Sun

    ... Beijing Olympics torch relay last year. Onlookers blamed a lack of promotion for the low turnout and an overall lack of interest in the city for the East Asian Games. Heat and thunderstorm ... known about it, I would have come earlier,' he said. While eight torch-bearers boarded a ferry to carry the torch across Victoria Harbour, Abama Lee, 37, also raced from Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  8. Temple waits on approval of land

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Abbot Yongxin said. 'Yet it is too early to say more.' The proposed monastery, which would be about a quarter the size of Victoria Park, would comprise a temple, a Buddhism-cum-martial ... it would help attract more tourists to the city. ...



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