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  1. Local bus firm launches tours

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Local company New World First Bus is launching open-top bus tours, vowing they will be cheaper but have more stops than those offered by its foreign-based competitor The Big Bus Company. London-based The Big Bus already runs two routes- in Kowloon ...

  2. HK cage home to be exhibited

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A cage home from Tai Kok Tsui will feature in a German exhibition to raise international awareness of the city's housing problems. The exhibition, organised by the German ... in the city and had expressed concern. The group estimates 100,000 people live in cage homes or partitioned rooms in districts such as Sham Shui Po, To Kwa Wan and Wan Chai. Mr Ho said a shortage ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Final trip for fans as old Wan Chai Pier sails into history

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Amy Nip

    ... Yesterday morning saw the opening of the new, open-structure two-storey pier, with a covered observation deck overlooking Victoria Harbour and abstract tree patterns on its pillars. The 11pm Tsim ... Tsui ferry service and schedule will remain the same from the new pier. When the old Wan Chai Pier is eventually demolished, the North Point and Kowloon City piers will be the only two ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shopping mall wants to build Hong Kong's first zip line on The Peak

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com New idea for thrill seekers … down the line A shopping centre and leisure complex on The Peak is seeking permission to build the city's first zip line on its ... funny and sustainable sensory attraction to overlook Hong Kong's most famous views of Victoria Harbour from the top level", Greenheart, parent firm of Flightlinez, says ...

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    The death of books? Hong Kong publishers worry as readers become slaves to smartphones

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:59pm by Amy Nip

    ... traffic was down, as was the number of regulars, she said. "Some people came once a year before attending the June 4 vigil [in Victoria Park]. There were about 50 of them," she said. ... the readership loss. "But I'm not so sure about the last two years," Chan said- an ominous sign for a city that relished its glory days as the regional leader in book publishing. During ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Kai Tak Cruise Terminal opens doors to public

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Kai Tak terminal opens doors to the public The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal will open to visitors today, as it hosts the city's first Cruise Holiday Expo featuring ... interested in the terminal than the tours, the best destination will be the rooftop garden, which offers a 360-degree view of Victoria Harbour.   ...

  7. Civic groups mourn historian who sowed seeds of heritage protection

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... city of Barcelona last month, was described as a walking encyclopedia on local heritage. He was also a bridge between social groups and the government in city planning. His footprints could be seen on protection movements for Victoria Harbour, Queen's Pier and Central Star Ferry pier, Western district and Dragon Garden. 'Someone climbed the Clock Tower [in Tsim Sha Tsui], ...

  8. Visitors left gasping by near-record pollution

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... in Central hit 174, the second highest in the city's history. The highest was recorded at Mong Kok's roadside station: 182 on November 3, 2003. The sky was hazy and buildings on the other side of Victoria Harbour were barely visible. 'It's worse than three months ago. I can barely see the buildings,' said Australian Llewellyn Owens, 28, who visits Hong Kong ...

  9. Short straw dims New Year glow

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Danny Mok, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the Kowloon City ferry pier. A lucky 23,888 fireworks formed the display, which was watched by 250,000 people lining both sides of Victoria Harbour and featured the character for ox. The crowd ... numbered 27 on the city's behalf in the Taoist ceremony at the Che Kung temple. A fortune-teller at the temple who read the stick said it showed the city could not isolate itself from ...

  10. Games relay handed back to athletes

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... will start in Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui and proceed to Nathan Road and the Avenue of Stars, then board a ferry for a trip around Victoria Harbour. After arriving at a ferry pier in Wan Chai, the torch will be carried around the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Torch-bearers will make a stop at Golden Bauhinia Square before heading to TVB City in Tseung Kwan O, the final destination. ...




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