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  1. Get the insider's view of the city

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... to venues such as B?thanie, a stunning heritage building, or the 75th floor apex of Central Plaza, one of the city's iconic skyscrapers, to a Chinese junk or yacht cruise on Victoria Harbour. ... of the city's most notable buildings. Insider Interactions organises team-building experiences incorporating the character, heritage or geography of Hong Kong. ...

  2. Treasure Island

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's odyssey from a fishing village to a global finance centre began in Victoria City, now Central, where British merchants started trading with China and the rest of the world. With its political and commercial power base, Hong Kong Island has always been the area of choice for the rich and powerful, and luxury homes at prestigious addresses are as precious ...

  3. Leading lights take the pain for city's gain

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... with Mathew Scott A collection of the city's senior executives and community leaders put on a show of unity yesterday, and hoped that by giving up their time on a Sunday morning- ... from Wan Chai Sports Ground to Victoria Park and a more user-friendly set-off time of 9am- it was a full-blooded contest right to the finish line. And right there in the thick of things ...

  4. Fun in the city

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is almost 20 years now to the day that I first set foot in Hong Kong. Little did I know then that my plans for a two-year stint in the city would be extended to a very long-term stay. ... given us work, fun and interesting and memorable experiences. And, of course, there is the amazing diversity here that makes Hong Kong unique among world cities. And we all have our own 25 ...

  5. Victoria Park set to go Jurassic

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... A herd of 35 dinosaurs will make their way to Victoria Park next month in an animatronics display. The Jurassic Dinosaurs Animatronics show from the US will be part of the $20 million Hong Kong Thrives programme, organised by the Hong Kong Eastern District Community Association. Sylvia Chan, the secretary-general of the Hong Kong Thrives committee, claimed the dinosaur show ...

  6. City urged to gain from mainland

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... by the News Executives Association yesterday, Mr Fan said Hong Kong people need not worry about the city being marginalised as mainland cities prospered. His remarks follow a warning by Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan in March for Hong Kong people to face up to the possibility of the city being marginalised by rapid development in the Pearl River Delta. 'Some people fear mainland ...

  7. My city

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students have captured what makes Hong Kong special with their winning essays and photographs. Winners of the World City- My City competition, jointly organised by the South ... former. 'It was beautiful, which is why our Victoria Harbour is so famous.' German Swiss International School's Chu Lai-jing won the youth photo section with a black-and-white photo ...

  8. BAUHINIAN rhapsody

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong is a city where the East melds with the West. Furniture also sees Eastern and Western styles merge, creating a platform for designers to unleash their creativity. ... of rugs inspired by the city's iconic motifs. Designs feature the Hong Kong skyline, modes of transport and the bauhinia flower. 'We wanted to create something unique to Tree ...

  9. A dream city for bureaucrats

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... be regarded as likely to stimulate much debate. It is largely couched in platitudes and 'quality of life' generalities. On the plus side, it acknowledges that Victoria Harbour reclamation ... of the possibility of congestion charges, electronic pricing, cycle paths, zones barred to private cars, and the other measures introduced in advanced cities to address pollution, efficiency ...

  10. We can all help

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as the world's fourth most competitive city, behind Singapore, but, in environmental terms, the Lion City is streets ahead, with such rules as a strict trees-to-parking spaces ratio. Now, more people ... sides of Victoria Harbour will join many homes in being switched off for an hour. We can go beyond that, and every home can contribute to a sustainable future. Power consumption means carbon ...




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