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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. Keep plants at home and help green the city

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a very serious problem in Hong Kong. Tourists who come here say Hong Kong is a beautiful, incredible city, but the air keeps it from being an ideal holiday destination. A professor of geography at the University of Hong Kong, Jim Chi-yung, said rooftop gardens would also cool down the city and reduce energy consumption. Professor Jim is currently testing rooftop gardens. The plants would also ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the incompetence of the police. Some people joined protests. Their responses were understandable. The victims came from a city we love. However, sometimes indignation can make people go too far, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Starting a different chapter

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord You'll often hear people in Hong Kong, especially those who can't read Chinese, complain about the supposed lack of interesting bookshops in the city. In reality, ... that in a city with sky-high rents is a tough ask. Still, there are several that bravely soldier on, providing a valued place to read, browse and hang out as well as to buy. Here are our picks ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. A valuable legacy for the city to build on

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of the strengths that underlies Hong Kong's status as an international city and centre of commerce is its cultural diversity and tolerance. These are virtues that complement the unique bond of 'Chineseness'- the heritage and culture shared by Chinese people wherever they may be. Diversity is a legacy of the city's colonial past as a centre of trade between ...




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