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  1. Seven-year hitch

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Victoria Finlay

    ... Nona Shepphard looks at the problems a gay couple in a long-term relationship face when they decide to marry, writes Victoria Finlay It happened during a morning in December 2005, when British playwright Nona Shepphard found herself sitting inside Camden Town Hall in North London, waiting among 'what seemed like 100 huge hats' for her cousin's wedding to begin. ...

  2. Enfant terrible

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Terence Koh tells Victoria Burrows about himself and his art A selection of photographs by Terence Koh will be on display at the fair. VB Some have said that you lie in interviews - is this true? TK I always tell the truth. I was taught that honesty is the best policy. VB Why are you fascinated with rabbits and all things white? TK Rabbits are quiet and very soft, and white ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... It doesn't fit well with a small, wealthy city that has only a tiny domestic market and a population that does not like to dirty its hands. In practice, what has happened is that virtually all ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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