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  1. Councillors approve Hopewell II roadwork

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Hopewell Centre II's controversial road improvement project was given the green light after a marathon three-hour Wan Chai District Council debate last night. It passed 13 votes for and one against. The public now has 60 days to file objecti ...

  2. Correction

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In last Friday's CitySeen, The Cavern's new performer, Victoria Boland, was mistakenly described as a drag artist. She is an impersonator. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour water to improve after sewage works upgrade

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Marine eco-system to prosper as world's largest underground waste pumping station is built Sewage treatment upgrade cleansVictoria Harbour Victoria ... Kong Island to the upgraded Stonecutters Island works for sedimentation and disinfection via an underwater tunnel. "We will see a cleaner Victoria Harbour, which will provide a better ...

  4. Against odds, city harks back to agrarian roots

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sheltered waters of Victoria Harbour. While there were attempts to introduce agriculture- not least the growing of opium, the drug Britain went to war with China to sell- the growing population ... too many pesticides. While the city continues to import the vast majority of its food- about 95 per cent according to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Department- the government is offering ...

  5. Star Ferry Pier was a landmark loss and a monumental gain for city's heritage

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Most cities have in their history a major conservation disaster that catapults the case for conservation forward. For Hong Kong, this was undoubtedly the demolition of the Star Ferry Pier ... Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation. This is the highest number any city has been awarded and the fourth highest total overall. This is a significant achievement ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... a commitment to change beyond the hour," she says. Findings from a light pollution study released last week showed Hong Kong could be the world's worst city for light pollution, with Tsim Sha ...

  8. Events

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monday, March 7: British Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'Workshop for effective executive/personal assistants'. Duke of Windsor Building, Wan Chai. Royal Geographical Society- Hong Kong lecture: 'How China will save mankind- or destroy it� ...

  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. Harare seeks Chinese aid to revive dam project near Victoria Falls

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Gavin Du Venage

    ... Gavin du Venage in Johannesburg The stone-broke Harare government wants Chinese contractors to build a Three-Gorges type hydroelectric dam close to the ecologically sensitive Victoria ... the deal exclude mining rights, wanting to channel these to a local company. In the end, Catic walked away. The site of the proposed dam is 50km below the famed Victoria Falls, which British ...




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