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  1. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... with a bang, but the 6,000kg of fireworks that will light up the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year made an altogether quieter entrance to Victoria Harbour, the man in charge of the annual display revealed. The fireworks were transported into Victoria Harbour on Tuesday on four barges, where they will remain until Saturday’s spectacular, after arriving by container ship in Kwai Chung last ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck set to sail into Victoria Harbour next week

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:24pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com It will take about another week for the giant inflatable Rubber Duck to sail into Victoria Harbour, but its creator has made an early appearance to appease the city’s frenzied media. Dutch artist and duck creator Florentijn Hofman said he was surprised and overwhelmed by the excessive enthusiasm the city’s media had showed for his work of art ...


    Skyscrapers of Victoria Harbour- built to display wealth and power

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Stuart Lau

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Stuart Lau The dizzy heights of the city's skyscrapers are where the rich and powerful gravitate. This last Neighbourhood feature takes a look upwards Home to Hong Kong's high and mighty Hong Kong is an architects' playground. Against a backdrop of steep hills and framing the city's crown jewel that is Victoria Harbour stand impossibly tall ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - JOURNEYS

    1950s Star Ferry baby Christina North relives Victoria Harbour crossing

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Woman delivered on one of the iconic vessels is back in city for first time since leaving aged 3 Christina North is proud to tell people not just that she was born in Hong Kong. She adds that she entered the world on a Star Ferry boat crossing Victoria Harbour. Her father was a British naval officer posted in Hong Kong at the time. On the day of North's birth in 1956, her ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WORLD STATUS

    Victoria Harbour snubbed over nomination for World Heritage site status

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Helene Franchineau

    ... Ka-leung, 47, engineer I support Victoria Harbour being named a cultural heritage site, as it represents the whole of Hong Kong and is a landmark in the city. The Chi Lin Nunnery is just one ... Historic waterfront given thumbs down for nomination to Unesco list, with government officials favouring rebuilt nunnery at Diamond Hill Victoria Harbour has been snubbed as a potential ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Cherish Victoria Harbour as Hong Kong's richest resource

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng As swimmers raced in it yesterday, it is worth noting how much we owe Victoria Harbour Cherish the fragrant harbour as Hong Kong's richest resource As I walked down the steps to the Lei Yue Mun public pier in my swimsuit, my thoughts turned briefly to that famous black-and-white photograph of swimmers diving into Victoria Harbour, cross-harbour ferries and high ...

  7. Last chance to remake Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... for the districts surrounding Victoria Harbour as a whole. The review identifies several key facilities, including a sports stadium, cruise terminal, refuse transfer station, train depot, heliport and park- ... By default, the Kai Tak review is the starting point for an integrated planning framework for the whole of Victoria Harbour. All options, irrespective of the state of play of any plans for Central, ...

  8. Oyster & Wine Bar

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows Fare The Sunday brunch (noon to 3pm) is an impressive spread of buffet items backed by a small ?la carte menu for hot dishes (soup, main course, souffl?. There is a focus ... flowing for a few hours. Views over the Hong Kong Museum of Art and across Victoria Harbour. Cost HK$588 including free-flowing champagne; HK$528 with free-flowing sparkling wine. Who to bring ...

  9. Hutong - Haughty but nice

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows 28/F One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3428 8958 FARE Northern Chinese with a contemporary twist. AMBIENCE A cool, dark space decked out beautifully with Chinese furniture, wooden birdcages and red lanterns, set against possibly the finest view of Victoria Harbour. COST HK$400 without drinks. WHO TO BRING First-timers to Hong Kong, who will probably not notice how ...

  10. Star Ferry offers fresh look at Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The service aims to give visitors a better view of Hong Kong The Star Ferry Company yesterday launched its first tourist cruise dedicated to the sights of Victoria Harbour - the glittering jewel in Hong Kong's crown. The hour-long circular journey, named Star Ferry's Harbour Tour, is based in Tsim Sha Tsui and aims to bring visitors closer to the city's most ...




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