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  1. Tamar

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in advance of the chief executive election next year. And future generations will pay the price for short-term political ambition. SIMON MARTIN, Happy Valley Tamar is a metaphor for a city without ...

  2. Consider all the options on new government HQ

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... slowdown, the government put this plan on hold. This was at least a temporary reprieve to a city where the public has already lost access to all but 15 per cent of the harbour coastline. ... to a time when Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon peninsula were the economic and physical heart of the city. Now that development and population has spread to towns further north, it makes sense ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be announced. Harbour seen as UN heritage site Victoria Harbour and the city's cha chan teng teahouses should be on Unesco's World Heritage List, says the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. It plans to lobby the government to apply to the UN cultural agency. Last month, a Cultural Services official said the city's heritage is not world-class. ...

  4. Alive and kicking

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... A day after a storm deflated the hot-air balloon featured at the Mid-Autumn Festival in Victoria Park, the Tourism Board continues its tireless mission of promoting the city to the rest of the world. Last night it gathered two Hong Kong heavyweights - Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and tourism ambassador Jackie Chan (below) - to kick off its global advertising campaign, ...

  5. Intimations of paradise lost in a victory for vandalism

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remnants of outrage at a greater act of destruction: the desecration of a prominent swathe of Victoria Harbour, a Hong Kong icon in the heart of the city. It's all part of Donald Tsang ...

  6. Rallies demand answers to alleged favours

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the Labour Party and lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung of the League of Social Democrats planning to march to Government House. RTHK's City Forum programme will discuss the issue of government officials' integrity at Victoria Park. The league on Friday demanded the ICAC investigate whether Tsang had breached the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance when he and his wife flew ...

  7. Quality counts

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Fong

    ... by European cities, with Vienna topping the list for the second year in a row. Melbourne, Auckland and Wellington all placed in the top 20 of the annual survey by Mercer, a personnel consultancy. In Mercer's companion index of 'eco-cities'- which includes waste removal, air pollution and traffic congestion- Singapore ranked 22nd and Hong Kong finished 142nd. In another ratings survey ...

  8. June 4 vigil a sign of healthy forces at work

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... in Victoria Park last Thursday revealed the opposite. While the flames showed that people have not forgotten the past, they also marked a new start for the June 4 commemoration in the city. For Hong ... calm and accommodating. On the political front, the massive turnout will galvanise the political sentiments of the populace. Scenes of latecomers waiting to enter a packed Victoria Park ...

  9. Equal treatment for local filmmakers

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tourism officials are right to promote Hong Kong by helping foreign film crews shoot on location in the city, but there is a fine line between being accommodating and bending over backwards. It is important for the government not to be perceived as showing favouritism when it comes to big Hollywood productions while neglecting local filmmakers. For years, the city ...

  10. Sci-fi or same-same: what might 2017 look like?

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... this will not happen. But harbour activists fear the administration's insatiable appetite for reclamation will persist until it leads to the slimming down of Victoria Harbour- the city's most prized ... The fate of the Tai Cheong Bakery highlights a key challenge for Hong Kong: how to rein back high land and property costs that bring complaints from businesspeople and stifle the city ...




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