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  1. Victoria Park stalls go for less at fair auction

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Lower prices for dry-goods stalls at next year's Lunar New Year fair in Victoria Park may have given yet another indicator of the shrinking economy but for one student they provided some comfort. Law Tsun-kit said the lower rent for his stall at yesterday's auction would help him make a bigger profit and take some time off. Pessimistic about securing a job when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660136/victoria-park-stalls-go-less-fair-auction
  2. Fill in the gaps to develop HK, professors say

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Two mainland academics say they have the answer to the city's land shortage- reclaiming the waters between Lamma, Cheung Chau, Peng Chau and two smaller islands. ... I doubt vast reclamation like they suggest will stand up to scrutiny.' Professor Lei said one of the aims of the proposal was to stimulate discussion in Hong Kong on the city's future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686656/fill-gaps-develop-hk-professors-say
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553708/tamar
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A 'city of lifts' is just not enough Leung Chun-ying must have surprised many in the community when he announced a multi-billion-dollar spending spree to improve the city's access for the elderly, disabled and children. Dubbed the "city of lifts" project, it involves the construction of 230 outdoor lifts next to footbridges and slopes across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1023886/more-pressing-needs-hong-kong-city-lifts-plan
  5. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428044/alive-and-kicking
  6. Two-thirds say city worse off than in '97

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Gary Cheung Almost two-thirds of Hongkongers and long-term residents think the city has become a worse place since the handover, a poll for the Sunday Morning Post shows. ... per cent of those questioned by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme believe the city has become a better place since the end of British colonial rule, down from 39.9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005577/two-thirds-say-city-worse-97
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517238/consider-all-options-new-government-hq
  8. Three-quarters of city loses faith in Tsang

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nothing wrong. The poll found that 71 per cent of respondents were against Tsang's role as city leader, up 7 percentage points on the previous month. His popularity rating was down 3.1 points ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995414/three-quarters-city-loses-faith-tsang
  9. City Digest

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Media veteran wants to rent Donald's dumped flat Media veteran Stephen Shiu Yeuk-yuen, owner of pro-democracy online radio station Hong Kong Reporter, has offered to pay HK$3 million to mainland tycoon Bill Wong Cho-bau to rent for three years the 6, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994939/city-digest
  10. City is ready to listen

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Colleen Lee The public will get to have its say when the government sets up a code of conduct that would apply to the city's top leader. An open forum will be held next month, and the public can also submit written opinions during a consultation period, said Andrew Li Kwok-nang, the former chief justice. Li was appointed last week by Chief Executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994724/city-ready-listen

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