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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Olympic swimmer set to take new plunge in Victoria Harbour race

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... but this October she's diving into new waters: Victoria Harbour. It will be her first crack at the city's cross-harbour swimming race, which was revived in 2011 after a 33-year hiatus. The 24-year-old, born and raised in the city, will be one of 2,000 swimmers in the New World Harbour Race in October. The 1.2 kilometre course goes from Lei Yue Mun on the Kowloon side to Quarry Bay Park. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1299227/olympic-swimmer-set-take-new-plunge-victoria-harbour-race
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Race is on to win prime time use of new Victoria Park pools

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Three aquatic disciplines are competing to lock in training access to Victoria Park complex Race is on to win prime time use of new pools The race is on among three aquatic disciplines to see which one will get prime time use of the new indoor swimming pool at Victoria Park, which will open on Monday. Water polo, diving and synchronised swimming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1308871/three-aquatic-sports-tussle-get-prime-time-use-new-victoria-park
  3. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Time for one last splash as Hong Kong bids farewell to Victoria Park pool

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com City says goodbye to much-loved pool and all its memories as public facility closes Time for one last splash before throwing in towel Athletes and leisure swimmers swam their last laps at Victoria Park yesterday as the city's oldest public pool closed for good. Many came with childhood memories of learning to swim at the pool, challenging their mates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1301367/time-one-last-splash-throwing-towel
  4. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Warship USS Bonhomme Richard sails into Victoria harbour

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... yesterday morning. They will stay in the city until Sunday. But the vessel's arrival was marred by the massacre at the Navy Yard, the US Navy's headquarters, in Washington, in which 13 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1312500/warship-uss-bonhomme-richard-sails-victoria-harbour
  5. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Staff recall fondly the good old days of Victoria Park pool

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Old Victoria Park facility was so popular its water would turn black in a week because it was usually standing room only for 'swimmers' Good old days of pool in the swim of things The old Victoria Park public pool had a glorious history of having hosted many major water sports events, but few know it also had a past of having dirt-black water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1302086/staff-recall-fondly-good-old-days-victoria-park-pool
  6. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Optimism in China recovery but West still a worry

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan, JANE CAI

    ... New investment projects have helped China recover from the global slowdown but the spill-over effects of external policies are unclear Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan was cautiously optimistic about the mainland's economic prospects yesterday but w ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1078176/optimism-west-still-worry
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Park to shrink as traffic flow trumps trees

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... into the city's largest urban park. "We were not aware the road would cut into the park until recently," said Jennifer Chow Kit-bing, an Eastern District Council member representing the Victoria ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Slip road for new Central-Wan Chai Bypass will reduce space, facilities and greenery, and seems to have escaped district councillors' notice Victoria Park ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295981/victoria-park-shrink-traffic-flow-trumps-trees
  8. Business - Companies - MANUFACTURING

    Beijing Auto set for 10b yuan HK listing next year

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Victoria Ruan

    ... Anita Lam and Victoria Ruan in Tianjin Anita.lam@scmp.com Timing of IPO to raise cash for 'world-class' cars will depend on market sentiment Beijing Auto set for 10b yuan HK listing next year Beijing Automotive Group is looking to list its passenger car unit in Hong Kong next year in a bid to raise 10 billion yuan to produce "world-class" Beijing-brand cars. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1034540/beijing-auto-set-10b-yuan-hk-listing-next-year
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    What's the fuss about Jimmy Lai giving out political donations to Hong Kong pan-democrats?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by Alex Lo

    ... the who's who of the city's tycoons to the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and other pro-Beijing groups. The Lai story, unfortunately, doesn't deliver ... an e-mail exchange! If I were Lai, I would be handing out donation cheques on a soapbox in the middle of Victoria Park next time. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557306/whats-fuss-about-jimmy-lai-giving-out-political-donations
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1222885/rubber-duck-harbour-appearance-set-next-week

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