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  1. 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 ...

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    City journalists on mainland work in shadow of Tiananmen Square

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:03am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Tiananmen marked start of a tense relationship between local media and authorities in Beijing HK journalists work in shadow of June 4 Pictures of the sea of candles lighting up Victoria Park last Wednesday were splashed across newspapers around the world to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. But for Hong Kong reporters based in Beijing, June ...

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    Action at last on harbour tunnel woes

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee But government must be judicious in adjusting harbour crossing tolls if it is to ease traffic woes Action at last on that tunnel vision Two years after a consultant suggested ways to ease congestion in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, the government finally seems to be taking action. However, while the proposal to adjust tolls could be effective in evening out the traffic between ...

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    Protesters fighting Tolo Harbour beach marching against the tide

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Making waves against Tolo Harbour beach at such a late stage seems unlikely to bring results Protesters marching against the tide The battle to stop the construction of an artificial beach on Tolo Harbour escalated into a mass protest outside government headquarters yesterday. It is not difficult to understand why protesters took to the streets. Not only has ...

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    Our celebrations need not always go off with a bang

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... Victoria Harbour, the passenger ferries crashed off Lamma Island in the worst maritime accident in more than four decades. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying later announced a three-day public ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    The Lamma ferry tragedy, political corruption - 2012 broke Hong Kong's heart

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... From a chief executive plagued by scandal, to an infighting judiciary, 2013 begins on a thorny path Time flies. Tonight, midnight gunfire and a fireworks display over Victoria Harbour will mark the end of another year. It has been a turbulent one for Hong Kong, and it seems to have brought more confrontation and pain than harmony and peace. The most tragic and heart-breaking ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    PLA dock rezoning plan leaves too may questions unanswered

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... specify the height of the buildings in the zoning plan, rather than leaving open the option of a maximum 10-metre height, to prevent any future construction blocking the harbour view. ... pledge to maintain access had already been documented in a paper submitted to the Town Planning Board, even though that pledge was not legally binding. Harbour conservationist Winston Chu Ka-son ...



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