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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: harbouring a grudge

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Annemarie Evans Harbouring a grudge Hong Kong is all about location, location, location and, as such, Victoria Harbour is a waste of prime real-estate. It had its moment, ... Let's pop the kettle on to celebrate." But what was once a harbour has gradually become a nullah with no fish left in it. And all the Chinese white dolphins are basking by the proposed ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: finite arts

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... – they didn’t harbour an idealised view of how things should be. This is in contrast to Christian beliefs, which – like them or not – completely underpin the Western approach to life. Churches, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... Aayush Niroula Aayush Niroula Christopher Nolan's caped crusader has been gracing Times Square this month in celebration of the iconic character's 75th birthday. It's not the first time filmmaker Nolan has brought Batman to our shores- his 2008 movie The Dark Knight features a full 10 minutes of footage filmed in the Fragrant Harbour (although not in the actual ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Peak through a lens

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:11pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... with shopping centre, overlooking smog-smothered Central and Victoria Harbour. But maybe that's Hong Kong's fault: the city seems to boast little of the more than 700 hectares of designated country park- home to a surprising range of flora and fauna- that straddles Victoria Peak. The organisers of Wheelock Peak Exposure, a photo competition, are seeking to change that, while paying ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: flights, camera, action

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Jason Wordie

    ... that close. Television aerials were skimmed, and then- moments later- the wheels touched down and the harbour was alongside the aircraft windows. Even before the doors opened, the unmistakable smell ... the runway and ended in the harbour, as well as a variety of near-miss incidents, were more commonplace than the local aviation sector (even today) would be prepared to admit. All that- like much ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: planners not all at sea

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Jason Wordie

    ... in September 1939, Victoria Harbour's southern approaches were mined. Submarine booms were put in place from Green Island across to Stonecutters Island, and across the Lei Yue Mun Strait; ... place. For reasons of basic geography- Hong Kong Island is, after all, a deeply indented one that partially encloses what was then one of the Far East's premier harbours- the colony's ...

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    Then & now: land of make believe

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... for practical harbour access from the now-landlocked PLA headquarters and to demonstrate national sovereignty), when the Town Planning Board received more than 18,000 objections, and a handful ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Harbour grudges

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Andrew Dembina Harbour grudges As phrases with off-putting connotations go, "the dark side" must rank pretty highly. In this town, of course, it's used ... further highlights its laziness: it's hardly difficult to get across the harbour.   ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: the big green leap

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... wedding. ZCB offers transport by way of horse-drawn buggy (not available for cross-harbour tran-sit, one would hope) while bright, colourful decoration is achieved with vases of fresh fruit instead ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: No holds Bard

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... of Cyberport's Podium, audiences will be able to enjoy Shakespeare's genius and (with any luck) views of the harbour. "Our festival will present these timeless tales in an atmosphere ...




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