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  1. talkback

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... much being spent on the Harbour Fest? Because of the recent history of the Hong Kong government's involvement in endeavours relating to international events, particularly when these initiatives involve the tourism industry, I would urge extreme caution when it comes to the forthcoming Harbour Fest. It is ironic that the organisers of this festival have chosen Tamar as their venue ...

  2. On the market

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Victoria Harbour. The innovative 'kitchen-plus concept' brings wet kitchen and open pantry together. Azura also enjoys close proximity to Central and Soho. Asking price is HK$39.673 ...

  3. HK needs more of this

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For all its faults, Harbour Fest has pointed the way forward for a world-class live music scene. That's why, Neil Western argues, the commission of inquiry should not focus solely on what went wrong After the Harbour Fest, inevitably, comes the inquest. When $100 million of public money has been spent, taxpayers have a right to know where it has gone. But it would be a pity ...

  4. Underexposed Rockit festival fails to blast off

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Fans of the Rockit music festival in Victoria Park yesterday said the event had suffered the same problem as Harbour Fest- lack of promotion. 'The music is really great... ... chaotic, compared with Harbour Fest. 'My friends who went to see Prince complained that those who had free tickets could sit in the front, while my friends who paid a couple of thousand could ...

  5. Harbour site goes for just HK$6.9b

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday secured the former North Point Estate residential site for a less-than-expected HK$6.91 billion, signalling major developers are becoming cautious about the market outlook. It is the second ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should there be another Harbour Fest next year? No! Forget Harbour Fest. Let's make Rockit an annual event instead. This two-day outdoor music festival was by far the best event I have ever attended in Hong Kong. The musicians were superb, the crowd was up for it and the location was fabulous. Victoria Park looked glorious in the afternoon sun. What a wonderful way ...

  7. talk back

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE E-MAIL FORUM Q Should there be another Harbour Fest next year? Absolutely. There have been organisational blunders and an unrelentingly bad press, but everyone I know who has been to a Harbour Fest show has said it was great. Great weather, great location, great performances. Of course, next time a few things need to be improved. The Harbour Fest will probably always need ...

  8. Funky house on The Peak going for HK$240m

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially because of its view over Victoria Harbour, according to Ken Tong, assistant district manager of Island South and Peak of Midland Realty. The house has 4,325 sqft over three floors and has ... in the tearing-down process, he expects the future residential property there will set new heights for property prices on The Peak. The average price in The Peak area for a house with a view over Victoria ...

  9. Democrats in copycat plunge over GST

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Democratic Party activists unhappy with the proposed goods and services tax take a leaf out of the Korean farmers' book with a plunge into Victoria Harbour yesterday. Eight of them- seven men and a woman- shouted slogans denouncing the tax before making their leap into the water from the Hunghom ferry pier. Once in the water, they unfurled a 3-metre by 4-metre banner. ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Is too much being spent on the Harbour Fest? The concerts may sound exciting to the fans, but probably not to the several million taxpayers and the many unemployed. Is it worth spending ... of Sars and, in turn, invigorate the economy. The claim that staging the concerts at the harbour front will generate an international response and get international media coverage is astonishing. ...




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