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  1. Two arrests over Causeway Bay acid attack

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... in Victoria Park, which opened its doors to the public. The first attack occurred in Mong Kok on December 13, 2008, followed by another two in the same area in May and June last year. No one was hurt ...

  2. Serbian president gets storm with a view

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the InterContinental hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui for the entire day. He spent much of the time drinking coffee in the harbour restaurant that had a view over a stormy Victoria Harbour. But according to those who travelled with him, the president was still much impressed by the harbour view, at least. ...

  3. Officials must change the way they look at urban planning

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like to add a comment to Lee Ho-yin's letter ('We can keep our old streets and still redevelop', September 3) asking that the government, politicians and pressure groups look more carefully into the conservation of all existing urba ...

  4. Ferries and buses to be diverted for Games' opening ceremony

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Tens of thousands of ferry and bus passengers will have to take alternative transport when Victoria Harbour is sealed off for three hours for the opening ceremony of the East ... 300,000 people to line both sides of the harbour to see the festivities and fireworks display. The Marine Department said a navigation ban on Victoria Harbour would be in place from 7pm ...

  5. Shore points show impact of works

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau When Central reclamation works are completed, the width of Victoria Harbour between its narrowest points on the Tsim Sha Tsui and Central waterfronts will be almost half what it was when Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1842. While reclamation has long been a source of new land in Hong Kong, never in the city's history has it been on such a massive scale as in recent ...

  6. Winning piazza plan sent back to the drawing board

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The winning entry in a competition to design a new piazza to replace the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier's bus terminus will never be used. Architect Tenny Yeung Wan-kit and his team's entry, called 'Layers of Time', ...

  7. Police brace for nearly 500,000 revellers

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Jardines' Midnight Gun salute or gathered in Times Square. The Tourism Board expects crowds to gather at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and along both sides of Victoria Harbour to watch ... the large crowds. On Hong Kong Island, police will close portions of roads near Times Square and Victoria Park, as well as sections of D'Aguilar, Lan Kwai Fong and Wellington streets from 5pm. ...

  8. Artistic impressions

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... against the backdrop of Victoria Harbour (a stunning view that, incidentally, you won't be able to enjoy from inside the Cultural Centre), waiting for visitors to check out their latest ...

  9. East Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luxury homes in East Kowloon are mainly newly built high-rise developments lying near the western edge of the district. The HK$100-billion infrastructure and commercial redevelopment of the old Kai Tak airport, which will include a cruise terminal, has gi ...

  10. Save the TST bus terminal

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to express my concern over the proposal to turn the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry bus terminal into a piazza. These days, the government seems to be building piazzas to attract more tourists and boost the economy. I don't agree with the gover ...




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