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  1. Something old, something new...

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tai tais-to-be take note: Brides & Gowns, which has been dressing women on their big day for more than eight years, has moved. You'll find its selection of wedding gowns by Augusta Jones and Mariana Hardwick in bigger, brighter premises in Centra ...

  2. Victory for opponents of island superjail

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a victory by green groups and Lantau Island residents, who had planned a massive boat rally on Sunday to oppose the plan. The bureau said the first stage of consultation on the project- which would ... which would have cost $40 million. The island had been chosen over another shortlisted site at Kong Nga Po, near the border, which the bureau said had to be reserved for development. Bob Bunker, ...

  3. 700 ask to join voyage to Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Campaigners are to select 20 people to take part in their second sailing this year Activists campaigning to assert Chinese sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands have received more than 700 applications to join their next voyage to the disputed islands this month. Veteran activist Tong Zeng said they would choose about 20 people- including some from Hong Kong- ...

  4. Hong Kong Island

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Island Voter population: 618,451 Number of sears: Six Turnout in 2000 Legco polls: 42.3% Districts: Central and Western, Wanchai, South Eastern Candidates/lists declared to date: Ma Lik, Choy So-yuk, Chris Chung Shu-kun, Yeung Wai-foon, Lee Yuen-kwong, Cehung Kwok-kwan (DAB) Yeung Sum, Martin Lee Chu-ming (DP) Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, Cyd Ho- Sau-lan (I) Rita Fan Hsu ...

  5. Signals from island behind riddle of inflated phone bills

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... An investigation by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (Ofta) has studied mainland signals that have been causing mobile phones on Hong Kong Island to switch to the more expensive roaming service. It found the signals originated in communities on the Wanshan Islands, off the southwestern coast of Lantau Island. The revelation follows Sunday Morning Post reports that mobile- phone ...

  6. Developing uninhabited islands 'not possible'

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Hopes of leasing out uninhabited islands for development are misplaced because few such applications will be approved, says a marine expert who helped draft related ... of the legislation, which was passed in July. 'The purpose of the regulation is to better protect the natural environment of these islands- not develop them,' he said on the sidelines of the NPC ...

  7. Super-jail seen as best use of island

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... its economic potential to become an eco-tourism site, but such a site could also be developed elsewhere,' she said. 'The island is now a closed area and there are already three ...

  8. Six of the best private islands to rent

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... Jason Gagliardi Necker Island (pictured) If you want to roll naked in the surf, plot world domination like a bald Bond baddie or just be alone, it's hard to top Virgin boss Richard Branson's private paradise in the British Virgin Islands. The bearded mogul takes credit for discovering the island in the late 1970s, and wasted no time turning it into an ultra-luxe hideaway. Its ...

  9. Easter Island- paradise lost

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... PHILIP LEETCH 1. It has been confirmed that the mysterious giant heads of Easter Island were[1]..... there by dangerous aliens. The island has [2]...... puzzled visitors with the great statues on their platforms staring out [3]... sea, others lying on their side, and many more at various [4]..... of manufacture in a great quarry. How could the few islanders have created ...

  10. MTRC seeks $7.5b in subsidies for island loop projects

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The MTR Corp will seek up to $7.5 billion in government subsidies for two new rail projects on Hong Kong Island, a senior corporation official said yesterday. Project director ... construction costs for the West and South Island lines. 'If there is no government financial support, the projects won't be commercially viable and we will not proceed with them,' Mr ...




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