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  1. The hills are alive

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Poon The landscape in Southern District is one of the best preserved in Hong Kong. Greenery is everywhere and the panoramic waterfront is spectacular. Nevertheless, with a hilly terrain and narrow roads, it is not an easy place to build in, and prime properties rarely appear on the market. When the Jockey Club decided to put its 11,640 sq ft site on Lynx Hill in Deep ...

  2. Hugh Zimmern

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... School at Rome before returning home. Today, he is one of five partners at the 132-year-old Hong Kong firm. What was there to build in 1874? Leigh & Orange had a hand in constructing many of Hong Kong's imposing colonial buildings and places of worship, some of which it maintains today through restoration projects for the government and private enterprise. The firm's ...

  3. Mainland visitors revive Ocean Park

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong's biggest tourist attractions saw 1.93 million visitors pass through its gates between July and December. The park's deputy general manager, Matthias Li Shing-chung, said: ... and Taiwan, and the rest were from Hong Kong. It is estimated that about 200,000 visitors, or 11 per cent of those admitted during the period, were unaccompanied mainland tourists who decided to come ...

  4. Book fair attracts a record 680,000

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani A record 680,000 people attended this year's Hong Kong Book Fair, with self-improvement books and children's literature the most popular items. The Trade ... through reading. Hong Kong Publishing Federation spokesman Cheung Shin-yee said: 'The next focus should be how to promote a reading culture beyond this event. It has had a positive impact ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of concerts, or it's a gigantic advert being made for Hong Kong. Surely, it would be best if it were one or the other, or, as I'd prefer, a true music festival, with a wonderful variety ... to be outside in the open air, surrounded by the water on one side and the Hong Kong skyline on the other, in the middle of thousands of people totally enjoying themselves. I would like to congratulate ...

  6. Pointless Old Peak Road wall would block a lovely view

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Lands Department needs to spend our money, and I suppose some person who has probably never walked the leafy and magnificent paths that criss-cross Hong Kong thought it would be a great idea ... government seems intent on taking whatever is left of Hong Kong and pouring concrete over it, walling and railing it in, or reclaiming it, with no understanding that, left alone, these places ...

  7. Classic Showmanship: Koi Ming-fai Singing Cantonese Opera Arias

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, conducted by Yan Huichang (far left, with Koi). Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3pm and 8pm. Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. $100-$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009 ...

  8. Gulf gateways let visitors discover the Arab world

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... destinations in the Middle East. A few hours in the air can lead to ancient capitals, bustling townships or touristic icons, all of which are blessed with a host of diversions and attractions. Cruise operators also woo travellers with the chance to visit the UAE's heritage sites, impressive hotels, duty-free stores, Dubai's indoor ski centre and much more. Some Hong Kong travel agents ...

  9. Visa restrictions a great wall for foreign visitors

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... risk consultancy Pacific Strategies and Assessments. Beijing is still expecting about half a million foreign visitors over the course of the Olympics, according to state media. Last year, the capital had 4.4 million overseas visitors- including those from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan- and 140 million domestic tourists. Despite reports that Beijing hotels are fully booked, industry ...

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    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to the tragedy. The Philippines' Department of Tourism said Hong Kong accounted for 57,790 of the 2.14 million visitors from January to June, a rise of 2.36 per cent from the same period last year. In the first six months of 2010- before the August 23 incident- 71,867 visitors from Hong Kong were recorded. The tourism department noted that the number of visitors from mainland China to Manila rose ...




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