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  1. News - Hong Kong

    City University student who taped his cat to a wall turns himself in

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com A picture of the pasted animal was posted online, causing outrage among internet users Student who taped cat to wall surrenders A City University student ... by CityU, was escorted by a university official when he surrendered. CityU confirmed that the student was responsible for posting the picture, which showed his kitten strapped against the wall ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - STRATEGY

    Greenland Hong Kong outlines ambitious plans for city

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 01:02pm by REN WEI

    ... a foothold in the city's property market, with the developer looking to break ground on a project as early as this year. "We are actively looking for projects in Hong Kong and it's ... said Greenland Hong Kong would increase investments in the city over the coming years as it sought to achieve an annual sales target of 50 billion yuan by 2018. At the end of last year, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Kruisherenhotel, Maastricht

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by ED PETERS

    ... religious structures; witness the chapel that's now a city-centre bookshop, the abbey turned old folks' home and- drum roll, please- the 15th-century monastery and church that was given ... The hotel occupies its own secluded square but is in walking or cycling distance of the city centre. What's on the inside? A copper tunnel forms the entrance, which leads to what was once ...

  4. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Guangdong floats plan to divert Xijiang water to its eastern cities

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Plan to divert Xijiang water to east PRD cities The Guangdong government is planning to send water from the Xijiang, or the West River, to Dongguan and Shenzhen to ease supply shortages, the provincial governor said yesterday. Although Shenzhen had the Dongjiang, or East River, Hong Kong had priority over its water, said Zhu Xiaodan at a regional ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Remains of the day

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:26pm by Gary Jones

    ... the Eternal City's most fascinating yet off-beat locale. Rome's Cimitero Acattolico- its non-Catholic cemetery- dates back to the early 18th century, when Pope Clement XI allowed ... of the Aurelian Walls (thrown up between AD271 and AD275 to enclose the seven hills of ancient Rome), the Cimitero Acattolico is serene and sylvan. Birdsong wafts from its cypress, umbrella-pine ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Life and Death in the Garden, by Kathryn Meyer

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by David Wilson

    ... could hardly be less hospitable. Meyer graphically describes the vermin infesting its walls and naked corpses cluttering the stairwells. Despite death's prevalence, the economy ... Japanese military documents. One nitpick is that her digression about Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen feels like filler. Another possible reader deterrent is the sheer Sin City ugliness. Still, ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Old hand with horses is happy to get a free rein in top Jockey Club post

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:08pm by Alan Aitken

    ... and runs his mind's eye over challenges that will define his time at the helm of one of this city's most iconic organisations. Pressing and essential but, to the public, more mundane, ... a plaque on the wall, we want to initiate and monitor projects, and see results." ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    Street artist Invader responds after his art is wiped from Hong Kong's walls

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:55pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... tiles stuck on the walls around town?) Having invaded more than 60 cities around the world, I have never faced a situation where a public authority would systematically and rapidly remove ... disappointed to see his artworks being removed. Just like many Hongkongers, he questions the authorities’ intentions in erasing his “gift” to the city and the confusing messages the government ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: all change in Chinatown

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Petti Fong

    ... as in other cities, Chinatown satellites have popped up: in Richmond, for example, 40 per cent of residents are Chinese. "Now when we say, 'Let's go for Chinese food', we never go ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    What to see and do in Kennedy Town

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Christopher DeWolf An MTR station is set to revitalise the district, but there is already plenty going for this charming inner-city neighbourhood Walk this way: Kennedy town In Kennedy ... You don't need a jolt of caffeine to start the day in Kennedy Town: Sun Hing is enough. Open from 3am to 4pm every day, this hole-in-the-wall yum cha joint on Smithfield attracts a crowd ...




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