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  1. Slice of city named national geopark

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Adrian Wan A 49-square-kilometre tract of some of Kong Kong's most rugged land and seascapes has been designated China's 183rd national geopark in a move that officials hope will boost tourism and lead to World Heritage status as early as next year. The park boasts one of the world's biggest collections of hexagonal rock columns, formed by volcanic ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disposal facility in Hainan, and then perhaps throw in a high-speed rail link so they can get it there. Mark Parlett, Wan Chai MTR must give us time to get off We all know that MTR trains can get ... is always willing to charge ordinary individuals, but is reticent about taking on businessmen. Ho Yik-kum, Wan Chai Expand special taxi service Most disabled people in Hong Kong are still victims ...

  3. Send kind wishes and donations to Japan 'From HK With Love'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olivia Chavassieu Since the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the international organisation Save the Children (STC) has been working hard there. Its emergency relief team set up a child-friendly space in Sendai, the worst-hit city. There children can pla ...

  4. Zoning order on Sai Wan beach is upheld

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board yesterday decided the existing temporary zoning allowing only agriculture is the best protection for defaced Sai Wan beach. After considering 350 ... million donation, which it was ready to use to set up a conservation trust for Sai Wan. His proposal for the site included a hostel providing bed space for 200 people, a flea market, camping ...

  5. Government has duty to protect Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christine Loh Kung-wai's column ('Shifting sands', November 19) highlighted the confusion which has arisen over the boundary of Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and the status ... or in the Town Planning Board establishing a coastal protection area now that Hoi Ha has become a development permission area, proper protection of the unique environment of Hoi Ha Wan must acknowledge ...

  6. Centre provides clear view of life inHong Kong waters

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Hongkongers can learn about marine life in the city's first 'classroom in the sea'. The centre is built on the coastal seabed in the Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park. It was established chiefly ... to admire the hidden beauty of our marine environment and learn what we can do to protect it.' Located to the north of the Sai Kung West Country Park, the Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park has ...

  7. Shau Kei Wan robot makes a splash

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui A team from Shau Kei Wan Government Secondary School has been crowned champions in Hong Kong's first underwater robot challenge. Organised by the WWF Hong Kong and City ... executive of WWF Hong Kong. Besides making robots, participants also visited the WWF's Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre in Sai Kung where they saw coral from a glass-bottomed boat and had ...

  8. Firm's director 'knew of subletting'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for tenants.' Wu sublets at least 10 properties in Yau Tsim Mong and Wan Chai. He also owns a Tai Po flat, yielding about HK$30,000 a month. 'I'm not making a huge profit and the subdivided ... Hui quit Harvest Charm's board the day the new government took office. Chan only became development minister after the previous appointee, Mak Chai-kwong, resigned two weeks into the job ...

  9. Doubts raised over minister's wife

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsim Mong and Wan Chai. He also owns a Tai Po flat, yielding a monthly income of about HK$30,000. Eight of the divided flats are 80 sq ft to more than 100 sq ft, and rented out at HK$1,300 ... over as development chief after Mak Chai-kwong resigned less than two weeks on the job following his arrest by the ICAC over housing allowances. Chan and Hui have not faced the public but only ...

  10. Police locker bursts into flames

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A uniform and personal items were destroyed when an officer's locker burst into flames at Wan Chai police station in Gloucester Road at about 8.50am yesterday. The officer was off duty at the time. A colleague discovered smoke coming from the locker and officers opened it and used an extinguisher to douse the flames before firefighters arrived. A Fire Services ...




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