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  1. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Ma Wan: an island losing heritage to modernity

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... withering under shadow of modernity Ma Wan is a bit of an anomaly. Measuring a little less than a square kilometre, the island is a hodge-podge of structures chronicling different eras. ... container terminals in Kwai Tsing. Yet despite being surrounded by transport networks, Ma Wan itself is becoming increasingly isolated. The ferry service to and from Tsuen Wan West was terminated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1113740/ma-wan-island-losing-heritage-modernity
  2. NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    To Kwa Wan: Rundown but in high spirits

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com To Kwa Wan defies easy description. Its old, decrepit buildings are ripe to be torn down, yet its rich communal spirit- seemingly from an earlier Hong Kong- can never be replaced, once gone. The shabbiness contrasts with the vibrancy of this mixed community of South Asians and locals, a place full of paradoxes. To Kwa Wan is located just west ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014458/kwa-wan-rundown-high-spirits
  3. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Neighbourhood Sounds: Cyberport

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... said, adding that a hi-tech campus should offer a quiet and low-density working environment. "If you look at the Google or Apple headquarters, they don't look like Wan Chai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1064301/neighbourhood-sounds-cyberport
  4. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Change coming to island idyll of Cheung Chau

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... people are moving out," says Gloria Ching Pui-yiu, a young teacher of liberal studies at Buddhist Wai Yan Memorial School. She has ventured off the island to live in Tai Kok Tsui, Wan Chai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1016423/change-coming-island-idyll-cheung-chau
  5. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Peng Chau: An industrial hive turned rural idyll

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com With its car-free streets, understated low-rise houses and plentiful greenery, Peng Chau looks very much like many of Hong Kong's outlying islands. It enjoys a reputation as a rural idyll cut off from the city's hustle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1007255/peng-chau-industrial-hive-turned-rural-idyll
  6. NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Aberdeen: Sea life going under as tide turns

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of fishermen in Aberdeen.' According to the Hong Kong Fishermen Consortium, there are more trawlers in Aberdeen than in other major fishing communities such as Shau Kei Wan, Tuen Mun and Cheung ... that once relied on mariculture includes Aberdeen, Shek Pai Wan, Tin Wan and Ap Lei Chau. A relic of its maritime past lies in the temples dedicated to Tin Hau, the sea goddess worshipped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008429/aberdeen-sea-life-going-under-tide-turns

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