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  1. Post-war Staunton St market will be preserved in revamp

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Hong Kong's first permanent post-war market- Bridges Street Market- will be retained in the redevelopment project at Staunton Street, Central, the Urban Renewal Authority said yesterday. Five post-war tenement buildings and 100-year-old lanes will also be preserved under the authority's revised master layout plan submitted to the Town Planning Board. ...

  2. Readers do their bit for war effort

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Virginia Maher The South China Morning Post raised a total $2,748,068.60 for a war fund it launched in 1940. The second world war was under way in Europe when the paper kicked off the fund in June 1940 with a donation of $5,000. Members of the public were asked to add their contributions. They responded in style- more than $1 million was collected in the first week alone. One ...

  3. Police launch drug war in party areas

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Officers fear improving economy will tempt young revellers into substance abuse Police anti-triad officers are to join a drive against drugs this summer in popular upmarket entertainment areas such as Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo amid fears that t ...

  4. Rafael Hui to attend second world war ceremony

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan is to attend the 60th anniversary next month of the end of the second world war, the most senior Hong Kong official to attend the Victory ... 1997, the highest Hong Kong government official to attend either the annual commemoration of the end of the second world war on August 15 or Remembrance Sunday around November 11 has been ...

  5. Bang Bang

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Not So Loud Theatre Company's drama about two journalists on board the USS Delaware during the 2003 Iraq war. Starring Nick Milnes and Gerome Samonte (left). In English. Until Jun 25, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$190 (HK$150 for members). Inquiries: 2521 7251 ...

  6. Out and about

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Proposals to demolish Government House, sell the site for commercial development and build a new one at Magazine Gap were first discussed in the late 1920s. Economic depression and war intervened, ... Imperial Hotel. Shoji screens, stone baths and tatami mats completed the Japanese effect, but these were swiftly removed when pre-war governor Sir Mark Young returned to Hong Kong in 1946. Young- ...

  7. The Concert

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Wind Philharmonic Family Concert The HK Youth Wind Philharmonia and HK Junior Wind Philharmonia offer a programme of works including Star Wars Trilogy by John Williams. Today, 8pm. City Hall, Concert Hall, 7 Edinburgh Place, Central, $80-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2468 4597 ...

  8. Signature of protest

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... during the second world war. Members of the New Territories Association of Societies and the Federation of New Territories Youth also marched yesterday from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices in Central to protest. The group called on the government to give students a better understanding of Japan's war-time atrocities by increasing the proportion of modern history ...

  9. Acid attack on Tai Po cyclist

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An acid attacker is being hunted by police after a cyclist was injured in Tai Po yesterday. The rider, 46, was attacked by a man thought to be in his 30s at about 2.15pm. Police said the victim was on his way home at the time. He sought help f ...

  10. Events

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Winning the talent war in 2012'. The American Club. ...




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