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  1. 100 reasons to love HK

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Pineapple buns and the familiar red, white and blue woven plastic carrier bags were two of 100 items chosen by members of the public as iconic and representative of Hong Kong's culture and spirit. The 100 top cultural symbols were selected in Cathay ...

  2. Lack of autonomy shackles museum to political correctness

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... past. Chan Wai-keung, Yau Tsim Mong district councillor ... ceremony in the New Territories. But it neglects the hustle and bustle of city life in areas such as Mong Kok, Tim Sha Tsui, Central and Causeway Bay. Most Hongkongers live in these urban areas ...

  3. 'Heretic of Kanazawa' has flair for unusual

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... of Hong Kong's architecture faculty, have also been appointed to facilitate the planning and design of the arts hub's infrastructure. Edmond Chung Kong-mo, chairman of the Yau Tsim Mong ... Olga Wong and Vivienne Chow The only West Kowloon Cultural District Authority board member invited from overseas caught the public's attention with her radical approach ...

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    My life: Alan Chan Yau-kin

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... The graphic designer and branding guru talks to Jo Baker about the importance of culture and capturing the spirit of Hong Kong Alan Chan Yau-kin I T'S IN THE GENES When I was about 10, my father ran a shop selling fruit and I worked as his assistant. He used leftover wooden boxes to create furniture for people's homes. Although my father had never had any formal ...

  5. Live coverage at parks aims to boost enthusiasm

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and tourists can come to have a big party here and share the Olympic spirit together,' said Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, permanent secretary for home affairs. Hong Kong was accused of lacking an Olympic atmosphere compared to Beijing when a series of test events were held last August. Asked about the atmosphere in Hong Kong now, Mrs Yau said it was up to the public to make their own ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cultural value ('Flexibility urged over historic buildings', May 26). The report also suggests that in the long run, historic districts such as Mong Kok, Wan Chai and Sham Shui Po could ... Yau, Tseung Kwan O Supermarkets are always popular with shoppers because they are so convenient, and have such a wide variety of foodstuffs. Some of them even sell furniture. It is good ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... needs to act responsibly and aim for a more sustainable water source. Leung Ka-kit, Yau Tsim Mong Wife and son are entitled to pension In the 1950s, civil servants contributed 4 per cent ... District project is a step forward. But many other measures should be adopted by the administration. Local artists should be offered allowances, and there should be designated open areas where ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be to clear the staircases and unlock the roof doors, or at least to keep the key, with the district administration taking the lead as it did many years ago. David Akers-Jones, Tsim Sha Tsui ... ID card checks not thorough Jeremy Newton's letter about somebody having used his vote during the district council elections ('Someone else voted in my place', December 9) ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... plus air conditioning and a television. All of these are right at the heart of the central business district of Tsim Sha Tsui. In Europe, Euro20 (HK$195) can get you only a bed in a hostel room ... counselling/therapies aimed at changing one's sexuality. Otherwise, his group is not caring at all. Jerome Yau, Happy Valley Sceptical on selection for Paralympics I refer to the RTHK programme, Glamour ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 22, 2012

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... oppose them anyway. I believe that the issue of immigration control should take centre stage in the Legco election campaign. Leung Ka-kit, Yau Tsim Mong Hostels can undermine family values ...




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