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  1. Match services to city's changing face, districts say

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 2019, a bigger jump than in the New Territories and Hong Kong Island. By 2019, Sha Tin, Kwun Tong and Yuen Long will be the most populated districts, each home to more than 660,000 people. Last year, Yuen Long and Islands districts had the youngest populations- with 15 per cent of residents under 14. Yau Tsim Mong will surpass them by 2019, when 16.4 per cent are projected to be under ...

  2. Views differ on ICC as core business district

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... will become an extension of the core business district. Some property consultants believe the move possibly heralds another Canary Wharf- a London dockyard area successfully transformed ... as the city's most expensive, followed by Admiralty. ICC only charges an average of HK$35 per square foot. Andy Yuen Chun-yin, a director of business space at DTZ, said the area could follow the mode ...

  3. District's renaissance

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Long regarded as the poor cousin to districts across the harbour, Kowloon, in recent decades, has benefited from relaxed restrictions on building heights thanks to the 1998 closure of Kai Tak airport. Hotels and serviced apartments have in turn opened to meet the demand from more global companies that are opening offices on the peninsula. Stretching from Tsim Sha Tsui to Mong ...

  4. Kowloon's 'glamour' district gets a new gem in its crown

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... by people in the street to minimise noise. 'In Hong Kong, we live in a very close environment and noise pollution over the long run may annoy local residents,' he said. 'The ...

  5. Video walls to light up shopping districts

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the next few years with the rising popularity of electronic video walls made up of giant light-emitting diode (LED) screens across buildings in major shopping districts, industry players forecast. ... sunlight. The reason it has taken so long to become popular in Hong Kong is that until Chek Lap Kok Airport came into use in 1998, the law prohibited the use of flashing signs because they might ...

  6. Vietnamese shoplifting syndicate smashed

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... HK$5 million that were sent to Vietnam for sale, officers say. Police say they arrested the two ringleaders and three members on Monday in a Yuen Long flat. Officers found more than 1,000 items ... to the apartment in Yuen Long, which was used as their hideout and storage centre.' The gang usually struck during busy periods such as lunchtime and targeted fashion chain stores in different ...

  7. Group's long march to success

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hotel, Hullett House opens (Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon), with five restaurants and bars: St George, Loong Toh Yuen, The Parlour, Stables Grill and Mariners' Rest March 2010 Ayuthaiya opens ...

  8. The long and short of it: how planners want to change shape of West Kowloon

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... district to the south of the new station, the Planning Department says. In a paper to be discussed by the Town Planning Board today, the department proposes reducing the plot ratio - the ratio ... the department said. The building mass would also stand in sharp contrast to the medium-rise character of the cultural district, and might lead to strong public criticism, it said, noting ...

  9. Police bridge gap with minorities

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lantau and Tuen Mun. The original districts are Wan Chai, Yau Tsim, Kowloon City, Kwai Tsing and Yuen Long. Tung said the force would review the scheme again after a year to see if it should ... assistant in Yuen Long, has given eight talks to officers about the languages, cultures and taboos of various ethnic groups. 'For example, some Indian men wear turbans. Some police officers ...

  10. Bubbly opening

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... And the champagne flowed all night long in Tsim Sha Tsui as Chen met Adrian Fu, Derrick Fung, Samuel Lee Yan-poon and Carmen Lee. Someone asked who made the evening's sumptuous canapes that ranged from goose liver parfait lobster medallion with black truffle. Who would blame them? The tiramisu cups and mini brulee tarts were a delight. Lingki Yuen, Elaine Yung and Dickson Yuen also attended ...




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