Aberdeen, Hong Kong

HK$20m lawsuit over blaze at shipyard

An Ap Lei Chau shipyard operator is suing a developer for more than HK$20 million after a fire damaged its docks and a historic yacht.

Saturday, 7 July, 2012, 12:00am

On the market

Shouson Garden is a low-rise development in Shouson Hill comprising 18 units - eight duplex and 10 single-floor units. The communal facilities include a swimming pool and children's playground. On offer is this well-furnished 1,740 sq ft flat that also includes a 1,329 sq ft private roof.

Asking price: HK$38 million.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead


Faust Festival 2012

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner



Michael Scoggins' superhero paintings use comic books and notebook doodles as inspiration. Today, 8.30am-5.30pm, Scad HK, 292 Tai Po Rd, Sham Shui Po. Inquiries: 2253 8000. Ends today

Infinity in the Universe of Yayoi Kusama

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Shouson Hill site sold to Nan Fung for HK$6b

Nan Fung Group has outbid eight others to win a luxury residential site at Shouson Hill for the anticipated price of HK$6 billion.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Prime residential site expected to sell for HK$7.4b

Analysts expect keen competition among developers for a rare and large luxury residential site at Shouson Hill, with some forecasting the prime site could fetch up to HK$7.44 billion.

'This is the last available site of such a big size located in a traditional luxury area on Hong Kong Island,' said Alvin Lam Tsz-pun, a director at Midland Surveyors.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner


Blue and White

Water Poon's Lotus paintings in which the colours blue and white predominate. Today, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends today


4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bid for prime site

An unnamed developer has made a minimum guaranteed bid of HK$3.5 billion to the government to trigger public tendering. The bid is for a 110,340 sq ft site in Deep Water Bay Drive, Shouson Hill, that could be developed into 248,135 sq ft. The tender period will be between April 27 and May 25.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Two luxury residential sites up for grabs by tender

The support given to the luxury residential market by mainland buyers has encouraged a developer to trigger the sale of a premium residential site in Shouson Hill.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Demand for more security after rapes

Police are demanding that The Link Management and owners' corporations boost security, including in rear lanes, in the wake of two rapes, the police chief said yesterday.

The call came as two suspected rapists - a large South Asian man and a tall, thin Chinese man - remain at large.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Two more residential sites put out for tender

The government continued to increase Hong Kong's land supply yesterday by putting up two residential sites in Ap Lei Chau and Sai Kung for tender, which will start on February 17 and close on March 16.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Welcoming the New Year

Paintings by Chinyee and Chang Chieh (including Chang's Lotus 2007 No 1, left), two artists who left China early in their careers and settled overseas. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends Feb 11

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


8 Happiness 86

22 Degrees North Restaurant 89

798 Unit & Co 70


Agave Tequila Y Comida 96

agn?s b caf? LPG 54

agn?s b le pain grill? la loggia 74

Akita Teppanyaki Specialist 96


Al Pasha 36

Amaroni's Little Italy 86

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


What: Parisian partition Why: Create discrete spaces in a room with this lacquer screen handmade in Vietnam. How much: HK$23,950 Where: Indigo Living, 6/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2555 0540

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Maritime meander

Sampans and 'walla-wallas', or water taxis, have long since disappeared from Victoria Harbour, but this small-scale water traffic is alive and well in Aberdeen. The town's waterfront is very much a working harbour, and is still home to a large fishing fleet.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am