Slowdown in office sales in Admiralty amid property cooling measures

There were 12 office transactions in the Lippo Centre in Admiralty in February. Since then, only four sales have been made. Photo: Thomas Yau

Sales and prices of grade-A office space in Admiralty have fallen as a result of a doubling of stamp duties payable on the sale of non-residential properties.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015, 12:48pm

Threat to revive Admiralty protests if national education is not scrapped

Threat to revive Admiralty protests if national education is not scrapped

Protesters against the implementation of national education have warned they will revive the massive demonstration at Admiralty and call for the education chief to step down if the government does not withdraw the subject.

8 Oct 2012 - 4:22am

MTR services disrupted for two hours between Admiralty and Sheung Wan

MTR staff repair a ventilation duct that came loose and disrupted morning rail services for two hours yesterday between Admiralty and Sheung Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Thousands of MTR commuters were stranded between Admiralty and Sheung Wan in the morning rush hour yesterday when a ventilation duct cover came loose and blocked the tunnel.

4 Oct 2012 - 4:26am

Government HQ at Admiralty gets first film role in Cold War

Longman Leung (left) and Sunny Luk. Photo: Sam Tsang

Towards the end of the shoot for their directorial debut, Cold War, Sunny Luk Kim-ching and Longman Leung Lok-man had a problem - they had run out of time and money to film a huge passing-out parade for the grand finale of their police drama.

1 Oct 2012 - 4:41am

First staff move into Tamar HQ, but it's far from done and dusted

About 120 civil servants, some in face masks, were the first tenants to move into the new government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday in a swirl of sand and dust.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Admiralty office prices reach new heights

Prospects of a value-adding facelift to Admiralty's office precinct after the opening of new government headquarters in the area have driven prices of grade-A offices above their previous market peaks in 1994 and 1997.

Until recently, office prices had lagged behind the rebound in the luxury residential and retail sectors that took prices to new market peaks in 2007.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I'm a walk-aholic and am looking for the right shoes. They must be health promoting (with air-cushion soles) so as to support the feet and knees. Now comes the difficult part: I prefer to wear these shoes without socks and do not want laces. They must be the easy, slip-on type with air vents. You are the only one who can help me.

Step Class, Kowloon

7 May 2006 - 12:00am


Five computer notebooks were among items worth $90,000 stolen from nine offices in an Admiralty office block. Police were called to the Far East Finance Centre in Harcourt Road at 8am when staff found their offices ransacked. Also stolen were two cameras, a mobile phone and cash.

13 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

Divine intervention Following the outbreak of yellow fever on European runways for spring, make-up artist Terry de Gunzberg's new colour collection looks to geishas and goddesses for in-spiration.

16 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Flying shoe fine

A music student whose shoe flew off and damaged the ceiling of an MTR station was fined $1,000 yesterday.

Nicolas David Smith, 19, was playfully kicking friends at Admiralty station on December 19 when his shoe slipped off, Eastern Court heard. Two ceiling boards fell down.

6 Aug 1999 - 12:00am