Baguio City

On the market

Swiss Towers

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012, 12:00am

On the market

Property: Beach Pointe, No 16 Stanley Beach Road, Stanley

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Your dollars will buy more space at Baguio Villa

'Don't judge a book by its cover' is the golden phrase to remember when judging people.

This phrase is equally important when buying apartments.

The size of a residential area printed in a brochure may not match what you actually get because the number of square feet may include the stairwell or other infrastructure stuck next to your future home.

29 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Honing political skills high on the agenda

New faces on the political scene are considering the forthcoming district council elections as an exercise in honing their political skills.

6 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

New health alert for travel to Philippines

Hong Kong health authorities yesterday issued a second travel alert in as many months warning Philippine-bound travellers against a bacterial infection.

The warning, against meningococcemia, a form of meningitis, followed Manila's declaration of the popular northern resort city of Baguio as a calamity zone amid an ongoing outbreak.

7 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

La Mer

71 Bisney Road, Pokfulam

Age: three years

Size: 1,800 square feet to

2,560 sq ft

Layout: three to four bedrooms

For rent: $38,500 to $63,000

Agent: Knight Frank

La Mer is on the waterfront on Bisney Road, a low-density residential neighbourhood.

7 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Baguio Villa

Baguio Villa

Block 46, 555 Victoria Road

Age: 29 years

Size: 2,687 square feet

Layout: four bedrooms

For sale: $16 million

Agent: Centaline

31 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Car set ablaze in arson attack

An abandoned vehicle was set alight in an arson attack at a car park in Baguio Villa, Victoria Road, Pokfulam. Firemen found traces of petrol and burnt newspapers next to the vehicle. No one has been arrested.

13 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Major road project nearing completion

I refer to the letters expressing concern about the progress of roadworks on Victoria Road (South China Morning Post, May 3 and 21, and June 2).

18 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Elderly cleaning pair claim exploitation

An elderly couple say they have been employed by government sub-contractors for the past two years without holidays or benefits.

The man, named only as Mr Ho, and his wife said they had each been paid $5,200 a month to clean two streets in Kowloon since March 1999. The couple claimed 30 or more colleagues in their district were employed under the same conditions.

5 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Boy hanged

A teenage boy was found hanging in the bedroom of his flat in Baguio Villa last night. Alexander Clark, 16, died shortly after arriving at Queen Mary Hospital.

12 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Wong's repeat bid slowly slips away

Hong Kong's Wong Kam-po had another disappointing day at the office as his bid to retain the Centennial Tour of the Philippines title continued to falter in yesterday's 12th stage.

Wong, who was looking for a big finish on the 194.9-kilometre stage to help rekindle his chances, could only manage 10th place, five minutes behind Philippine stage winner Bernard Luzon.

30 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Baguio Villa sale fails to spark buying frenzy

The Government sold just 47 of the 120 surplus quarters in Baguio Villa, Pokfulam, despite cutting prices by as much as 25 per cent compared with the sale of an initial batch of units in December.

The Government Property Agency (GPA), which handles the disposal of surplus quarters, said $460.3 million was raised from the sales.

1 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Sale of quarters at cut price

The Government is offering 120 surplus quarters in Baguio Villa, Pokfulam, for sale on a first come, first served basis on Monday at prices up to 9 per cent lower than last month's sale.

In a bid to boost sales, the Government Property Agency, which handles the disposal of surplus quarters, said the units would be sold at pre-determined prices by open tender.

28 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Price cuts on agency agenda as sale flops

The Government is considering cutting prices of its surplus flats in Pokfulam after receiving just one bid for the latest tender of 40 units.

Government Property Agency chief property manager Francis Shum Kwok-sher said the sole bid for a unit in Baguio Villa had been accepted.

18 Dec 1997 - 12:00am