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Letters to the Editor, March 13, 2013

North Korea's priority is its large army. Photo: Reuters

A modern, well-maintained bus must be one of the easiest vehicles to drive smoothly, and yet most bus drivers are either incapable of, or uninterested in, doing so. I do not like being thrown back into my seat every time the bus comes to a halt. I do not like being constantly thrown backwards and forwards as a driver stabs at and then releases the accelerator, which many do, even when driving on a level, uncongested road. These faults should be easily eliminated with a minimum of training and practice.

Wednesday, 13 March, 2013, 3:00am 2 comments

Wow! The US$15m Adastra comes home

It's taken eight years, but Antony Marden's nautical marvel finally made it home to Deep Water Bay last week.

The Hong Kong shipping magnate wanted to build a superyacht to sail around the world. English boat designer John Shuttleworth helped him build one that pushes the boundaries of boatbuilding - the 140-foot Adastra.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Officials unwilling to compromise over seats and eateries at city's beaches

The article ('Sun goes down early on beach food kiosks', November 28) implies that standardised furniture is being introduced due to noise complaints, but this is not the case. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department decided as policy to install its own furniture upon kiosk contract renewals, at St Stephen's in Stanley in 2009, with Shek O, Big Wave Bay and Deep Water Bay following suit.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

On the market

Property: Ridge Court, Repulse Bay Road

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Enjoy life of a tycoon at Bay Villas

The perfect match of exclusivity and convenience is on offer at Shouson Hill's Bay Villas, on the south side of Hong Kong Island.

All residents of the eight-house estate are tycoons, says Terry Chan, StatelyHome senior account manager at the Deep Water Bay branch of Centaline Property Agency.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Out and about

Forget the Peak - whatever the latest glossy property brochures would have one believe. For right-up-there residential status, the environs of Deep Water Bay, on Hong Kong Island's southern coast, are the city's own Millionaires Row. In a society where millionaires - real, self-proclaimed or anything in between - are a conspicuously common commodity, this brash label speaks for itself.

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Banker sues law firm for HK$50m 'loss'

A banker is suing Boase Cohen & Collins law firm in the High Court for damages allegedly arising from the missing title deed of a Deep Water Bay house he sold for HK$50 million less than the peak price. Mark Chiba bought the house for HK$75 million and was offered HK$140 million in 2007, but the deal died due to the title problem. He sold it for HK$90 million this year.

29 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Life of the wedding party

More than 60 couples from the Young Executives Group renewed their vows with a post-Valentine event at the Hong Kong Country Club at Deep Water Bay.

The tongue-in-cheek festivities featured each couple getting remarried and blessed by a priest in less than a minute, then enduring criticism from the fashion police who picked over their attire from head to toe.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Bay Villas

Bay Villas

59 Shouson Hill Road

Age: three years

Size: 5,443 sqft

For sale: subject to offer

Agent: Residential Sales of Savills

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Get a private lift out of your $150m home

In an offer targeted at the super-affluent, New World Development is selling three Deep Water Bay homes, each with its own elevator

22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Fishermen blamed for waves of rubbish

Safe to go back in the water? How two of HK's most popular beaches have been cleaned up

Fishermen were yesterday accused of dumping most of the debris that has been making rubbish tips of Hong Kong Island's showpiece beaches.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

NO 24 MIDDLE GAP ROAD

The Peak

Age: 14 years

Size: 7,725 sq ft

Layout: five bedrooms

To rent: $380,000 a month

Agent: Knight Frank

1 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Manderly Garden

Manderly Garden

48 Deepwater Bay Road

Age: 19 years

Size: 3,594 sq ft

Layout: three bedrooms

For sale: $46.8 million

Agent: Knight Frank

Manderly Garden is a development of 58 spacious

16 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

24 Middle Gap Road

24 Middle Gap Road

The Peak

Age: 13 years

Size: 7,725 square feet

Layout: five bedrooms

To rent: $280,000 a month

Agent: Knight Frank

17 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

39 Deep Water Bay Road

Deep Water Bay

Age: 18 years

Size: 4,750 square feet

Layout: five bedrooms, three with en suite bathrooms

To rent: $145,000

Agent: Landscope Realty

This prestigious development in classy Deep Water Bay Road consists of 12 three-storey houses each with a terrace and a roof terrace.

27 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

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