Hong Kong Island
The Treaty of Nanking was signed 170 years ago and, although its anniversary won't be marked by many, its legacy remains highly charged in the post-colonial era. Stuart Heaver reports.Monday, 27 August, 2012, 12:09am
Despite the government's all-out effort to bring down prices in an overheated property market, experts foresee prices on Hong Kong Island to remain strong.
With its proximity to the central business district, Hong Kong Island has always been the favourite location to call home for the middle class, even in the face of policy uncertainties.14 Dec 2012 - 2:44pm
Incumbent lawmakers from the pan-democratic and pro-establishment camps went head-to-head in the Hong Kong Island geographical constituency showdown yesterday, with the Civic Party's Tanya Chan scrambling for the last seat against the more seasoned Liberal Party chairwoman, Miriam Lau Kin-yee.10 Sep 2012 - 4:20am
The Hong Kong Island constituency will gain one more seat this year, bringing the total number to seven. The constituency covers the four districts of Central & Western, Wan Chai, Eastern and Southern with 606,676 eligible voters.9 Sep 2012 - 3:31pm
The Democratic Party has called on voters to ignore a "malicious" appeal to cast blank ballots in Sunday's election for the Legislative Council "super seats".
The radical People Power group, which is not taking part in the election, has been campaigning for supporters to cast blank ballots as a protest vote.4 Sep 2012 - 2:40am
Ad man and author Harry Reid has lived, on and off, for more than 20 years in Hong Kong. He first stumbled upon Wan Chai as an impressionable youth: "I was 22 and a bachelor, and frankly I couldn't believe my luck."31 Aug 2012 - 2:35pm
A car rammed into the large plate glass windows of the Sing Tao News Corporation headquarters in a pre-dawn attack yesterday - three weeks after masked men marched into another Hong Kong media organisation and started smashing up computers.
The latest attack targeted the company's headquarters in Tong Wong Road, Shau Kei Wan, at about 3.30am.31 Aug 2012 - 3:19am
Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan promised yesterday to boost his party's campaign efforts to retain its seven geographical-constituency seats in the Legislative Council, after opinion polls showed it losing support to a radical rival.
Speaking after an election forum in Sham Shui Po, Ho said the party had convened an emergency meeting and decided to step up its campaign.28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am
Hong Kong should prepare itself for some raucous election action next month as the independent candidates vow to steal the limelight from their better-known political competitors in the race for Legco seats.15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm
Edith Sia Siu-ping used to dress for the office and spend her days managing external relations for her construction company in comfort and safety. Now she is handling explosives and drills beside the men working on Hong Kong's deepest tunnel-blasting project - the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme.27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Civic Party lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee made a surprise about-turn yesterday when she announced she would stand in the New Territories West constituency in September's Legislative Council election.10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
New railways on the drawing board are likely to focus on relieving congestion at some interchange stations, such as Admiralty and North Point, transport officials say.
At least three projects have been lined up from 2020. The plans would be launched for public consultation in December, the Transport and Housing Bureau said yesterday.11 May 2012 - 12:00am
The competition to lure luxury property buyers in eastern Hong Kong Island is heating up. Park Haven in Causeway Bay, by Soundwell Holdings, is offering Parisian-style concierge services. The project has already sold dozens of its 190 units.27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Prices of second-hand flats on Hong Kong Island have hit a record high, bolstered by improved sentiment and limited supply.
But some analysts predict the steady climb may not continue.6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Understanding how essential public infrastructure works such as reservoirs came about is - to many people - history's boring side. But without some comprehension of how these vital adjuncts of civilised modern life evolved, their broader context, and how that intersects with the present day, will remain obscure.4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am