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Hong Kong Land

Record offer for Alexandra House brings no joy

Hongkong Land, the biggest landlord in Central, has reportedly rebuffed a record-breaking offer of HK$15 billion for its Alexandra House office building in Central.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:47pm

Fear for migrant workers' channel amid board row

Uncertainty over the future of the Digital Broadcasting Corporation is likely to claim another victim: a radio station devoted to Hong Kong's migrant workers.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Of all stripes

Napkin rings, HK$850 each, from Paul Smith, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 5868.

Bottle stopper, HK$195, from I.D., Prince's Building, tel: 2523 3006.

Towel, HK$1,350, from Bed & Bath, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2522 5151.

Kitchen Craft glass chopping board, HK$55, from Pan-Handler, Prince's Building, tel: 2523 1672.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bright ideas

Egg cups, HK$25 each, from Pan-Handler, Prince's Building, tel: 2523 1672.

Sagemcom Sixty phone, HK$1,280, from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 3388.

Chopping board, HK$599, from Aluminium, 36 Cochrane Street, Central, tel: 2546 5904.

Cubic bowl, HK$990, from Paul Smith, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 5868.

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Demand for Central offices rises as rents fall

After a stagnant start to the year, sentiment in the Hong Kong office sector has improved and momentum in the leasing market in the central business district is picking up.

'The rebound in activity is stronger than we expected,' said Simon Lo Wing-fai, executive director of research and advisory in Asia of Colliers International.

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Cool Britannia

Vintage luggage labels, starting from HK$150, from Picture This, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2525 2803.

Big Jack Puppy doorstop, HK$280, from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 3388

Pencil sharpeners, HK$120 each, from Museum Context, Prince's Building, tel: 2152 0820.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Hot shots

Fashion cover, left: coat (HK$34,950) and belt (HK$19,950), both from Prada, Alexandra House, Central. Top and shorts (HK$9,250), both from Louis Vuitton, 5 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (inquiries: 8100 1182). Right: top and shorts, same as before. Collar (HK$5,250) from Louis Vuitton. Bag (HK$18,150) from Prada.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Honours for hi-tech high-fliers

Hong Kong's leading and upcoming information and communications technology (ICT) professionals were rewarded at the Hong Kong Computer Society's (HKCS) Outstanding ICT Achiever Awards (OICTAA) 2012 at Cyberport.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Show your metal

Monsieur hooks, HK$799, from Aluminium, 36 Cochrane Street, Central, tel: 2546 5904.

Rocky Mountain Hardware door handle, from HK$5,500, from Altfield Home, 12/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2524 3066.

Nick Munro tea strainer, HK$470, from I.D., Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2523 3006.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Retro

Roy Lichtenstein cushion, HK$399, from Aluminium, 36 Cochrane Street, Central, tel: 2546 5904.

Coasters, HK$45 each, from Museum Context, Prince's Building, tel: 2152 0820.

Gaston y Daniela Villefranche wallpaper, HK$780 a roll, from Altfield Interiors, 11/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2524 4867.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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