Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier, Hong Kong

City Digest

Democrat accused of sex scandal dies

Thursday, 26 January, 2012, 12:00am

Week ahead

Today (Dec 18)

Tom Lee Music Carnival

Kumi Masunaga leads a drum circle, 2pm-3.30pm; Our Lady of China Catholic Primary School's Chimes Ensemble performs, 3.30pm-3.50pm; five local indie bands perform, 3.50pm-6pm, Piazza Area C, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, free. Inquiries: 2737 7685

Yuen Long Theatre Christmas Fun Day

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Only a typhoon will stop harbour swimmers now

A significant drop in bacteria levels and fine weather bode well for tomorrow's cross-harbour swim.

15 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Folie a Deux

Ho Sin-tung's video work featuring a sequence showing 17 people (including Wong Wai-yin, left) reading a passage from a book they have chosen themselves at different locations in Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland. Mon-Sat, noon-6pm, Experimenta, Shop B, B/F, 89-95 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 9192 9275. Ends Oct 4

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Hunt for tour leader after tourist assaulted in TST

12 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Award-winning film explores the 'real riches' of city

After winning awards in Berlin, France and Istanbul, director Mo Lai Yan-chi is bringing her short film 1+1 back to the city that inspired the story.

Lai, born and bred in Hong Kong, said the film was inspired by the recent demolition of Tsoi Yuen Tsuen for construction of the high-speed rail link to Guangzhou.

11 May 2011 - 12:00am


Teachers need experience in their subjects

I am a secondary school teacher and believe that with the implementation of the '3+3+4' system in schools, we need to equip our teachers with real-life business working experience. This has to be done outside the education field to improve their teaching and administration skills.

11 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Heavily armed drunk arrested

A 63-year-old, who appeared to be drunk, was arrested in possession of three choppers, two knives and a sword near his Central flat.

Nine injured as cars collide

Nine people suffered minor injuries in a collision between a car and a taxi on the Island Eastern Corridor opposite City Garden, North Point.

8 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Junk mail publishers please note: waste not, for we want not

A notice in the foyer of my apartment building triumphantly announces that 11,500 kilograms of paper, from all 6,000 households in Discovery Bay, were recycled up until August 2009 - 1.4 tonnes per month! The tagline on the notice says: 'Green Concept in Green City.'

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Electric car charging bay opens at The Peak

31 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Off to a flying start

A second helipad has been added to the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal's inner pier, as a company running an air link between the two cities positions itself to reap the opportunities that arise as Pear River Delta transport links grow.

Sky Shuttle - formerly known as Heli Express - is also refurbishing the lounge at the Macau Heliport, which it hopes to finish early next year.

12 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Boyfriend arrested over fatal stabbing at Cheung Sha Wan flat

14 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Protesters slam plan to demolish TST terminus

Two activist groups staged a protest yesterday over the government's plan to demolish the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry bus terminus and turn the space into a piazza, with bus stops for more than 10 routes having to be relocated.

3 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Dead pigeon tests positive

A dead pigeon found in Tuen Mun on Monday had tested positive for the H5 virus, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said last night. A spokesman said there were no poultry farms within 3km of where the dead bird was found. Poultry farmers were reminded to strengthen biosecurity measures.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:29pm

Po Wah Lam

THE PREFACE I was born in Liverpool, England, and moved to Hong Kong when I was a baby. I lived in the closed area on the border with Shenzhen until I was seven years old. Then my family moved back to Britain, where I grew up in the Wirral [peninsula in England's northwest]. After studying design in college, I returned to Hong Kong at 22 for a visit.

15 Feb 2009 - 12:00am