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Hung Shing Temple

Letters

Rethink of exam is essential

Today's secondary school teachers and students are under tremendous pressure.

With the new Diploma of Secondary Education exam completed, it is now time to review the whole education system.

Monday, 4 June, 2012, 12:00am

Building bridges to the Hong Kong community

Winnie Chan Hiu-tung (left), assistant resident engineer at AECOM, returned to Hong Kong after completing her degree in the US. Her first task was working on the new Wan Chai Ferry Pier, repositioned as part of the Wan Chai Development Phase II. She talks to Wong Yat-hei

What's your academic background?

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Galleries bloom amid heady art boom

Even as Hong Kong's commercial rents soar, art, and especially galleries, appear to be flowering, challenging the city's reputation as a cultural desert.

Hong Kong's new role as a key art centre in Asia - with recent record-setting auctions and major art exhibitions - has prompted a spate of new galleries to open.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland developer sets record price in Sai Kung

Two Hong Kong residential sites were snapped up by mainland developers paying top dollar, with one of the purchases setting a record for the highest per-square-foot price in the New Territories.

Chan Cheuk-yin, a vice-chairman of Guangdong-based Agile Property, bought a site in Pik Sha Road, Sai Kung, for HK$700 million.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Goddess pilgrims take 'loans', but just want happiness

Most Buddhist believers on this annual pilgrimage want wealth, but this year people queueing up to 'borrow' money from the Goddess of Mercy, Kwun Yum, seek good health and a peaceful society.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Around town

Around town

The HK International Literary Festival 2011

Literary extravaganza with talks and panel discussions featuring writers from around the world such as Qiu Xiaolong and Hilary Spurling. Ends Mar 18, various times and locations, HK$130-HK$500 Cityline. Inquiries: www.festival.org.hk/

17 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Talkback

What do you think of the Wan Chai heritage trail plan?

What images does Wan Chai evoke for most us?

We probably think of the Hopewell Centre, Golden Bauhinia Square and the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Last nine holes at Kau Sai Chau completed

The remaining nine holes of the East course at the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Kau Sai Chau Golf Club finally opened to the public yesterday. Nine holes of the long-awaited third course had already opened in late-March due to unprecedented demand for the popular - and only - public course in Hong Kong.

30 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Notice from 1877 may prove site housed temple

Heritage activists say they have found new evidence to support their claim that the former married police quarters in Hollywood Road was originally the city's first Shing Wong temple.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Mark Roberts - Chinese Temples and the Sea

The artist paints watercolours of coastal waters, seascapes and Chinese temples, including Wong Tai Sin, Hung Sing Temple in Wan Chai, and rural temples on Cheung Chau. Today-Fri, 10am-7pm, Rotunda, Exchange Square, Central. Inquiries: 2817 8464. Ends Fri

12 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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