Island East

Gehry's latest comes with a twist

An insight into how acclaimed architect Frank Gehry came up with the twisting design for his first residential building in Asia is given in an exhibition that opens today.

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 12:00am

face-to-face book

Savanna College joins HKCEC International Education Expo

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Ah Pak

Eye-catching art comes with a price tag

The sculptures at Kerry Centre, on 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay, have been a talking point in the property community recently.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Swire's decade of stamina set to pay off at Taikoo Hui

After a decade's delay, Swire Properties' first project in Guangdong province, Taikoo Hui, is heading towards completion.

Located in Guangdong's capital of Guangzhou, it is the company's first mixed-use project on the mainland to be developed by Swire itself and will be declared open by the end of September and fully operational next year.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Listings - Island East


2B-07, 45 Tai Hong Street, Lei King Wan, Sai Wan Ho,


Cuisine German

Specialities Roast pork knuckle and chicken, pumpernickel with salmon, apple strudel

Wine Speciality German beers, wines and schnapps

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

How to make the grade

Landlords are cranking up rents in Central amid a severe shortage of top quality office space, with mainland institutions among the very few able to afford first-class floor space, commercial property analysts say.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am


4 Give back

Students from CDNIS, CIS, SIS and WIS are working together on the student-led talent show R11, raising funds for the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre.

When: June 4, 6pm

Where: Canadian International School, 36 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Swire seeks injunction over name

4 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Score draw

'Young conducting sensation' Perry So Pak-hin is, according to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's (HKPO) website, facing his 'biggest musical challenge yet', having been handed the score of Brahms' Second Symphony to perform at City Hall and Tsuen Wan Town Hall, towards the end of next month.

28 Feb 2010 - 12:00am


Providing a new focal point for Island East is the Swire Properties hotel. Commanding magnificent views of Victoria Harbour - particularly from its rooftop bar, Sugar (above left), which has already emerged as the area's trendiest nightspot - the hotel enjoys a strategic location right next to Taikoo Shing MTR, 15 minutes from Central and only 45 minutes from the airport.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am


18 Collaboration

Asian People's Theatre Festival Society presents Wander - A Human Landscape with Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company, which produces contemporary dance with disabled and non-disabled people.

When: Dec 18 and 19, 8pm (also 3pm matinee on Dec 19)

Where: Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Shek Kip Mei

6 Dec 2009 - 12:00am


5 Green Christmas

Buy new and used goods at the Winter Fair & Garage Sale, an event which supports the 3 Rs - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Perfect for Christmas shopping.

When: Dec 5, 9.30am-1.30pm

Where: HKUST LG3 Car Park

Free admission

29 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Swire 'culture minister' a driving force for the arts

Selling stocks and real estate can be easier than selling a ticket to a Shakespeare drama in a financially driven city like Hong Kong.

Let's face it, Hongkongers would rather spend time watching a comedy or attending a stock market outlook seminar than listening to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO) play Mozart.

21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am


Should the height limit for Quarry Bay be relaxed?

I refer to the letter by Candy Tam (Talkback, May 21), and would like to point out various inaccuracies.

2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am


Should the government buy back the outlying-island ferry services?

There is some dispute about whether or not the government should buy back the ferry services. I support this proposal.

If this proposal is implemented, island residents could look forward to cheaper fares, which is important because they depend on the ferry to commute to and from work.

12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am