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Kennedy Town

Here comes Kennedy

A small street in this out-of-the-way district is quietly starting to figure on the culinary map, writes Anneliese O'Young

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 8:46am

Floating library sails into Hong Kong

A floating library that sailed into Hong Kong this week has been the only home one little crew member has ever known – three-year-old James Blair is the youngest member of a family that has lived on board for four years.

21 Mar 2013 - 9:40pm 3 comments

Questioning development priorities

Kennedy Town was a near-paradise to me in 2009. It had the right mixture of Western-style shops, restaurants, pubs and traditional Chinese shops.

20 Jan 2013 - 2:08am

Drying shark fin on Kennedy Town roof shows dirty trade is thriving

A factory rooftop in Kennedy Town carpeted in thousands of freshly sliced shark fins is proof the trade still thrives in the region, environmentalists said yesterday.

4 Jan 2013 - 10:08am 2 comments

Backing low-cost housing plan for old factories

I refer to the report ("Old factories to be bulldozed for new flats", October 27).

14 Nov 2012 - 3:15am


In times of pouring rain or oppressive heat, when the children are bouncing off the walls, it's always good to know there's a place where they can bounce off someone else's.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Wheelock cuts Kennedy Town prices

Wheelock Properties will offer partly built luxury flats in a block in Western district at prices up to 30 per cent below those in the secondary market in an attempt lure purchasers despite weakening buyer interest and falling transactions.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

More quarries urged to cut back imports

Hong Kong should develop new quarries to meet the construction industry's heavy demand for rocks rather than rely on imports, says the government's most senior geotechnical engineer.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

University residences burgled

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

BUYERS on the ball

Decrepit low-rise buildings bordering Central are a boon for savvy investors who spot an opportunity where others see the wrecking ball.

Kennedy Town, Sai Ying Pun and Sheung Wan are home to a blend of former shop houses, crumbling low-rise residential buildings, a smattering of high rises and small Western and local businesses.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am