Kennedy Town Station

ISLAND'S new frontier

Sheung Wan may be the end of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) line - for the moment - but together with Western district, it's the shape of things to come on Hong Kong Island.

Wednesday, 29 June, 2011, 12:00am

50 cents well spent on moving with the times

What can you expect for 50 cents these days? In the case of plans for the city's century-old trams quite a lot, although some may not appreciate a makeover for our oldest functioning heritage item.

7 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Letters

Make English learning a practical process for working-class students

Over the years there have been so many letters obsessing about how English standards can be improved. Well, how about teaching live English in schools instead of dead textbook English?

28 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Approval of hotel will undo far-sighted planning policy

I refer to the letter by Richard Wright ('Building height rules are unfair and will discourage investment', May 26) and offer another perspective on this issue.

In 2002 similar height restrictions and density controls were introduced on residential properties along the south side of Kennedy Road.

30 May 2008 - 12:00am

MTR digs deep for new West Island service

University of Hong Kong students will ride the city's deepest elevators - running 100 metres, or 30 storeys, underground - to get to class by MTR when the West Island Line station serving the Pokfulam campus opens in 2012.

16 Sep 2005 - 12:00am