Kowloon Public Pier

New champion swimmer crowned after first harbour race for 33 years

Hong Kong finally has a new champion - after John Ling Tin-Yu won Sunday's first cross-harbour swim in for 33 years.

Tuesday, 18 October, 2011, 12:00am

Keep our precious waterfront free from sterile retail shops targeting tourists

In July 2008, in reply to a letter I had written about the proposed development of a piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui, Winifred Chung, for the commissioner for tourism, stated that according 'to the existing land use restrictions and the Hong Kong Planning Standards and Guidelines respectively, commercial use is not permitted at this district open space'.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Pride of Kowloon

A cape on the tip of Kowloon peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour, Tsim Sha Tsui is without doubt the most popular tourist hub in metropolitan Hong Kong.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Mid-Autumn Festival lantern displays

During the weeks leading up to this year's Mid-Autumn Festival on September 22, parts of the city will be glowing under the colourful light of paper lanterns.

5 May 2015 - 11:48am

Guys: get groomed in time for new term

As the summer holidays draw to a close, Young Post is collaborating with Clinique to host a men's grooming workshop. If you want to know how to look your best this coming school year, pay attention. There are spaces for 10 lucky young gentlemen at the workshop, which will focus on skincare tips to keep your skin blemish-free throughout the year.

15 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Freedom to protest at risk, say activists

Police action in torch relay raises issue of 'one country, one system', says legislator

Activists have voiced concern about what they saw as police efforts to suppress freedom of speech and expression during the Olympic torch relay in Hong Kong on Friday.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Olympic flame arrives in HK, but it's hard to catch a glimpse

The Olympic flame arrived in Hong Kong yesterday - the first time in 44 years - to begin a tour of Chinese cities before arriving in Beijing in August.

Senior Hong Kong officials welcomed the flame at the airport and at another ceremony at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui as it returned to Chinese soil after a bruising, protest-marred journey overseas.

1 May 2008 - 12:00am

Room at the inn for Olympic torch

The Olympic torch will be housed at the Renaissance Kowloon Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui after its arrival from Vietnam on April 30, a source revealed.

The source said the torch would be kept at the hotel until the relay began in Tsim Sha Tsui at 10am on May 2. The relay will end in Wan Chai at 6pm.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Security to be tightened for Olympic torch relay

Tightened security will be adopted for the Olympic Torch relay in Hong Kong after an abortive attempt to disrupt the Games on the mainland recently.

Details will be announced in the middle of next month, according to a security official, who said extra police would be one measure.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

September retail sales confirm strong growth

2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Olympic torch to take in city's cultural and iconic landmarks

The Olympic torch is expected to be seen at top attractions like the Tsing Ma Bridge and the Tsim Sha Tsui clock tower - but not in all 18 districts - during its stopover in Hong Kong in May as part of the global torch relay.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Olympic torch to take in city's iconic landmarks

The Olympic torch is expected to be seen at top attractions like the Tsing Ma Bridge and the Tsim Sha Tsui clock tower - but not in all 18 districts - during its stopover in Hong Kong in May as part of the global torch relay.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

HK$101,000 paid for 'King of Kowloon' piece

A 30cm high terracotta warrior statuette covered in 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's trademark graffiti was auctioned for HK$101,000 yesterday at a charity event.

The figure was initially marked at HK$1,000 when internet bids opened on August 4. The identity of the bidder who paid more than 100 times that price was unknown.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Restaurant chains develop new dining hub in TST East

Updated at 7.51pm: Four international restaurant chains recently opened four new restaurants at Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, saying they plan to create a modern dining hub called ?Al Fresco Lane?.

The new restaurants include Bulldog?s Bar & Grill Kowloon, Don Juan Mexican Restaurant, Red Stone Bar & Grill and Outback Steakhouse.

21 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

What's On

LIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Tom Lee Music Carnival 2006 will be held once a month at the Piazza Area C in Hong Kong Cultural Centre (near the Hong Kong Museum of Art) in Tsim Sha Tsui.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

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