Kwai Fong Station

It's make or break

New Year's Eve, Hogmanay, Ano Novo, San Nin Fai Lok, a complete non-event ... call it what you will. The passing of the old year and the dawning of the new is almost upon us again.

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:00am

... and endeavour to become better citizens

Community spirit is also needed when plans are announced to locate an unpopular public facility in a place near where we live or work. Facilities such as rubbish dumps and public toilets are necessities. We need them, cannot go without them, yet do not want them located near us. The so-called Nimby - or not in my back yard - syndrome, is preventing such facilities from being put in place.

18 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty queen waxes lyrical

Furla autumn-winter collections preview

Where: Lan Kwai Fong Hotel

When: August 12

27 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Two weeks ahead

Today

Sylvia (below) opens at HK Arts Centre

Toy Story 3 opens

Tomorrow

Caspian at Hidden Agenda Live House

DJ Yoda at Volar

Eternal Lament at the Palace of Eternal Life opens at Kwai Tsing Theatre

Last Year at Marienbad at Film Archive

Saturday

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Lan Kwai Fong Beerfest

Soccer fans seeking to drown their sorrows a week after the World Cup ended could do worse than the Lan Kwai Fong Beerfest, which returns this weekend for the seventh time.

Organisers say beer monsters can sample more than 100 different brews, while those who prefer quantity over quality can take part in drinking games with plenty of prizes on offer.

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

New Hard Rock in the Fong seen as beginning of the end for independents and diversity

With Hard Rock Cafe replacing The Cavern club and bar and the Hong Kong Brew House, and a two-year redevelopment of the California Entertainment Building and California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong will change quite a lot in coming years.

Not everyone's happy about it.

10 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Out and proud hopefuls strut their stuff in bid to become first Mr Gay Hong Kong

Fortunately for the six contestants in the first Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant, they didn't have to parade in their Speedos, because it started to get quite chilly last Friday night. Beyond feeling cold, those of you who used to watch Seinfeld know what that can do to your manhood.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Wine street to pep up proceedings

Allan Zeman, chairman of the Lan Kwai Fong Association and Lan Kwai Fong Holdings, offers his personal take on what you can look forward to at this year's carnival:

1 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Money manager thinks out of the box

'Small is beautiful,' said British economist E.F. Schumacher in the 1970s, and whether he set about doing so deliberately or not, wealth management planner Danny Cheung has now joined those putting the famous saying to the test in Hong Kong.

12 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

AT A GLANCE - Central & Admiralty

Shopping

Top designer stores in one vicinity include the Landmark, IFC, the Galleria, Alexandra House and Chater House, all connected by walkways. Stalls in Li Yuen Street offer bargain clothes and accessories, while photographic and digital video equipment are in Stanley Street. Hollywood Road is the district's antiques quarter.

Pampering and fitness

30 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Talkback

Should more ice-cream-hawker licences be issued?

Why limit new ice-cream hawker licences to only 61 when 3,500 people are unemployed yet willing to do the work? Why are we so strict on limiting hawkers?

26 May 2009 - 12:00am

Talkback

What do you think of the viaduct plan on the South Island line?

It is good that our railways are expanding. Railways provide us with the most convenient method of transportation. By using railways, we can avoid traffic jams on roads, and we use our time more efficiently. And now it is the turn of Southern district to have its railway.

16 May 2009 - 12:00am

Women on the block a novel way to raise funds for children

There's recently been no shortage of bachelor auctions. As a fun fund-raising event, guys selling themselves is a popular idea for charities and social groups. Less common are bachelorettes, who organisers are auctioning off at a party tonight for Compassion for Migrant Children and New Day Foster Home.

15 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Screen-door plea after latest MTR station death

District councillors and a legislator renewed calls yesterday for the prompt installation of platform screen doors at MTR stations after the second fatal accident at Kwai Fong Station in less than two months.

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Talkback

What do you think of the food labelling proposals?

The proposed food-labelling laws may cause problems for food producers, but it is necessary, because it will benefit consumers.

22 May 2008 - 12:00am

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