The American Express Centurion Card - informally known as the Black Card - recently sent out a nice letter to its users but with a sting in the tail. The Black Card is, as Forbes describes it, the Bugatti of credit cards and use is by invitation only.Thursday, 30 May, 2013, 4:34am 2 comments
Oi!, operated by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's arts promotion office, will hold its first exhibition on the eve of the city's first Art Basel show in two weeks' time.10 May 2013 - 4:46am
A former British Navy warship that played a key role in the city's handover in 1997 is up for sale this month, giving the government a rare chance to buy a piece of Hong Kong's maritime history.6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am
Hong Kong's water temperature in October hovers around an average of 27 degrees Celsius.27 Oct 2012 - 11:21pm
Hong Kong's soccer team has more in common with mad dogs and Englishmen than some might otherwise believe.19 Oct 2012 - 2:21am
An increasingly frustrated Ernie Merrick, the Hong Kong soccer coach, criticised the authorities yesterday over the state of training pitches before his team's international friendly against Malaysia on Tuesday.13 Oct 2012 - 3:47am
In response to the letter by Mr David Lai ("Why wait till 2014 to curb the touts?", September 26), I would like to explain more about the various measures we have already implemented to improve our booking and allocation systems of the sports facilities managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.7 Oct 2012 - 2:09am
While China is sending people into orbit, the Hong Kong Space Museum is more like a trip back in time.30 Sep 2012 - 10:16am 3 comments
Non-members already let into private clubs
I refer to your editorial ("Better access to sports venues", September 24) which questioned the extent to which the Home Affairs Bureau has responded to the recommendations made by the Ombudsman in his direct investigation of the implementation of the policy on private recreational leases.26 Sep 2012 - 1:37am 2 comments
Officials are expected to take good care of public resources and facilities. Regrettably, they have once again been put to shame by the Ombudsman, who found serious flaws in the way the city's sport venues are managed.24 Sep 2012 - 1:28am 1 comment
Government museums hope to boost their global standing and raise local artists' profiles by participating in more global arts events abroad.
Hong Kong's drive for global exposure begins at the 7th Liverpool Biennial next month - the first time the city is taking part in the British city's festival of contemporary art.22 Aug 2012 - 3:24am
More than one million litres of fresh water are going down the drain at five public swimming centres every day, the city's first audit of water use at government amenities has revealed.15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm
Lifeguards at Hong Kong's pools and beaches will go on strike on Sunday, to back their calls that a further 400 lifeguards be hired, their union announced yesterday.
Sunday is the city's official Sport For All Day, when free recreational and sports programmes are organised and most fee-charging sports facilities waive their charges.15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm