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Lobby

The scouse that roared

Liverpool is justly proud of its maritime heritage. When it was declared a World Heritage City in 2004, Unesco described it as 'the supreme example of a commercial port at the time of Britain's greatest global influence'.

Thursday, 10 November, 2011, 12:00am

The scouse that roared

Liverpool is justly proud of its maritime heritage. When it was declared a World Heritage City in 2004, Unesco described it as 'the supreme example of a commercial port at the time of Britain's greatest global influence'. In the 18th and 19th centuries, 45 per cent of all world trade went through the port. It's also home to the longest established Chinese community in Europe.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Plea for transparency on harbour development

The Harbour Business Forum, a lobby group that promotes the sustainable development of the harbour, has urged the government to adopt a transparent process with all projects on the harbour development.

25 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

$400,000 lobby snatch

A ROBBER snatched $400,000 in cash from an office worker at a block in Wing Lok Street, Central, at lunchtime yesterday.

The 26-year-old clerk was waiting in the lift lobby when the man snatched a case holding the cash, which had just been drawn from the bank.

13 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Lobby now dull and lifeless

THE lobby of the City Hall tall block has recently been renovated.

The walls in the lobby used to be covered with posters announcing such things as upcoming events and exhibitions, Chinese calligrapy displays, lectures and museum news.

Some of these posters were attractive and lively.

Unfortunately they are now all outside and in a glass case.

17 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Serious business, and it's made to measure

HOW comforted US Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown would have been to board his Stars-and-Stripes waving private jet at the weekend and head away from Hong Kong.

5 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

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