New Netherland

Unpaving the way for greener neighbourhoods

New York

When looking to buy a house, Michael Lam put several things on his 'must-have' list: new plumbing, a bedroom on the ground floor for his aged mother - and a parking space for his 1998 Honda.

Tuesday, 6 May, 2008, 12:00am

Serious waste

Hong Kong has two parallel water supply systems, one for drinking water and one for flushing water. This is an excellent way to prevent precious drinking water being used as flushing water.

However, this system, as implemented in Hong Kong, has one major setback: since flushing water is supplied for free, there is no incentive for the user to minimise its use.

5 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Young stars fire Valley into final

Happy Valley's youthful forwards Declan Perkins and Michael Midwood have played a vital role in their team's progression to the final of the Viceroy Cup. They meet Sing Tao next month in the final of the territory's most prestigious soccer tournament.

28 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Young Midwood could be answer to Valley's prayers

Revitalised Happy Valley hope their recent resurgence will continue when they take on champions Instant-Dict in tonight's second match of a league double header at Mongkok Stadium.

Happy Valley's wretched season seemed to have taken a turn for the better when they stunned Hong Kong giants South China 3-2 in the league last month.

7 Jan 1997 - 12:00am