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Olympian City

Deck the malls with cans of food and drink

Forget the tinsel and glittering baubles, tins of food are the Christmas decoration this year at one shopping mall - 24,000 of them.

Saturday, 29 December, 2012, 4:17am

Park Summit an easier climb for young buyers

Park Summit, a new development in Tai Kok Tsui due to be launched soon, is likely to be priced to attract young first-time buyers, agents say.

A joint venture between Sino Land and the Urban Renewal Authority, the project will offer new buyers of its smaller flats a lower entry price compared with other new projects on the market, they say.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


Prisoner on remand is caught with drugs

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Centenary HK$100 notes turn some a quick profit

Buyers are cashing in on collectable banknotes marking the centenary of the Bank of China, some selling HK$100 bills they bought for HK$150 at prices of HK$500 each and more.

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Developers rush to make up for lost time after cooling measures

Developers are rushing to release eight new residential projects this month to catch up on revenue after a five-month sales halt caused by cooling measures announced last year.

8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Residential developments poised to join market

Blue-chip developers Sino Land and Henderson Land have separately announced plans for marketing residential properties. Sino Land plans to sell seven residential developments (including joint ventures) this year, with more than 3,100 units estimated to generate revenue in excess of HK$20 billion.

25 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

More luxury flats to be released

Developers of two major luxury housing projects are battling for buyers by rolling out more units after strong sales over the weekend.

At Ap Lei Chau, developers of the 715-unit waterfront development Larvotto will launch 50 flats and has lifted sale prices by 2 per cent to HK$15,028 per square foot on average after selling almost 100 units for HK$4 billion over the weekend.

19 Jul 2010 - 12:00am


Literary and visual art exhibition and charity sale featuring paired works by 20 visual artists (including Clementine Chan Yee-man, Hung Hoi's City Landscape, left, Elise Lai Yuen-shan and Wong Hau-kwei) and 20 writers (such as Australian Adam Aitken, Japan's Atsushi Shiitada and New Zealander Janet Charman). Proceeds go to the Community Chest of HK.

8 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

'Golden week' brings welcome retail boost from mainlanders

More than 65,000 more mainlanders flocked to Hong Kong during the National Day 'golden week' holiday than a year ago, helping to boost sales at many shopping malls.

9 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Imaging Hong Kong

About 150 works by more than 40 photographers, including Mak Fung's Hong Kong Garden, Central (above), illustrate local art photography development over the past 60 years.

12 Jan 2009 - 12:00am