I live on Hollywood Road, which has been known as "antique street" for many years, thanks to all the antique and artwork shops scattered around the area. However, I am not sure if the street will keep its unique character in the years to come.Monday, 9 September, 2013, 6:56am 3 comments
The government is set to improve district councillors' remuneration packages, and this could include a HK$6,000 rise in their operating expenses subsidy to help them with their office rent.27 May 2013 - 4:21am
Another Hong Kong-style restaurant bites the dust. Ngau Kee Food Cafe, which has been serving neighbours and office workers in Sheung Wan and Central for 62 years, said farewell to its last customers on Sunday, another casualty of landlords seeking higher rents and more prestigious tenants.23 Apr 2013 - 3:51am 11 comments
Boxes surround Karen Carmen in her Sha Po village flat on Lamma Island. Faced with a rent increase from HK$18,000 to HK$23,000 a month, she has had to search for a new home. However, when she started scouting around at the property agencies, she was shocked by the prices.22 Apr 2013 - 6:07am
Rents for luxury homes in Hong Kong may rise just 2 per cent this year, but those for mass-market flats could jump as much as 10 per cent, Jones Lang LaSalle said.
The property consultancy found rents for luxury homes continued to drop in the first quarter as a sluggish global economy dampened demand.16 Apr 2013 - 5:24am
West Berlin's Kurfuerstendamm is in fashion for the first time since Germany's reunification as luxury brands snub the east, pushing rents higher.30 Jan 2013 - 3:44am
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Retired horse trainer Brian Kan released from jail12 Jan 2013 - 2:46am
The body running the West Kowloon arts hub site needs to be more transparent about rental charges, lawmakers say.2 Dec 2012 - 3:39am
Mok Ho-kwong is no ordinary environmentalist.
He doesn't just preach his ideals but puts most of them into practice. He lives in a remote village house in Fanling, where he grows his own vegetables.
While his house is connected to the power grid and has an internet connection, he has few electrical appliances, spurning air-conditioning and a television.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Hongkongers' love affair with French cafes and restaurants seems inexhaustible. Every month a new bistro or brasserie opens that looks as though it's been plucked straight from France and placed incongruously on a street in Hong Kong. And long-established haute cuisine establishments remain firm favourites among residents here.20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Viveca Chow Hung-ka was just nine when she first set foot on the stage, as an ensemble member in a local production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. That moment eight years ago changed her life.10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
La Boheme Opera Hong Kong HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre Reviewed: Oct 812 Oct 2010 - 12:00am
Shop tenants welcomed the new management team of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, with some saying they hoped their rent-free period could be extended when the tourist attraction reopened later this year.28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
A group of budding actors will flex their acting muscles at the Hong Kong Arts Centre in a theatrical production called Planet WE!!.7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
For Dan Baron Cohen, theatre is a lot more than just putting a play on stage. He says it has the power to heal and can cultivate the courage to dream - even in such an inhospitable environment as recently war-torn Bosnia.15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am