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Southern District, Hong Kong

Action stations for sporty types

Looking for some summer sporting action? Here are eight of the best places to do the sports you love - or have always wanted to try.

Table tennis: Kowloon Tong

Tuesday, 9 August, 2011, 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the SCMP Good Schools Guide published on June 27, GSIS was incorrectly placed in the section for International Through Schools in the New Territories. Its two campuses are in fact located on The Peak and in Pok Fu Lam.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Dragon's Back

The transformation of a cop shop to top people's shops and boutique hotel at Hullett House in Tsim Sha Tsui also saw the creation of a new cocktail imbued with Hong Kong heritage and flavours.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

EXCLUSIVE lifestyle

With green hills to the back, sandy beaches in front and views across the South China Sea, the southern coast offers some of the most desirable residences in the city. Those who can afford it have been building homes here since colonial times, giving the area a fascinating history to complement its vibrant modern incarnation.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Shop Window: Nursery

Sleeper beauty

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Mount Davis Road

Amahs baulked at accompanying their employers if they moved to Mount Davis Road in the post-war years, seeing it as the equivalent of moving to the jungle. These days, residents of the sloping, still-green street prize it as a leafy refuge - close to Central but a world of calm away from the chaos.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

No rest for HK$44m delivery man

Jagpal Singh has no immediate plans to quit his job as a delivery driver despite having just won HK$44.5 million.

'Yes I'm happy. Of course I'm happy,' the 24-year-old said yesterday as he arrived at the Jockey Club to collect his one-third share of Friday's HK$133 million Mark Six jackpot.

24 May 2011 - 12:00am

Island South

Island South or 'the Southside' has some of the finest real estate in Hong Kong. Home prices in neighbourhoods such as Deep Water Bay, Stanley and Shouson Hill now rival the very top of Hong Kong's market, while Bel-Air is a favourite address for many investment bankers.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Hot under the collar - in any language

Central and Western District Council vice-chairman Stephen Chan Chit-kwai is seriously concerned. We know, as he has put up a huge street poster in Pok Fu Lam, his home turf. 'Highly attention to build a public columbarium ... [sic],' the poster (pictured) says. It is a relief his office is not offering English classes to pupils. But what is he so worked up about?

7 May 2011 - 12:00am

How to Get there

Barring a taxi or your own wheels, there is no direct transport to Horizon Plaza, but plenty of buses will get you most of the way, stopping at the Ap Lei Chau Estate bus terminus, from where you can catch the free Horizon Plaza shuttle bus daily.

4 May 2011 - 12:00am

Dining near the sea can whet appetites

If you are spending the day shopping at Horizon Plaza, but would prefer to head out and explore the culinary offerings of Aberdeen, there are plenty of options to cater to all tastes.

4 May 2011 - 12:00am

Government departments need to aim for greater efficiency

The 'pothole farce' is repeated daily by departments passing the buck ('The little pothole that tripped up 7 departments', April 20). Six months in the Southern District Council (representing Pok Fu Lam constituency) gives me an understanding of the problems and the solutions.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Blind school's plan for luxury estate rejected

The Town Planning Board yesterday rejected an initial application by the city's only school for the blind to turn its campus in Pok Fu Lam into a low-rise luxury residential estate.

The Ebenezer School wants to move all its facilities to another location, yet to be determined. It currently has about 80 pupils and also has an old people's home for the visually impaired.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Dig deep for potential record-breaking home

Market watchers believe the Hong Kong Jockey Club's public tender for a luxury house at 3 Deep Water Bay Road could fetch a record price per square foot for a local property.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am