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Letters to the Editor, June 16, 2013

Liu Simin, a researcher with the Tourism Research Centre at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, was quoted as saying "Many Chinese tourists are just going abroad, and are often inexperienced and unfamiliar with overseas rules and norms". I disagree with such a statement. You do not have to be familiar with another culture in the civilised world to behave correctly.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 2:25am 2 comments

Paddling superheroes make a splash

In Stanley it was all about beer and costumes, the athletes were in Aberdeen and for those wanting to see a century-old parade, Tai O was the place to be during yesterday's Dragon Boat Festival.

13 Jun 2013 - 11:49am

Montessori considers secondary school

The International Montessori School will consider offering secondary education in a few years, its founders said, as it prepares to expand to a campus in Stanley.

29 Apr 2013 - 4:59am

Search for six missing crew after barges collide in fog

Rescuers continued to search waters off Wong Ma Kok for six people missing overnight after two mainland barges collided in thick fog near Stanley on Thursday night. It was the second major collision in less than two weeks.

19 Apr 2013 - 11:17pm 1 comment

Leung Chun-ying's Stanley flat had illegal structures, government says

The Buildings Department last night belatedly confirmed that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying did have unauthorised structures in a space outside his flat in Stanley 12 years ago.

The revelation adds fuel to demands by lawmakers for an inquiry into unauthorised works at Leung's homes. And it answers a question he and the department had avoided for months.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:39am 23 comments

Stanley: It was tough for the colonial convicts

The room went silent as the cane came down with a sharp crack on a hard wooden surface. That's what used to happen to prisoners in Hong Kong's jails, said a museum guide to a fascinated group of pupils. He had their full attention.

14 Dec 2012 - 2:45pm

Characters who have spent time in Stanley prison

Out on a bluff just 20 minutes' walk from the tourist hordes of Stanley Market, sits Stanley Prison - home to some of the city's most colourful criminals.

The Gangster: Yip Kai-foon "Teeth Dog"

14 Dec 2012 - 3:50am

Probe of Leung's former home in Stanley draws a blank

The Buildings Department is unable to confirm whether an illegal extension exists in Leung's property in Stanley after inspectors failed to locate any entry point yesterday.

It will carry on the inquiry and check other flats in the threestorey building, officials said.

12 Dec 2012 - 2:49pm 1 comment

Buildings Department officials denied entry to CY Leung's flat

Buildings Department staff were denied entry into Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's Stanley flat, which allegedly has an illegal basement, the department said.

8 Dec 2012 - 4:49am

Appeal's men look dashing in high heels

On a quick blast of the horn yesterday, six male runners dashed along the 100-metre course down Stanley Main Street, doing their bit for raising awareness about breast cancer. But it was no ordinary feat - they were sprinting in bright pink high heels.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:35am