Tin Hau Temples in Hong Kong

'Wait and see' over illegal structures

The government's campaign calling for New Territories' villagers to report unauthorised structures has stalled in the face of renewed talks with rural representatives.

Monday, 30 July, 2012, 12:00am

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Art HK 12

International art fair featuring displays of works from 266 galleries from 39 territories. Until May 19, noon-7pm, May 20, noon-5pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$250 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3127 5529. Ends May 20

HK Contemporary

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Seaside comforts

Although some seaside properties in the New Territories can be found in remote locations, most are built in clusters.

These areas include Tai Po and along the coastline of Tolo Harbour, such as Pak Shek Kok and Ma On Shan. Sai Kung has become a haven for classy houses, attracting locals and expatriates, while Discovery Bay provides resort-style living on Lantau Island.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Going out


Earth Techling

Artworks created from e-waste by HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity students. Daily, 4pm-8.30pm, Mong Kok Computer Centre, 49-69 Fa Yuen St and 8-8A Nelson St, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 2339 7948. Ends Tue

Fantastic Creatures from the British Museum

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead


Immunity for Children

Naturopath and homeopath Graeme Bradshaw conducts a seminar on ways to test for and correct problems of poor immunity. In English. Mar 15, 7pm, Integrated Medicine Institute, 17/F Kailey Tower, 16 Stanley St, Central, free, booking recommended. Inquiries: 2523 7121


HK Flower Show 2012

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead


DB Backyard Bazaar

Indie crafts fair with stalls offering creations by more than 150 local artisans, and child-friendly activities and spaces such as a balloon workshop and sand art table. Mar 4, 10am-5pm, DB Plaza and DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay, free entry. Inquiries: www.handmadehongkong.com

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Goddess pilgrims take 'loans', but just want happiness

Most Buddhist believers on this annual pilgrimage want wealth, but this year people queueing up to 'borrow' money from the Goddess of Mercy, Kwun Yum, seek good health and a peaceful society.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

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Fragments of My Imagination

Print and photographic artworks on paper and canvas embellished with gems, rhinestones and crystals, and mixed-media works from bindis and stickers by British-Indian artist Chila Kumari Burman. Today, 11am-7pm, Blindspot Gallery, 24-26A, Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2517 6238. Ends today

Safety Island

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Week ahead


DB Backyard Bazaar

Handmade Hong Kong's market with arts and crafts made by more than 80 artists. Noon-7pm, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, admission free. www.handmadehongkong.com

Audition Call

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Bargain prices really do compute

Slashed prices, bargain-basement offers and one-dollar tokens had gadget geeks queuing in their hundreds yesterday as the annual Computer Mall Festival opened in Sham Shui Po.

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Prodigies From Around the World

Alexander Prior (left) conducts US violinist Simone Porter, US cellist Nathan Chan, local pianist Aristo Sham and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing works by Sibelius, Mozart, Haydn and himself. Jul 29, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$220; and Jul 30, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Lok Yuen

Hikers scaling Cloudy Hill along the Wilson Trail are greeted by an incongruous sight: nestled among the mountains is a suburban outpost of Spanish-style villas with terracotta roof tiles.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

On the market

Property: A 2,317 sq ft unit at Wilshire Towers, Tin Hau Temple Road, North Point Mid-Levels

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Wet market rents below commercial rate

About 85 per cent of public wet market stalls are rented out but 60 per cent of the tenants pay less than a commercial landlord would ask, Undersecretary for Food and Health Professor Gabriel Leung said. Rents averaged HK$2,700 a month, he said. A dry goods stall in Yuen Long's Tai Kiu Market costs only HK$81.70 a month and a fruit store in Po On Road Market in Sham Shui Po HK$111.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

HK$1m tribute to tragic star

More than HK$1 million was raised yesterday in memory of former Hong Kong team member Cheung Sai-ho in a fundraiser at Southorn Playground, Wan Chai, organised by his former clubs Happy Valley and Wing Yee. The money will be used to pay for the education of his three children. Cheung (pictured) killed himself aged 35 last month when he jumped from his home in Tin Shui Wai.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am