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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

The Planner

Exhibitions

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

Exhibitions

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

Thursday

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

Friday

HK Flower Show 2012

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

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

The Planner

Exhibitions

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

Today

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

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