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Space toilet likely to be object of fascination

Items from the national space programme never seen before in Hong Kong will go on show in Taikoo Shing this month, with the star of the show expected to be the toilet - even though it's already out of use.

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am

A good week for ...

Li Kui-ming

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Trains' toilets cost up to 1.2m yuan each, report says

Fresh questions were being raised yesterday about the much-maligned high-speed-rail network, following media reports of extravagant spending on the trains' internal fixtures.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

What's your worst pet peeve?

Jayson Paolo Albano, 16, La Salle College

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Real Gold and the case that fails to shine

Real Gold Mining, readers may recall, is the mainland company listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange that has been languishing in suspension since May this year while irregularities surrounding its accounts are investigated.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Democracy's dirty, slippery truth

2 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Off the wall

Art of glass

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I personally do not think a public toilet should be like that of a five-star hotel.

Professor Wallace Chang Ping-hung, Chinese University, on the amount spent on public toilets

I must say, 'persona non grata' is a wonderful word. It has a sweetness to it.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Former buildings chief fined for failing to stop toilet leak

A former director of the Buildings Department has been fined HK$1,750 for failing to comply with an order to stop water seeping from a toilet in his flat.

Choi Yu-leuk, 71, was convicted in Kowloon City Magistracy yesterday after a dispute with a neighbour that has gone on for years.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Cash vow on Central Market 'oasis'

The Urban Renewal Authority will turn the 70-year-old Central Market into a cosy haven with greenery to satisfy public demand even if it overruns the original budget of HK$500 million.

Spokesman Lawrence Yau Chung-hok said a street poll of 6,000 people showed people did not want to see the market turned into another high-end shopping mall.

24 Dec 2010 - 12:00am