With the decision not to redevelop the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier bus terminus, we have once again seen the difficulty of trying to balance the views of the public and the need for heritage...
Hong Kong's awakening to the need for heritage conservation means redevelopment projects are facing growing resistance. The proposal to turn an old bus terminal into a modern piazza in Tsim Sha...
The government has overcome the first major hurdle in its new plan to demolish the Tsim Sha Tsui bus terminus after gaining support from the district council yesterday.
Comparisons with China not useful
Throughout the tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, I have been so impressed with how the Japanese have remained calm and disciplined.
Three landmarks on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront - the clock tower, Star Ferry pier and five flagpoles - will remain intact under a plan by the Tourism Commission to develop the bus terminus into a...
A Form Four schoolgirl was duped into paying HK$500 to join a 10-day study tour to Shanghai the swindlers claimed was organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, police said yesterday.
The Star Ferry was launched in 1888 when Dorabjee Nowrojee started a daily steam boat ferry - the Morning Star - from Pedder's wharf, in Pedder Street, Central, and Tsim Sha Tsui.
Q What do you think of the design of the new Star Ferry complex?
The new, old-look Star Ferry Pier brings back to Hong Kong the colonial past that, until recently, there has been an eagerness to obliterate.
Ms Kam has been holding a clearance sale at her Star Ferry shop for more than two months - because she does not know when she will have to close.
The expanded Star Ferry pier scheduled to open in July will feature shops and restaurants to entice people to take the longer walk to its new location by the outlying islands ferry piers.