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Winnie Yeung

Fun fair aims to draw 1.5m visitors

The AIA Hong Kong World Carnival starts at Tamar next Friday, with organisers hoping to attract 1.5 million visitors in 101 days, despite ticket prices ranging up to HK$225 for the fun fair, for which entry was formerly free.

Friday, 8 December, 2006, 12:00am

Fun fair aims to draw 1.5m visitors

The AIA Hong Kong World Carnival starts at Tamar next Friday, with organisers hoping to attract 1.5 million visitors in 101 days, despite ticket prices ranging up to HK$225 for the fun fair, for which entry was formerly free.

8 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Poor tourist showing for Sha Tin dragon boat races

Low tourist numbers and poor facilities overshadowed the last day of the International Dragon Boat Races at Sha Tin yesterday.

Although the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Association organised free buses to take tourists from their Tsim Sha Tsui hotels to the venue, many lining the Shing Mun River yesterday were local paddlers with their relatives and friends.

5 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Cos we can

AGAINST THE SWEEPING backdrop of a concrete jungle stands a lone young man dangerously close to the edge of a rooftop, his black cloak blowing in the pollution and a scythe in hand, waiting to strike.

Just another anime cartoon? No, it's a scene from a city near you and it's all very real. Well, up to a point.

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Jacky Yu

Choreographer

Jacket: a long military one. 'I got it from the Allied Plaza [in Mongkok]. I don't know the brand, but it's pretty. It's made of linen - very comfortable to wear.'

T-shirt: a black tee from E-side Modern Dance Company.

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

snack attack

It's the classic modern contradiction: no matter how health-conscious we may be, most of us can't resist the temptation of snack foods. Perhaps this explains the large number of people who regularly patronise Chan Yee Jai in Central, a 79-year-old shop that sells some of the rarest traditional Hong Kong snacks.

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

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