A mistress of a late taxi tycoon emerged victorious yesterday after a court ruled in favour of a will leaving her his wealth.Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 12:00am
They were touted as an answer to global warming and air pollution. And for a time grass, plants and herbs festooned the walls of housing estates in a programme known as 'vertical greening'. Its aim? To reduce heat, improve air quality and brighten up the surroundings.14 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
A review of a city-wide scheme to convert old industrial buildings may see a relaxation of application criteria that would encourage more creative use of building space.
The Development Bureau policy, launched in 2009 to push owners to revitalise industrial buildings outside industrial zones, is under review.14 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
To help educate its students about the meaning of life, Fukien Secondary School and its affiliate decided to take a different route. It organised the biggest traditional Chinese calligraphy class in the world in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record.12 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Tax treaty signed with Japan
Hong Kong yesterday signed an agreement with Japan to avoid double taxation and prevent evasion of income taxes. It is the 16th such agreement following deals with the mainland, Belgium, Thailand, Luxembourg, Vietnam, Brunei, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Hungary, Kuwait, Austria, Britain, Ireland, Liechtenstein and France.10 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
The property market in Hong Kong may be red hot at the moment but there are still bargains to be had.
How about a flat in Tai O, Lantau Island? Yours for just HK$302,400.18 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Advisory boards may be set up in old communities to involve residents in drawing up redevelopment proposals, an effort to avoid public discontent over renewal projects.2 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Future sales of the Home Ownership Scheme flats will depend on the public response to the latest batch, Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said yesterday.31 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Three men, including two from the mainland, were arrested in a police raid on an illicit fuel station hidden in a recycling plant in Yau Tong. About 10,000 litres of illegal fuel worth HK$120,000, a fuel truck and fuel equipment were seized by officers from the site in Tung Yuen Street. The mainlanders were arrested for selling illegal fuel, and the Hongkonger for buying the oil.27 Aug 2009 - 12:00am