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Yau Tsim Mong District

...but Mong Kok street cabaret a must

Mong Kok's bustling pedestrian zone has long been a magnet for street performers and despite the rain on Friday night, one lively troupe turned up for their daily fix.

Sunday, 17 July, 2011, 12:00am

Change housing policy or risk having ghettos

Hong Kong risks creating 'Parisian-style' ghettos unless the government changes its public housing policy, according to an academic who has mapped the spread of the city's unemployed by housing estates.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

High rents push fine-dining restaurant CineCitta to close in Star Street, but it will re-open in Kowloon

Star Street said goodbye to one of its oldest fine-dining restaurants on Thursday evening, as CineCitta opened its doors for the last time in the neighbourhood for a farewell cocktail party.

Guests raised their grappa glasses to toast the restaurant's 11-year run in Wan Chai and its smooth relocation to its new home in the Cosmo Hotel, Mong Kok.

4 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Cat shooter 'murdered over money'

The toy salesman arrested on suspicion of seriously injuring a kitten with a powerful air rifle in Yau Ma Tei last month is believed to have been tortured and beaten to death in a row over money, police said yesterday.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

DIZZY heights

The most dramatic transformation the Kowloon peninsula has seen of late has been the rise of the 118-floor International Commerce Centre (ICC) above Union Square and Elements shopping mall. Major banks and finance houses have moved into the ICC from Central. Alongside are the twin towers of The Cullinan, home to some of the plushest serviced apartments in town, and the W Hotel.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Park Ji-sung kicks departure rumours into touch as he tells HK fans of dream role playing for United

Manchester United fans in Hong Kong breathed a sigh of relief when Park Ji-sung denied rumours he was leaving the club on a visit to the city.

The South Korean midfielder, 30, was at the Manchester United Restaurant Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui on Thursday to promote the club's DVD of last season.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am



208 Duecento Otto

208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2549 0208. Signature dishes: poached egg with pork sausage and pecorino romano on olive oil-soaked bread, spaghetti bottarga, citrus and oregano-marinated chicken. $$$$$

Amaroni's Little Italy

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


Office rents skyrocket in central business district

8 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


HK conductor wins top international competition

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Marni pop-up store

This month, Marni, in partnership with Joyce, opened the doors to its first pop-up shop in Hong Kong. The impressive space, which will be open until the end of the year, was designed by brothers Marco and Saverio Lanza, of Italy-based creative agency Pastis.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Rents drive retailers upstairs

Rising street-front shop rentals in Hong Kong are forcing retailers to look for cheaper upstairs outlets - a trend that has allowed landlords to increase their rental income by converting former office buildings into 'Ginza-style' retail complexes.

25 May 2011 - 12:00am


Hong Kong is a city of excess and waste, but a small charity is turning this to its advantage.

Foodlink takes leftover food from hotels and restaurants and delivers it to non-government organisations that deal with the poor and needy.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Artistic impressions

I'm often asked if there is art in Hong Kong. Of course there is, if you know: a) where to look, and: b) how to get to it. The looking part is often fun, it's the getting there that can be a bit of a drag. This town, contrary to what government rhetoric suggests, is no New York or London or Melbourne.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Eunis Lai & Gray Chan

After dating for 14 years, first loves Eunis Lai and Gray Chan, were married on February 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong in Tsim Sha Tsui, in front of 200 guests. Eunis and Gray, both 28 and public relations officers, have known each other since primary school and went to secondary school together.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

East Kowloon

Luxury homes in East Kowloon are mainly newly built high-rise developments lying near the western edge of the district.

The HK$100-billion infrastructure and commercial redevelopment of the old Kai Tak airport, which will include a cruise terminal, has given the district the nickname of 'future Tsim Sha Tsui'.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am