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Friday, May 26, 2017

Date announced for Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day

The Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day will take place on September 23, part of the 17th annual Hong Kong Cleanup Challenge (on now until...

New craft studio opens in Wong Chuk Hang

Ceramics studio LUMP Studio opens its doors this month in Wong Chuk Hang. “LUMP Studio is all about making ceramics more accessible,” says founder Liz...

New app launches to help parents book activities for kids

KidHop, an online activity-booking app for parents, launched last month. Similar in concept to the monthly fitness passes that many adults in Hong Kong...

Spring Workshop set to close

Spring Workshop, one of the pioneers of Wong Chuk Hang’s development into an arts hub, has announced it will be closing its doors at...

New hospital opens in Wong Chuk Hang

Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital (GHK) has opened in Wong Chuk Hang. The 500-bed multi-specialty private tertiary hospital is a joint venture between Parkway Pantai...

Aberdeen traffic study held

As part of the District-led Actions Scheme suggested by the Government, the Southern District Council (SDC) have chosen to study the overall traffic conditions...

Pedestrian crossing requested outside Ocean Park Station

The district council have requested the installation of a pedestrian crossing between Shouson Hill and the stops for buses to Stanley and Tai Tam....

H.D. Buttercup opens in Horizon Plaza

Newsflash: Shambala has finally closed down. In its place has arrived Californian furniture retailer, H.D. Buttercup. The 15,000 sq.ft. warehouse-style space is organised into multiple...

Hong Kong Dog Rescue searches for new premises

Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR) is on the lookout for a new homing centre, thanks to rising rent. The organisation was told that the...

New children’s book on endangered Hainan Gibbon

Hong Kong-based author Matt Cooper has published a new book, The Last Gibbon. “I read about the Hainan Gibbon in an article on the...
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