Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

Protect Beautiful Hong Kong

By Thomas Isaac Having lived in Hong Kong for over eight years now, it is with some sense of shame that I confess that I know only about two words of Cantonese for each year I’ve been here. Of course, it helps that “m goi” doubles as the word for “thank you” and “excuse me”. That’s one less word you need to learn. I’m also ashamed to admit that coming […]

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By Lisa Genasci Without Hong Kong’s country parks, its beaches and hidden coves, many of us would be far less content. Being able to swim in the ocean, boat to islands, hike through forest just kilometers from our urban districts makes the endless concrete bearable, and allows for a healthy lifestyle. Sadly, the government doesn’t seem to assign much importance to Hong Kong’s natural beauty, the importance of green leisure […]

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By Martin Turner In a welcome move, several harbourfront promenades have recently opened for public use: Sheung Wan, Kwun Tong, Central and Quarry Bay. Anyone nearby can now enjoy being next to the harbour. This is good but each location really only serves as a neighbourhood park. The harbourfront certainly isn’t becoming a recognisable ‘place’, a distinct location with its own character that will shine bright for Hong Kong. It […]

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