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Nine developers join forces on Kai Tak seafront

Hong Kong Standard 14 Jul 2022
... transform the area into the city's second core business district ... With a total area of 488 hectares, Kowloon East comprises the Kai Tak Development, Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay Business Areas, which is accommodating over 30,000 firms and more than 270,000 jobs, the office said.
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Nine developers joining forces to create Kai Tak commercial-cum-residential hub

Hong Kong Standard 13 Jul 2022
The Standard Channel. IOS Android. IOS Android. More>>. The new project comes after the government’s long-term Energizing Kowloon East plan, which aims to transform the area into the city’s second core business district. .
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Hong Kong Jewelry Sales Rise in May

Diamonds Net 03 Jul 2022
RAPAPORT... Hong Kong’s hard-luxury sales saw an upturn in May amid an improved health situation, even as total retail revenue dipped slightly ... “Looking ahead, as long as the local epidemic situation remains under control, retail businesses should continue to revive,” the spokesperson added. Image. Stores in Kowloon, Hong Kong. (Shutterstock). .
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Fruits supplied to Hong Kong through Shenzhen port quadrupled in 25 years

Fresh Plaza 29 Jun 2022
Zhang Zhixiang, chairman of the Hong Kong Kowloon Fruit and Vegetables Chamber of Commerce, said, "Our fruit business is based on the market and output of fruit ... He expects that his fruit business will become bigger and bigger in Hong Kong.
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Construction of New World Development's 888 Lai Chi Kok Road project completed

Hong Kong Standard 11 May 2022
The Standard Channel ... This project is among the three land plots in West Kowloon tendered by New World back in 2017 ... The constructions of the King Lam Street project and the Wing Hong Street project are expected to be finished by next year and 2024 respectively, paving way for West Kowloon's new core business district.  ... .
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Shopping malls saw over 50 percent rise in business during Easter holiday

Hong Kong Standard 18 Apr 2022
Sino Land said tmtplaza in Tuen Mun, Olympian City in West Kowloon, and Citywalk in Tsuen Wan, saw over 50 percent rise in business and 25 percent more visitors than last month ... Some merchants said their businesses have doubled,” Chhoa said.
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Citizens question cost of Covid rules on mental health, livelihoods 

Hong Kong Standard 14 Apr 2022
To fight Covid, Hong Kong shut schools and businesses, nearly sealed its borders for two years, banned more than two people from gathering and quarantined whole buildings.  ... Jacky Ip, 33, runs a Japanese sake bar in Kowloon across the harbor from the Central business district that used to stay open until 4 a.m.
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Hong Kong questions costs of COVID rules on mental health, livelihoods

Metro USA 14 Apr 2022
HONG KONG (Reuters) – To fight COVID, Hong Kong shut schools and businesses, nearly sealed its borders for two years, banned more than two people from gathering and quarantined whole buildings ... Jacky Ip, 33, runs a Japanese sake bar in Kowloon across the harbour from the Central business district that used to stay open until 4 a.m.
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Coronavirus Today: When zero tolerance backfires

The Los Angeles Times 23 Mar 2022
Good evening. I’m Karen Kaplan, and it’s Tuesday, March 22. Here’s the latest on what’s happening with the coronavirus in California and beyond ... But it’s been awhile since the city has had a good day ... “It’s really shocking.”. What a difference a month makes. On Feb ... Empty coffins are delivered to funeral businesses in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong.
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Pork supply strained despite slaughter house's reopening

Hong Kong Standard 27 Feb 2022
The Standard Channel. IOS Android ... A chilled meat stall owner said with less fresh pork supply, more people bought chilled pork and its business therefore had increased 10 percent Sunday. In Kowloon City wet market, all fresh meat stalls were closed yesterday but some staffers still returned to their stalls for cleaning and sharpened their knives ... .
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The world’s priciest empty space gets emptier

Business Day 26 Jan 2022
The world’s most expensive office market has more empty floor space than ever ... In Kowloon, some are even paying for the fit-out cost for their tenants, she said ... Oversupply of workspace is even more pronounced in other business districts in Hong Kong. Kowloon East will see four office towers spanning more than 2 million square feet complete in 2022.
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Developers keep building skyscrapers as more Hong Kong offices stand vacant 

Hong Kong Standard 26 Jan 2022
In Kowloon, some are even paying for the fit-out cost for their tenants, she said.  ... Oversupply of workspace is even more pronounced in other business districts in Hong Kong. Kowloon East will see four office towers spanning more than 2 million square feet complete in 2022.
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Businesses offer to extend vaccine bubble now for resuming businesses

Hong Kong Standard 18 Jan 2022
Runners of clubs and beauty parlors urge authorities to immediately implement the "vaccine bubble" in exchange for earlier resumption of businesses ... It described the subsidies as "a drop in the bucket", and suggested the government set objective rules to determine the closure and resumption of businesses.
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Central toast for Kowloon East as Wong gets into its space in and out

Hong Kong Standard 17 Jan 2022
A public open space as large as Victoria Park has been created in Kowloon East since the government launched the Energizing Kowloon East office a decade ago, Secretary for Development Michael Wong Wai-lun said ... The business capacity of Kowloon East can be compared to the core business district in Central, he added.
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Plans for reviving tourism sector to be announced on Friday: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong Standard 12 Jan 2022
The Standard Channel ... More>>. Lam also said that the government doesn’t have any plan to provide funding for the industry to resume businesses when asked by Yiu. . Meanwhile, another lawmaker Scott Leung Man-kwong from the Kowloon West geographical constituency, asked Lam when the borders between Hong Kong and the mainland would reopen.
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