The systematic transcription Kau Lung or Kau-lung was often used in derived place names before World War II, for example Kau-lung Bay instead of Kowloon Bay. Other spellings include Kauloong and Kawloong.
Escalators link Elements directly with the station concourse.
The station was designed by TFP Farrells. During the planning stage, it was called West Kowloon Station (Chinese: 西九龍站).
On 16 September 2000, the new shopping mall "Dickson CyberExpress" (Chinese: 迪生數碼世界) was opened by Dickson Poon. The size was 70,000 square feet (6,500m2) spread over four levels of the station with six shopping areas. However, the mall did not have the expected volume of customers and business was weak. After half a year, the mall shrank its size. The mall management company planned to decrease the level of the mall from 4 levels to 3 levels and to combine some of the shopping areas. Business remained poor due to sparse population near the station and a recession at that time. The mall finally closed its operation in 2005.
... transform the area into the city's second core business district ... With a total area of 488 hectares, KowloonEast 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.
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). .
The StandardChannel... This project is among the three land plots in WestKowloon 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. ... .
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.
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.
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.
The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid... 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 KowloonCity wet market, all fresh meat stalls were closed yesterday but some staffers still returned to their stalls for cleaning and sharpened their knives ... .
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.
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.
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.
The StandardChannel... 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 KowloonWest geographical constituency, asked Lam when the borders between Hong Kong and the mainland would reopen.