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  Stanley, Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stanley was briefly the administrative centre when Hong Kong Island was colonised in 1842, before Victoria City was founded.
Stanley was the location where the British garrison in Hong Kong was defeated by the advancing Japanese troops in December 1941.
Stanley is famous for its beach with BBQ areas, Stanley Market, the 2001 opened Stanley Plaza with the historic Murray House, which was transferred from Central.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stanley,_Hong_Kong   (530 words)

  
 beaches-china
Hong Kong has a long coastline which is full of twists and turns with many bays and beaches.
The beach situated at east of Stanley and west of Tai Tam Reservoir is Turtle Cove Beach which is a Grade 1 beach.
Beaches in Hong Kong are classified into four grades (Grades 1 – 4) according to the level of E.
www.china-101.net /beacheschina.html   (2014 words)

  
 US Department Of State Post Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hong Kong is in a region that serves as a cauldron for new and emerging infectious diseases including influenza and SARS.
Hong Kong is one of the most expensive cities in the world which is reflected in the cost of living allowance.
Beaches on Hong Kong Island, especially on the South Side of the island, tend to be quite crowded in the Summer months and on weekends.
foia.state.gov /MMS/postrpt/pr_view_all.asp?CntryID=66   (16278 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Country profiles | Regions and territories: Hong Kong
Hong Kong is governed under the principle of "one country, two systems", under which China has agreed to give the region a high degree of autonomy and to preserve its economic and social systems for 50 years from the date of the handover.
In the 19th and 20th centuries Hong Kong's population was boosted by the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants from China, many of whom were fleeing domestic upheavals.
Hong Kong has retained an editorially-dynamic media, in contrast to the rest of China where official control over broadcasting is pervasive.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/3650337.stm   (810 words)

  
 Hong Kong - Geography
Hong Kong island sits just south of the Tropic of Cancer on similar latitudes as Calcutta, Havana, and Hawaii, and sharing the same longitude as Wuhan in central China, Bali, and Perth.
Deep waters surround Hong Kong, and with its wide harbors protected by mountains in the north and south, the region is favorable as a passing point for ships.
Hong Kong stands on volcanic terra firma, with its landscape dominated by hills and mountains.
www.marimari.com /content/hong_kong/general_info/geography/main.html   (884 words)

  
 Hong Kong Beaches,Hong Kong Beach Tour,Beaches of Hong Kong,Beaches in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Beaches - (The Pristine Beaches of Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Island's most popular beach is easily accessible by bus or taxi from Central.
Above the beach, the reconstructed The Repulse Bay is a picturesque example of early 20th-Century colonial architecture.
hong-kong.tourism-asia.net /hong-kong-beaches.html   (270 words)

  
 BBC News | Asia-Pacific | 'Red tide' closes Hong Kong beaches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But earlier, the Conservancy Association in Hong Kong said it believed pollution was the main reason why red tide was becoming more frequent and more severe.
Hong Kong fish farmers say they first saw evidence of the red tide almost a month ago.
Local fish farms supply about a third of Hong Kong's sea food and analysts are now predicting that local fish prices could rise steeply as a result of the present crisis.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/despatches/newsid_77000/77493.stm   (419 words)

  
 Hong Kong Hotels Travel Guide — Sightseeing in Hong Kong, Tours and Attractions in Hong Kong
Whereas the north shore of Hong Kong Island is a densely populated city sector, the island's central and southern areas mainly consist of unspoiled countryside.
An example of Hong Kong's amazing modern architecture, the BoC Building was the tallest building in Hong Kong for a while but has since been overtaken by othersi.
Horse’s and horse racing is very much part of many Hong Kong residents lives and what better way to enjoy the thrill and colour of these magnificent creatures than to watch them in action.
www.hoteltravel.com /hongkong/guides/sightseeing.htm   (1741 words)

  
 Hong Kong Culture,Hong Kong Cultural Tour,Culture of Hong Kong,Culture in Hongkong
Hong Kong Culture,Hong Kong Cultural Tour,Culture of Hong Kong,Culture in Hongkong
Hong Kong Culture - Hong Kong, a favorite and most popular travel destination in Asia, where the exotic East fuses with the contemporary west as a dynamic city.
Old and new meet in one of Hong Kong's latest attractions, the Chi Lin Nunnery in Kowloon, a living museum of the Tang monastic style combining ancient architecture and modern technology.
hong-kong.tourism-asia.net /hong-kong-culture.html   (640 words)

  
 rec.travel guide to Hong Kong
Hong Kong proper is on an island (the second-largest of the islands) just south of the southern tip of the peninsula.
Hong Kong is a British colony, so as you may expect, cars travel on the _left_ side of the road.
Hong Kong residents and tourists are required to have valid identification on hand at all times.
www.math.toronto.edu /~joel/hongkong.html   (11629 words)

  
 Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a wild mix of now fading colonialism, traditional Chinese culture, dense winding streets and beautiful mountainous islands -- all made more interesting by China's attempts to government a Capitalist enclave under Communism.
Hong Kong is one of the most accessible ways of escaping the the clutter of North East Asia if you need a break.
Now that China has control and is slowly tightening its control, Hong Kong is set to change very quickly.
www.gis.net /~erictrach/hk.htm   (258 words)

  
 Hong Kong Where to Go
The $1 billion Hong Kong bank, considered the most expensive building ever built, and the Jardine House with its 1,700 round windows (nicknamed "The House of a Thousand Orifices") also compete for attention.
The south side of Central lures residents of Hong Kong with its unspoiled beaches and mountains.
The descent leads you straight onto one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong: Tai Long Wan, which means "Big Wave Bay." True to its name, the swells here are huge, and the beach is popular with surfers willing to lug their boards over the rocky landscape.
www.iexplore.com /res/hongkong/hongkong_where.jhtml   (1371 words)

  
 ASCE Student Trip to Hong Kong 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The trip to Hong Kong gave us the opportunity to see the application and synthesis of our acquired engineering and technical knowledge in its physical form, from the design of the Nina Towers and Kowloon Mega Tower One, to the design and construction of Hong Kong’s railway transit system and Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor.
Our visit to Hong Kong also provided some insight that higher learning institutions outside our Western culture are equal if not superior in their facilities and the students’ commitment to their education and their school.
Our ten day stay at Hong Kong University led us to many different places including Victoria's Peak, the MTR (railway) system, a wind tunnel, the construction of the Mega tower, the geotechnical engineering office, and the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor bridge construction.
www.civil.gmu.edu /StudentsTripHK05/HongKongStudents2005.htm   (588 words)

  
 Uniworld - Trip Overview for Hong Kong Holiday
Enjoy a delightful Hong Kong holiday and see for yourself the city's magical blend of east and west, old and new -- from towering skyscrapers and neon nightlife to street markets and traditional temples.
Uniworld's tour of Hong Kong is designed to reveal the island in all its breathtaking diversity.
The rest of your stay is free to explore Hong Kong.
www.uniworld.com /trip_overview.asp?Cruise_ID=438   (232 words)

  
 girl eats hong kong » dinner
Lower Cheung Sha Beach is one of the nicest beaches in Hong Kong, with a long stretch of clean white sand, and it is usually much less crowded than other beaches.
He loves lamb, I think because of all of his years doing 4-H! Lamb is sort of rare in Hong Kong so I thought it would be a nice birthday treat.
It is a short journey to get there from Hong Kong but it feels like you are in a vacation destination.
eathongkong.com /?cat=6   (638 words)

  
 Hong Kong tour packages and travel service
Hong Kong will draw you in, dazzle your senses and have you begging for more.
"Hong Kong has something for everyone: shopping malls with bargains galore; romantic vistas across Victoria Harbour or down from the Peak; museums with rich collections devoted to local history and culture; stunning modern architecture; and a seemingly endless choice of restaurants and cuisines.
Upon your arrival at Hong Kong, a vibrant metropolis, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel.
www.chinaodysseytours.com /tour_hong_kong.html   (1518 words)

  
 My journey to the 'Canton Island' ...
The phenomenon of seeing someone wearing 1-piece swimwear to the beach is just as same as to seeing someone wearing 2-piece and busy doing several laps, back and forth in the swimming pool.
A fact you have to know is that the trend-setter of karaoke is Hong Kong, which is good if you're harcore die-hard fan canton pop.
I wouldn't want to compare the beaches in Hong Kong to the ones back in Malaysia because it will be pale in comparison to what we have in our tropical land.
graceybabe.blogspot.com   (4048 words)

  
 Hong Kong Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Within Hong Kong island lives approximately 1.6 million of the total population of 7 million people.
This area is considered the main financial area of Hong Kong.
Across Hong Kong Park and the Bank of China Building is St. John's Cathedral.
www.csua.berkeley.edu /~allan/hki.html   (1413 words)

  
 Welcome to DiscoverHongKong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hong Kong offers fantastic shopping, great food, amazing culture and attractions to dazzle your senses.
Treat yourself to a delicious meal in Hong Kong - choose from the many award-winning restaurants.
Experience Hong Kong excitement as Union Square transforms itself with free "Hong Kong - Live it, Love it!" festivities September 22 & 23.
www.discoverhongkong.com /usa   (231 words)

  
 HK Outdoors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hong Kong is a many-splendoured place: as well as enjoying the city, you can discover rugged hills, hiking trails criss-crossing country parks, an internationally renowned wetland, waterfalls in secluded ravines, fine places to eat in gorgeous surroundings, islands set in the South China Sea...
Here on Hong Kong Outdoors, you'll find info on escaping the city, plus news and views on wild HK.
Even as Korean farmers are staging a diversionary action on Hong Kong Island, Nick "the Civet" G and I stand on a pier on Cheung Chau, about to play our role in sabotaging a facility to the west.
www.hkoutdoors.com   (655 words)

  
 Dennis and Marnie Visit Hong Kong
First stop is Hong Kong, August 2nd, 1998.
Day 0 - Dennis and Marnie in AWE as they look at the new Hong Kong Station for the MTR Airport Express upon arriving from the airport.
The new Hong Kong Airport at Chep Lap Kok is in the background.
www.zawada.com /personal/dpmodohk.htm   (964 words)

  
 .: the mattalogue :. » Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We’d decided the night before to get out for the day and head over to Shek O, one of the beaches in Hong Kong.
The ease of which it all came together was rather remarkable.
You are currently browsing the archives for the Hong Kong category.
www.mattbertie.com /?cat=7   (317 words)

  
 Honorary Consul of Ghana in Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Welcome to the homepage of the Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Ghana in Hong Kong.
Strategically located on the Gulf of Guinea with modern ports, Free Trade Zones, vast natural and human resources, Ghana offers great opportunities for the investor; while its scenic beaches, forest and game reserves, hospitable people, rich culture and history await the tourist.
Copyright 1996 - 2004, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Ghana in Hong Kong.
www.ghana.org.hk   (138 words)

  
 BMW Hong Kong Motorcyclists' Group
There are about 100 BMW motorbikes in Hong Kong but fewer bikers (there are some people who own as many as 9 BMWs).
Every last Saturday of the month we gather together and take "long" rides along the endless Hong Kong beaches (unfortunately this is not exactly true - Hong Kong is a small place and you reach mainland China before you know it).
However we have fun (or try to) anyway.
www.cs.ust.hk /faculty/dimitris/BMW/bmw.htm   (116 words)

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