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  Encyclopedia: Happy Valley, Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Happy Valley is a residential district of Hong Kong.
The Eastern District (東區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.
Wan Chai District The Southern District (南區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Happy-Valley,-Hong-Kong   (930 words)

  
 Read about Hong Kong at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Hong Kong and learn about Hong Kong here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23 and unpopularity of the government, plus dissatisfaction about the poor state of the economy, prompted half million people to parade on July 1, making it the largest protest aimed at the government ever in the history of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is on the east side of the Zhu Jiang Delta, while Macau (another Special Administrative Region of China) is on the west side.
Chinese language used in Hong Kong government matters, is spoken by most of the local Chinese population at home and in the office.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Hong_Kong   (2341 words)

  
 Info and facts on 'Happy Valley, Hong Kong'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Happy Valley is an area of Hong Kong (Formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997; one of the world's leading commercial centers), located in the north of Hong Kong Island (additional info and facts about Hong Kong Island).
One of the two race track (additional info and facts about race track) s of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (additional info and facts about Hong Kong Jockey Club) is located in Happy Valley.
Happy Valley is served by trams (A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity), which is the extension introduced in 1930s.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ha/happy_valley,_hong_kong.htm   (211 words)

  
 Happy Valley, Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Happy Valley (快活谷; more popular form: 跑馬地, lit.
The Hong Kong Racing Museum, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, and a number of cemeteries are also located in Happy Valley.
Aberdeen Tunnel, Wong Nai Chung Road and Canal Road Flyover also serve Happy Valley.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Happy_Valley,_Hong_Kong   (224 words)

  
 Happy Valley Racecourse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Happy Valley Horse Racing Track (快活谷馬場 or 跑馬地馬場) is one of the two racecourses for horse racing in Hong Kong.
It was first built in 1845 to provide horse racing for the British people in Hong Kong.
The track was rebuilt in 1995, and became a world-class horse racing facility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Happy_Valley_Racecourse   (161 words)

  
 HKJC Lotteries Limited
HONG KONG (June 20, 2005) -- In what is seen as a partial victory over illegal bookmakers and offshore betting syndicates, Hong Kong's revenue from horse racing and football combined is tantalizingly close to the all-time record............................
Hong Kong will now join Macau, Singapore and mainland China as the few places in Asia where some form of betting on football is allowed.........................
HONG KONG (Feb 22, 2001) -- The Hong Kong Jockey Club is facing a nagging problem -- punters in the gambling-mad territory are increasingly placing their bets with offshore Internet sites, costing the club and the government billions in revenue.
www.lotteryinsider.com /lottery/hongkong.htm   (10039 words)

  
 Hong Kong Island hotels: Emperor, The, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. Hotel description, reviews, deals from ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Situated in a peaceful corner of Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island, offering respite from the madding crowds, the Emperor Hotel can be found in one of Hong Kong's premier residential areas.
Hong Kong's most prestigious Karaoke Entertainment Centre, a rendezvous place for movie stars and celebrities, hosts 11 various sizes of contemporary design private rooms.
Happy Valley is a residential area in Hong Kong, if you are looking for more entertainment, it is not the hotel.
www.asiahotels.com /hotelinfo/Emperor_The   (878 words)

  
 The Racecourse
The tote on a single night at Happy Valley Racecourse is often equivalent to an entire year's betting at racetracks in the West, and indeed, on race days, it seems that everyone in Hong Kong is participating.
Hong Kong's favorite sport is making money, and in horseracing you have Hong Kong's favorite money sport.
Billions are spent every year at the Happy Valley racecourse, an oasis of green in the middle of the city.
www.happyvalleyracecourse.com /course.html   (368 words)

  
 Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel - Hong Kong Hotels Travel and Hotel Guide
The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel is modeled after the European deluxe hotel of the same name.
The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel is situated in a quiet residential area adjacent to the Happy Valley horse-racing course.
All major business districts on Hong Kong Island are in close proximity to the hotel and even though you have chosen to stay on the Island, the International Airport is still only a 20-minute drive away.
www.yourrooms.com /hongkong_hotels/hong_kong/hotels/emperor_hongkong.htm   (256 words)

  
 Hotels in Happy Valley - Happy Valley hotel reservations &reviews. Happy Valley travel guide and hotel list. Hotels ...
Happy Valley hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Happy Valley accommodation.
The Happy Valley hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Happy Valley, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Happy Valley travel agent.
www.asiahotels.com /hl/Happy_Valley-Hong_Kong.asp   (269 words)

  
 Travel Resources for Hong Kong from office1000.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Salisbury YMCA of Hong Kong is situated at the tip of Kowloon Peninsula by the Victoria Harbor front with magnificent views of the Harbor and Hong Kong Island.
Pao Yue-Kong, an eminent industrialist from Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel is a luxury beach resort situated on ten landscaped acres on the South China Sea, approximately 19 miles from Hong Kong International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Hong Kong.
travel.office1000.com /HongKong.html   (6123 words)

  
 Hong Kong Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The International races, held in December at Shatin, are the highlight of the Hong Kong racing calendar, attracting entires from all over the world.
The two venues, Happy Valley and Shatin play host to some of the most spectacular horse racing action in the world, warmly welcomed by....
Many top class jockeys and trainers are attracted to Hong Kong racing by the prospect of top class racing for large financial rewards, and the excitement of working in a cosmopolitan city where the passion for the "Sport of Kings" is shared by all...
www.hong-kong-racing.com   (229 words)

  
 Happy valley - Home
In a move that will be long remembered in Happy Valley, Corso donned the Buckeye and Their spirit has just put the icing on this week in Happy Valley.
All classrooms at Happy Valley School have a one hour period of Life Lab once a week.
Happy Valley Hotel is situated in the beautiful Ezulwini Valley in Swaziland, near to all amenities.
directdetails.com /drdt/happy-valley.htm   (355 words)

  
 Emperor Happy Valley Hong Kong Hotel: Hong Kong Accommodation and Discount Accommodation
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 Hong Kong Hotels - Emperor Happey Valley Hotel Hong Kong
Distinctly situated in a quiet residential area adjacent to the Happy Valley horse-racing course, you will find Hong Kong's first true Boutique Hotel.
The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel was modelled after the European deluxe hotel.
Modelled after a European deluxe hotel but blessed with all modern comforts, The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel is the crystalisation of classical luxury and contemporary convenience.
www.southtravels.com /asia/hongkong/theemperor   (213 words)

  
 Homily of the Holy Father in the Happy Valley - Hong Kong, 4 Decemebr 1970
Homily of the Holy Father in the Happy Valley - Hong Kong, 4 Decemebr 1970
We are pleased to take the occasion elf the apostolic journey that has brought Us to Asia and Australia for meetings with the Episcopal Conferences to make a visit, howsoever brief, to the largest Chinese diocese in the world.
We are very happy to be with you, dear sons and daughters of Hong Kong.
www.vatican.va /holy_father/paul_vi/homilies/1970/documents/hf_p-vi_hom_19701204_hong-kong_en.html   (743 words)

  
 Hong Kong Hotels Guide - Emperor Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All major business districts, including the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, are in close proximity to the hotel and the International Airport is a 45-minute drive away.
Moreover, the hotel nests right beside Hong Kong's famous which, apart from the excitement of horse-racing, offers an ideal environment for stretching and jogging.
Its one of the stars in the Byron International Hotels Group, The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel offers you the warmest of welcomes and blends classicism and modernity to perfection.
www.idea-hongkong.com /hong-kong-hotels/emperor-happy-valley/emperor-hotel.htm   (438 words)

  
 Hong Kong Travel Guide: Causeway Bay and Happy Valley
Tin Hau is the name given locally to the Goddess of the Sea, and her temples can be found throughout Hong Kong, normally in prominent positions by the shore where they were frequented by fishermen and sailors.
The low-lying area, extending inland from the shore south of Wanchai and Causeway Bay, is famous known as Happy Valley, a place for the people in Hong Kong to hold their favored gambling action - horse-racing.
Happy Valley Racecourse, which dates back to 1846, was for most of Hong Kong's history the only one in the territory, until a second course was built at Shatin in the New Territories.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/hongkong/island/causeway_bay.htm   (478 words)

  
 Traffic arrangements for race meeting in Happy Valley : Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Police advise motorists that special traffic arrangements will be implemented at Happy Valley to facilitate the race meeting this (May 5) evening.
Police also appeal to people going to the Happy Valley Race Course for the race meeting and the Sha Tin Race Course for cross betting to make maximum use of public transport.
Parking spaces in the two race courses are available only to holders of appropriate permits issued by Hong Kong Jockey Club and any vehicles illegally parked will be towed away.
www.gov.hk /police/pprb/peb/english/050502_e.html   (172 words)

  
 Happy Valley Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For information about travelling in Happy Valley or for destination guides about other cities in Hong Kong, go to our Travel Guides page.
Information about hotels in Happy Valley, Hong Kong is subject to change at very short notice and confirmation of its accuracy should be sought whenever possible.
Yay Asia.com is not responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or negligent action on the part of third party suppliers, which results in any loss, damage, delay or injury to you or your travel companions.
www.yayasia.com /asia/Hong-Kong-01-Happy-Valley.html   (295 words)

  
 Hong Kong Serviced Apartments: Apartments - Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Next to Causeway Bay, one of the largest shopping districts in Hong Kong, makes this location a perfect place for shopping and experiencing the hectic life.
Eaton House in Village Road is closed to Happy Valley Racecourse and Causeway Bay.
The Ellipsis is situated right accross the Happy Valley Race Course.
www.moveandstay.com /hongkong/servicedapartments.asp?area_id=10   (499 words)

  
 Happy Valley Hong Kong - Hong Kong tourist & travel guide for Happy Valley, Hong Kong
The commonly called Happy Valley is the racecourse which is the first one in Hong Kong.
It was constructed by filling a piece of marsh land.
The par capita stake of Hong Kong is the largest in the world.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/city/area/HK_Happy_Valley_Racecourse.htm   (121 words)

  
 Museums in Hong Kong
Art Museum The Chinese University of Hong Kong (within the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence (Shau Kei Wan)
Hong Kong Museum of History (Tsim Sha Tsui)
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/museums_in_hong_kong.html   (207 words)

  
 happy valley hong kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is nothing more thrilling than the roar of the Hong Kong Horse Racing crowds as the field of neon silks thunders past the finishing post.
The pageantry and excitement of world-class thoroughbred racing comes alive each season at The Hong Kong Jockey Club.
International stars, jockeys, local heroes and a formidable line up of professional talent bring the best of horse racing entertainment to the Sha Tin and Happy Valley Horse Racecourses from September to June.
www.starferry.com /happyvalleyhongkong.htm   (186 words)

  
 Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel - Hong Kong - PROMOTION spéciale et TARIFS REDUITS en ce moment pour Emperor (Happy ...
L'Hôtel Emperor (Happy Valley) a pour modèle l'hôtel européen portant le même nom.
L'Hôtel Emperor (Happy Valley) se trouve dans un quartier résidentiel voisin du champ des courses hyppiques Happy Valley.
Tous les quartiers des affaires de Hong Kong sont à proximité de l'hôtel.
www.hoteltravel.com /fr/hongkong/hong_kong/emperor_details.htm   (269 words)

  
 Happy Valley Bars and Restaurants - Hong Kong Expats - Forums, Classifieds, Business Directory and Serviced Apartments.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Happy Valley Bars and Restaurants - Hong Kong Expats - Forums, Classifieds, Business Directory and Serviced Apartments.
Reviews, listings, and addresses of restaurants and bars in Happy Valley.
Cozy home away from home bar, restaurant and lounge in happy valley.
www.geoexpat.com /resources/happy-valley   (81 words)

  
 It came from Black Background: video post: happy valley raceway, hong kong
I've been photoblogging my way through Hong Kong (see my Flickr collection if you haven't been following my updates with the feed), but I did shoot one panorama video of sorts: Happy Valley Raceway (Video Download, 3.7MB) The way the...
I've been photoblogging my way through Hong Kong (see my Flickr collection if you haven't been following my updates with the feed), but I did shoot one panorama video of sorts:
The way the highrise flats pen in the smooth, looping green ribbon of grass track is unlike any sporting venue I've ever seen.
www.burningdoor.com /matt/archives/001042.html   (163 words)

  
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Memorial at Happy Valley Cemetery, Hong Kong - "This monument was erected by Captain Charles Talbot, the officers and crew of H.M.S. Vestal to the sacred memory of their departed shipmates.
Memorial at Happy Valley Cemetery, Hong Kong - "Erected by Officers and crew of H.M.S. Winchester to the memory of their deceased shipmates' 1852 Wm SHEPPARD P.R.M. Killed...BAREY P.R.M. Drowned.
Memorial at Happy Valley Cemetery, Hong Kong - "This monument is erected by Captain Harry Edgell, the officers and ship's company of H.M.S. Tribune to the memory of their shipmates who lost their lives in their country's cause/ 1856-58 Killed and died from wounds received in action: Henry L. BARKER Mid.
www.redcoat.info /china60.htm   (1969 words)

  
 Emperor Hotel (Happy Valley Hotel) - Hong Kong
In a peaceful corner of Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island, secluded from the madding crowd, The Emperor (Happy Valley) Hotel can be found in one of Hong Kong's premier residential areas.
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With an opulent milieu Hong Kong is always running fast with the fastest cars and a leaping economy.
www.sino.net /hong-kong-hotels/Emperor-Hotel--Happy1233.html   (352 words)

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