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Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Google Maps Indoors in Hong Kong and Macau

Google Maps users now have a new way of finding shops, ATMs and even toilets in more than 70 malls and hotels around Hong Kong and Macau, as the internet giant yesterday launched its Indoor Maps for...

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Google Launches Interactive Map Service in Hong Kong

Google Maps is launching a new service that invites members of the public to help and contribute to an authentic "Hong Kong" mapping service. Google will present a series of out-of-the-box map functions that will help tourists...

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Surveyors Gain New Business in Hong Kong Due to Home Sales Regulations

Hong Kong has enacted new rules on home sales, with a requirement to better present details on square foootage about residential properties. The new regulations are benefitting surveyors as new information is collected to do the necessary...

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Hong Kong Launches GIS-Based Weather Portal

The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) has launched two new online weather portals which aims to provide citizens with more personalised and location-based weather information.  The new website my.weather.gov.hk has user-customisable content, while another, maps.weather.gov.hk, is a regional weather...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Singapore and Hong Kong Collaborate on Making Cities More Liveable

High-density cities and liveability need not be at odds. After conducting a study in 2011 on sustainable development in Hong Kong, the Urban Land Institute, a non-profit research group, teamed-up with the Centre for Liveable Cities in...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Hong Kong, the City Without Ground

For miles and miles, you can walk through the city of Hong Kong without ever once putting a foot on the ground. It's an impressively widespread pedestrian infrastructure, linking people to the waterfront city's wide array of...

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Hong Kong PolyU Study Raises Alert for Further Increase in City’s Temperature

The temperature in the inner urban areas of Hong Kong is predicted to rise by two to three Celsius degree in 30 years’ time, according to the latest scientific study by researchers at the Department of Land...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Hong Kong to Increasingly Benefit from Proximity to Mainland China

The economic growth of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) can increasingly benefit from the proximity with the Chinese mainland, Italian analysts said on Sunday. Over the past 15 years, the HKSAR has gained a lot...

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Hong Kong Plan to Create 25 Islands Threatens Wildlife, Say Protesters

The plan is part of a broader aim to create 1,500 hectares of land to provide homes and land space for millions more people. The planners talk of creating 25 islands and waterfront extensions of hundreds of...

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Surveyor Becomes Hong Kong Chief Executive

Today, Hong Kong selected a self-made surveyor, Leun-Chun-ying, as their next chief executive. Leung studied surveying at Hong Kong Polytechnic and then later went to the United Kingdom, where he also earned a degree in real estate management...

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