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    Iconic skyscrapers are a part of Hong Kong’s identity and Hong Kong Island has numerous beautiful examples. However, this does not extend as far as the Southern District. Instead the distinctive area has natural landscapes ranging from lush greens to pristine beaches while low-rise luxury homes are dotted against a coastline backdrop. Since the opening of the South Island Line in 2016, the south side is a short journey away from the CBD, and among the four newly added stations on the metro line—Ocean Park, Wong Chuk Hang, Lei Tung, South Horizons—Wong Chuk Hang is brimming with potential and opportunities.
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    Hidden halfway up the hills of Lam Tin is a tranquil, peaceful residential area surrounded by large green spaces. Located in Kowloon East’s Mid-levels, it sits above the city streets yet boasts great accessibility to the Lam Tin MTR station and the Kowloon side entrance of the Eastern Harbour Crossing. In addition to a highly-developed transport network, and thanks to the government’s Energizing Kowloon East initiative, the entire district has undergone a major transformation and is on its way to becoming the city’s next CBD.
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    Wong Chuk Hang is an industrial area in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island, and it is also home to Ocean Park, Hong Kong’s local theme park. It is a residential area with a number of historical villages that date back to the Neolithic Age. One of them is Wong Chuk Hang Kau Wai, which was previously called Hong Kong Village and is said to be the origin of the name “Hong Kong”, highlighting the significance of Wong Chuk Hang in Hong Kong’s history.
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    With the Coronavirus outbreak spreading rapidly across Hong Kong and the globe, several countries have imposed strict isolation measures in a bid to slow the spread. Locally, a large-scale lockdown and shop closures are disrupting businesses across several industries. The same goes for Hong Kong’s property markets, with developers postponing new launches and potential buyers delaying purchases as a result of social distancing.
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    Dubbed as “Hong Kong’s back garden”, Sai Kung is one of Hongkongers’ favourite leisure destinations. It is believed that the scenic district got its unique name back in the Ming dynasty, when western countries used to send tribute to the imperial court and conduct trading activities through the port here. The area was then forever associated with “tribute (kung) from the west (sai).” Nowadays, the Sai Kung Public Pier is a tourist hotspot, with a bustling seafood market attracting food lovers from cross the world.
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    Hong Kong’s economy is bracing for a steep dive after the coronavirus epidemic spread through Hong Kong and now globally, prompting a surge in shop closures and a mild increase in unemployment rate. The real estate market, having been on a long bull run, ultimately bows to a perfect storm triggered by the virus outbreak, trade war and social unrest, with the number of transactions plunging fast across property sectors. While waves of pessimism have been sweeping the market, the phased opening of MTR’s Tuen Ma Line in mid-February offered some sort of comfort amid bleak times.
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    Situated in the Eastern District of Hong Kong, ShauKei Wan is one of the city’s oldest areas and home to a historic typhoon shelter. Referring to the particular shape of the coastline along the area, it was given the name “Shau Kei”, meaning colander in Chinese, while “Wan” means bay. As time went by, thelocal economic growth in Shau Kei Wan moved in tandem with the rest of the city and is on track to becoming a major residential hub in the Eastern District.
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    Tsing Yi is an island situated to the northwest of Hong Kong Island and south of Tsuen Wan as part of Kwai Tsing district
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    Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with these Hong Kong hotels.