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Real-life Spiderman coming to HK

alain robert

Alain Robert, a.k.a. the real-life Spiderman who’s famous for climbing skyscrapers is coming to Hong Kong for a talk. But we all know what’s his real agenda is, to climb the skyscrapers of Hong Kong (DUH!). For those who don’t know, I’ve posted a shot of some of the skyscrapers of Hong Kong below.

Anyway, here’s the info:

Monday 14th April – special dinner with Alain Robert, the real-life Spiderman – $400 including 3 course dinner, glass of wine and coffee/tea with talk and presentation by Alain at Soho Soho Restaurant & Bar.

Inquiries: 2850-5065 or visit www.asia-city.com/events

skyscapers hong kong night lights harbour victoria

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Tearing down the old neighbourhood

Again, it’s the old but historical vs new and better living environment. How do we balance problems like this?

The video basically says in subtitles:
Hong Kong is forever re-inventing itself. But at what cost? Historic neighbourhoods that have been home to generations of Hong Kongers are coming tumbling down in a cloud of dust and rubble. Beautiful period architecture is being torn down to make room for high rises. As land becomes more precious on this tiny crowded island more communities face the wrecking ball.