Ghetto at the Center of the World
3 October 2011 | Media
In Ghetto at the Center of the World Hong Kong-based academic Gordon Mathews analyses a single building ghetto. It’s probably the world’s best example of ‘low-end globalization’ and all crammed into a 17-storey building on Nathan Rd in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Ko...
Hotels – cheap & expensive, good & bad
21 June 2010 | Living
Last week I was in Macau speaking at a hotel conference, most of the conference was numbers and business, but my talk was light relief, hotels I’ve loved and hated, whether they were cheap – the Chhaya Hotel in Battambang, Cambodia in 2005 was US$4 and just fine. Cli...
20 June 2010 | Places
No matter how many times you go there there’s always something new. On my way to and from Macau last week I had three nights in Hong Kong – on Lamma Island, in Central and in Kowloon. Of course one thing never seems to change in Hong Kong, the Star Ferry still shuttle...