01 Feb 2019
The Star Ferry’s colourful history dates back to 1888 when Parsee merchant, Dorabjee Naorojee Mithaiwala, founded the “Kowloon Ferry Company”, using one locally built wooden steam vessel, Morning Star, carrying 50 passengers between Pedder’s Wharf and Tsim Sha Tsui. ... more
Star Ferry
01 Mar 2018
Whether it is food sent to relieve a war-torn country, timber and steel for a large development project, or simply a consignment of computers and designer jeans, the most economic mode of transportation for bulk supplies of these goods is by ship. ... more
26 Jul 2017
Throughout history, governments have communicated with their subjects concerning matters great and small. Prior to the advent of printing, mass communication was largely verbal via public meetings or the use of town criers to spread the news of a military victory, the arrival of a new king or public hazards threatening the health of the community. ... more