Updated: 2015-12-28 08:28

(HK Edition)

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China Daily HK lensmen captured some of the key moments from the year that has just gone by. Be it the all - engulfing fog at the feak or an arrest in connection with a high - profile kidnapping. our photofraphers showed up where the news was.


1. Heavy fog envelops the Hong Kong skyline around Victoria Harbour on March 16. 2. Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park was opened to the public on June 26 once again after a 18-year hiatus. 3. Policemen join residents to celebrate Songkran (New Year's Day in Thailand) at Tak Ku Ling Road, Kowloon City, on April 12. 4. Art Central, featuring over 75 galleries from around the world, opened at Central Harbourfront on March 12. 5. A 260-strong squad of young people trained with People's Liberation Army soldiers at the San Wai Barracks in Fanling in July. 6. Australian artist Sam Jinks' nude sculpture was among the highlights of the Art Basel art fair which opened on March 13. 7. A player from the Fiji team (left) stops his opponent from New Zealand during the final match of Hong Kong Rugby Sevens in March. 8. A scuffle ensued during a demonstration against the parallel traders from the Chinese mainland, in Yuen Long on March 1. 9. A suspect in a multi-million-dollar kidnap-for-ransom is brought to the crime scene in Ngau Chi Wan on May 5.10. For the first time People's Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison conducted a live-fire military exercise in public view at Tsing Shan on July 4. 11. The students of Christian Zheng Sheng College, Lantau Island - HK's only school for former juvenile delinquents, douse themselves in ice-cold water on a rainy day in May. 12. A grassy patch at the Central Harbourfront makes for a great spot to relax at for this couple. 13. A life-size figure by British artist Antony Gormley stands like a sentinel, watching over Hong Kong's business district in Central on Nov 16. 14 & 14A. Survivors of the Nepal earthquake in April, shot in July. 15. Residents of Kai Ching Estate in Kowloon City collect potable water from a temporary public tap after water supply to the estate was suspected to contain excessive lead on July 13. 16. Muslims observe Eid al-Fitr at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on July 18. 17. A 400-year-old Chinese banyan tree on Bonham Road, Sai Ying Pun, was chopped down without consulting the residents on Aug 10.

(HK Edition 12/28/2015 page10)