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  1. Veteran Wan Chai councillor to bow out

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Ada Wong says she will step down and set up a think-tank to focus on district issues The chairwoman of Wan Chai District Council, cultural advocate Ada Wong Ying-kay, ... the district'. Another Wan Chai councillor, Mary Ann King Pui-wai of Civic Act-up, is also quitting. She said it had been frustrating that the government treated the council as a tool to manipulate ...

  2. Teens say Wan Chai a crowded bore: survey

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... month, only 22 per cent thought the area had unique characteristics. The survey, commissioned by Wan Chai District Council, sought to find out how young people who live there or spend a lot ... activities. Anna Tang King-yung, a Wan Chai district councillor, said the council had paid little attention to the needs of teenagers and the study aimed to rectify this. Catherine Leung Lai-yee, ...

  3. Swap till you drop at Wan Chai bazaar

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to raise awareness about conservation of old streets in the district. The event was organised by the St James' Settlement charity and Wan Chai District Council under the Community-oriented ... a further 200 visited the opening yesterday. Participants included both residents of Wan Chai and people from other districts. A spokeswoman for St James' Settlement, Yuen Hoi-yan, said ...

  4. Students go walkabout in Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Livelihood Museum, Stone Nullah Lane. The initiative, funded by the Wan Chai District Council, seeks to help teachers understand how the concept of 'sustainable development' can be applied ... Nora Tong Interested in the history and development of Wan Chai? Find out more in a tour this afternoon led by students from Hong Kong Baptist University. Faculty and students ...

  5. Where To Live: Wan Chai

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Overview Wan Chai is a district of contrasts. Most people associate the neighbourhood with the bars and nightclubs on Lockhart Road and Jaffe Road, or the office buildings on Gloucester Road. But away from the crowded streets of its commercial core there are quiet residential neighbourhoods, most notably on Kennedy Road. As one of the oldest districts on Hong Kong Island, Wan Chai ...

  6. Former Wan Chai cargo area is transformed into pet playground

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... a bridge before getting to the promenade,' Wan Chai district councillor Mary Ann King Pui-wai said yesterday. 'Dogs are not allowed to enter most of the parks in Hong Kong. We hope ... the project cost HK$6 million to HK$7 million. The project was initiated by the district council, a subcommittee of the Wan Chai Development Phase II Review and the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee. ...

  7. Fears for Wan Chai's craft trades

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma More of Wan Chai's craft-based industries could share the fate of the district's wedding card businesses if the government continues on its present course ... of the Community Cultural Concern lobby group. The report, commissioned by Wan Chai District Council, criticises the government for paying lip service to preserving communal networks while following ...

  8. Authority strives to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Joseph Lau Luen-hung. Wan Chai district councillors and leading architects have urged the authority and the owner of the market to rule out demolition in any development proposal. Two more ... Chester Yung and Martin Wong The Urban Renewal Authority and a property developer are looking for ways to preserve Wan Chai Market. The authority's new chairman, Barry Cheung ...

  9. Accident waiting to happen at congested Wan Chai station

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his letter 'Rethink needed on Wan Chai' (November 6), Paul Zimmerman, of Designing Hong Kong Harbour District, paints a bleak picture on the possible future for this district ... on traffic through Wan Chai MTR station. Anybody who has the misfortune to go through this station at 6pm while a large trade fair is being held, has to battle through long lines at the ticket ...

  10. 44 foreign men report drugging in Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Police have revealed that 44 foreign men have reported being drugged and robbed by sex workers in Wan Chai's bar district since 2004. But they believe the figures ... used'. 'Since 2004, Wan Chai district police have recorded 44 theft cases in which the victims- mostly foreign nationals- were approached by sex workers while they were having drinks ...




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