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  1. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Wan Chai is the richest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong and Sham Shui Po is the poorest, according to statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department yesterday. ... in the general household survey from January to December last year, analysed the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of residents in 18 districts. Wan Chai overtook Central and Western ...

  2. Wan Chai bars want more police on the beat

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Bar owners in Wan Chai have called on police to increase foot patrols to head off what they say is an increase in violent incidents in the popular entertainment district ... incident,' said Noel Smyth, chairman of the Wan Chai Alliance, a business group that promotes the district. 'You always get some incidents in an area like this, but there are more ...

  3. Zest gets revitalised, while Pawn eatery in Wan Chai prepares for opening move

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Room and Classified will be opening its big new venture called The Pawn on April 11. This massive project takes over the entire site of the heritage building at 62 Johnston Road in Wan Chai ...

  4. Actress assaulted in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam TVB actress Angela Tong Ying-ying, 32, was attacked while taking a break during filming of a Chinese drama at Spring Garden Lane in Wan Chai at about noon yesterday. Television reported that a man was seen to slap Tong's face and run away. The actress's assistant chased a man and detained him in Tai Yuen Street. Police were called and the man was arrested. Tong ...

  5. Government offices may leave Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... take some time to gain public support. A member of Wan Chai District Council, Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, opposed the idea, saying it would deprive residents- especially the elderly- of convenient ... Olga Wong The government may free up prime sites for office buildings in Wan Chai by moving some of its own offices to Kowloon and the New Territories. Financial Secretary John Tsang ...

  6. New heliport poised for liftoff in Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Wan Chai District Council on the project next month before seeking funding approval from Legco's public works subcommittee and Finance Committee by the middle of the year. Raymond Ho ... despite worries about noise and pollution. The government will seek funding for the proposed Wan Chai heliport from the Legislative Council by the middle of this year. The project is estimated ...

  7. Mega Tower will breathe new life into the Wan Chai neighbourhood

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enhancing the value of properties in the general area, not to mention the value of our own properties. Go ahead, Hopewell; please do not wait any longer. Go ahead and bring back to Wan Chai ...

  8. Wan Chai's new facade will lift prices

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... district has also had a positive impact on the older properties in the area,' Ms Cheng said. As these preserved tenements become landmarks of Wan Chai, and with the area's proximity to Admiralty and Central, Ms Cheng believes the transformation of the district will be advantageous in the long term. 'Wan Chai has always been very cosmopolitan. It appeals to buyers and tenants- ...

  9. Bar bosses are out to clean up Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser Nightspots in talks to tackle crime Worried bar and restaurant owners in Wan Chai's entertainment district have begun moves to clean up the area's reputation amid ... evidence, but little else. A police spokesman said that last year, the number of incidents of late-night violence in the Wan Chai district was virtually identical to that of 2006, adding ...

  10. Wan Chai brawl puts four in hospital

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A fight erupted at Joe Bananas nightclub in Wan Chai early yesterday between two groups armed with bottles and wooden stakes. Four people needed hospital treatment. ... semi-final match between Turkey and Germany. Witnesses said the entertainment district turned into a battleground. Police have confirmed there was a report of fighting at 3.30am on June 26, ...




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