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  1. Rats targeted in five districts

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Efforts to eradicate rats were boosted in five districts after the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department found increased infestation rates in the first half of this year. Of 19 districts assessed, Kwun Tong (18.8 per cent), Tuen Mun (16.7 per cent), Eastern (15.6 per cent), Islands (12 per cent) and Southern (11.8 per cent) rated highest. Tai Po, Wan Chai ...

  2. CityChat

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... a month - the city's lowest. The highest average was in Wan Chai, at HK$20,000. Kwai Tsing is also the district most seriously affected by self-harm and teenage drug abuse. Kwai Tsing ... Adrian Wan Tin Shui Wai was splashed in headlines across Hong Kong as the City of Sadness thanks to a rash of suicide and domestic-violence cases, as well as such issues as high ...

  3. International list of luminaries to grace Business of Design Week

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... to December 5 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Entry to some programmes is free. More information is available on the event's website, www.bodw.com . The South China Morning ... Adrian Wan More than 135 international design luminaries will give talks as part of the Business of Design Week, which begins at the end of next month. The event, organised by the Hong ...

  4. Wan Chai district councillor admits fiddling expenses

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Wan Chai district councillor has admitted he fraudulently inflated his expenses claims and pocketed the difference. Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, 48, an elected member of the council with Canal Road as his constituency, pleaded guilty in the District Court to fraud and misconduct in public office, an Independent Commission Against Corruption spokesman said. Deputy Judge Li ...

  5. 120,000 jostle for special prices at opening of computer show, as some say too many fairs are hurting the trade

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan While more than 100,000 people jostled for products at knockdown prices, as the city's biggest computer fair opened at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai ... and culture with different districts in the exhibition hall, such as a digital culture and creativity showcase, to provide information and fun, instead of just plain buying and selling. 'We ...

  6. HK in space mission

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... on storage,' said Marilyn Leslie, president for Asian operations at MiniCo Self Storage, a United States company operating three self-storage sites in Chai Wan, Kwai Chung and Kwun Tong, all ... Written by Bernard Wan City's growing number of vacant industrial buildings make perfect sites for people who want to stock goods Once home to thousands of manufacturers, vacant ...

  7. Wan Chai air pollution report spurs push for traffic-free streets

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the district's air at levels nearly five times higher than recommended under the most stringent world standards. The joint Wan Chai District Council/Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council study measured ... Professor Chan recommended more pedestrian flyovers and subways to separate traffic from commuters, and more planting of vegetation throughout the district. Wan Chai District Council chairman Suen ...

  8. Ideas wanted for Wan Chai sites

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The government is now inviting private developers and non-government organisations to submit proposals to redevelop three sites in Wan Chai, namely the Blue House cluster on Stone Nullah Lane, Southorn Playground and Star Street. Wan Chai district councillor Stephen Ng Kam-chun said the committee fielding the proposals is open to all ideas. ...

  9. Developers keen to refurbish historic areas of Wan Chai

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong Two developers have shown interest in refurbishing old streetscapes in Wan Chai after an invitation to submit proposals was launched by the district council last ... pedestrian networks next to the tower with a budget of HK$25 million, according to a district council paper to be discussed today. Swire's proposal covers three public gardens and a recreation ...

  10. DAB candidate wins Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung The candidate from the government-loyalist camp won the district council by-election in Wan Chai yesterday. Jacqueline Chung Ka-man, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, polled 1,061 votes in the Canal Road, Wan Chai, constituency. Her rival, Gavin Kwai Sze-kit of the League of Social Democrats, received 544 votes. Turnout ...




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