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  1. Grave concerns

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Nicolson. The small cemeteries that had already been established in Wan Chai district were overrun by urban growth. The current site in Happy Valley, sufficiently remote from the new development ... and Yeung Kui-wan, who was assassinated for his involvement in the Chinese revolutionary movement. Many inscriptions recorded in detail the achievements of the dead, including one of a police ...

  2. Part-time study is not just about a 'quarter-life' crisis

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... that a two-hour interview would not be enough to satisfy my desire to learn about how to preserve the charisma of old Hong Kong districts such as Wan Chai. This was not my first postgraduate study. ...

  3. Youthful dreams crumble under insurmountable odds

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... who has been living in Sheung Shui all his life. 'A single trip from Sheung Shui to Wan Chai costs more than $20, not to mention the high tuition fees. With a monthly salary of only $4,000, how can I afford to study there?' he said. The teenager was also frustrated with the lack of proper venues for him to practise his steps in the district. 'What can I do? All we ...

  4. Charges dropped against troubled barrister Murray

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Scottish barrister was instead bound over yesterday to be on good behaviour for 12 months for the sum of $1,000. Prosecutor Edward Brook told the Tsuen Wan Magistracy yesterday that the type ... help the defendant in his effort to rehabilitate himself, said Mr Brook. Principal magistrate Lambert Lee Ka-chai permitted the binding-over order. Murray submitted to court yesterday a letter ...

  5. Square will complete Sheung Wan revamp

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The Urban Renewal Authority will complete the second and last phase of its Sheung Wan revitalisation with the opening of a 4,000-square metre public square near the Western Market at the end of next year. Sheung Wan Fong, at the junction of Morrison and Wing Lok streets, will become the district's landmark, attracting local performers and tourists interested ...

  6. Union attacks awarding of HK$50m contracts

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Chau, Chi Ma Wan and Po Toi island. The company, which had 19 employment-related convictions between 1999 and 2001, continued many of its harsh policies on staff, he said. ...

  7. Companies and agencies begin to feel the pinch

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Polly Hui

    ... meeting, a week before protests are due to be staged. Some multinationals in Admiralty and Wan Chai have spent significant sums on temporary relocation, including transporting office documents ... headquarters in Wan Chai, a 'mass migration' is taking place to prepare for its closure from December 11 to 18. 'We are talking about transporting more than 100 [animals] from one place ...

  8. Disney is ready for the crowds

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Dennis Eng Control measures are in place to deal with large crowds expected to flock to Disneyland and the public areas just outside it on Sunday evening to enjoy the Mid-Autumn Festival. 'We are expecting a lot of people at Hong Kong D ...

  9. Steel workers say huge fuel depot is too close to smelter

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... adding that many people lived not far from the mill. Chan Wan-sang, a Tuen Mun district councillor, said resistance to the depot reflected only part of a larger town-planning problem. 'Tuen ... it had received all necessary approvals. 'We had meetings with district councillors, and carried out environmental impact and safety assessments to make sure that we will meet local ...

  10. Green dream for Central unveiled by academics

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... an underground Central-Wan Chai bypass is suggested to reduce noise and air pollution. The existing bus terminus would be upgraded to a convenient public transport interchange under the boutique hotel. ...




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