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  1. 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 ...

  2. Rival camps battle in Wan Chai by-election

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

    ... passers-by in Wan Chai's Canal Road constituency. Although the by-election came just 10 days before the annual march for democracy, both camps' publicity focused on livelihood issues, ... an arsonist on an MTR train. His team distributed leaflets with the slogan: 'Wan Chai person working for Wan Chai.' Canvassing for Mr Kwai, league chairman Wong Yuk-man saw the race as a way ...

  3. Pressure building to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Apr 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... it should have senior officials, such as Mr Ho talk to the developers.' Wan Chai District Council chairwoman Ada Wong Ying-kay said: 'I am sure if the government has a strong will to save ... Chloe Lai and Dikky Sinn Pressure is mounting on senior government officials to step in to save the historic Wan Chai Market, which faces demolition in 2006. Conservationists yesterday ...

  4. Tycoon calls for Wan Chai heliport

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... an existing pier next to Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai to be used by the Government Flying Service. But this plan has been criticised by district councils in both areas affected and the aviation ... on the Wan Chai waterfront to improve the city's competitiveness as a regional transport hub. The plan would involve reclaiming about 1,500 square metres of the harbour next to the Convention ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Black day for national education as Tamar site is swamped

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Ada Lee, Joyce Ng, Adrian Wan and Stuart Lau

    ... consecutive day against the national education curriculum. Organisers said 120,000 protesters packed the site, spilling back on to streets of Wan Chai and as far as Causeway Bay. Police estimated ... Dennis Chong, Ada Lee, Joyce Ng, Adrian Wan and Stuart Lau Tens of thousands estimated to have descended on Tamar site as the protest escalates, piling more pressure on C.Y. Leung Black ...

  6. Off and racing to district polls

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... councillor, David Wong Chor-fung. Both have registered to run in Tai Hang, Wan Chai. 'If you are determined to do something, you have to be the first to do it,' said Sin, a former lawmaker who is running for a district seat for the first time. He was queuing outside the registration office in Wan Chai at 9am. The incumbent Wong arrived about half an hour later. Another ...

  7. DAB leads seven of 18 district councils

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong now leads more than a third of district councils- Wan Chai, Yau Tsim Mong, Wong Tai Sin, Yuen Long, Sai Kung, North District and Tai ... camp has lost the chairmanships of Sham Shui Po, Kwai Tsing, Wan Chai and Yau Tsim Mong. The Democratic Party failed to keep Kwai Tsing after holding it for two decades. Of the 18 chairmen, ...

  8. Record turnout in district polls

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the New People's Party in Wan Chai's Tai Hang constituency. Sin said it was a 'painful loss' and showed that the public had 'sounded the alarm bells for the pan-democratic ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com A record turnout of 1.2 million people voted yesterday in the most hotly contested district council elections in the city's history. Of the 2.9 ...

  9. No contest for 80 seats in district polls

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chung-kai and pro-government New People's Party incumbent Wong Chor-fung in Tai Hang, Wan Chai. People Power candidates will also clash with the Civic Party in two constituencies, something Lau ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Infighting among pan-democrats has left 80 district council seats in the upcoming election with only one candidate, most of whom are from ...

  10. Fierce battles likely in district council elections

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... dominates the campaign. What voters consider is whether you have done enough for them, not if you will select a chief executive.' Sin is considering contesting the poll in Wan Chai district ... Tanna Chong More than three million voters have the chance to take part in what are set to be the most heated district council elections in recent years. In the November polls, voters ...




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