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  1. Plea to keep dogs at public housing estates

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Ada Wong Ying-kay, a former chairwoman of the Wan Chai District Council who supports the movement, said the government should show some respect to dogs and their owners. 'A harmonious ...

  2. Dickson owes $17m, subcontractors say

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and police headquarters in Wan Chai. Kan Yin-tung, 73, owner of Hing Kee Wooden Door, said he was owed $2.1 million for nine months' work. 'We had meetings with them many times, but didn't get a penny,' Mr Kan said. 'We have no way out and join the protest.' His company worked on decoration projects in the Transport Department offices in Wan Chai, Customs ...

  3. 80 schools to close for start of WTO talks

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... conference. 'We do not know if more schools will have the day off. But the Wan Chai area will be most affected and almost all schools in the district told us that they would make ... Martin Wong About 30,000 pupils at 80 schools in Wan Chai will have a holiday on the first day of the World Trade Organisation meeting on December 13 to avoid expected traffic jams ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the northern New Territories. She also said people moving to areas such as Kwun Tung might not be able to pay high transport costs. Members urged the Central-Wan Chai bypass be started. ...

  5. Veterans help fresh faces

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the second of our series highlighting major battlegrounds in next month's district council elections, Albert Wong looks at Wan Chai district One quarter of Wan Chai District ... Party member. Lawyer Andrew Wong Fai-fung is also contesting the Hennessy seat. Wan Chai District Number of constituencies: 11 Number of candidates: 26 Number of voters: 64,364 Estimated ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them from becoming permanent residences. Change of land use ruling on Wan Chai site defended Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor defended the government's plan to change the use of a harbourfront site in Wan Chai to commercial use, saying it did not violate the Harbour Protection Ordinance. Former Society for Protection of the Harbour chairman Winston Chu Ka-sun ...

  7. King Yin Lei mansion owner gets land swap

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Executive Council yesterday approved a land exchange with the private owner of the Stubbs Road mansion King Yin Lei, which has been declared a monument. The owner was granted a man-made slope next to the site of the mansion, with an area of 4 ...

  8. Mansion owner to face land premium in swap

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The owner of the King Yin Lei mansion will be asked to pay a land premium for a proposed land swap in which an adjacent green-belt site will be traded for the mansion, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said. But an experienced su ...

  9. Mansion's owner offers to foot restoration bill

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Helen Wu The owner of the defaced King Yin Lei mansion has offered to pay to restore it, in a surprise move communicated to the government by his architect. The offer is disclosed in a paper to be discussed by the Antiquities Advisory Board ...

  10. Slim chance

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed third-phase expansion of the Convention Centre in Wan Chai is unlikely to be accepted by the government. Are officials right to reject this proposal, or should the centre be enlarged? Write to us. ...




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