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  1. 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 ... 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 ...

  2. Restaurants and hotels sign up to provide shark-free banquet menus

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Twelve hotels and restaurants are offering shark-free banquet menus as part of a World Wildlife Fund initiative to help save shark stocks from being decimated. The development is a big step forward for conservation efforts in Hong Kong, which handles up t ...

  3. Deep-sea fish, born and bred in Chai Wan

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Long. The company, which set up shop in March last year, has an enclosed, environmentally friendly fish farm on the 14th floor of an industrial building in Chai Wan, breeding saltwater fish ...

  4. Wan Chai goes green on sunday

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Green Carnival 2004 will be held to raise public awareness of environmental protection on Sunday at the Wan Chai Sports Ground. The annual carnival is organised by the Green Council, the Education and Manpower Bureau and the University of Hong Kong. Activities will include 30 booth game counters, an air-filled sculpture playground and performances of pop songs, dance and drama. ...

  5. Mega Tower plan hits traffic obstacle

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... of the report needed clarification. Wan Chai district councillor Peggy Lee Pik-yee said area residents had always hoped the government would conduct a traffic study on its own. The government does ... Joyce Ng and Anita Lam 93-floor hotel's transport impact study rejected The proposed 93-storey Hopewell Centre II hotel in Wan Chai hit a hurdle yesterday when its transport impact ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Over vs under

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A three-tunnel bypass from Central to Wan Chai would require reclamation of at least 15.5 hectares and cost up to $28 billion to build. A flyover would need 11.5 hectares and cost $11 billion. Which is the better option? Write to us ...

  8. Minister announces plan to create city of gardens

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... an overall greening programme,' said the Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works. The plan would target densely populated districts such as Central, Wan Chai, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok ... many pipes and wires underground.' He cited Lockhart Road in Wan Chai as an example: '[Many] trees are planted there but there isn't enough space for them to grow.' The job ...

  9. Fired cleaner demands damages

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A cleaner at the Keys Club in Convention Plaza, Wan Chai, has demanded damages from the club's owner, saying she was fired after she fell ill with heart disease. Lau Wai-ming accused Ocean Energy, owner of the club, in a writ filed to the District Court this week of discriminating against her. She took sick leave from October 31, 2007 to February 1 last year ...

  10. Zoning order on Sai Wan beach is upheld

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board yesterday decided the existing temporary zoning allowing only agriculture is the best protection for defaced Sai Wan beach. After considering 350 ... million donation, which it was ready to use to set up a conservation trust for Sai Wan. His proposal for the site included a hostel providing bed space for 200 people, a flea market, camping ...




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