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  1. Flood of memories for the old hands at Wan Chai Market

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Long-time vendors and customers are bidding farewell to Wan Chai Market- and decades of memories- ahead of tomorrow's deadline to vacate. They are moving as Chinese Estate ... with her childhood. 'Even if I'm going to miss it, there's no other way,' she said. Her parents began as Wan Chai vendors in the 1950s, when they moved from Haifeng county, ...

  2. Wan Chai bars want more police on the beat

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Bar owners in Wan Chai have called on police to increase foot patrols to head off what they say is an increase in violent incidents in the popular entertainment district. ... incident,' said Noel Smyth, chairman of the Wan Chai Alliance, a business group that promotes the district. 'You always get some incidents in an area like this, but there are more ...

  3. Wan Chai's new facade will lift prices

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Johnston Road and 18 Ship Street is having a positive impact on property prices in Wan Chai, according to estate agents. In addition to the five tenement buildings, the Urban Renewal ... to HK$10,000 for Johnston Road's J-Residence and Wan Chai Road's the Zenith, another 40-floor joint development with the URA. 'Taking away the new developments, most buildings ...

  4. 24-site heritage tour for Wan Chai

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Access to some buildings on trail uncertain The government has identified 24 spots to form a heritage trail that tells the story of old Wan Chai, although the fate of some ... in the past, does not go far enough. The locations identified by the Old Wan Chai Revitalisation Initiatives Special Committee cover landmarks like the Blue House on Stone Nullah Lane and the old Wan ...

  5. Actress assaulted in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam TVB actress Angela Tong Ying-ying, 32, was attacked while taking a break during filming of a Chinese drama at Spring Garden Lane in Wan Chai at about noon yesterday. Television reported that a man was seen to slap Tong's face and run away. The actress's assistant chased a man and detained him in Tai Yuen Street. Police were called and the man was arrested. Tong ...

  6. Zest gets revitalised, while Pawn eatery in Wan Chai prepares for opening move

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Room and Classified will be opening its big new venture called The Pawn on April 11. This massive project takes over the entire site of the heritage building at 62 Johnston Road in Wan Chai ...

  7. Listings- Wan Chai

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1/5 NUEVO G/F, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai Telephone 2529 2300 Website www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Mediterranean Specialities Steak, seafood, tapas Wine list A wide selection from around ... an interior with plush leather and suede couches, warm lighting and great music. AGAVE TEQUILA Y COMIDA G/F Beverly House, 93 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai Telephone 2866 3228 Website www.epicurean.com.hk ...

  8. Bright new Wan Chai Market opens to applause from vendors and shoppers

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Vendors and shoppers gave a thumbs-up to the spacious and air conditioned new Wan Chai Market, which was packed on its opening day yesterday. Gone is the hot, dim environment ... Raymond Au Yeung, 62, who shops at Wan Chai Market daily. Situated near Cross Street, Stone Nullah Lane and Wan Chai Road, where many shops sell fresh meat, seafood and vegetables, the new market ...

  9. Government offices may leave Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The government may free up prime sites for office buildings in Wan Chai by moving some of its own offices to Kowloon and the New Territories. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the government would study the feasibility of rebuilding Immigration Tower, Wan Chai Tower and Revenue Tower at Kai Tak and in Tseung Kwan O. If the plan goes ahead, developers could ...

  10. Campaign to preserve old Wan Chai

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Activists and residents are planning to put forward an application to the Town Panning Board to have old Wan Chai- the area bound by Queen's Road East and Johnston Road- rezoned into a special design area to prevent more high-rise towers being built. The H15 Concern Group plans to team up with the Kennedy Road Protection Group, a residents' group fighting ...




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