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  1. Six-hour fight to quell Wan Chai fire

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Nearly 150 firefighters took six hours to put out a blaze at a Henderson Land construction site in Wan Chai yesterday. It was the most serious fire in the city so far this year. There were no casualties. Emergency crews were sent to the site at the junction of Jaffe Road and Marsh Road at 3.20am when construction materials burst into flames ...

  2. Appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTERS Updated at 7.46pm: Police on Tuesday appealed for information about a traffic accident in Chai Wan last month in which a 47-year-old man died. About 7.10am on July 19, a taxi driven by the 47-year-old man was travelling along westbound Chai Wan Road. At the junction with Yee Shun Street, the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle and subsequently rammed ...

  3. Food poisoning strikes down 18 diners at Wan Chai hotel

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Buffet dinner is prime suspect in the second such outbreak in recent weeks At least 18 people have fallen sick after eating buffet dinners in a Wan Chai hotel, the second mass outbreak of food poisoning in two months. The victims, aged between 14 and 66, developed fever and gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhoea and abdominal pain after buffet dinners ...

  4. Police seek information after vessels collide off Sai Wan Ho Pier

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTERS Updated at 6.39pm: Police on Monday said they were anxious for information about a collision between a fishing boat and a barge off Sai Wan Ho Pier on Wednesday last week. A man was killed and another injured in the collision. A spokesman said the accident occurred at the Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter at about 8.30am, when a 24-metre oil barge struck a fishing ...

  5. Man dies in a fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FA TSUI Updated at 2.39pm: Police are investigating a traffic accident in which a 48-year-old man was killed in Tsuen Wan on Thursday morning. A police spokesman said the accident occurred ... head injuries. The man was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital, but was certified dead at 3.30am. Investigations on Thursday were underway by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories ...

  6. Woman left hanging from her flat during Tsuen Wan fire

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Street, Tsuen Wan, when a blaze was allegedly started outside a first-floor unit just before 5.30am. Fifty residents were trapped inside their homes because the staircase - which provides ... treatment. Tsuen Wan fire station commander Gary Wong Wing-kee said about 50 residents were led to safety as firefighters brought the blaze under control. The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes ...

  7. Tsuen Wan power out for 90 minutes

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tsuen Wan residents and businesses lost power for 90 minutes yesterday, forcing police to direct traffic and keeping firefighters busy rescuing people trapped in lifts. CLP ... A spokeswoman said the cause was still being investigated. The affected area included Hoi Shi Road, Mei Wan Street and Tai Ho Road and included several shopping malls and residential estates. Vendors ...

  8. A life saved during Typhoon Vicente by teams of dedicated, unsung heroes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to drive to the nearest hospital, which was a public one. I was immediately seen, handled and then sent to another public hospital in Chai Wan (which had an on-duty gynaecologist) by an ambulance ... heroes. During the ambulance trip to Chai Wan, my ambulance driver was kept up to date by the minute through his communication system about the many fallen trees, and remained aware of my husband ...

  9. Dance for Japan

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... More than 30 dancers including Eriko Ochiai and Mike Wang (left) perform; proceeds go to help the victims of the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami. Apr 5, 7.30pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$1,000-HK$2,000. Inquiries: 9209 9189 ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taxi driver fails breath test A taxi driver was arrested for drink-driving after his vehicle ran into the back of a taxi and pushed it into the back of another taxi on the Canal Road Flyover in Wan Chai at 5am yesterday. The man, 28, and two male passengers in one of the other taxis were injured and taken to Ruttonjee and Eastern hospitals. The driver failed a breath test ...




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