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  1. Have Your Say

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If more people tried to reach out, we would not have so many suicides. Cindy Lo Leung Shek Chee College Should students have credit cards? People living in a modern city use credit cards because they are convenient. A lot of places, such as supermarkets, restaurants and salons, accept credit cards. Credit cards are a good thing for adults, but I'm not sure if students should have one. Many ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainlander surrenders after botched robbery A visitor from the mainland surrendered to police after a failed robbery attempt in Wan Chai. At 4am, the 35-year-old man, robbed two women who were in a private vehicle parked near the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre. The women gave him a handbag that contained credit cards and shopping receipts. No money was inside. ...

  3. A creative disconnect

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and come back when they have a sure-fire winner. The credit for inventiveness in such circumstances is invariably taken by those in other countries, who saw how brilliant the idea was and ran ... no matter what its pedigree. The result of our free-market spirit is that our biggest claim to inventive fame is the Octopus card. (A rock-sampling tool, jointly developed by a local dentist ...

  4. HK$6b bid wins Wedding Card St

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Urban Renewal Authority is expected to reap a fat profit from the redevelopment of Wedding Card Street in Wan Chai, which has been awarded to a consortium of two top ... competed for the project, which is proceeding after opposition by residents and activists over destruction of wedding-card shops in Lee Tung Street, which gave the area its popular name. 'The ...

  5. 15 proposals on 'Wedding Card Street'

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A total of 15 submissions were received on the redevelopment of the former 'Wedding Card Street' at Lee Tung and McGregor streets in Wan Chai, the Urban Renewal Authority said yesterday. A tender-review panel will shortlist entries and invite formal tender submissions for the 88,500 sq ft site. ...

  6. Wedding Card Street protester resumes vigil after hospital visit

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

    ... Helen Wu The 59-year-old Wedding Card Street protester who was taken to hospital on Thursday after a 92-hour hunger strike said yesterday she would be happy to do it all again. 'The ... I would still take the hard road because the public's attention was drawn to Wedding Card Street and the redevelopment issues in Hong Kong.' Ms Yip, of the H15 Concern Group comprising ...

  7. Coma fears in Wedding Card Street hunger strike

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The former proprietor of a shop in Wedding Card Street pledged yesterday to continue an 80-hour hunger strike in protest against the area's redevelopment, despite her ... Yip launched her fast in protest at the start of demolition in the street- nicknamed Wedding Card Street because of a profusion of wedding card shops- three weeks before the Town Planning ...

  8. Urban renewal chief chased by 'Wedding Card Street' protesters

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A meeting between the Urban Renewal Authority chairman and hunger strikers in Wan Chai's 'Wedding Card Street' ended in chaos yesterday as demonstrators chased him ... was able to leave only after police ordered the protesters to calm down and issued a verbal warning. Mr Cheung remained adamant the development of the Lee Tung Street area- known as Wedding Card ...

  9. Mix of old and new the perfect blend for Wedding Card Street

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The concern group for the development of 'Wedding Card Street' (Lee Tung Street) has put forward another proposal for the project, in its latest attempt to halt the project and to retain around 30 old tenement buildings ('Group revises Wedding Card Street plan', November 9). The Urban Renewal Authority's approved proposal would demolish most ...

  10. Wedding Card Street protests involved non-residents of the area

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chung-lun, was asked to comment on the radio about the recent protest by a small group against the authority's plans to redevelop Lee Tung Street, also known as Wedding Card Street. These plans ...




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