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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 Holdings begins redeveloping the 1937 streamlined Moderne-style building into a luxury residential complex. Alice Lau Mei-chun, 50, a fruit seller at the market for eight years, will be parting ...

  3. Trial torch relay goes without a hitch

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Joyce Man

    ... Celine Sun, Joyce Man and Eva Wu Olympic rehearsal run disrupts businesses but there are few complaints The rehearsal for the community torch relay went smoothly yesterday, with less traffic disruption and fewer complaints from the public than expected. The trial run, shortened by the government, started at 10.30am in Tsim Sha Tsui and ended at about 4.20pm in Wan Chai, 40 ...

  4. Worker to lose foot after stopping steel

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A worker was having his right foot amputated last night after he tried to stop a roll of steel weighing more than 8 tonnes from falling into the sea at Cheung Sha Wan yesterday morning. The accident occurred near the Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Food Market at 9am as Lee Shing-leung, 56, and his colleagues were loading steel onto a cargo ship. A supervisor said Mr Lee acted ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police had been called after the man used a steel bar to damage a doorbell during a fight with his 57-year-old mother. Gang robs pair of jewellery Two people aged 24 and 25 were attacked ... information. A 28-year-old man was injured when the acid was dropped at about 9.40pm. He was treated at a hospital and discharged. Woman hurt in drunken rampage A drunken man, 60, attacked a woman, 42, ...

  6. Man of the moment

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Antoni Gaudi, Glasgow's elegantly restrained style came from the talent of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. In a similar fashion, British architect Thomas Heatherwick is hoping be the man for Hong ... and ambitions.' It's his adaptable sense of application that initially brought him to the attention of the local public with Pacific Place. And while it might seem strange for a man often associated ...

  7. Open planning

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... off the apartment or shutting out light from the dining room. The sliding glass-and-steel door between the dining room and the kitchen was made by A-01 Designers for HK$33,000. 2 The floating staircase was designed and built by A-01 Designers. The steps are made from solid merbau wood. The narrow railing is solid steel. 3 The glass table with stainless-steel legs (HK$15,000) ...

  8. Rolling tones

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... piece of stone but I decided I'd never have marble when I read about how mining it ruins the environment. So, man-made stone was the solution.' Prakash-Chishty likes to think big. She ... Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2851 4040). David Roden (tel: 9774 3238; davidroden@netvigator.com) designed the coffee table- the stainless-steel base cost HK$8,000 from Tim Ho (12/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee ...

  9. Man arrested after high-rise stand-off

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 52-year-old man with a history of mental illness was arrested after he broke windows and flowerpots with a metal hook and climbed down drainpipes from the roof ... climbing to the roof. Fearing the man might jump, firefighters inflated an air cushion. During a brief stand-off, the man hurled the hook to the street before climbing to the first-floor canopy ...

  10. Pair pull out of medical, Kowloon West polls

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and pressure from his former political allies. Yum was accused of being 'ungrateful' and attempting to take revenge on his mentor - radical stalwart Wong Yuk-man, the founding chairman ...




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