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  1. 'Occupy Central' protest halts cancer fund-raiser

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com HSBC has cancelled an annual charity fair and parade scheduled for Saturday because of safety and security issues created by the Occupy Central ... fairground in the public space beneath the bank where the Occupy Central demonstrators have been staying since October 15. Organisers decided late last week to cancel the parade when they learned ...

  2. Occupy activists defiant in face of HSBC legal action

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee and Austin Chiu Members of Occupy Central, camped in open space beneath HSBC headquarters since last October, remained defiant yesterday in the face of possible legal action ... without its consent. Named in the writ are four defendants: 'occupiers of the ground floor of 1 Queen's Road Central', Mui Kai-ming - brother of late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui ...

  3. Activists given two weeks to file defence against HSBC

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A court yesterday gave Occupy Central participants two weeks to file their defences as HSBC pressed on with an attempt to remove them through legal action. ... to protest against what they see as injustices in the economic system. The first of four defendants in the case has been named the 'occupiers of the ground floor of 1 Queen's Road ...

  4. Brand gets reheated as feud simmers at Yung Kee

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the restaurant could be closed for a month this year for renovations. The premises were too old- Yung Kee has occupied its Central location since the 1960s- and the ventilation system needed to be fixed, ... Amy Nip and Austin Chiu A family's legal tussle over the ownership of Yung Kee has not halted the famous Central restaurant's quest to upgrade its 70-year-old brand ...

  5. Companies spread wings

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nearby. 'Central is predominantly occupied by banking and finance businesses, and the high-end service sector. This is historically due to access the location has to clients, transportation ... From Central and Causeway Bay to Chai Wan, a company's location is of paramount importance to its business. 'The location of a company's peer group and client base has ...

  6. Activists' plan halves reclamation

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Harbour conservationists say the proposal allows the government to meet its goals Harbour conservationists yesterday released an alternative plan for the Central and Wan ... of the Central-Wan Chai bypass and a harbour promenade. However, the reduction would mean commercial proposals likely to violate the principle of minimum reclamation, laid down by the courts, would ...

  7. Demonstrators sparked public backlash by blocking traffic

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Des Voeux Road Central to negotiate the slopes up and down the hill so as to skip these main roads. When the demonstrators crossed the barriers to also occupy the east-bound section ... Michael Chugani commented in Public Eye on the statement I made against groups of protesters who cut off traffic on major thoroughfares in Central and Queensway on the night of July ...

  8. Arrival of top London gallery boosts HK's profile

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Australia. White Cube, which represents a number of contemporary artists including Antony Gormley, will occupy upmarket new premises at 50 Connaught Road Central from March 2. The 550 square metre ... Cube confirmed it would open its first overseas branch in Central in March, joining the likes of Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Gagosian Gallery and Ben Brown Fine Arts, which have all established ...

  9. Meeting is called to calm the waters

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to remain in Central and occupy prime sites. I guess it is image.' The credit should have described Mr Hung as a transport expert from the Polytechnic University. We regret the error. ... with harbour-protection activists in a bid to calm the acrimonious debate over reclamation. The announcement of the meeting comes after the Executive Council yesterday decided to restart the controversial Central ...

  10. Restoring Queen's Pier must be integral part of conserving Central

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many have hailed the government's initiative of 'conserving Central' as a paradigm shift and a triumph of civil society's continuous efforts to conserve historic elements of Victoria City. It is certainly not easy in money-first Hong Kong and the government should be praised for its efforts. Conserving Central not only gives breathing spaces for a packed ...




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