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  1. Junction of East and West enters new era

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Exhibition Centre, an architectural icon overlooking Victoria Harbour and site of the 1997 handover ceremony. The venue hosts world-class exhibitions, concerts and trade shows throughout the year, and it forms part of a larger commercial and retail area featuring five-star hotels and government and corporate headquarters. Along the prime waterfront of Harbour Road is Hong Kong's first dog ...

  2. Sha Tin to Central link facing delay of two years

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chloe Lai, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... The court ruling, which declared that a Town Planning Board move to reclaim 26 hectares in Wan Chai North breached the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, may affect the planned railway ... a population growth rate lower than we had expected,' Dr Liao said. 'So what should the development plan be and do we have a better solution for the cross-harbour line?' A spokeswoman ...

  3. Reclamation projects put squeeze on harbour

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gillian Yau Hong Kong's image owes much to Victoria Harbour, but that body of water has been squeezed to less than half its original width- to a mere 910 metres- with the completion ... that no reclamation along Victoria Harbour should be used for commercial purpose. 'In many countries, city planning is for people's well-being, but in Hong Kong city planning ...

  4. 'No need for committee to see plan for harbour'

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Taskforce chief blames communication lapse for anger over reclamation options The chairman of the Harbour Enhancement Committee's taskforce on the Wan Chai reclamation ... with creative ideas.' Roger Tang Man-hung, a harbour committee member who represents the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, said he was happy with the clarification on the plans. 'I was worried ...

  5. Harbour agency plans secret meetings

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... harbour reclamation works in an atmosphere of 'transparency and early public participation', the government has proposed that its discussions be held in secret. The Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau has suggested that meetings of three subcommittees of the Harbour-front Enhancement Committee should be held behind closed doors, which it said would make operations easier ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the courts to uphold the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance. A single decision by the chief executive or the courts for congestion charging, and giving a 100 per cent discount to through traffic, ...

  7. City bracing for disruption during torch relay test run

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to Tsim Sha Tsui. After crossing Victoria Harbour, the torch will pass through Central at about 3.50pm and reach its destination at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai at 5pm. The government said ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... and designer's work traces the development of Hong Kong over the past two decades. Today-Thu, 10am-8pm, 5/F the Pao Gallery, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2980 0373. Ends Thu ... and flowing strokes. Daily, 9am-9pm, free. Until May 11: 1/F Lobby, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; May 15-31: OC Gallery, G/F Olympian City I, 11 Hoi Fai Rd, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2132 ...

  9. Green grass of home

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wan Chai waterfront promenade will provide a wooded and grass area for people to walk and enjoy. They can also bring their dogs. Should Hong Kong look at having more of these recreation areas? Write to us. ...

  10. The Nightingale

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Nightingale A show of shadow puppetry, dance, video and music for adults and children aged six and over to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen. Performed by British and Hong Kong artists in English and Cantonese with some Putonghua. Today then Fri-Sat, 8pm; Sat also at 3pm, Shouson Theatre, Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, $60-$220 Urbtix. ...




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