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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wan Chai workers feeling the strain

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Commuters in a worse mental state than residents, district council's study finds Wan Chai workers feeling the strain It may have a reputation ... who lived in other districts but commuted to the bustling commercial area than for the 160,000 local residents, a study commissioned by Wan Chai District Council found. They scored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620781/wan-chai-workers-feeling-strain
  2. Supermarkets taken to task over pesticides

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... and peaches from ParknShop branches in Ma On Shan and Guangzhou, and Vanguard branches in Wan Chai and Guangzhou. Among the residues found, the most dangerous were the pesticides chlorpyrifos ... Adrian Wan Pesticide residues that could cause cancer and disrupt the human endocrine system have been found in some fruit for sale in supermarkets, Greenpeace said yesterday. It called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690600/supermarkets-taken-task-over-pesticides
  3. Wan Chai district councillor admits fiddling expenses

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Wan Chai district councillor has admitted he fraudulently inflated his expenses claims and pocketed the difference. Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, 48, an elected member of the council with Canal Road as his constituency, pleaded guilty in the District Court to fraud and misconduct in public office, an Independent Commission Against Corruption spokesman said. Deputy Judge Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669408/wan-chai-district-councillor-admits-fiddling-expenses
  4. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Wan Chai is the richest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong and Sham Shui Po is the poorest, according to statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department yesterday. ... in the general household survey from January to December last year, analysed the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of residents in 18 districts. Wan Chai overtook Central and Western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632117/wan-chai-named-richest-most-educated-and-oldest-district
  5. Which Wan Chai will it be- heritage district or air-conditioned glass box?

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... of the chief concerns is that the character of Wan Chai- historically the district with the most diverse mix of social classes and businesses- will be lost in the push to redevelop the area between ... of public consultation and received approval from the government and the Wan Chai District Council in the mid-1990s. But council vice-chairman John Tse Wing-ling said his group had never been told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/446422/which-wan-chai-will-it-be-heritage-district-or-air-conditioned-glass-box
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Bang goes the neighbourhood! Residents worry as Wan Chai gets trendy makeover

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:43am by Charley Lanyon

    ... says she wouldn't have considered living in the district: "The rest of Wan Chai is really hectic and I don't usually hang out there. Lockhart Road is pretty obnoxious." Wan ... however, the district remained mostly residential, particularly enclaves closer to inland slopes. "Wan Chai is interesting because it is very complex with five separate coastlines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1528737/long-time-residents-worry-western-wan-chai-gets-trendy
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Dead newborn baby found in bin at Chai Wan shopping mall

    Posted May 25th 2014, 02:10pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... been dead for an estimated 12 to 24 hours, police said. Bruises were found on his hands, legs and chest, said Chief Inspector Sammual Lam Siu-wah, of Eastern district police. "[During ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519429/dead-newborn-baby-found-bin-chai-wan-shopping-mall
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Wan Chai council may merge with neighbour

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Two options on table- merging with Central and Western or taking in some of Eastern Wan Chai council may merge with neighbour Wan Chai District Council ... six committees under the district council," Wan Chai councillor David Wong Chor-fung said. "If we have only 11 councillors, it's not even enough to fill the chairman and deputy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242221/wan-chai-council-may-merge-neighbour
  9. Slice of city named national geopark

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Adrian Wan A 49-square-kilometre tract of some of Kong Kong's most rugged land and seascapes has been designated China's 183rd national geopark in a move that officials hope will boost tourism and lead to World Heritage status as early as next year. The park boasts one of the world's biggest collections of hexagonal rock columns, formed by volcanic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697317/slice-city-named-national-geopark
  10. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Planning board should reject Hopewell's Wan Chai project

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Howard Winn

    ... shops on Queen's Road East and the Wan Chai side streets." In addition to providing access to its retail facilities, Hopewell also hopes to get bonus plot ratio for the area ... appears to go to the developer. Another is a spurious claim that the project will provide a "missing link" between Wan Chai and Kennedy Road. But the KRPG objection says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1598274/planning-board-should-reject-hopewells-wan-chai-project

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