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  1. 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 ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wan Chai report room to close The report room at the 78-year-old Wan Chai police station in Gloucester Road will close at 7am today. The new report room is in Arsenal House in Wan Chai. ...

  3. Trends in high places

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... years, Wan Chai has been the top performer of Hong Kong's 18 districts, with property prices up 99.2 per cent since June 2006. The average price per square foot there is now HK$13,711, ... investors from the mainland, in particular, have performed almost as well as Wan Chai- up 98.5 per cent since 2006. Central and Western district has been another top performer, with average prices ...

  4. Building's owners to meet lawyers over death

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The owners of the building from which a billboard fell and killed a woman are to meet lawyers today to see whether they can be held legally responsible, Wan Chai district councillor Anna Tang King-yung said. A billboard belonging to a Thai restaurant at 207 Wan Chai Road fell and killed the woman pedestrian, surnamed Lam, on Saturday. The restaurant operator ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of conservation projects were unveiled, for example, Shanghai Street and the Blue House in Wan Chai. The focus of attention recently has been on Wing Lee Street in SoHo, with many people being opposed ... because soon they'll be like their money-grubbing parents, whose acquisitiveness has been passed down to their offspring. Renata Lopez, Wan Chai Bus riders must speak out It is a pity ...

  6. Mega Tower will breathe new life into the Wan Chai neighbourhood

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enhancing the value of properties in the general area, not to mention the value of our own properties. Go ahead, Hopewell; please do not wait any longer. Go ahead and bring back to Wan Chai ...

  7. Ringleaders of high-end hotel vice syndicate in Wan Chai arrested

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on. The operation took place on Tuesday evening when officers of the special duty squad of the Wan Chai police district raided a flat in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, where they arrested ... police operation focused specifically on high-end Wan Chai hotels where sex workers remain in their rooms while their controllers act as go-betweens for customers to be sent to them via websites ...

  8. What do alimony, Stanley Ho and landlords have in common? It must be love...

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... so drunk that you fall in love with your maid in a Wan Chai bar.' Someone should try running an anti-Valentine's Day competition next year. ...

  9. letters

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Commerce Smaller project is good news for all After years of delay, the former Mega Tower project in Wan Chai is finally going ahead. The developer has decided to scale down the size of the hotel due to extreme public pressure. I am in favour of the developer's concession as it creates a win-win situation. The spectacular views enjoyed by some Wan Chai residents won't ...

  10. Find designs in old Wan Chai

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Discovering Wan Chai's hidden design elements has been made easier with a pocket-sized guide. Detour-Wan Chai, an outreach programme presented by the Hong Kong Design ... local artists whose works can be found at various shops and studios in Wan Chai. Detour- Wan Chai runs until December 12. The map is available from various businesses and public venues. Visit ...




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