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  1. Kowloon parents condemn ban on Wan Chai enrolments

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Kowloon district councillors have joined parents in condemning the education authority for denying students the chance to study in prestigious Wan Chai schools. Parents ... seek secondary places in Wan Chai. They have vowed to step up their action over the next week. District councillor Ng Po-shan said 17 schools and 247 places had been taken off the list ...

  2. Parents win concessions in Wan Chai schools row

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... for rejecting 'outright' the request for school places in Wan Chai for students in the three areas. Ng Po-shan, a member of the alliance and a Yau Tsim Mong district councillor, said officials ... in Wan Chai, would no longer be able to do so. Sought after English-medium schools such as Queen's College are located in the Wan Chai school net. The bureau agreed at a meeting with parents ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Giant butterfly sculpture causes flap in Tsuen Wan district

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Shan- has become so strong that some district councillors called for a public consultation to see if the plans needed changing. The butterfly statue was endorsed by the Tsuen Wan district ... cost causes a flap The preparation work for building two contentious district landmarks has started, despite widespread public criticism of them being too costly and even becoming eyesores. ...

  4. How representative are URA's district advisory committees?

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

    ... Authority's annual report. These cover Wan Chai, Central and Western, Sham Shui Po, Yau Tsim Mong, Kwun Tong and Kowloon City. So what have these committees been doing? Nothing, from my experience ... not have a single female member and, on the other two, Wan Chai and Kowloon City, men greatly outnumber women. Well, the last time I looked around our streets, I saw a lot of women; in fact, ...

  5. Match services to city's changing face, districts say

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Yau Tsim Mong district is set to have Hong Kong's youngest population by the end of the decade and Wan Chai its oldest, prompting calls for amenities in the areas ... 14. Wong Tai Sin, where many elderly people live in public housing estates, will be replaced by Wan Chai in 2019 as the district with the city's oldest population- with more than 22 per ...

  6. Off and racing to district polls

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... councillor, David Wong Chor-fung. Both have registered to run in Tai Hang, Wan Chai. 'If you are determined to do something, you have to be the first to do it,' said Sin, a former lawmaker who is running for a district seat for the first time. He was queuing outside the registration office in Wan Chai at 9am. The incumbent Wong arrived about half an hour later. Another ...

  7. District councils seek 200 urban renewal projects

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... district councils to identify architects and planners who would formulate renewal suggestions for Central and Western, Wan Chai, Kwun Tong, Yau Tsim Mong, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon City and Tsuen Wan ... City. Preservation and revitalisation elements are also seen in other studies relating to Yau Tsim Mong, Wan Chai and Central and Western districts. For example, it is suggested the appearance ...

  8. Population continues to surge in the New Territories districts

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... outbreak,' Ms Yeung said. Central and Western had the highest median household income at $22,900, followed by Wan Chai at $22,100. In sex distribution, Wan Chai had the least number of men, ... and on the islands. This has been the sixth consecutive year since 1997, when the department started its annual District Council District Report, that there has been population growth in the New Territories. ...

  9. Lawmakers baulk at citywide ban on on-street advertising

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... unauthorised on-street advertising has been banned in two districts. The deputy director of food and environmental hygiene, Alice Lau Yim, said that between early October and December 3, the department had seized 294 pull-up stands, A-shaped boards and banners, in Wan Chai district and almost 1,000 in Yau Tsim Mong. In the same period 13 prosecutions were launched in Wan Chai and 76 in Yau ...

  10. Acid attacks have grown into a baiting game, criminologists say

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Kobi Chan

    ... from the failure of police to capture him, they say. The criminologists were speaking as Wan Chai District Council endorsed installation of a surveillance system in Causeway Bay- where ... as approving a surveillance system to deter the throwing of items from height, the Wan Chai District Council also decided yesterday to set up a working group to follow up cases of fallen objects ...




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