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  1. Where To Live: Wan Chai

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Overview Wan Chai is a district of contrasts. Most people associate the neighbourhood with the bars and nightclubs on Lockhart Road and Jaffe Road, or the office buildings on Gloucester Road. But away from the crowded streets of its commercial core there are quiet residential neighbourhoods, most notably on Kennedy Road. As one of the oldest districts on Hong Kong Island, Wan Chai ...

  2. If Wan Chai was a person, how would you draw it?

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Actually, I think Wan Chai has two faces. On one hand, it is one of the oldest districts in Hong Kong. But, on the other, there are many new commercial buildings. I used to skateboard in Wan Chai ... Interviews by Lilian Goh Dick Li Age: 21 Top tunes: Ping Pung's Love is the Biggest Right I would draw Wan Chai as an elderly person who is going to die soon. The population ...

  3. Government offices may leave Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... take some time to gain public support. A member of Wan Chai District Council, Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, opposed the idea, saying it would deprive residents- especially the elderly- of convenient ... Olga Wong The government may free up prime sites for office buildings in Wan Chai by moving some of its own offices to Kowloon and the New Territories. Financial Secretary John Tsang ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Coastal Tsuen Wan-Tuen Mun railway not worth the cost, minister says

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Costs overrode calls for new coastal MTR line Calls for a Tuen Mun-Tsuen Wan MTR line were ignored in the latest railway development blueprint because ... He said the population in the two districts would see around 10 per cent growth by 2021 and remain pretty static for the following decade. "Based on such figures, [the line] would ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Food Review: Nasubi in Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Nasubi 260 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai Tel: 2670 0662 Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm   Cuisine: Japanese Price: about HK$460 without drinks or the service charge. Ambience: quiet. Apart from a few Japanese businessmen at the sushi counter, our group of three were the only other diners. Recommended dishes: yuba with dashi gelee (HK$98) was an excellent starter. It was cool ...

  6. Former Wan Chai cargo area is transformed into pet playground

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... a bridge before getting to the promenade,' Wan Chai district councillor Mary Ann King Pui-wai said yesterday. 'Dogs are not allowed to enter most of the parks in Hong Kong. We hope ... the project cost HK$6 million to HK$7 million. The project was initiated by the district council, a subcommittee of the Wan Chai Development Phase II Review and the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Artworks set to provide facelift for Wan Chai

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Secondary school students can help give Wan Chai a new look with their artistic sense and creativity. A design competition, organised by the Wan Chai District Council's cultural and leisure services committee and the Hong Kong Arts Centre, aims to give Wan Chai- an area popular among tourists and locals alike- a facelift. With the theme 'New. Reading. Space ...

  9. Stallholders win partial reprieve for Wan Chai street market

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Wan Chai street market will not be consigned to oblivion after all- some of the stalls will be allowed to continue operating, officials told district councillors yesterday- ... the government has relented and will pay compensation to stallholders who surrender their licences. The pledges were made at a closed-door meeting of Wan Chai district councillors and officials from ...

  10. Fears for Wan Chai's craft trades

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma More of Wan Chai's craft-based industries could share the fate of the district's wedding card businesses if the government continues on its present course ... of the Community Cultural Concern lobby group. The report, commissioned by Wan Chai District Council, criticises the government for paying lip service to preserving communal networks while following ...




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