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  1. So, it's farewell to another little bit of Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Another Wan Chai institution is going. Those in the know about Middle Eastern cuisine have been raving about the tiny eatery Zahra, at 409A Jaffe Road, for years (after it abandoned its original menu of both Mediterranean and Macanese food). But after 13 years at the same inconspicuous location, the Lebanese family that runs the restaurant has decided to call ...

  2. Eye on Wan Chai

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... With its busy street life, bustling bar scene and colourful temples, this area of town never sleeps, writes Annemarie Evans Wan chai is a wonderfully colourful area of Hong Kong- with a very eventful history. A bit on the seedy side, but with plenty happening all of the time. It's a place that stays awake 24 hours a day. Wan Chai is a good place to spend hours walking ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lau Brothers pay HK$304m Wan Chai Market premium

    Posted Nov 16th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Chinese Estates Holdings, a mid-tier developer run by tycoons the Lau brothers, has paid HK$304.41 million land premium to the government to convert the Bauhaus-style Wan Chai Market into a residential project. The 70-year-old Wan Chai Market at the junction of Queen's Road East and Wan Chai Road, is part of the Urban Renewal Authority project that comprises ...

  5. Appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTERS Updated at 7.46pm: Police on Tuesday appealed for information about a traffic accident in Chai Wan last month in which a 47-year-old man died. About 7.10am on July 19, a taxi driven by the 47-year-old man was travelling along westbound Chai Wan Road. At the junction with Yee Shun Street, the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle and subsequently rammed ...

  6. Restaurants listing- Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... AGAVE TEQUILA Y COMIDA G/F Beverly House, 93 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai Telephone: 2866 3228 Cuisine: Mexican Specialities: Tacos, nachos, fajitas, burritos, enchiladas Wine list: 150 Tequila ... dishes. Get plenty of lime and salt ready on the back of your hand. CHILI CLUB 1/F, 88 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai Telephone: 2527 2872 Cuisine: Thai Specialities: Curry, seafood Wine list: A few ...

  7. Henderson Land buys two sites in Wan Chai

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Henderson Land, Hong Kong's third-largest developer by market value, has bought two old buildings in Wan Chai for HK$825 million to boost the company's land bank. ... 'a reasonable profit' if it obtains HK$7,500 per square foot for flat prices, surveyors said. 'The site is close to the waterfront and commercial area of Wan Chai and the project ...

  8. Battle looms as Wan Chai street market faces axe

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Chloe Lai Stallholders, politicians join to fight death of an icon A fresh battle is looming over the changing face of Wan Chai as the government takes steps to close the oldest and largest market on Hong Kong Island. All 158 stallholders in the Wan Chai street market were told by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department last week that their licences would ...

  9. Minute by minute: the siege of Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and heads for junction of Tonnochy and Lockhart roads 5.30pm Protesters confront police 5.45pm Police close most roads into Wan Chai 6.30pm Clashes reach Fleming Road and worsen, with protesters using barricades as weapons and police using pepper spray 6.40pm Wan Chai MTR station shut 7.30pm Thirty protesters make a break for the convention centre, reaching Harbour Road fire station. ...

  10. Wan Chai block set for redevelopment

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Chinese Estates Holdings is preparing to demolish Tung Sang Building in Wan Chai and develop it into a commercial-residential tower. Surveyors yesterday said the redevelopment ... that will bring closer links between Wan Chai and Admiralty,' Mr Chan said. 'I believe that the average flat price of this project will reach $7,000 per square foot.' The 8,117 sq ft site ...




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