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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Owners seek $1.5b for two old buildings in Wan Chai

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Ninety-three per cent of homeowners and investors in two old buildings in Wan Chai have put up the properties for tender with a price tag of about $1.5 billion. The tender for Kam Kwok Building, at the junction of Gloucester Road and Marsh Road, and National Building at the junction of Jaffe Road, will close on July 25 and will be handled by property consultant ...

  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. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Expo excuse for painting wan chai red... and white

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun There's going to be much boozing in Wan Chai this week- and not just on Lockhart and Jaffe roads. A three-day wine trade fair, Vinexpo Asia-Pacific starts today at the Convention and Exhibition centre with about 7,000 spirited importers, wholesalers, winemakers and other beverage professionals wining and dining their way to more business. It's the second time ...

  10. 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 ...




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