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  1. Swap till you drop at Wan Chai bazaar

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Origami, hand-sewn bags and traditional snacks were among items exchanged by Wan Chai residents at a swap meeting yesterday. All transactions at the Wan Chai bazaar are done ... denominations: five, 10, 30 and 60 points. About 30 stalls at the Wan Chai Park football pitch displayed an array of goods, including food, clothes, stationery and handmade artefacts. A cha guo, ...

  2. Accident waiting to happen at congested Wan Chai station

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his letter 'Rethink needed on Wan Chai' (November 6), Paul Zimmerman, of Designing Hong Kong Harbour District, paints a bleak picture on the possible future for this district. ... on traffic through Wan Chai MTR station. Anybody who has the misfortune to go through this station at 6pm while a large trade fair is being held, has to battle through long lines at the ticket ...

  3. Veteran Wan Chai councillor to bow out

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Ada Wong says she will step down and set up a think-tank to focus on district issues The chairwoman of Wan Chai District Council, cultural advocate Ada Wong Ying-kay, ... in pushing forward policies. She said one of her proudest achievements with the council was creating a 'pet park' on the Wan Chai promenade. Her biggest regret was failing to rescue ...

  4. Students go walkabout in Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Interested in the history and development of Wan Chai? Find out more in a tour this afternoon led by students from Hong Kong Baptist University. Faculty and students of the university's geography department are inviting secondary teachers of geography and liberal arts to join their tour between 2pm and 4pm, starting at the famous Blue House, also known as Wan Chai ...

  5. Developer saves Wan Chai market

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu New redevelopment blueprint turns Wedding Card St into Wedding City A new blueprint for heritage conservation in Wan Chai was mapped out yesterday after the Urban Renewal Authority agreed to preserve the facade of the Wan Chai market and oversee a HK$300 million revitalisation of the area's main historic sites. The latest arrangement will transform Lee Tung ...

  6. Teens say Wan Chai a crowded bore: survey

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Older residents may look on Wan Chai as a place full of nostalgic memories, but for more than half of youngsters it is noisy and crowded. Of 1,208 teenagers interviewed last month, only 22 per cent thought the area had unique characteristics. The survey, commissioned by Wan Chai District Council, sought to find out how young people who live there or spend a lot ...

  7. Tour of duty in Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... By Elaine Yau Twenty secondary school teachers were taken on a guided tour of the old sections of Wan Chai recently so they could get fresh ideas for designing lessons for their students. The 20 Geography and Liberal Studies teachers were participants in a programme organised by the Wan Chai District Council and the geography department of Hong Kong Baptist University. Buildings ...

  8. Authority strives to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Chester Yung and Martin Wong The Urban Renewal Authority and a property developer are looking for ways to preserve Wan Chai Market. The authority's new chairman, Barry Cheung ... building, built in 1937 on the corner of Wan Chai Road and Queen's Road East, is one of only two well-preserved markets in the Bauhaus style left in the world. The other is in Phnom Penh. ...

  9. Wan Chai Market facade may stay

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Plan to preserve part of Bauhaus structure The Urban Renewal Authority is looking into the possibility of preserving the facade of Wan Chai Market, according to a source close ... buildings [of the Zenith development] must share the management fee together. If no building is to be built on the Wan Chai Market site, it will be unfair to the residents of the other three ...

  10. Old and new on offer in choice Wan Chai

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Wan Chai is an old district providing plenty of choices for home seekers. For example, there are 700 square foot rundown premises costing little more than HK$1.2 million each, ... of Wan Chai Road and Queens Road East, is one of two new projects on sale in Wan Chai. The other, the 104-unit Morrison in Yat Sin Street near Morrison Swimming Pool, still has about 30 units ...




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