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  1. Consumers take stock of their spending amid market turmoil

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... are feeling the pinch. Compared to previous weeks, this week's business was relatively weaker at the dining tables of Fook Lam Moon Restaurant, a favourite Wan Chai haunt of tycoons, although its ...


    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... from $530 to $5,000 per person per course. Main shop: Shop G09 B1, G/F, Cheung Sha Wan Plaza, Cheung Sha Wan. Inquiries: 2743 9915 (or go to www.besttea.com.hk) MingCha has a tea bar ...

  3. Appeal for security revamp after arson

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Paggie Leung

    ... Revenue Tower in Wan Chai, has been subject to special security measures since an arson attack by a disgruntled abode seeker in 2000 left two people dead. A special security team including Gurkha ... at the three government buildings in Wan Chai was reviewed after a Thai woman's body was found on top of a ventilation unit in a supposedly secure area on the 33rd floor of Revenue Tower in 2005. ...

  4. Lures planned to attract new workers

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The construction industry is considering offering fixed salaries to young recruits and increasing trainees' monthly allowances to attract workers. Of the between 70,000 and 80,000 frontline construction workers in Hong Kong, about half w ...

  5. Half of space at exhibition venues used, study finds

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... with the total saleable exhibition space offered by the two major venues, the exhibition centre in Wan Chai and AsiaWorld-Expo at Chek Lap Kok airport. AsiaWorld-Expo offers 70,000 square metres of exhibition space, and the Wan Chai centre last year had about 86,463 square metres of exhibition space and conference facilities- increased by 2,100 square metres when an atrium was converted. ...

  6. Helicopter deal makes travel easier for rich

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... near Fenwick Pier at the end of 2003 to make way for the Central-Wan Chai harbour reclamation. Heliservices, part of the Hong Kong Aviation Group owned by the Kadoorie Group, has a twin-engine ... corner of the Convention and Exhibition Centre site in Wan Chai, hopefully by 2011. Meanwhile, the number of visitors to Hong Kong dropped 14 per cent in the first three weeks of this month ...

  7. Traffic alert ahead of torch relay

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Commuters should be prepared for traffic disruption during the East Asian Games torch relay on Saturday as some roads in Tsim Sha Tsui and Wan Chai will be closed, ... for a trip around the harbour. It will then be carried to the Wan Chai ferry pier, passing through Expo Drive and finishing at Golden Bauhinia Square. The Transport Department expects traffic in Tsim ...

  8. Social workers go hungry for cause

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the hunger strike at Wu Chung House in Wan Chai. 'We protest because we can't swallow the recommendations in the review report on the lump-sum grant system released in December,' Mr ... will march from Wan Chai to government headquarters at 4pm today to hand a petition to Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, and follow that with a candle-light vigil at Chater ...

  9. Little room for expansion in HK, luxury hotel chains lament

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... high-enough bids. There are two plots at Kowloon Bay, two at North Point and one each in Kwun Tong, Tin Shui Wai, Sai Kung, Hung Hom and Wan Chai, near the Queen Elizabeth Stadium. The Wan Chai site ... in Wan Chai, Crowne Plaza hotels in Causeway Bay and Kowloon, and Holiday Inn Express hotels on both sides of the harbour. The Holiday Inn brand is undergoing a US$1-billion global revamp ...

  10. European road test for HK's first car

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. 'By showcasing my creation, I hope more local companies will be interested in joining the field,' Professor Lee said. He said manufacturing ...




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