• Tuesday
  • September 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:37pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1183 for wan chai

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Black day for national education as Tamar site is swamped

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Ada Lee, Joyce Ng, Adrian Wan and Stuart Lau

    ... consecutive day against the national education curriculum. Organisers said 120,000 protesters packed the site, spilling back on to streets of Wan Chai and as far as Causeway Bay. Police estimated ... Dennis Chong, Ada Lee, Joyce Ng, Adrian Wan and Stuart Lau Tens of thousands estimated to have descended on Tamar site as the protest escalates, piling more pressure on C.Y. Leung Black ...

  2. DAB candidate wins Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung The candidate from the government-loyalist camp won the district council by-election in Wan Chai yesterday. Jacqueline Chung Ka-man, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, polled 1,061 votes in the Canal Road, Wan Chai, constituency. Her rival, Gavin Kwai Sze-kit of the League of Social Democrats, received 544 votes. Turnout ...

  3. Rival camps battle in Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passers-by in Wan Chai's Canal Road constituency. Although the by-election came just 10 days before the annual march for democracy, both camps' publicity focused on livelihood issues, ... an arsonist on an MTR train. His team distributed leaflets with the slogan: 'Wan Chai person working for Wan Chai.' Canvassing for Mr Kwai, league chairman Wong Yuk-man saw the race as a way ...

  4. Pressure building to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Apr 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Dikky Sinn Pressure is mounting on senior government officials to step in to save the historic Wan Chai Market, which faces demolition in 2006. Conservationists yesterday ... Cheung Lai-ping, chief executive of the Conservancy Association, said: 'Wan Chai Market is a government property. If the government sincerely wants to save the market from demolition, ...

  5. Tycoon calls for Wan Chai heliport

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... on the Wan Chai waterfront to improve the city's competitiveness as a regional transport hub. The plan would involve reclaiming about 1,500 square metres of the harbour next to the Convention ... an existing pier next to Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai to be used by the Government Flying Service. But this plan has been criticised by district councils in both areas affected and the aviation ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Protest against national education to end after government climbdown

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Amy Nip, Adrian Wan

    ... Stuart Lau, Amy Nip and Adrian Wan 10-day siege of government headquarters called off after chief executive, on eve of Legco poll, says curriculum no longer mandatory Leung's 11th hour u-turn on education Protesters who have besieged government headquarters for 10 days in opposition to the teaching of national education in Hong Kong schools called off their action early ...

  7. Dickson owes $17m, subcontractors say

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and police headquarters in Wan Chai. Kan Yin-tung, 73, owner of Hing Kee Wooden Door, said he was owed $2.1 million for nine months' work. 'We had meetings with them many times, but didn't get a penny,' Mr Kan said. 'We have no way out and join the protest.' His company worked on decoration projects in the Transport Department offices in Wan Chai, Customs ...

  8. Waterfront high-rises in protesters' sights

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai, where they concluded with a fun fair. It was the fourth annual 'Walk for the Harbour' organised by the Society for Protection of the Harbour, which ... 58,000 square metres of commercial floor area earmarked for the Central reclamation were relocated to the Wan Chai waterfront. The society accused the government of changing the Wan Chai ...

  9. Slim chance

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed third-phase expansion of the Convention Centre in Wan Chai is unlikely to be accepted by the government. Are officials right to reject this proposal, or should the centre be enlarged? Write to us. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the northern New Territories. She also said people moving to areas such as Kwun Tung might not be able to pay high transport costs. Members urged the Central-Wan Chai bypass be started. ...




SCMP.com Account