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  1. 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, ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. 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. ...

  9. Rethink urged on WTO protest site

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Councillors voice their objections to Wan Chai choice The government has been urged to rethink its plans to turn a public playground in the heart of Wan Chai into a protest site for December's WTO ministerial meeting. Wan Chai District Council yesterday met the government and anti-globalisation protest organisers to discuss the latest progress on the preparation for the Sixth ...

  10. 80 schools to close for start of WTO talks

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong About 30,000 pupils at 80 schools in Wan Chai will have a holiday on the first day of the World Trade Organisation meeting on December 13 to avoid expected traffic jams ... conference. 'We do not know if more schools will have the day off. But the Wan Chai area will be most affected and almost all schools in the district told us that they would make ...




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