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  1. HK sadder but it could be worse

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Hongkongers are a little sadder than last year, but are still considered upbeat, according to a Happiness Index survey by Lingnan University, which asked about 830 adults to rate how happy they were last month. The overall index was 70.1, down from 70.6 l ...

  2. Get Net-savvy, youth social workers urged

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... A survey showing that young people spend about three hours online every day - mainly on social networking websites - shows it is time for social service groups to change their 'outdated' practices and go online, social workers say. It is also ti ...

  3. Expat 'drugged, robbed by Wan Chai prostitute'

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Sunday Morning Post this year to say their drinks were spiked in Wan Chai. Each had iPhones and money stolen; the last thing any of them could recall was drinking with an African prostitute ... in another bar and, when he tried to withdraw money later, he found he had reached his limit. Pub landlords in Wan Chai said the number of African sex workers in the area had at least doubled ...

  4. Police arrest 12 in raid on high-rise brothels in Wan Chai

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Police arrested 11 women and a 75-year-old man last week in a raid on a Wan Chai high-rise building where prostitutes operate on most of the 22 floors. Nine of the women, all from the mainland, were detained on suspicion of breaching their conditions of stay- working while on a tourist visa or overstaying on a two-way permit; the other two were held on suspicion ...

  5. Absolut provides a tonic for swish new Wan Chai lounge

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... the newest club in Jeffrey Tam Chun-kit's Shelter Census Group. Open since the New Year, it is also his largest bar and first in Wan Chai, but he might be tempering his expansion efforts ...

  6. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Wan Chai is the richest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong and Sham Shui Po is the poorest, according to statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department yesterday. The median monthly income of the city's families stood at HK$17,500 last year, up from HK$17,000 in 2006. The figure for Wan Chai was HK$28,000 a month. The report, based on data collected ...

  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. Wan Chai drug clinic back in the firing line again

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... Julia Xuantong Zhu Call to make methadone dispensary a mobile unit another twist in long saga For a decade, the Violet Peel Clinic has been dispensing methadone from premises near Wan Chai ... and the pushers they say follow them. The debate is on again- with a new twist, with one Wan Chai District councillor suggesting the clinic be moved into a mobile unit. Another says it should be shifted ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alternatively, if the government intends to exclude them, how will it do so? I look forward to clarification from the financial secretary. Alan Taylor, Wan Chai Citizens must be on best behaviour I refer ... money. Simon Ho, Tsuen Wan Medical voucher scheme has flaws It was announced in last month's budget that health care vouchers for people aged 70 or over would be doubled to HK$500 a year. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Suicide leap over debts A 43-year-old man with financial problems jumped to his death from Fung Hing House, Hing Wah Estate, Chai Wan, just before 12.30pm. Police said a suicide note was found on him. ...




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