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  1. Restaurants and hotels sign up to provide shark-free banquet menus

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Twelve hotels and restaurants are offering shark-free banquet menus as part of a World Wildlife Fund initiative to help save shark stocks from being decimated. The development is a big step forward for conservation efforts in Hong Kong, which handles up t ...

  2. Wan Chai air pollution report spurs push for traffic-free streets

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Local politicians in Wan Chai want more pedestrian flyovers, traffic-free streets and further greening of the area after a study they commissioned found particulate matter in the district's air at levels nearly five times higher than recommended under the most stringent world standards. The joint Wan Chai District Council/Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council study measured ...

  3. Wan Chai goes green on sunday

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Green Carnival 2004 will be held to raise public awareness of environmental protection on Sunday at the Wan Chai Sports Ground. The annual carnival is organised by the Green Council, the Education and Manpower Bureau and the University of Hong Kong. Activities will include 30 booth game counters, an air-filled sculpture playground and performances of pop songs, dance and drama. ...

  4. Deep-sea fish, born and bred in Chai Wan

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Long. The company, which set up shop in March last year, has an enclosed, environmentally friendly fish farm on the 14th floor of an industrial building in Chai Wan, breeding saltwater fish ...

  5. Tsuen Wan power out for 90 minutes

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tsuen Wan residents and businesses lost power for 90 minutes yesterday, forcing police to direct traffic and keeping firefighters busy rescuing people trapped in lifts. CLP ... A spokeswoman said the cause was still being investigated. The affected area included Hoi Shi Road, Mei Wan Street and Tai Ho Road and included several shopping malls and residential estates. Vendors ...

  6. Mega Tower plan hits traffic obstacle

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Anita Lam 93-floor hotel's transport impact study rejected The proposed 93-storey Hopewell Centre II hotel in Wan Chai hit a hurdle yesterday when its transport impact ... of the report needed clarification. Wan Chai district councillor Peggy Lee Pik-yee said area residents had always hoped the government would conduct a traffic study on its own. The government does ...

  7. Dance for Japan

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... More than 30 dancers including Eriko Ochiai and Mike Wang (left) perform; proceeds go to help the victims of the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami. Apr 5, 7.30pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$1,000-HK$2,000. Inquiries: 9209 9189 ...

  8. Events

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monday, March 7: British Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'Workshop for effective executive/personal assistants'. Duke of Windsor Building, Wan Chai. Royal Geographical Society- Hong Kong lecture: 'How China will save mankind- or destroy it'. Duke of Windsor Building, Wan Chai. Tuesday, March 8: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Designing ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Over vs under

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A three-tunnel bypass from Central to Wan Chai would require reclamation of at least 15.5 hectares and cost up to $28 billion to build. A flyover would need 11.5 hectares and cost $11 billion. Which is the better option? Write to us ...




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