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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Opportunity for budding artists

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with biographies and images of their works, by May 31. Please send them to Ms Alice Ho of Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, at 14/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. ...

  8. Minister announces plan to create city of gardens

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... an overall greening programme,' said the Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works. The plan would target densely populated districts such as Central, Wan Chai, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok ... many pipes and wires underground.' He cited Lockhart Road in Wan Chai as an example: '[Many] trees are planted there but there isn't enough space for them to grow.' The job ...

  9. Harbourside options

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What are your thoughts on the three options for a harbourfront highway in Wan Chai displayed on our front page yesterday? The concepts provide for reclamations of 10, 23 and 25 hectares. Share your views: write to us ...

  10. 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 ...




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