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  1. Struggling ATV has bright future, chief says

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Asia Television (ATV) made woefully little money but had good prospects, its chairman, Linus Cheung Wing-lam, said yesterday, also admitting that some programme decisions were out of his hands. 'Although the station's situation is made difficult by the monopoly situation, the company has good prospects,' he told 200 journalism students at a seminar ...

  2. Battle for Wan Chai Market looms

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Architects say the 67-year-old building should be preserved, not demolished Architects are planning a campaign to save the Wan Chai Market, a piece of rare 1930s architecture, ... block. Architects said the three-storey building at the corner of Wan Chai Road and Queen's Road East is historically significant and is believed to be one of only two well preserved markets ...

  3. Taskforce fights for Wan Chai Market

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Pressure group wants a reclassification of the building to prevent its demolition A campaign has been launched to have the Wan Chai Market building reclassified so that it can escape demolition. The Wan Chai Heritage Taskforce- an alliance of district council members and leading architects- has demanded that the Antiquities Advisory Board take decisive action ...

  4. Zealous KWah gets job in Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... in the heart of Wan Chai. K Wah outbid 13 rivals, including Cheung Kong (Holdings), Sun Hung Kai Properties and Emperor Holdings, to secure the tender for the Johnston Road redevelopment project ... sqft Wan Chai site. However, it said, of those received, K Wah's bid was the most beneficial to the project. The redevelopment, at the Ship Street junction, will provide about 190,000 sq ...

  5. Hopewell wants to build hotel in Wan Chai

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Influx of mainland tourists prompts rethink on development Hopewell Holdings has changed a planned residential-hotel project in Wan Chai into a hotel and commercial complex in view ... and shopping arcades. Hopewell already owns Hong Kong's largest hotel, the Panda, in Tsuen Wan. Mr Yeung also said the company had submitted a plan to the Huadu municipal government ...

  6. Ale and hearty

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Anything with the slightest connection to Macau is reaping the windfall as the tiny city rises to fame. So it is not surprising that the sales of Macau Beer tripled from 2003 to last year. This year, the low-profile, low-budget company is targeting a 60 p ...

  7. Little big man

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Everybody in Macau knows David Chow Kam-fai as a casino kingpin, but outside his native Macau, for a variety of reasons, he keeps a low profile. Yet the tourism destinations and facilities he has created speak volumes about the mastermind behind them. Sma ...

  8. Open-door policy

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... is from Artura Ficus (20 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2527 2893) and matches a table in the study. They cost HK$26,000 for the pair. The tree design coat stand in the bedroom cost ... wall behind the bed was built by Foo's contractor, Smart Decor (12/F, Thomson Commercial Building, 8 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2861 3187). The Italian ceramic tiles used throughout ...

  9. Times' change

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... firm, he brought his favourite pieces with him. For the next 10 years, they were stored at his studio in Wan Chai while Pang squeezed himself into a small flat in To Kwa Wan. When designing his ... seen in the design of his Wan Chai studio. 'It was easy to take the elements of steel and concrete and implement them here,' Lam says. Keeping most of the original layout, ...

  10. On style, she rules

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... merino wool ($150 for three pairs), or mercerised cotton ($150 for three pairs). Still pinching pennies? Venture into The World of Sock's Shop (G/F, 1 Spring Garden Lane, Wan Chai). Pick ... 2728). Find them at trendy outlet shop C-Two (shop B, 93 Wan Chai Road), in solid colours ($5 for six) or a thicker, sparkly version ($5 for four). Mannings (20 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2861 ...




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