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  1. Police 'removed all protesters'

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not provoke... spectators'. A dozen demonstrators whose placards were snatched by police on Friday plan to march from Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai to the police headquarters on Monday. ... the police prohibited them from doing so. A man in Wan Chai during the torch relay who was dressed in orange- a colour used by human rights activists to express concerns about human rights violations ...

  2. Thousands were hot, but never bothered

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... under the Canal Road flyover in Wan Chai, where the Hong Kong Democratic Development Network distributed water. Red-faced, Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, head of the network, shouted: 'Fight for democracy! Never Give up! Let's drink a cup of water and continue our journey!' The Wan Chai office of the pro-Beijing Ta Kung Pao newspaper, which last year was plastered with hundreds ...

  3. Still no fix for crowd-count conundrum

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the march. Chung's group, for instance, will deploy 20 researchers to tally protestors as they pass under a footbridge in Wan Chai. A police spokesman said the force based its estimates on how ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com You would think that technology would have provided a way by now to get crowd counts and avoid the political fights over participation in the city's big ...

  4. Take a break from your studies- do some sport

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My friend recently sent me an e-mail telling me about her life as a student in the US. She moved there three years ago. She told me students in the US are relaxed and enjoy school life very much. They take part in different activities and are not under a ...

  5. Students plan election protest

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee HONG KONG- University students plan to protest on Saturday night outside the venue for the chief executive election. They said dozens of students would camp overnight outside the polling station in Wan Chai to protest against what they call a 'small-circle election'. The Hong Kong Federation of Students is organising the protest. The group also wrote to 60 ...

  6. Students plan rally at election venue

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to appeal to them to boycott Sunday's election and not enter the polling station in Wan Chai. Daisy Chan Sin-ying, the federation's secretary general, said she expected dozens of students ... Association, Poon took his grievance to the Complaints Against Police Office in Wan Chai. Poon said he had been pushed by a police officer outside RTHK's Television House in Kowloon Tong while ...

  7. Carrie Lam praises disgraced minister's dedication

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Johnny Tam Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor reiterated her support for disgraced former development minister Mak Chai-kwong, as Leung Chun-ying's team ... Leung administration's plunging popularity. Lam said during her visit to Tsuen Wan: 'The only reason for him [Mak], as a retired civil servant who had served the public for 37 years, ...

  8. Leung to press on with public meetings

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... too much chaos and put pressure on civil servants. Leung Chun-ying and his cabinet have visited 12 districts in the past two weeks. They are expected to visit the remaining areas- Wan Chai, Sham Shui Po, Tsuen Wan, Northern District, Sha Tin and Yuen Long- on Sunday. Last Sunday, the administration's second round of town hall-style meetings were marred by protests about ...

  9. Sound Bites

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be temporary, diverse and multifunctional. People can interact with it and it can enhance the aesthetics and cohesion of a community. 'We've worked with Wan Chai District Council on a public ...

  10. Wong Wan-yiu stunner earns Olympic berth

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Wong Wan-yiu virtually assured Hong Kong of another Olympic berth by springing a major surprise to win the women's 20-kilometre points race in the final leg of the World Cup Classic in Copenhagen. The victory gave Wong a massive 300 world ranking points, which, coupled with the points won in Europe and Asia Tour events makes her almost certain to become ...




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