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  1. Exco backs relocation of high-rise projects from Central to Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... in Central, have been relocated to Wan Chai. The government wants to move hotel and office developments adjacent to Two IFC to the area in front of Citic Tower in Wan Chai. With the commercial ... by a public-private partnership. The reduction of commercial floor area in Central would be compensated for by developments in Wan Chai. They would come in the form of a hotel and an office building from 13 ...

  2. Major setback for Wan Chai reclamation

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Town Planning Board broke the law designed to protect the 'precious'' Victoria Harbour when it tried to tack on additional developments to the Wan Chai reclamation project, a judge has ruled. The landmark decision will see the Draft Wan Chai North Outline Zoning Plan sent back to the Town Planning Board, which will have to scale back plans for a harbour park ...

  3. Wan Chai residents do not want to see these flying jackhammers

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of fancy', June 1). I happen to have seen his Hong Kong Regional Heliport Working Group's so-called survey in action during the Wan Chai Festival. The majority of people I witnessed being ... to be more interested in the cute little freebies being handed out to those who co-operated rather than in the contents of the form they were filling in. Wan Chai does not need further noise ...

  4. Wan Chai reclamation shrinks again

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The government is prepared to reduce further the size of the reclamation it says is needed in Wan Chai for a bypass linking North Point with Central. But harbour activists say ... in 2005. Reclamation near the convention centre has been cut to 5.3 hectares from 6 hectares, while the fill off the Wan Chai waterfront has been adjusted to 4.1 hectares from 5 hectares. The plan ...

  5. Wan Chai reclamation hinges on Central ruling: lawyer

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Allowing the Central harbour reclamation project to go ahead in its present form would mean defeat for efforts to scale back the controversial Wan Chai project, a court heard ... was the lynchpin for further anti-reclamation moves. 'If your lordship allows the Central project to go ahead and finds in favour of the government, it will deliver a fait accompli for Wan Chai to go ...

  6. Reclaimed Wan Chai land could be sold, says official

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Land reclaimed off Wan Chai for a proposed highway could be sold, an official said yesterday. 'What if we were to have restaurants on the reclaimed land? You wouldn't ... to 25 hectares of land were made public on Sunday. The head of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee's taskforce on the Wan Chai reclamation released the plans in the committee's name ...

  7. Wan Chai reclamation plan back on the road

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Three options for harbourfront highway are released for public comment Up to 25 hectares of land will be reclaimed along the Wan Chai waterfront under new versions ... The three new options for the Wan Chai reclamation were released for public consultation by the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee yesterday. The first would see 23 hectares of land reclaimed, most ...

  8. Police seek information after vessels collide off Sai Wan Ho Pier

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTERS Updated at 6.39pm: Police on Monday said they were anxious for information about a collision between a fishing boat and a barge off Sai Wan Ho Pier on Wednesday last week. A man was killed and another injured in the collision. A spokesman said the accident occurred at the Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter at about 8.30am, when a 24-metre oil barge struck a fishing ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arrest over woman's assault Police arrested an man, 33, for assaulting a woman, 56, at Wan Chai Ferry Pier in Convention Avenue, Wan Chai, at 8.12am. The victim was treated for a headache. ...

  10. Green grass of home

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wan Chai waterfront promenade will provide a wooded and grass area for people to walk and enjoy. They can also bring their dogs. Should Hong Kong look at having more of these recreation areas? Write to us. ...




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