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  1. Ringleaders of high-end hotel vice syndicate in Wan Chai arrested

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... police operation focused specifically on high-end Wan Chai hotels where sex workers remain in their rooms while their controllers act as go-betweens for customers to be sent to them via websites ... operations officer for Wan Chai. 'This is not the first time we have done this type of operation and we've been working very closely with hotels in Wan Chai. They will always inform us ...

  2. Expat 'drugged, robbed by Wan Chai prostitute'

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Sunday Morning Post this year to say their drinks were spiked in Wan Chai. Each had iPhones and money stolen; the last thing any of them could recall was drinking with an African prostitute ... in another bar and, when he tried to withdraw money later, he found he had reached his limit. Pub landlords in Wan Chai said the number of African sex workers in the area had at least doubled ...

  3. Wan Chai landmark closes after landlord pulls lease

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney One of Wan Chai's landmark watering holes has closed its doors for the first- and last- time. The Bridge in Lockhart Road, which was open around the clock, closed last ... was contacted by four drinkers who said they had been drugged and robbed while in Wan Chai; each one said they had visited the Bridge in the early hours before later blacking out. The Bridge was a huge ...

  4. Tunnels, walkways will help preserve Wan Chai's bazaars

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to understand how we, 'small, often family-run, shops and businesses', operate in the old streets of Wan Chai. We need a road system that can feed us with shoppers and, at the same time, allow vehicle access for loading and unloading goods. If he had spent some time strolling along the alleys of Wan Chai, he would have understood why the Wan Chai District Council members unanimously ...

  5. Listings- Wan Chai

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3.6.9 30-32 O'Brien Road, Wan Chai, 25278611 Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Noodles, seafood, dumplings Wine No Average food cost HK$50-HK$100 Hours 11am-4am Serving no-frills Shanghainese dishes in a no-frills environment, this institution has kept its ways for three decades and remains popular among food lovers. CEPAGE 23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai 28613130 ...

  6. Applause for Wan Chai restoration

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has a HK$20 million plan to turn the Star Street precinct in Wan Chai into another Knutsford Terrace and make it part of a heritage trail. I think this is a good idea ... visitors no longer need to take the steep staircase. Some spots such as Wan Chai Market, the Blue House and Nam Koo Terrace are being renovated. When they are open again, I think many visitors ...

  7. Pseudo-model reports being molested in Wan Chai exhibition hall

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Adrian Wan Police are investigating a pseudo-model's complaint that she was molested at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai yesterday. The alleged incident happened when the 20-year-old woman, Melody, was walking into the centre's exhibition hall in Expo Drive at about 8.30am. She later went to Wan Chai police station in Gloucester Road ...

  8. Listings- Wan Chai

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1/5 NUEVO 9 Star Street, WanChai, 25292300 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Modern European Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine Red, white, champagne and digestives; halves ... Biodynamic wines are served here. 3.6.9 30-32 O'Brien Road, WanChai 25278611 Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Noodles, seafood, dumplings Wine No Average food cost HK$50-HK$100 Hours 11am-4am ...

  9. Police hunt burglar of Wan Chai flat

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Police are hunting a burglar who snatched a notebook computer, a watch, and cash worth a total of about HK$88,000 from a flat in Johnston Road, Wan Chai, yesterday. The 35-year-old owner of the flat woke at 4.12am to find his living room being ransacked by a man, who fled. Police said the burglar was about 1.65 metres tall and wore a black jacket and jeans. ...

  10. Wan Chai protest over flyover, tunnel for new Hopewell tower

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng About 80 Wan Chai residents took to the streets yesterday in renewed protests against the controversial Hopewell Centre II development. The protesters said a flyover and a tunnel planned to connect the 55-storey hotel tower with Kennedy Road would worsen traffic congestion and affect their quality of life. Led by Wan Chai district councillor Peggy Lee Pik-yee, ...




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