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  1. Wan Chai pool, sports track move for rail line

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Sports facilities on the Wan Chai waterfront will have to be demolished to make way for the Sha Tin to Central link, the largest of four domestic railway projects now underway or on which work will start soon. This emerged yesterday as the MTR Corporation disclosed further details of the HK$60 billion project. The Harbour Road Sports Centre and the Wan Chai Swimming Pool- ...

  2. Wan Chai houses to turn into arts centre

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Six pre-war houses in Wan Chai will be turned into an artists' commune, with each of the 20 flats shared by more than one art group to create round-the-clock activity. ... and the Hong Kong Arts Centre had previously shown interest in the project, he said. Ma said the authority had learnt from the experiences of the Cattle Depot Artist Village in To Kwa Wan ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Accident waiting to happen at congested Wan Chai station

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his letter 'Rethink needed on Wan Chai' (November 6), Paul Zimmerman, of Designing Hong Kong Harbour District, paints a bleak picture on the possible future for this district. ... on traffic through Wan Chai MTR station. Anybody who has the misfortune to go through this station at 6pm while a large trade fair is being held, has to battle through long lines at the ticket ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Wan Chai brawl puts four in hospital

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A fight erupted at Joe Bananas nightclub in Wan Chai early yesterday between two groups armed with bottles and wooden stakes. Four people needed hospital treatment. The fight broke out between one group of six youths and another of three shortly before 1am as revellers began leaving the popular bar in Luard Road. The bar and one car were damaged. A manager ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Tycoon calls for Wan Chai heliport

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... on the Wan Chai waterfront to improve the city's competitiveness as a regional transport hub. The plan would involve reclaiming about 1,500 square metres of the harbour next to the Convention ... an existing pier next to Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai to be used by the Government Flying Service. But this plan has been criticised by district councils in both areas affected and the aviation ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Tsuen Wan will become new supply centre

    Posted Jul 14th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... According to CB Richard Ellis, 4,741 units are on Hong Kong Island, accounting for 52.6 per cent of total stock. The majority of supply on Hong Kong Island is in Wan Chai and North Point, followed ... Reports by Kenneth Ko The focus of supply in new serviced apartments will shift to Tsuen Wan from the traditional areas in the city centre. Estimates compiled by CB Richard Ellis show ...




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