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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. 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 ...

  3. New heliport poised for liftoff in Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... despite worries about noise and pollution. The government will seek funding for the proposed Wan Chai heliport from the Legislative Council by the middle of this year. The project is estimated ... the Government Flying Service (GFS) had the use of a temporary helipad at the former Wan Chai Public Cargo Working Area. The Central Helipad facilities in Lung Wui Road, Admiralty, were closed in January ...

  4. Vandals hit minibuses in Chai Wan

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Twenty-two minibuses were vandalised in Chai Wan early yesterday. The minibuses, all from the same company, were parked at various locations, including Lee Chung Street, Chai Wan MTR station and Ning Foo Street. The minibuses provide a daily service between Chai Wan and Chung Hom Kok. Inspectors discovered the vandalism about 4.30am. The buses' mirrors were ...

  5. A life saved during Typhoon Vicente by teams of dedicated, unsung heroes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to drive to the nearest hospital, which was a public one. I was immediately seen, handled and then sent to another public hospital in Chai Wan (which had an on-duty gynaecologist) by an ambulance ... heroes. During the ambulance trip to Chai Wan, my ambulance driver was kept up to date by the minute through his communication system about the many fallen trees, and remained aware of my husband ...

  6. Water taxis offer options and can include existing transport operators

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kowloon, Central, Wan Chai, Kai Tak, Kwun Tong, To Kwa Wan, North Point, Lei Yue Mun and Quarry Bay will compete with Tsim Sha Tsui and Soho East (Lei King Wan) for visitors. For some ... to beaches and vessels, around typhoon shelters, to take late-night revellers home to Lamma from Aberdeen, or to go fishing under the Island Eastern Corridor. In Aberdeen, Stanley, Shau Kei Wan, Sai ...

  7. Talkback

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

    ... Q Is old Wan Chai worth preserving? Having lived in Wan Chai for several years and in that time having seen much development and destruction of old buildings, I hope that what little ... by Hopewell Holdings to build a hotel complex. This would not only destroy a fine old building but further destroy what is left of interest in Ship Street and a historical part of Wan Chai. Surely, ...


    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FILLING IN THE DETAILS The government aims to fill in 179.5 hectares of Victoria Harbour as part of projects in Central, Wan Chai and Southeast Kowloon. However, the future extent of all three depends on various court cases and reviews. Central reclamation (phase 3) Size: 18 hectares Purpose: To accommodate Central-Wan Chai bypass road project; public squares and promenade; MTR ...

  9. Businessmen look to delta helicopter taxis

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Wan Chai. The group's proposal is an expansion of a Planning Department blueprint that features two helipads in Wan Chai North, for Government Flying Service use. Paul Chung Hu, managing ... earlier this year the government's proposal for two helipads in Wan Chai North was inadequate, adding that all other world-class cities had heliports in their central business districts. He ...

  10. Cruel/Loving Bodies

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and historical conditions. Goethe Institute Hong Kong, 14/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 28020088. ...




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