Admiralty Station

Double dose of chaos for commuters

Getting to work yesterday morning proved a nightmare for commuters in the wake of Typhoon Vicente, with roads blocked by fallen trees and transport hubs struggling to cope.

Wednesday, 25 July, 2012, 12:00am

Man causes bomb scare at Central MTR station

Four entrances to the busy Central MTR station were closed yesterday for 45 minutes after a man clashed with passengers and railway staff, causing officers from bomb disposal and counter-terror units to be called.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

New rail lines to help ease crowding

New railways on the drawing board are likely to focus on relieving congestion at some interchange stations, such as Admiralty and North Point, transport officials say.

At least three projects have been lined up from 2020. The plans would be launched for public consultation in December, the Transport and Housing Bureau said yesterday.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Pepper spray used to subdue drugs suspect

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Listings - Admiralty


49/F Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 3968 1106

Cuisine Modern European

Specialities Crab bisque, steak tartare, sorbets and ice creams

Wine Old and New World

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost HK$650

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Passengers left sweating at outdoor MTR stations and on old buses

Getting around Hong Kong in the heat of the summer can be a sweaty business at the best of times.

But for those using MTR stations or buses with no air conditioning, matters are much more extreme.

At 5pm yesterday, temperatures at the roadside registered 29 degrees Celsius, but on the concourse at Chai Wan MTR station, the thermometer hit 33 degrees.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Listings - Admiralty


Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, 28208571

Cuisine International

Specialities Hainan chicken rice, seafood

Wine 250, plus Champagne, from 15 countries, and 15 by the glass

Best for Casual bite

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Walkways to new Tamar offices not so convenient

It may have been designed to represent a welcoming entrance but the public walkways between the new government headquarters at Tamar and Central and Admiralty differ sharply from those in the original plan.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Style Guide

B&W Group Asia T 2869 9916

Bangkok Airways Connaught Place, Central, T 2597 2634

British Airways Connaught Place, Central, T 3071 5083

Burberry Alexandra Hse, Central, T 2868 3511

Celine The Landmark, Central, T 2525 1281

Chanel Prince's Building, T 2869 4898

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Ai Weiwei backers project graffiti image onto landmark buildings

Hong Kong supporters of artist Ai Weiwei have come up with an ingenious - and legal - way to get their message across; by projecting giant images of the detained mainland activist onto landmark buildings, including police and government buildings.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fine for obstructing hygiene officers

A man was fined HK$3,000 in Eastern Court yesterday after being convicted of obstructing public officers in the performance of their duties. In a hawker control operation outside Admiralty MTR station on August 20, the man and a woman tried to snatch articles seized by Food and Environmental Hygiene Department officers, causing injuries to an officer.

7 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Sail season

There's nothing like a blue-and-white theme to remind local residents they live near the sea. Frette understands that well, judging by its Yacht Collection. Until the end of August, the Italian company is offering a service that allows customers to personalise their bathroom and bedroom Yacht Collection items with emblems, monograms, trimmings and embroidery.

8 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Club must pay for a Happy Valley station

The Jockey Club will have to put up HK$1.3 billion if it wants a South Island Line station on its doorstep.

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

on style, she rules

I'd just like to ask where you can buy a plain black waistcoat at an affordable price? I saw one during the summer but I don't think they have it any more.

Gotta Get Waisted, Mid-Levels

21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Views differ on ICC as core business district

The decision by US investment bank Morgan Stanley to move its Asia-Pacific headquarters from Central to West Kowloon has the market wondering if the new reclamation area will become an extension of the core business district.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am