Benny Chia

A liveable city needs cultural riches, not just wealth

Last month, The Economist magazine voted Hong Kong the most liveable city. My friends thought this was a joke - so implausible that it made them shake their heads in disbelief.

Monday, 13 August, 2012, 8:56am

Cultural connector

Not going ahead with the West Kowloon Cultural District is really not an option - speaking as a tax-paying Hong Kong citizen. The danger of being preyed on by greedy property developers has been removed, and the government has come up with a more acceptable plan for the project.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Benny Chia hosts city fest launch atop the fringe

Well, he can finally relax. After 10 months of lead-up and planning, the City Festival is under way and Fringe Club director Benny Chia Chun-heng can grab a ticket, sit back and enjoy the entertainment.

15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Fringe Club goes on the wagon as it struggles to renew its liquor licence

The Fringe Club's application to renew its liquor licence has been turned down because it has been unable to get government departments to sign off on renovation work.

Police gave the club a verbal warning last week for serving alcohol with an expired licence, and now only soft drinks are being served at the club in Lower Albert Road in Central.

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Pottery expansion project unnecessary

FRINGE manager Benny Chia's response (South China Morning Post, July 20) to concerns about the Pottery Workshop Showroom sound so reasonable and reassuring.

4 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Giving up the booty

IT'S a good job Fringe Club general manager Benny Chia isn't too heavily into materialism. If he were, he might be a little put out at losing what has to be one of the most expensive parking spaces in Hong Kong.

23 Oct 1994 - 12:00am