Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter

New authority planned to steer growth along harbour

The Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. Photo: Dickson Lee

The government will consult the public early next year on forming a harbour planning authority to steer development along the waterfront, after a proposal to turn the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter into a world-class yacht racing facility stalled.

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012, 4:18am

RETAIL buffet

You can't get more Hong Kong than Tung Lo Wan, as Causeway Bay is called in Cantonese. Down by the harbourside, the Noon Day Gun announces its presence daily. Head south and you plunge into one of the city's quintessential shopping districts - a retail buffet of bustling markets, quirky malls and multilayered department stores.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Co-ordination bypass

The recent government decision to go ahead with building the Central-Wan Chai bypass is no surprise. For years, there was considerable discussion about whether the bypass would be a flyover or a tunnel. The next controversy was how the tunnel could be built to reduce reclamation to the absolute minimum, to comply with the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance.

11 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Worker dies in Hunghom construction site fall

A 54-year-old worker died after falling from a building under construction in Hung Lok Road, Hunghom, yesterday. The man was working on the 36th floor when he fell onto the seventh-floor podium at about 11.30am. Police said his colleague heard a loud bang and found him lying unconscious on the podium.

Free Sony adaptors

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Dip in the harbour

I read with interest the article 'Harbour may be safe for swimming again' (South China Morning Post, February 19). I will cheer the day when it actually comes. I remember as a kid, I was able to see the sea bed from a ferry.

4 Mar 2002 - 12:00am


I refer to the letter from M. J. Broom, writing for the Director of Environmental Protection (South China Morning Post, November 6).

13 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Boat damaged

POLICE believe vandals damaged the cooling system of a 15-metre pleasure craft moored in the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter, causing it to partly submerge.

23 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Deadly cargo used at government markets

WATER taken from the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter, proved by exclusive Sunday Morning Post tests to contain the deadly cholera bug, is being used to keep fish at government-run markets.

10 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

From typhoon shelter to trader: on the trail of a killer disease

SUNDAY Morning Post reporters witnessed trucks pumping water from Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter after our tests had revealed the presence of cholera.

Six trucks arrived at the quayside (pictured left) to collect seafood from a vessel which had docked in the shelter last Thursday afternoon.

10 Jul 1994 - 12:00am