With few examples to draw on from overseas, the government has turned to the medical profession to back its plan to control the numbers in upstairs bars.
Legendary Wan Chai haunt Neptune II has been shut down, with the Liquor Licensing Board refusing to issue it a new licence.
Imagine a raid by police on a 26th-floor bar filled with under-age drinkers, followed by a stampede as the young patrons headed down the fire escape.
The board that will decide whether restaurants can sell alcohol could remain idle indefinitely because of a loophole in the bill to reorganise municipal services, lawmakers have warned.
The Liquor Licensing Board refused to renew a liquor licence for Club Star in Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, after hearing police found marijuana on the premises last year.
The way that Liquor Licensing Board members vote is to be made public to resolve a row between pro-China and Democratic Party Urbco members.
POLICE were attacked yesterday for failing to provide adequate evidence to support their opposition to liquor licence applications.
The Liquor Licensing Board called for a meeting...
TWO nightclubs with a history of criminal activity and civil disturbances had their applications for liquor licence renewal rejected by the Urban Council yesterday.
THE Liquor Licensing Board takes its responsibilities seriously. Board members accompanied members of the Urban Council on an arduous tour of Australia to study licensing procedures there and drew...
FACTORY canteens will be allowed to sell beer under a proposal to issue new classifications for liquor licences.
CONCERNS that the Rugby Sevens would for the first time be an alcohol-free event were put to rest yesterday when police granted a last-minute temporary liquor licence.
INDEPENDENT legislator Mr Martin Barrow is planning a meeting between government officials and restaurant and bar owners to discuss the delays in issuing liquor licences.