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Lockhart Road

Don't put people in a box - think out of it, says architect with new concept for small flats

Hong Kong's typically small flats often have barely enough room for furniture. So Tony Chi, a renowned New York-based architect and interior designer, has created a design concept to ameliorate that.

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

Hysan Place driving up rents in Causeway Bay

Prime shopping district Causeway Bay is undergoing a facelift with rapid changes in retail tenants because of the upcoming launch of the Hysan Place retail and office complex.

'We're seeing more leasing deals for retail properties in Causeway Bay,' said Terence Chan Yiu-fung, Jones Lang LaSalle's local director for the retail sector.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Pedestrianisation in Wan Chai would improve safety and reduce air pollution

I completely agree with Tony Price ('Pedestrians treated as second-class', October 28).

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


More than a few visitors to Wan Chai have scratched their heads in puzzlement on first encountering landlocked Ship Street, a not so maritime strip of shops and restaurants with not a drop of water in sight. The answer is that this is where the harbour used to be. Over the years, Wan Chai ('small cove' in Cantonese) has gradually extended northwards, and continues to do so.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Police to keep eye on 'legal' teen drinkers

Summer's here and the time is right ... for teens drinking in the streets.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Traces of toxic substances found in supermarket food

30 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Woman with history of mental illness arrested for throwing things from flat

Police broke into a flat in Causeway Bay yesterday and arrested a 62-year-old tenant with a history of mental illness after she threw a chair, cushion, wooden pole and plastic bottle out of the window.

The chair broke the windscreen of a car parked in Lockhart Road, but no casualties were reported.

12 May 2010 - 12:00am

Vendors rig up roofs against acid as tourists stay away, business plummets

Vendors at the Temple Street night market were complaining yesterday that business had plummeted by up to two-thirds since Saturday's acid attack because tourists were avoiding the Yau Ma Tei precinct.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Three arrested for attacking couple

Three men were arrested in Wan Chai after a brawl in which a couple and a police officer were injured. The trio, aged 31 to 44, allegedly ambushed and attacked the couple after they had a verbal dispute in a pub in Fenwick Street near Lockhart Road at 8am. A sergeant was slightly injured when pushed to the ground. The couple and the policeman were treated at Ruttonjee Hospital.

4 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Door knobs and handles

1 Rocky Mountain Hardware custom-made brass door handle, (price on request) from Altfield Interiors, 11/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2523 9356.

2 Vintage door handle, HK$800, from Simple Living, 252 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, tel: 3118 0687.

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am