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Pedestrian Zone

Same culprit suspected in 5 acid attacks

The person who threw bottles of acid into Temple Street night market on Saturday - just 30 minutes after a team of plain-clothes police patrolled the area - was probably the person responsible for four other acid attacks on busy pedestrian areas, an investigating officer

Wednesday, 13 January, 2010, 12:00am

Tsang condemns 'outrageous' acid attack during inspection of scene

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen condemned the acid attack on Saturday in Causeway Bay that injured six, including two seriously, as outrageous, but said it was difficult to arrest the perpetrator.

14 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Acid attack launched from camera blind spot

Police say Monday's acid attack in Mong Kok that injured 24 people was launched from a blind spot not covered by a HK$1.7 million surveillance camera system.

13 Jun 2009 - 12:00am


Anyone who has visited Stanley on a Sunday will realise that it is a very pleasant place to spend the day. Happy faces are the order of the day as families enjoy open-air dining in Stanley Main Street, which is pedestrianised from 11am to 6pm.

11 May 2003 - 12:00am

Pave the way for the road to Stanley pier

It is with great interest that we note the Government spent money with a consultancy to determine that the people of Hong Kong would enjoy pedestrianisation. Stanley restaurateurs, shop owners and residents already knew that.

2 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Local economy would benefit from car ban on road

The pedestrianisation of the short waterfront road in Stanley (a mere 50 metres to consider) between the restaurants and the sea would be a perfect starting point for proof to the public that government departments can work together and that they actually know that each other exists.

3 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Mongkok no-traffic zone set

A section of Sai Yeung Choi Street South between Nelson Street and Soy Street, Mongkok, will be designated a pedestrian zone from Monday between 4pm and midnight on Mondays to Saturdays and public holidays.

30 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Stanley traffic ban continues

The pedestrianisation scheme in Stanley is to continue following a four-week trial. Traffic will be barred from Stanley Main Street and Stanley Market Road between 11am and 6pm on Sundays and public holidays, starting this Sunday.

14 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Walkabout welcome

Stanley businesses and residents are fighting to keep their streets car-free after a four-week pedestrianisation trial ended yesterday. The trial barred cars from Main Street on Sundays and public holidays from 1am to 7pm. Restaurants in the street support the plan and accept taking a short-term decline in business because they believe more people will eventually visit the area.

11 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

High demand

I refer to Ted Thomas's letter headlined, 'Vehicle ban could transform waterfront' (South China Morning Post, March 3), concerning traffic management measures at Stanley Main Street.

Public demand for car parking provision in Stanley is remarkably high, especially during weekends and public holidays.

24 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Causeway Bay street to be closed for shoppers

Shoppers in Causeway Bay can expect to be spared pollution from vehicles in a plan to 'pedestrianise' the heart of the shopping hub.

A section of Russell Street will be designated as a shoppers' precinct later this year, according to Commissioner for Transport Robert Footman.

He said the section outside Times Square would also be closed for traffic by early 2001.

16 Mar 1999 - 12:00am