Tonnochy Road

Longing for Long Island

The Hamptons, the exclusive Long Island summer retreat favoured by Manhattanites, was the inspiration behind this elegant Mid-Levels apartment.

Sunday, 13 November, 2011, 12:00am

Tycoon bets big on Tonnochy

Entertainment tycoon Steven Lo Kit-sing aims to draw customers from Hong Kong's top entertainment district, Lan Kwai Fong, with a renovated nightclub building on the fringes of Wan Chai and Causeway Bay - but Lan Kwai Fong godfather Allan Zeman isn't shaking in his shoes.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


1 Vintage 1970s wallpaper, HK$700 per roll, from Morn Creations, 62a Peel Street, Central, tel: 2869 7021.

2 BN Collection: Zia, HK$1,000 per roll, from Goodrich Global, 2/F, De Fenwick, 8 Fenwick Street, Wan Chai, tel: 2136 0577.

21 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Paper works

In humid places such as Hong Kong, wallpaper is prone to peeling and watermarks, and stains become visible so it's wise to get expert advise before going ahead with any decorating plans.

5 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Fun run puts HK in the mood for Games

A fun run through Wan Chai marked six months until the opening of the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, where Hong Kong's elite athletes will compete against the region's best.

More than 350 junior Hong Kong runners took part in the event organised by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC).

22 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Triad suspects arrested at airport

Two suspected triad members wanted by police in connection with two cases of criminal damage in Wan Chai were arrested at Chek Lap Kok when they arrived from Malaysia. The pair were among 20 people wanted by police after a seven-seater van was reversed into the shutters of the new Today's Tonnochy Nightclub in Tonnochy Road on September 17.

27 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Club targeted in triad row

A dispute between two triad gangs over control of a new nightclub in Wan Chai is believed to be behind two cases of criminal damage. A seven-seater van was reversed into the shutter of Today's Tonnochy Nightclub in Tonnochy Road. The club is under renovation. About 15 minutes later, a Lexus car, owned by a member of the club management, was torched in Jaffe Road.

18 Sep 2002 - 12:00am


One of Hong Kong's most famous entertainment centres, the New Tonnochy Night Club in Wan Chai, has closed its doors for the last time.

29 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Woman sues Citybus over death crash

A passenger left with scars after her hands were crushed in a horrific Citybus crash is suing for damages.

Chan Wing-ning, 23, has been haunted by the memory of the accident which claimed five lives and is embarrassed about the conspicuous scars on her hands, according to a High Court writ.

19 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Man quizzed over woman's body in flat

The body of a woman clerk was found trussed up in a vacant Central flat yesterday, two days after her family reported her missing.

Police made the discovery after arresting a suspect, 26, at 1am yesterday. He was 'acting suspiciously' in a Tonnochy Road, Wan Chai, sauna and the victim's credit card was found on him.

9 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Bus accident toll rises to five

A 44-YEAR-OLD woman became the fifth death from the bus crash on the Tonnochy Road flyover during the Lunar New Year. She died after battling with her injuries since January. Two men, aged 56 and 69, remain in hospital.

9 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

The difference a year makes

Journalists often have to rely on the Police Public Relations Branch (PPRB) for the details of murders, thefts and other crimes across the SAR.

Therefore, a reporter covering the fatal Tonnochy flyover bus crash on January 30, which left three dead, was relieved to learn how important they consider the correct facts.

8 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Flyover closed as families make offerings for bus tragedy victims

Part of the Tonnochy Road flyover was closed yesterday while relatives of the three people killed in Friday's bus accident made offerings in their memory.

The two families laid fruit, joss sticks and roast meat on the pavement outside the Cine-Art House cinema at the Sun Hung Kai Centre, near to where the upturned bus landed.

5 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Lone bouquet a stark reminder of three lives lost

A SOLITARY bouquet of white flowers was the only symbol of public grief for the three people killed in Friday's Wan Chai bus tragedy.

1 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Ceremony sites to be sealed off for three days

A kilometre-long secure zone will be set up around the venues to be used for the handover ceremonies and entry permits will be needed between June 29 and July 1.

11 Jun 1997 - 12:00am