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Wan Chai Pier

Ferry pier bus terminus saved

The government has decided to shelve its long-discussed proposal to build a piazza to replace the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier's bus terminus, blaming technical difficulties and public opposition.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:20pm

Executives' playground

As we continue our odyssey of Hong Kong's office districts, let us look to Wan Chai where many an executive seeks a restorative beverage or meal at the end of a day.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Lionel Richie: All Night Long - Hong Kong 2010

The American soul-R&B singer in concert. Sept 28, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$880-HK$1,980 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2882 1689

28 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

TST bus terminus a historic part of Hong Kong's urban landscape

The Antiquities and Monuments office has denied that the Tsim Sha Tsui Star ferry pier bus terminus has any historic value.

5 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Star Ferry is more than a tourist attraction to Hong Kong people

I refer to the letter by Winifred Chung, for the Commissioner for Tourism ('Piazza will be public space for all to enjoy', June 27) replying to the letter by Charlie Chan Wing-tai ('Iconic Star Ferry will suffer if bus terminal is relocated', June 20).

6 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

New World retains North Point ferry routes

New World First Ferry Services will continue to provide inner harbour ferry services after being awarded the tender for the routes between North Point and Hung Hom and between North Point and Kowloon City from April 1. Fares will remain unchanged, at HK$4.50 for adults, with a monthly pass costing HK$185.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Letters

Spare a thought for diligent middle class

Emotive utterances based on groundless simplifications typify the rather widespread but ill-conceived allegations about foreign domestic helpers being maltreated and underpaid in Hong Kong.

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Struggling Star Ferry wants to increase fares

Star Ferry has asked the government for permission to increase fares on Hung Hom routes.

It cited losses on the Central-Tsim Sha Tsui route since the government moved the operations to a new pier in Central on November 12.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Relocated Star Ferry 'will be left with just heritage role'

Commuters will desert service after move to distant pier, says academic

The Star Ferry is likely to lose its role as a form of public transport and become a tourist attraction like the Peak Tram after its pier moves, an academic says.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Necessary measure

I refer to the letters headlined, 'Misguided policy' (South China Morning Post, June 7), 'Efficient' (Sunday Morning Post, June 18) and 'Arbitrary ban offers no solutions' (Post, June 23), on the re-organisation of stopping activities of residents' service buses in Central and Wan Chai.

2 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Ferry workers robbed of cash

TWO men armed with knives robbed two Hong Kong Ferry employees of a cashbox containing $20,000 at the Wan Chai ferry pier.

The employees, Chan Kwok-cheung and Chan Shu-leung, both 30, suffered cut wounds when they tried to fight off the robbers, who fled towards the Convention Centre car park.

25 Oct 1994 - 12:00am