• Thu
  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 10:47am

Wan Chai

With government's office rental bill HK$750m, why demolish west wing?

Redeveloping the west wing of the former government headquarters for commercial use is unjustified when officials are spending more than HK$750 million a year to rent private office space for their use, according to conservationists.

Saturday, 1 September, 2012, 3:57am

Hopewell banks on Wan Chai land revaluation gain

Hopewell Holdings aims to book a land revaluation gain of HK$2 billion over the next few years from its new project, Hopewell Centre II.

Hopewell managing director Thomas Jefferson Wu said the estimated market value of Hopewell's portion of the site on which the project will be built was HK$4.1 billion.

21 Aug 2012 - 3:56am

Hong Kong Planner, August 14

Exhibitions

 

... daynight ... (Year 7)

Artist Tse Lok-lun's series of works exploring the relationship between obstacle and habit. Today, 2pm-8pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9070 4147. Ends today

Hear the Wind Sing

25 Oct 2012 - 11:24am

Entertainment Planner, August 13

Exhibitions

 

The Summer Show - Introducing Five Photographers

25 Oct 2012 - 11:27am

National lessons won't skirt the sensitive issues

National education with no flinching from sensitive subjects - that is what one primary school principal has promised to introduce in his classes this autumn.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Masked men attack newspaper office

Police are hunting four assailants who strode into the offices of a radical online newspaper and destroyed its equipment yesterday.

The masked men marched into Independent Media's (In-media) ninth-floor office on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, at around 1.20pm and smashed computers and a television before fleeing, the paper said.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Competing fairs bring bargains for buyers

Gadget geeks are expecting another bargain-packed August as the city's two rival computer groups once again hold overlapping trade fairs.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Style

What: Anchor lamp Why: Made from solid and polished brass and with a copper finish, it is an updated nautical classic How much: HK$3,900 Where: Museum Context, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2152 0820

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

The Planner

Exhibitions

The Last Paintings

Works by the late Cy Twombly (1928-2011), including eight paintings and photographs. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Ends Sat

A Complete Shambles

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Events

Tuesday, August 7: Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies talk: 'Briefing on SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information'. Central Plaza, Wan Chai.

Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Introduction of renminbi currency futures'. Wing On Centre, Central.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm