Anyone familiar with New Year’s Eve in the Philippines, and the fireworks, gunfire and heavy ack-ack, knows that the best place to be is in a bunker deep underground. It might not be the only place to steer clear of as this posting from Dennis Bryant at Holland + Knight suggests:
The Hong Kong Marine Department issued a notice reminding the maritime community that the Central Harbor in the area off Wan Chai will be closed between 1400 hours and 2300 hours on Friday, 8 February for a fireworks display celebrating the Lunar New Year. Notice No. 24 of 2008 (1/30/08).