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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... a new population of 140,000 to Tung Chung could expose more people to health risks caused by the serious air pollution there. The green group studied air quality data from many parts of Hong ... the proposal "a "lesser evil", but said questions remained about air quality and protection of the Tung Chung River. The latest blueprint proposes boosting the population of Tung Chung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574407/tung-chung-expansion-focus-east
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... to show how many Chinese white dolphins would return to the area once the park was designated. Watch: SCMP took a look at Hong Kong's pink dolphin habitat "You speak of creating ... with lower-emission, quieter aircraft, and cross-border air quality reduction targets would be met. The airport operator had said the runway would bring not just minimal air pollution but even improvement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chuk Yuen border village balances on the edge of change

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... villager Timothy Yiu Chung, 40, doubts whether the seventh border crossing should be built at all. "I'm willing to give something for Hong Kong's future, but is the checkpoint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590363/chuk-yuen-border-village-balances-edge-change
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chuk Yuen villagers' delay bid could hit border project deadline

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:42am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... of money but not a lot," he said. The non-indigenous families, meanwhile, said hostility from some indigenous residents could affect the construction of their homes. Kong Bik-yu, of the Chuk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590221/chuk-yuen-villagers-delay-bid-could-hit-border-project-deadline
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Loophole puts noodle shop at risk

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Developer's 'innovative' tactic could see family business forced to sell up Loophole puts noodle shop at risk A family-owned noodle shop is in danger of being forced out after a developer adopted "i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589626/loophole-puts-noodle-shop-risk
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    URA's plan to revitalise old flats in To Kwa Wan falls through

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by Olga Wong

    ... of the University of Hong Kong's real estate and construction department, said the market would see downward adjustment in the longer term, perhaps in five years. On the To Kwa Wan project, Chau said: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588085/uras-plan-revitalise-old-flats-kwa-wan-falls-through
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plan to build flats on site earmarked for Science Park growth put on hold

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Science Park homes on hold in face of opposition A decision on a controversial plan to build flats on a site earmarked for the Hong Kong Science ... Kong's technological development. "Many firms are considering whether to move to Singapore or the mainland … If Hong Kong kills the plan to build a fourth phase of the Science Park, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586166/plan-build-flats-site-earmarked-science-park-growth-put-hold
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... within a decade, architect Bryant Lu says Hong Kong urgently needs an urban master plan. Lu, vice-chairman of Ronald Lu & Partners, a major local architectural firm, said a large-scale master ... the natural ventilation in a high-density area," Lu said. The Planning Department conducted a study of ventilation in Hong Kong, he said, and the results should have been taken into consideration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556972/hong-kong-needs-master-plan-urban-development-architect
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kennedy Road residents condemn amended Hopewell hotel project

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Ernest Kao

    ... of the facilities. But the latest application reintroduces the slab-like design, which the residents claim will worsen air quality in the area and present a barrier to air flow. A plan to include ... flowed westward through Kennedy Road, the revised "air wing" design was more favourable to air flow. Under the new design, the building would measure six metres wider east to west ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577878/kennedy-road-residents-condemn-amended-hopewell-hotel-project
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... will be cut by 40 per cent as pollution reduction technology improves. Watch: SCMP took a look at Hong Kong's pink dolphin habitat   ... residual impact on air quality. But green groups said it was "flawed" and "selective". The report, for instance, claims the project would deliver better air to Tung Chung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536778/marine-park-included-proposal-third-airport-runway

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