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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Time for Hong Kong government to get on its bike?

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Authorities say city's urban areas are too congested for cycle paths, yet London, where roads are just as busy, is building Europe's longest Time for government to get ... way for the bicycle path. Hong Kong Cycling Alliance chairman Martin Turner said the local government should think about how support for bikes could enhance Hong Kong's towns and urban ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Kowloon East CBD plan follows in footsteps of Singapore’s Marina Bay

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:55am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com District seen maturing as shortage of offices and tenants' desire to spread out take hold Kowloon East eyes key business role Cities around the world ... and support the city state's growth as a major business and financial hub in Asia. The area is expected to deliver up to 2.82 million sq metres of office space when fully developed. Desmond Sim, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Farmers in plea for land

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... will be displaced by the project yesterday told the hearing that the move would destroy what remained of farming in the city. "Farming is our life. Taking away farmers' land means taking away ...

  4. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    China's economy needs stamina, not just speed, Li Keqiang tells European hosts

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by Reuters, Bloomberg, AFP

    ... a speech in the city of Hamburg on Saturday. "China's economy will not suffer a 'hard landing' like some people fear, but will bring a positive impact to the global ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    So Lo Pun villagers protest against unfair land treatment

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... by the Wong clan until several decades ago when farming became unsustainable. The village and surrounding lands, north of Plover Cove, make up one of the city's largest country park enclaves. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town planners had 'no choice' but to rezone Science Park site

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Board approves plan to rezone land for flats to meet housing demand Planners had ‘no choice’ on Science Park site The Town Planning Board has approved a contentious plan to rezone an eight-hectare site for private property development, saying there was "no choice" and the decision was made to meet the city's demand for housing. The site ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Land premium demand may sink URA's Central Market project

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Olga Wong

    ... structure into a complex of arts and culture venues with affordable eating places by 2017. It will feature a public open space of at least 1,000 square metres in the city's business district. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government official 'preferred choice' to lead harbourfront authority

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Olga Wong

    ... gauge public views on the financial model for running the statutory body, which is being set up to enhance the vibrancy and creativity of the city's waterfront and to coordinate the work ...

  9. 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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Chuk Yuen residents ask for more time to relocate for multibillion-dollar development Bid to delay village move may hit checkpoint deadline The city's seventh border crossing to Shenzhen faces a struggle to stay on schedule after villagers who have to make way for the multibillion-dollar development asked for a further delay ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Consortium of Sino Land, Chinese Estates Holdings wins deal to redevelop Kwun Tong

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Consortium wins deal to redevelop Kwun Tong A joint tender from Sino Land and Chinese Estates Holdings has won the contract for the Urban Renewal Authority's single biggest project: the rejuvenation of Kwun Tong's rundown town centre. The alliance, in which Sino Land holds a 90 per cent stake and Chinese Estates 10 per cent, outbid five ...




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