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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong, Macau struggle with their identity as cross-border cities

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... a cross-border city. The three-year, multimillion-dollar project started in 2012 and is split into three chapters, with the one about Macau and its relationship to Zhuhai being the second one. ... or authenticity." The future of cross-border cities was also an area that called for more research, Chiao said. "Immigration control points will not exist in 20 or 30 years. So eventually, the Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Cross-border rail still on track, bureau insists

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Despite costly construction delays, officials still insist that railway will be completed in 2015 Cross-border rail still on track: bureau More than $1 billion in compensation has been paid to contractors of the cross-border express project because of unexpected changes in building the controversial HK$$67 billion railway. This was disclosed in the Transport ...

  3. Business - Economy - DEVELOPMENT

    Banks get green light for 2b yuan in cross-border loans for Qianhai

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 09:48am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Cross-border deals signal relaxation of Beijing's tight controls and offer major opportunities in bid to create 'Manhattan of Pearl River Delta' Qianhai cross-border loan scheme starts with 2b yuan Fifteen banks in Hong Kong were granted permission yesterday to offer a combined 2 billion yuan (HK$2.49 billion) in loans to companies ...

  4. 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

    ... was unfair. "They indigenous residents can get a lot of land, but we don't. It is very difficult for us to build new houses," she said. Yiu said cross-border parallel-goods traders ...

  5. 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

    ... in a series of big public works projects to face delays and huge cost overruns- most notoriously the cross-border high-speed railway, which was pushed back two years earlier this year. The relocation ...

  6. 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

    ... 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No U-turn on Kowloon Cultural District basement plans despite spiralling HK$23b cost

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:48pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Cheng Yuet-ngor made it clear that the underground road system would be retained as she disclosed that the knock-on effect on the arts hub of the delay in building the cross-border high-speed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    If Hong Kong country parks are built up, go to mainland for leisure, government adviser suggests

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:35am by Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong Surveyor Kaizer Lau stokes debate by suggesting Hongkongers cross border to escape city life No country parks? Relax on mainland, adviser says The mainland is an alternative to country parks as a place for Hongkongers to relieve the stress of city life, a government adviser said amid debate on developing housing in some parks. Locals should "never say ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Traders in fishing village to protest government housing plan

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:59am by Danny Mok and Jennifer Ngo

    ... for one-day protest Traders in Lei Yue Mun fishing village shut up shop yesterday in a one-day protest over government plans to sell off land for a private housing project that they say will leave ... else to eat," he said. The traders, who say they might apply for a judicial review of the government's decision, plan to stage a sit-in at the two existing car parks on June 9. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Fatter payouts for village 'squatters'

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... or non-indigenous, villagers. Some have in recent years bitterly fought eviction orders to make way for public works projects- such as the battle by Tsoi Yuen Tsuen residents over the cross-border high-speed ...




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