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  1. Officials' shift in public housing policy will help cut long waiting list

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the decision to redevelop Pak Tin Estate in Sham Shui Po ('Change of plan on redeveloping estates', April 18). This is a 'new redevelopment policy for public-rental homes that gives ... them. I hope the redevelopment will be done properly. It must be comprehensive. This project will improve the lives of the present tenants of Pak Tin Estate. Their new homes will be better, ...

  2. Tribunal's new ruling on mediation

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Lands Tribunal says it will consider whether a developer buying up old flats has made an effort to solve disputes through mediation before going to litigation for a compulsory sale. The tribunal's direction, which takes effect from Tuesday, states that if a majority owner buying ownerships in an old building for redevelopment refuses to attempt mediation ...

  3. New site for methadone clinic approved

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Town Planning Board yesterday approved the new location for a methadone clinic affected by the redevelopment of Kwun Tong town centre. The clinic, in a Jockey Club health care centre, will move to a government site near the town centre roundabout. The Urban Renewal Authority said the spot, less than 100 metres from its current location, would minimise ...

  4. Ex-industrial sites chosen for public housing

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... strategies to increase land supply announced by the government last year. The other five strategies are urban redevelopment, land resumption in the New Territories, reclamation outside Victoria Harbour, rock cavern development and reusing former quarry sites. Tsang said the short-term measures- the rezoning exercise and redevelopment- would release 150 hectares of land, and together ...

  5. U.R.A. Payouts for prostitutes

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Two dozen prostitutes from a row of Kowloon City tenements could be fully compensated under a HK$1.2 billion redevelopment project by the Urban Renewal ... yesterday that it would acquire 16 tenement blocks at 66-82 Kowloon City Road and redevelop the site into two residential blocks with 180 flats by 2020. It estimates the project will cost HK$1.2 ...

  6. Abortions fear over hospital closure threat

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lower Albert Road hospital is widely used because of its competitive rates. But its landlord, the Hong Kong Anglican Church, wants to redevelop the site. It means the hospital is likely to close, sparking fears that the city's already stretched medical sector will be unable to meet the demand. The Development Bureau has already approved the church's redevelopment plans, ...

  7. Uncertainty over civil service flats

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... While others built under the scheme have been redeveloped, the long-term fate of the ageing flats remains uncertain, although officials have no plans for them. The civil servants' ... dollars for the transaction in one go,' he said. Democratic Party legislator James To Kun-sun said he saw no strong reason for the government to redevelop the properties, saying many ...

  8. Slow justice system costs minority owner millions

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng maggie.ng@scmp.com The top court slammed the Lands Tribunal for acting slowly in a case involving a compulsory sale of land for redevelopment, with the result that the property dwindled in value and the minority owner lost millions. Developer Fineway Properties owned all except one shop of the block in Haven Street, Causeway Bay. It applied to the tribunal in July 2007 ...

  9. Yesterday's welfare is today's fat profit

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... the right to resell the units after paying the land premium reflecting the market value. Since then, these properties have been targeted by developers for redevelopment. Pang Shiu-kee, head of S.K. ... at K Wah International Holdings, said not all civil servants were lucky. The redevelopment potential of co-operative housing estates depended on their locations. A lot of properties designated ...

  10. Beijing moves to tighten rules on home requisitions

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The State Council has released a draft regulation on home requisitions and redevelopment compensation for wider consultation in a landmark move to address growing public ... county level and above governments can give the go-ahead to redevelopment projects if at least 90 per cent of homeowners agree. And developers must obtain two thirds of the yes vote from ...




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