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  1. Firm may seek Tsang's help on redevelopment

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in redeveloping the area if it gains the support of enough property owners. Graham Street Community Builders, which claims to be offering owners better terms than the authority, was set up by Chung Chor-ho. He says the company would be happy to redevelop the area, which includes the oldest wet market in Hong Kong, jointly with the authority. 'If we can get 40 per cent of owners ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... tower scheme for the redevelopment of the west wing, could be given up. The additional upgraded floor areas that officials seek can be mainly accommodated in a low-rise redevelopment, which would have to optimise building coverage over the site. The redevelopment could maintain the existing west wing building height, particularly at its eastern end where it faces the small plaza ...

  3. A failure to bring home the bacon

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to build 15,000 rental flats a year. A policy to redevelop old public estates was replaced with a programme to maintain the blocks as long as they were structurally sound. Determined to suspend ... for redevelopment as private housing and other uses. A check by the South China Morning Post found that during Tsang's tenure the authority handed over 19 sites, or 19.5 hectares, land ...

  4. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the community at large. The good news is that the finance chief is expected to allocate HK$15billion for the redevelopment of two ageing public hospitals- Queen Mary Hospital, which was founded in 1937, and the century-old Kwong Wah Hospital. Such a move would no doubt bring immense benefits to the community. The staff at both hospitals have repeatedly pleaded with the government to finalise redevelopment ...

  5. Hospital eyes new site for high-rise

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... as well as beds,' said Wyman Li, the hospital's administration manager, citing an annual growth in demand of 12 per cent. He said the redevelopment would require a 40 per cent increase ... a patients' petition to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, urging him to consider the redevelopment plan as part of the next policy address. 'We hope to start negotiations with the government ...

  6. Chance for a landmark site should not be lost

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The architecturally exciting transparent tower that was proposed by the Jockey Club as the centrepiece of its redevelopment of the Central Police Station site is not to be. Residents shot ... tack is also now being taken, focusing on redeveloping in a way that very much keeps the spirit of the historic site intact. The police station complex dates back to the beginning ...

  7. There's no need for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by 2039, there will soon not be enough for housing and economic growth. The existing strategy of rezoning, redevelopment, resumption and making use of old quarries is considered inadequate to meet ...

  8. Hong Kong's government planners are out of control

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... demand for the next eight years. On top of that, the government is already freeing 3,000 hectares for building by re-zoning and re-developing unused or underused land, largely in the New ... be redeveloped relatively cheaply in the future. As a result the government's latest reclamation plans don't just look unnecessary, they look nuts. It's hard to conclude anything except ...

  9. Cultural hub plans anger lawmaker

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's efforts to calm fears over the West Kowloon redevelopment have failed to satisfy the legislator representing the real estate sector. Abraham Razack said Mr Tsang's pledge last week to have Legco and the ICAC involved in awarding the contracts to turn the area into a cultural hub was flawed. Mr Tsang had been responding ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is to be demolished to make way for a new 'University Street', which will link the upper and lower parts of the campus. It's a redevelopment that has been brought on by the university's ...




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