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  1. Closing kitchen tap won't change investment flow

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... these people have to a court ruling overturning the Town Planning Board's restrictions on a Swire Properties' development in the Mid-Levels. Are they telling me that developers should not have the right of appeal to the courts? Are they saying that their decisions should override judicial procedures, that the Town Planning Board stands above even the Court of Final Appeal? Do ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to somewhere near Tung Ping Chau, Hong Kong. Hospital to fight for expansion The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in Happy Valley is seeking a judicial review of a decision by the Town Planning Board that blocks plans for a 43-storey building. The hospital submitted its plans to the board in March, asking for the site's height restrictions to be relaxed. The board countered that the limits ...

  3. Container parks bursting at seams

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... would mean much higher transport costs. Mr Chan said the depot operator who had created the Lau Fau Shan site had applied to the Town Planning Board to change the land use after receiving ... of about 2 hectares in Lau Fau Shan was recently found covered by asphalt and loaded with thousands of unused shipping containers, and it is not the only one. The Planning Department said it had ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there are unique opportunities at Kai Tak for the development of a world-class, multi-use water sports centre. A comprehensive presentation was made last month to the Town Planning Board by the National Sports Associations responsible for water sports in Hong Kong. They asked for specific provision to be made in the Kai Tak outline zoning plan to define sufficient space on land as well as water ...

  5. Hong Kong bent rule of law for silver medallists

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the town planning board to rezone it for a residential purpose, the building of four blocks of 38-45 storeys in front of buildings in Phase Three. The purpose is to bypass the land-provision ... ''No hidden plan' in border bus policy' (August 17). The dangerous point is not a possible 'hidden plan' to protect KCRC, but government intervention in the market. I am ...

  6. Lions Clubs could be caught out in the rain

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... ahead in bad weather. The rest of the participants will have to shelter under umbrellas. The authorities and Hong Kong Tourism Board officials are expected to decide by 3pm tomorrow whether the five-hour parade can proceed as planned at 6pm. The participants, dressed in national costumes, will march from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai to the Tamar site. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New towns part of grand plan for Hong Kong-Shenzhen integration

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... plan for integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen Some 6,000 people attended last weekend's public forum in Sheung Shui to discuss the development of three new towns in the northeastern New ... it was extremely urgent to develop new towns to cope with rapidly rising demand and to ensure the city's sustainable development. What rubbish. If the plan is really aimed at addressing ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Minister tells forum plans for New Territories new towns will go ahead

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Emily Tsang

    ... towns amid protest A public forum on government plans to develop new towns near the border with Shenzhen descended into chaos yesterday but left officials determined to push the scheme through. ... the final round of consultations, which ends this month, would not be extended. Many groups oppose the plans to build three new towns on 787 hectares of land in the northeastern New Territories; ...

  9. Hainan set to become a cinematic crowd-puller

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing Celine.sun@scmp.com Golf resort operator Mission Hills plans to build a movie studio and theme park in Hainan based on the sets featured in the films of mainland director Feng Xiaogang. The HK$6 billion Mission Hills-Huayi-Fengxiaogang Movie-themed town is expected to open in Haikou, Hainan's capital, as early as 2014. Shenzhen-based Mission Hills ...

  10. Taiwanese flyers prefer making stop-overs in HK

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... between Taiwan and the mainland through Hong Kong. Once every two to three weeks, Ho travels between Kaohsiung, his home town in Taiwan, and Foshan, Guangdong, where he set up an aluminium bonding ... transportation companies are located. There Ho joins some 40 other passengers, all wearing stickers on their chests displaying their destinations and the time for boarding. Meanwhile, the staff ...




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