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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's building bonanza 'could cost Hongkongers' quality of life'

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu

    ... districts- Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and an area between Admiralty and Wan Chai. They were chosen because they offer the potential to exploit underground space below ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... development for commercial use in Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai Environment New HK$1 billion fund to promote recycling A green station to be built in each ... could slip if development was opposed by residents or district councils. A construction industry manpower shortage could also delay work. Leung said sustained economic growth was needed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Sham Shui Po, Yuen Long empowered to get community works done faster

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:45pm

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long will be the first two districts where district officers will be empowered to break a logjam that is delaying works in the community, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says in his policy address on Wednesday. District councillors from both districts said they hoped the scheme would resolve long-standing problems that had ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    VOXPOP: What do they say about CY Leung's latest blueprint?

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:06pm

    ... is not enough to support my living and I cannot benefit from the policy address at all." Law Yuen-wan, 25, office worker "I hope the government can give cash handouts instead. Cash handouts ... of private properties haven’t dropped. Also there is a town planning imbalance, with new and high-end boutique apartments being built in old districts. Subsequently they attract the rich and bring up ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... ongoing projects in Sheung Wan and Tai Po, Leung said two more projects will be launched in Mong Kok and Jordan. The four projects are expected to provide about 1,000 hostel places, he said. ... a means-tested bursary of up to HK$200,000 each year. Housing The government planned to increase the maximum allowable density of most districts by 20 per cent, the chief executive said. Before that, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    New 'East Lantau Metropolis' set to become a core business area

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Sandy Li and Olga Wong

    ... He said: "It will become a core business district in addition to Central and Kowloon East for promoting economic development and providing job opportunities." A government source said the new metropolis would be in a strategic location, and able to be connected by bridges or tunnels with Western District on Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island and parts of the western New ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Middle class and SME owners bemoan lack of sweeteners for them in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Phila Siu, Jennifer Ngo and Gary Cheung

    ... and fostering economic development. But Lee, a secondary school teacher and Sha Tin district councillor, described the address as "very disappointing", though he acknowledged: "Many actually did not have much hope. "It seems like the middle class has been ignored." He also had wanted more district amenities such as sports grounds in districts where they were getting ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    HK$1 billion each for funds to boost recycling and reuse of old landfill sites

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Cheung Chi Fai, FANNY FUNG

    ... "It might even boost property prices." But Gary Fan Kwok-wai, a Sai Kung district councillor and lawmaker, was unimpressed. "It will take years or even decades before any ... Yuen Long. Leung also earmarked HK$400 million a year to build and run a network of drop-off recycling stations in 18 districts. The first one, in Sha Tin, is expected to be ready by the middle ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Has Hong Kong government's cutback on policy address print copies been justified?

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:48am by Gary Cheung, FANNY W.Y. FUNG, Tanna Chong

    ... and Chinese for distribution at the district offices of the Home Affairs Department. The department also provides leaflets which summarise the key points of the address. People may also read the full ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Think tank's silence raises concern

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Tony Cheung

    ... by protests. The think tank's spokeswoman declined to comment on the consultation process, but Dr Victor Zheng Wan-tai, a research fellow at Chinese University, said officials should reflect ...




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