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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green activists see red over felling of iconic wall tree in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:19am by Olga Wong, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Olga Wong and Cheung Chi-fai Giant wall tree in Wan Chai chopped to make way for Hopewell hotel Felling of iconic tree angers activists Green activists are mourning the loss of a giant wall banyan tree in Wan Chai that has been chopped down to make way for a hotel development by the Hopewell group. The tree, which was estimated to be about 80 years old, was a well-known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412062/green-activists-see-red-over-felling-iconic-wall-tree-wan-chai
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    A taste of nostalgia in Wan Chai's old Green House

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com A taste of nostalgia in historic Wan Chai building Some of the city's oldest restaurants opened for business yesterday in century-old Wan Chai tenements, taking advantage of below-market rents in buildings that have been renovated as a home for comic artists. Their rents will help offset maintenance and operation costs for the Urban Renewal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1285623/taste-nostalgia-wan-chais-old-green-house
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Ada Lee

    ... Joyce Ng and Ada Lee Government wants building to be housed above new MTR station and next to existing centre Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre The government has earmarked a site next to the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai for a new convention complex. But the six-storey building, to stand atop the future MTR Exhibition station, will be used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1228796/wan-chai-site-marked-out-new-convention-centre
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tenant vows to stay in Chai Wan factory despite deadline to move out

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 74-year-old, who has lived in Chai Wan factory for 51 years, says he needs a better offer to find a new home before the block is converted into flats Tenant ... into the Chai Wan Factory Estate in 1961 with his father, who started the paper-lantern business in Sai Wan Ho and ran it there until the site was resumed by the government for development. He now lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1049707/tenant-vows-stay-chai-wan-factory-despite-deadline-move-out
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chai Wan Factory Estate's last tenant has hope of new flat

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... a paper-lantern business in Sai Wan Ho. When the government resumed the site where their business was established in the 1960s, it offered both to relocate the family's factory to the Chai Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1051028/chai-wan-factory-estates-last-tenant-has-hope-new-flat
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... ways to avoid such isolation." The Central and Wan Chai Reclamation area has shown how this can work, he said. Since the reclaimed land in the area is above the underground transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556972/hong-kong-needs-master-plan-urban-development-architect
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to build a 25-storey office building at 101-102 Wan Chai Road in April. Two office and residential buildings with shops had been on the site, and it is surrounded by commercial buildings. Yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544390/policy-slant-towards-housing-infringing-rights-developers
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong's harbourfront body set to scrap one-off injection of funds

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... present a five-year plan to lawmakers with an approximate budget," the source said. The boardwalk linking North Point and Wan Chai was proposed by the Planning Department as early as 2011. ... should start by managing newly reclaimed waterfront sites in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point. The ultimate goal is for the authority to manage the whole 73km stretch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533615/hong-kongs-harbourfront-body-set-scrap-one-injection-funds
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shau Kei Wan residents fail to stop plan to build more flats

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Shau Kei Wan residents fail to stop flats plan A block of flats looks likely to be built on a small site along the Shau Kei Wan waterfront despite ... to community. "We are very disappointed," said Shau Kei Wan concern group convenor Lee Joi-tung. "Building flats in such a tiny space is to achieve a political target instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1508596/shau-kei-wan-residents-fail-stop-plan-build-more-flats
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Starting over is a fate that the family has endured before. Pong's father started Yuet Wo Food Factory in 1945, bottling cooking oil and vinegar in Tsuen Wan. In the 1970s, the government ... the village produced at least two tonnes of vegetables a day. Most are sent to the wholesale market in Cheung Sha Wan. Farm-fresh produce from Kwu Tung totalled 8 per cent of the 224 tonnes of local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs

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