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    Leung Chun-ying faces uphill task building trust with pan-democrats

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com With the pan-democrat camp in the new Legco more radical than before, chief executive will have a tough task building trust with its members Giving C.Y. no quarter When the Legislative Council convenes on October 10, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, besides finding a more fragmented legislature, is also likely to face an uphill challenge - to regain ...

  2. Pressure builds on national education

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Lo Wei More pressure is being put on the government to reconsider the introduction of national education in the new school year, with a leading Beijing loyalist educational body pulling back from its support for an immediate launch and te ...

  3. Hopewell will build hotel after it agrees to premium

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The project, known as Mega Tower before it was scaled down from 93 storeys, has faced bitter opposition. Residents argued that the massive building, approved in 1994, would bring traffic congestion ...

  4. Target raised to build extra 10,000 flats

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu, Ng Kang-chung and Joyce Ng The government has raised its target for new housing by about 18 per cent, calling yesterday for 65,000 flats to come on the market in the next three or four years. Development Minister Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sai ...

  5. Quiet start to building crackdown

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com The government started its crackdown against illegal building work in the New Territories yesterday, but there were no officials to be seen in villages rumoured to be on the list. The Buildings Department is to send removal orders to owners of village houses that seriously breach the standard three-storey format. However, under a new system, villagers who own homes ...

  6. DPP seeks to build ties with mainland

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan's opposition Democratic Progressive Party is mulling ways to better interact with Beijing and mainlanders following its defeat in last month's presidential election. The DPP's soul-sea ...

  7. Mainland rail can succeed, says Taiwan expert

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... estimated at US$13.2 billion, to build and operate the high-speed rail in 1998, which was then the world's largest build-operate-transfer project. 'Taiwan's high-speed rail has ...

  8. Providing land to build 40,000 flats a year offers would-be buyers hope

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... managing director of Landscope Surveyors, welcomed the government plan to build up a larger land reserve. 'If the government makes land reserves available and can release it on the market ...

  9. Lawmakers may refuse to move into Tamar building

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Angry legislators have threatened to not move into the new Legislative Council building at the Tamar site when it opens in September, in protest against what ... complex will form part of the new government headquarters compound in Tamar. The building will be about four times the size of the Legislative Council building in Central. The Tamar site ...

  10. Building Ordinance review urged to close loophole on signposts

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Legislators have urged a review of the Building Ordinance which, the Building Department has conceded, may allow signposts to be put on buildings without the consent of owners. During a meeting of the home affairs panel yesterday at the Legislative Council, Paul Pang Tat-choi, assistant director for existing buildings of the Buildings Department, said the Building ...




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