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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Cost fears place future of historic Central building in doubt

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:18am by STUART LAU AND FANNY FUNG

    ... merry-go-round leaves old mission in cold Maintenance costs and structural worries are putting off at least two potential new tenants of the historic former French Mission building in Central. The neoclassical building on Battery Path currently houses the Court of Final Appeal. But the court will be relocated back to its former home next year – the Old Supreme Court building at 8 Jackson Road, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Warning over 'blind eye' being turned to dilapidated buildings

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Urban renewal official fears a repeat of 2010 To Kwa Wan tragedy if nothing is done soon 'Blind eye' turned to dilapidated buildings A senior officer with the Urban Renewal Authority has blasted the government for "turning a blind eye" to dilapidated buildings and warned of a repeat of the 2010 Ma Tau Wai Road building ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines vows to ‘build back better’ 100 days after typhoon

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 08:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines vowed on Sunday to “build back better” 100 days after its deadliest typhoon left thousands dead and millions without homes. Acknowledging ... by adopting the principle of build back better” following the deadly storm. The need for durable shelter for millions of people whose homes were damaged or destroyed is critical Luiza Carvalho Haiyan ...

  4. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Shanghai media conglomerate aspires to build China's equivalent of Bloomberg: reports

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:30pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com The Shanghai United  Media Group (SUMG), a newly created state-owned media conglomerate, has taken the first steps towards building China's equivalent ... about the media conglomerate's plans to build a powerful financial service empire capable of competing with local and international rivals, wrote TMTpost columnist Wei Wuhui, who has been ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Housing policy can build better future for young citizens

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... Housing policy can build better future for our young people Our chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, recently announced in his policy address that the government would address the unaffordable-housing crisis in Hong Kong by building more homes under the two government housing schemes- public rental housing and the Home Ownership Scheme that provides subsidised flats for purchase. Unlike ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    HK$40 billion plan to build Hong Kong's biggest sports complex

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:49am by Ada Lee

    ... for huge sports complex Private companies would design, build and operate Hong Kong's biggest sports complex under a HK$40 billion proposal favoured by the government. The Home Affairs Bureau, ... alone, as estimated in another document last month. Other costs including design, maintenance and the buildings' "life-cycle" costs incurred during the 30-year concession period ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Consortium again loses bid to build on Nam Sang Wai wetland

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Latest proposal failed to meet principles to protect fish ponds in Deep Bay, says board Consortium again loses bid to build on wetland A development consortium's plan to build flats on the controversial Nam Sang Wai wetland in Yuen Long has again failed to get past the government's town planning advisers. The proposal did not meet the planning ...

  8. News - China - ADVENTURE

    A perfect stunt: Two Russian daredevils climb world’s second tallest building

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:25pm

    ... Two Russians made a splash on social media after they scaled a crane on the top of the second tallest building in the world A video filmed using head mounted cameras of two gutsy Russians ... a crane on top of the building. The pair sneaked into the building site at midnight on Chinese New Year and spent almost two hours climbing up 120 floors to reach a height of 650 metres. All ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Repulse Bay building has plenty of development potential

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Repulse Bay building has plenty of potential A 60-year-old residential building in Repulse Bay is expected to attract keen attention for its redevelopment ... appointed agency Knight Frank to handle the tender, which closes March 31. The total saleable area of the existing building is about 14,583 sq ft. But under the land lease and zoning provisions, ...

  10. News - China - PUBLIC FUNDS

    Li Keqiang hammers against patchy action on government buildings ban

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for a complete halt to construction of new government buildings, training centres and hotels, throwing his weight behind ... government spending, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. In July, the government ordered a five-year suspension of the construction of new official buildings. A strict accounting ...




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