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  1. Government shown real way to conserve Central

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... once again stroll through the open spaces between the government buildings. But otherwise, advice from a government-commissioned consultancy report to legislate for a 'special protected area' to protect Government Hill has been ignored, while the West Wing will make way for another high-rise commercial block with the usual shopping mall and car park. It is difficult to see how ...

  2. More of the same is not what we need

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a car park. In other words, another high-rise, more indoor chain stores, another car park and therefore more cars. Ever since the government first revealed these plans in last October's ... developments managing public open spaces instil the public with confidence that the public park will be accessible. Nor do private developers have a reputation for keeping their buildings modest. ...

  3. Bikers to get more parking spaces

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The government plans to provide 1,000 more parking spaces for motorcycles in the next 12 months. It is considering converting space in multi-storey car parks for motorcycles. Although the number of spaces has increased by 2,100 in the past two years, districts like Wan Chai, Kowloon City and Yau Tsim Mong do not have enough for daytime use. The situation is particularly ...

  4. Stretching the truth

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... floors of car parking space, all of which is exempt from the gross floor area of the property. The developer then sells or leases the parking spaces without paying a premium. Conservative estimates suggest that this stunt has given developers windfall profits in excess of HK$50 billion. The government should act. One sensible suggestion is that any car park above ground level should ...

  5. Activists fear zoning changes will cut open public space

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Moves to turn a public car park inside tycoon Li Ka-shing's corporate headquarters into a supermarket have sparked fears that the government could be preparing the groundwork to slash the amount of open public space in Central District. Hutchison Whampoa- which manages the 62-storey Cheung Kong Center- want to convert 78 of 800 public car parking spaces inside ...

  6. Slow-drive rally against car park fees

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam More than 10 cars and trucks took part in a slow-drive protest yesterday against The Link's decision to increase car park fees. The protest was organised by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. The Link increased fees at its 2,000 car parks by between 3.6 per cent and 6 per cent from Friday last week, the DAB said. Many car owners ...

  7. Drivers say poor Link car park services fail to justify price hikes

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Nearly two-thirds of car owners in a survey say that the service provided by The Link's car parks fails to match up to their parking fees. The Link acquired the car parks ... Management said that the company had enhanced its CCTV system and adopted electronic entry in all its car parks last year. She said it had kept close contact with the police, implementing various ...

  8. Brown, in car-park rendezvous, plots Blair's downfall

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Sean Munday

    ... that he has a workable exit strategy for Iraq, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown is reported to have finalised details of an exit strategy of his own for Mr Blair in the car park ...

  9. Housing Authority privatisation will put hundreds out of work

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Sell-off of car parks and shopping centres will see 646 workers sidelined A plan by the Housing Authority to sell most of its car parks and shopping centres could lead to as many ... parking spaces. The assets had a market value of more than $20 billion, he said. Officials say the authority does not have an estimate of how much money it will make through the downsizing. ...

  10. Authority urged to fit security gates on flats

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday to demand the installation of metal gates. Meanwhile, the authority's commercial properties committee said it would increase monthly charges for its 33 car parks by 5 per cent from January 1. This was expected to affect about 3,600 parking spaces. Committee chairman Liu Sing-cheong said the increase would range from HK$30 to HK$90, depending on the area and type of car park ...




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