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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New towns plan: hearing could last 2.5 years

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Olga Wong

    ... It won't do any good for Hong Kong people in future." Board member Patrick Lau Hing-tat said the board's operation should be overhauled in the long run. He said decision-making could be decentralised by setting up more district-level committees to examine projects. Quoting advice from UN urban-planning experts, Lau said the committees could look more specifically into the demands ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Legco vote on new-towns funding postponed again as protesters rally at Tamar

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:15pm by Joyce Ng, Ada Lee and Samuel Chan

    ... yesterday, including accusations that he ignored rules and procedures. New People's Party lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee even suggested he step aside when the meeting resumes next week. ... said, and suggested the committee's vice-chairwoman, Emily Lau Wing-hing, chair the next meeting. Ng did not take questions from the media after the meeting but told Cable TV he felt he had ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers to government

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... Lau Suk-yee said. "The government has plenty of money and the financial secretary is facing a huge fiscal surplus … Why should the authority be worried?" The government had injected ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Village zones in country park enclaves must shrink: planners

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Dr Michael Lau Wai-neng, senior head of the group's biodiversity and regional wetlands programme, said. But it brought a hostile response from a rural leader who said the village house ... or provide a [small] house for their next generation." While welcoming the decision, Lau wanted the board to freeze small house numbers at existing levels to minimise the impact ...

  5. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Qianhai special zone architect Patrick Lau plans water and greenery for pedestrians

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... a better quality of life than Hong Kong, says the landscape architect who is drafting the planning guidelines. Hongkonger Patrick Lau Hing-tat said his concept would create rivers and emphasise ... said Lau. Lau, a Town Planning Board member who is frustrated by Hong Kong's red tape and lack of creativity, said most new-town planning prioritised transport and other public utilities. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Call for more malls sparks dissent

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... on residents in North District- and they are suffering a lot already." Edward Lau Kwok-fan, a North District councillor, said any additional malls in the area should be built closer to the border ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lawmakers sceptical of planned new towns

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by Ada Lee

    ... them," he said. Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing told the government to address residents' requests that their homes not be razed. "How will the public be convinced that the plan ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town Planning Board members seek clarity on what green-belt sites are for

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Olga Wong

    ... added. Tuen Mun planning officer Lau Wing-seung said the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department had no objections. "We need to strike a balance when housing demand is pressing and there are no special tree species on those sites," Lau said. But board member Anita Ma Wing-tseung said: "The rezoning could encourage developers to lower the conservation value of green belt ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town planners to start hearing views on village zoning plans

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:58pm by Ernest Kao

    ... the enclaves] are not subject to destruction," WWF Hong Kong's senior programme head Dr Michael Lau Wai-neng said. "It will affect the sensitive ecology in the surrounding parks." ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    If Hong Kong country parks are built up, go to mainland for leisure, government adviser suggests

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:35am by Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong Surveyor Kaizer Lau stokes debate by suggesting Hongkongers cross border to escape city life No country parks? Relax on mainland, adviser says The mainland ... never" to the idea of using country park land to build homes, said Kaizer Lau Ping-cheung, a member of the new committee advising the government on developing Lantau Island. Fellow committee ...




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