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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chaos as initial funding for new towns in New Territories approved by Legco panel

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Tony Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, Ada Lee

    ... Tony Cheung, Samuel Chan and Ada Lee Pan-democrats, protesters cry foul but HK$340 million funding passes Chaos as new-towns cash approved Lawmakers last night finally approved the government's request for preliminary funding for work on controversial new towns amid chaotic scenes and vows of legal action from pan-democrats, who said the vote was illegitimate. Members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541610/battle-over-new-territories-towns-plan-enters-seventh-round-lawmakers
  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

    ... last night after a meeting of Legco's Finance Committee was thrown into chaos as hundreds protested outside the Legislative Council complex at Tamar. The meeting was a continuation ... week's chaos when protesters clashed with police. Pan-democrats asked for the meeting to be adjourned so government officials could meet affected villagers again to resolve the matter peacefully. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536933/protesters-gather-government-hq-ahead-vote-controversial-new-towns
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Pepper spray and barricades used as new-town protesters try to storm Legco complex

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:05pm by Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Scenes of chaos as police use pepper spray to force back angry campaigners trying to force open the doors to Legco building New-town protest at Tamar erupts ... for chaos to erupt again until pan-democratic lawmakers emerged to call for calm. Ng said the secretariat had advised him to cut the meeting short because "that would be safer for lawmakers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532041/chaos-barricades-shut-out-new-town-protesters-legco-complex
  4. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Microcredit schemes struggling to aid China's rural poor

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... was another challenge. "China does not lack wealthy people with loving hearts and NGOs should remain transparent to win their support," he said. Xu Chao, manager of CreditEase's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1101720/microcredit-schemes-struggling-aid-chinas-rural-poor
  5. Sport - Soccer - DEVELOPMENT

    Afghan Premier League helps unite war-torn country through football

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 02:22am by AFP

    ... by lovers of the beautiful game and given financial backing by some of Afghanistan’s biggest companies, the APL has burst into Afghan life with a mix of big ambitions and a little chaos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1060005/afghan-premier-league-helps-unite-war-torn-country-through-football
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Officials firm on project for town in northeastern New Territories

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Colleen Lee

    ... minister ruling out shelving the project despite massive protests. A public forum on the plan to develop 787 hectares of land descended into chaos on Saturday as 6,000 people turned up, many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1045062/officials-firm-project-town-northeastern-new-territories
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Minister tells forum plans for New Territories new towns will go ahead

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang and Johnny Tam 6,000 people attend chaotic public forum over plans to develop northeastern New Territories; Paul Chan signals determination to build homes Minister firm on new towns amid protest A public forum on government plans to develop new towns near the border with Shenzhen descended into chaos yesterday but left officials determined to push the scheme through. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1043403/minister-tells-forum-plans-new-territories-new-towns-will-go-ahead
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kowloon East revamp to embrace creativity, planner tells Venice panel

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by CHRISTOPHER DE WOLF

    ... development, saying Hong Kong's character came from a certain "orderly chaos" and improvisational spirit, and that over-regulation should be avoided. His words were met with wariness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1027894/kowloon-east-revamp-embrace-creativity-planner-tells-venice-panel

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