• Saturday
  • November 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:56am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 26 for central committee

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Central authority should be set up to manage waterfront, says panel

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A central authority incorporating the relevant government departments should be set up to manage the city's waterfront better, the harbour watchdog said, citing the experiences of London and Liverpool. The Harbourfront Enhancement Committee said its views evolved after a group of members made a study trip to Britain, the first of four overseas areas it plans ...

  2. Waterfront's ambience at risk, harbour activists fear

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Joyce Ng Members of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee are worried that new pump rooms and utilities will ruin the ambience and accessibility of the new Central ... occupy 150 metres of the waterfront, he said. Greg Wong Chak-yan, who chairs the committee's task force to advise the government on the Central waterfront, said the pump rooms had replaced ...

  3. Alfresco dining in public spaces across Central and Western off the menu from July

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong All outdoor dining areas on public open space in Central and Sheung Wan are to be closed from July after a row erupted this year. The first restaurant affected is Gaia Ristorante in the Grand Millennium Plaza. The Italian restaurant has rented a portion of the plaza for outdoor dining since 2004. Restaurants in Lan Kwai Fong could also be affected. The Central and Western ...

  4. Architects to rebuild school's foundations

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The foundations of the city's historic Central School will be rebuilt by experts on the adjoining police married quarters site in Central, after two weeks of public consultations that begin later this month. The public consultations, organised by Central and Western District Council with the help of artists and architects- under the name Former Central School ...

  5. Plan for 'breathing space' in Central

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Gary Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is expected to announce in his policy address today the preservation of the grade-three historic Central Market. The market site, together with the Central police station compound, the former police married quarters and the Bridges Street Market in upper Central, are to be revitalised as a conservation area. ...

  6. Survey on pier plan misleading, watchdog says

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A survey that concluded most people supported the government's design plan for a new Central waterfront was yesterday criticised as unscientific and misleading by the harbour watchdog. The Harbourfront Enhancement Committee, which discussed the survey findings yesterday, also urged the government to hold a meeting to work through divided views on controversial ...

  7. Group wants Edinburgh Place to be given monument status

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... members, comprising academics, architects and Harbourfront Enhancement Committee members, said the government should have included the historic grade-one pier in the Central conservation plan ... at a later stage, after the completion of the P2 Road. At least it would be restored properly.' The P2 Road, a slip road adjoining the Central-Wan Chai Bypass, is expected to be completed ...

  8. Market will be for the people, minister vows

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The revitalisation of the historic Central Market will give the general public good access to the building, avoiding the model of previous urban- renewal projects that have ... as a breathing space and urban oasis in Central. Cheung estimated the project would take four years. First a site investigation would be conducted because plans of the market were lost in the second ...

  9. Councils not told of third option for Queen's Pier before vote

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... with all possible options when they voted. Fourteen of 16 councils consulted on the design of the new Central waterfront since public consultation started in April have passed motions in support ... Zimmerman at a meeting of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee and now under study by the government. Under this proposal- criticised as wasteful yesterday by a top government planner- a temporary ...

  10. Stances on Queen's Pier site may decide a close contest

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... about why he did not vote against the dismantling of Queen's Pier in Central when Legco's public works subcommittee considered the government proposal in May. Dr Lau walked out ... Committee.' He also says he was the Antiquities Advisory Board member who urged the government to assess the pier's historic value. Mr Ng, 47, supports reassembling Queen's Pier at its ...




SCMP.com Account