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  1. Taskforce proposed on managing harbour

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee include the design for the new Central waterfront, but the public remains divided on where to re-erect Queen's Pier and the old Star Ferry clock tower, results ... for their re-erection, the government said. The committee is recommended to take into account the results of the central waterfront design competition held by Designing Hong Kong. A second round of public ...

  2. Government to study bypass option that allows Queen's Pier to return home

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of the Central-Wan Chai bypass. The option was put forward by Harbourfront Enhancement Committee member Paul Zimmerman. He suggests a four-lane road between Central and Admiralty which will connect ... and four-lane road. Mr Zimmerman believes the public has the right to know all possible options during public consultation on the planning concepts governing the new Central waterfront. Committee member ...

  3. Transport watchdog backs bypass tunnel

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for the controversial Central-Wan Chai bypass. The Transport Advisory Committee said yesterday that it had chosen the plan over two other tunnel options because it was the cheapest and required the least ... engineering report, committee members concluded that the controversial project should be built with a tunnel instead of a flyover. They said the tunnel option would have less visual impact than ...

  4. Harbour committee weighs up three tunnel options for easing congestion

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the Harbourfront Enhancement Advisory Committee were told yesterday. The idea was one of three options presented by the government to the committee as it held its first meeting. The government committee was announced on March 9 after the High Court gave the green light to the Central Reclamation project. The 29-member body will advise the government on planning land use, design and development issues ...

  5. Events

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outlook for the UK housing market post-election'. Hong Kong Club. French Chamber of Commerce committee lunch. Chez Patrick, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Residential ... and mediation'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Battle of the smart phones'. Parekh House, Central. Friday, June 11: 'Climate Change Finance ...

  6. Advisers want power over harbour plans

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and the need to build a controversial Central-Wan Chai bypass. Now, the committee will have to take up more challenging tasks in Central, including the relocation of Queen's Pier. Professor Lee ... that would transform it into a harbour authority to take over management of the waterfront. The issue will be a key item on the agenda when the newly reappointed Harbour Enhancement Committee resumes ...

  7. Central Market faces a green rebirth

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Urban Renewal Authority project's theme is 'Central Oasis' The Central Market, which ceased to operate in March 2003, is one of the oldest heritage landmarks ... initiative called 'Conserving Central' in order to achieve a balance between development and conservation. As part of this programme, the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) was given the task ...

  8. Designs for Central Market unveiled

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng Four very different designs- ranging from the minimalist to the radical- were unveiled yesterday for the 72-year-old Central Market building. But Hongkongers will be asked to 'interpret and develop' the final design with the Urban Renewal Authority, instead of just picking one from the four. David Lung Ping-yee, chairman of an advisory committee for the Central ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Queen's Pier to be moved despite call by advisers

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to rebuild Queen's Pier on the new Central harbourfront. Mrs Lam was speaking after the committee presented its recommendation that the pier be reassembled at the original site- to be landlocked ... Joyce Ng The government has ruled out restoring the demolished Queen's Pier to its original site, despite a call from its advisers on the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee ...




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