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  1. 'No skyscrapers' for North District

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... skyscrapers, the planning chief told rural district councillors yesterday. The stance drew opposition from the councillors, who said the government's emphasis on conservation stifled development ... Sheung Shui and Fanling. 'We don't want every district to have the same skyscrapers,' he said. 'Each of them should have their own features preserved.' Some councillors, ...

  2. Rising stars' high hopes for Changsha

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Students Games in Changsha, Hunan province next month. This will be the fourth time that Hong Kong has sent a squad to the mainland event, which is held every three years. After preparations lasting more than six months, a squad of 101 athletes and 40 staff have been chosen to represent the city in Changsha. The competition will be held from August 16 to 21. Hong Kong will take part ...

  3. North Star, ally pay 9.2b yuan for Changsha site

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... billion yuan for a site in Changsha, Hunan province. The mixed-development riverside site covers 7.85 million square metres, the largest plot sold in the city and more than three times the size ... the accommodation value was less than some high-end Changsha residential properties. 'The city's average price for high-end residential property is about 4,500 yuan only,' a property agent ...

  4. New bid to stop skyscrapers at Yuen Long station site

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Yuen Long residents are making a fresh attempt to block the erection of wall-like skyscrapers in a transitional area between the high-rise and low-rise areas of the new town. ... 165 residents say that building skyscrapers would be 'incompatible with the surrounding low-density traditional walled villages' and would 'destroy the fung shui of indigenous ...

  5. Skyscraper ban at reclamation site

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... skyscrapers, all of them will be low-rise,' Mr Chai said. Commercial buildings up to 10 storeys will be restricted to a triangular site on the western edge of the reclamation, near Statue Square. ...

  6. From building skyscrapers to raising hope in ruins of war

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... those in need.' Ms Chow, whose work has included helping with the construction of Chek Lap Kok airport and numerous Hong Kong skyscrapers, asked for a year's unpaid leave from her ...

  7. Skyscrapers planned for Kwun Tong revamp

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Kwun Tong's town centre will soar skywards when the run-down former industrial zone goes through its long-awaited urban renewal. The area will be filled with tall buildings to ensure it has enough commercial space to attract business, Urban ...

  8. Students scale new heights

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu CLIMBING a skyscraper is certainly a challenging way to get in shape. Every year, hundreds of people aspire to scale new heights by walking up the steps of the 102-storey Empire ... Tower, which offers an unsurpassed view of the city and surroundings on a clear day, is another hiker-friendly skyscraper. Earlier this month, the fourth Macau Tower Hiking Challenge attracted ...

  9. Ultra high-rise gets the big sell

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Wealthy investors are expected to turn out in force when flats in one of the world's tallest buildings go on sale in Hong Kong this week. A sales roadshow for the Chicago Spire, an iconic, twisting tower designed by world-famous Spanish arc ...


    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is a buzzing 'world city' and global financial centre, but it also has an interesting cultural heritage tucked away between the skyscrapers. Here are some venues offering an insight into its past. ...




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