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  1. We were kept in the dark: harbour advisers

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The plans were released on Sunday by Leung Kong-yui, chairman of the committee's Wan Chai development subcommittee. Christine Loh Kung-wai, chairwoman of the Society for Protection ... to explain the matter. Chaired by civil engineering professor Lee Chack-fan, the Harbour Enhancement Committee comprises six senior government officials and 23 members of green groups, business ...

  2. Environmental court proposed

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... at the University of Hong Kong's law faculty. A retired lawyer and former chairman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, Winston Chu Ka-sun has poured much of his own money into contesting ... always involves several disciplines,' she said. 'But a lawyer is not a civil engineer or an ecologist.' But government officials defend the appeal boards, arguing that the system ...

  3. Why I became a protester

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... in the hands of civil servants. I was very proud of the turnout, but I only wish it had been 120,000 people, not 12,000. As far as I know, it was the first non-political rally to hit the streets ...

  4. Opportunity knocks but once

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Winston Chu

    ... For example, why are millions of square feet of new offices needed when civil-service numbers have been shrinking since 2001- from 190,000 to 160,000? And why must the new government offices be located ... of the University College London, is an adviser to the Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Central faces second-class waterfront The Society for Protection of the Harbour is in complete agreement with Dick Groves ('Don't waste potential of waterfront', June 18). ... and for community needs as an investment for Hong Kong's future rather than entrusting its development to private interests, as is now being proposed. Over the years, our society has done all it could ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Giant rubber duck has united the city

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... "Hong Kong Our Home" campaign, which aims to inject positive energy into society and foster social cohesion. The duck has brought more than fond childhood memories and relief to city ...

  7. Society formed to save harbour did not have political agenda

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... never been a political issue but an environmental one and is completely above politics. In proposing the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, Society for Protection of the Harbour was supported ... for which our society was founded are to give Hong Kong a better environment and the people of Hong Kong a better quality of life through protection of the harbour. This is what the Hong Kong ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Harbour group seeks judicial review over reclamation The Society for Protection of the Harbour is seeking a judicial review over temporary reclamation work in Victoria Harbour. In July, ... surveyed 400 of its customers and found many wanted early retirement, with the majority of men preferring to retire at 57 while most women said they thought 54 was the ideal age. Civil servants can ...

  9. talk back

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Administration's Position: Duty Should be Retained'. This seems typical of this government's attitude on consulting the public and the civil service's self-serving policy. Why self-serving? ... heroes of the civil service who apparently- ask any importer- think nothing of quibbling over a few dollars, holding up countless transactions. I challenge the financial secretary to make ...

  10. Wan Chai reclamation shrinks again

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... represents the government's latest effort to get the project started since its original plan was rejected by the highest court in 2004. Civil Engineering and Development Department project ...




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