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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com New town in northeast NT will condemn businesses, as well as squatters, to an uncertain fate There goes the livelihood If a new town is built in Kwu Tung in the northeast New Territories, bulldozers will not just raze hundreds of metal and concrete squatter homes. They will also destroy businesses and factories, including one run by James Pong Yuen-shin. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    HK$1.6b redevelopment project planned for To Kwa Wan

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:41pm by Ada Lee

    ... Concrete blocks sometimes fell off the walls and water seeped into the flat through broken pipes and the rooftop. A 250 sq cm piece of concrete fell off just two days ago and it was fortunate ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Retired senior lands officer joins battle to save green belts

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... is a 'developed area'- developed by trees, not by concrete- and that is how it should stay." Hay, who in his senior role oversaw New Territories land administration from 1993 to 2003, formed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kai Tak sports complex cost put at HK$23 billion by government

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... in its long-term operation. The Home Affairs Bureau revealed the first concrete plans for the controversial sports complex yesterday. The project will take up 28.2 hectares- roughly 8 per cent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Win-win result pledged for evicted elderly

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by Olga Wong

    ... Chan Yuen-han, chairwoman of the Legislative Council's welfare services panel, urged the minister to come up with concrete proposals which could be discussed with the residents. "Hong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Flower pots no bed of roses for homeless

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Concrete pots installed along Yau Ma Tei flyover as street sleepers face eviction Flower pots no bed of roses for homeless About 200 concrete flower pots have been installed along a section of a Yau Ma Tei flyover to "keep street sleepers out", according to a district council document. The pots have been installed as part ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Planned villages 'threaten enclave'

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Green groups say housing scheme in Pak Lap Wan could be death blow to an ecology already reeling from illegal development Planned villages 'threaten enclave' A weather-beaten concrete road leading to remote Pak Lap Wan is the first visible sign of the many things that have gone wrong at the scenic rural enclave in the last five years. Nestled ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Facebook page opposing country parks for flats gets almost 10,000 likes

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Almost 10,000 people 'like' Facebook page opposing idea to turn woodlands into concrete jungle, while over 100 sign up for protest hike Like-minded park lovers rally to cause Opposition to building flats in country parks is gaining momentum, with almost 10,000 people in four days liking a Facebook site that opposes the idea. More than 100 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town planner knows 'not much' about CY's building proposal

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... how far the government was prepared to relax the restrictions and which areas would be affected, Ng said: "The government is still researching the feasibility. There is no concrete ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Councillors slam Development Bureau's no-show in meeting

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Bureau had written to the council saying that the proposal's impact on transport in the district was being considered and that no concrete recommendations or timetable were yet available. ...




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