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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Reclamation plan at Lantau's Siu Ho Wan may be scaled down, government says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Olga Wong

    ... reason for the change. "The truth is the reclamation is now in conflict with the Brothers Island Marine Park being set up to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat caused by the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge," said Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Dolphin Conservation Society. The government in 2007 proposed reclaiming 100 to 150 hectares at Siu Ho Wan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578665/reclamation-plan-lantaus-siu-ho-wan-may-be-scaled-down-government
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... hectare marine park. The park, which would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands Marine Park, was proposed as a key mitigating measure ... asked. He said the case would set a bad precedent for conservation measures associated with future projects. Professor Chau Kwai-cheong urged the authority to "think outside the box" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    More bidders for big Kwun Tong redevelopment after URA eases terms

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:41pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... "Although property sales have improved recently, developers remain conservative in bidding for land, particularly for sites that are large or have complicated development terms," said Vincent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1581002/more-bidders-big-kwun-tong-redevelopment-after-ura-eases
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kennedy Road residents condemn amended Hopewell hotel project

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Ernest Kao

    ... rooms, a retail podium and several large-scale "hotel-related convention facilities". Residents say the "sneaky" application submitted in June was a far cry from what ... a 1,500-seat "convention theatre" has also angered residents who fear it will worsen traffic congestion on Kennedy Road- a mid-density residential neighbourhood- and on Queens Road East near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577878/kennedy-road-residents-condemn-amended-hopewell-hotel-project
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... such as setting up another marine park farther from the works site in southwestern Lantau. The authority proposes opening a 2,400 hectare marine park after the runway is finished, saying dolphins ... their speed during the construction. The measure would re-route ferries travelling to the north of Lung Kwu Chau marine park- a vital dolphin sanctuary. The authority also proposes to freeze further ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Third runway decision on hold over dolphin habitat concerns

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... a 2,400 hectare marine park to compensate for the habitat loss, but will build the park only after the runway is completed in 2023. It also promised to re-route its Skypier high-speed ferry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577141/government-advisers-hold-back-giving-nod-third-runway
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... for public consultation. "We hope the new plan will be better received by the public," development minister Paul Chan Mo-po said. Roy Ng Hei-man, of the Conservancy Association, called ... Kong and found Tung Chung had the longest number of days in a year when ozone levels exceeded official limits. The latest government plan involves a 30-metre-long conservation area along Tung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574407/tung-chung-expansion-focus-east
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... but they'll be back' The loss of marine habitat to a new airport runway will probably displace the population of Chinese white dolphins from north Lantau- but they will come back eventually, airport officials and their consultants say. The main draw would be a new 2,400-hectare marine park connecting the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with a planned Brothers Islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536778/marine-park-included-proposal-third-airport-runway
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... of the new living area." However, overcrowding in old districts is the most difficult problem to solve, he said. "It takes time to change," Lu said. "For example, it took New York ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556972/hong-kong-needs-master-plan-urban-development-architect
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

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

    ... Wo's workers live in Kwu Tung and nearby villages, Pong said, meaning they could suffer doubly: many would lose their homes as well as their jobs. "There is only four years left but still ... a squatter house. She burns fallen leaves, which become fertiliser for her vegetables. She lives in a shack, made of bricks and covered with a metal sheet, built by her 96-year-old father-in-law who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs

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