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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Zoning plan sparks question: when is a country park not a country park?

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Zoning plan for 'special area' sparks confusion over whether islands will get extra protection When is a country park not a country park? Confusion reigns over whether a geologically important set of islands in Tai Po will be given extra protection after plans were announced to zone them as country park land. The Planning Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536446/zoning-plan-sparks-question-when-country-park-not-country-park
  2. News - Hong Kong

    45 hectares in Ma On Shan Country Park set aside for nature after U-turn

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Enclave in Ma On Shan Country Park to be for conservation following advice of green groups 45 hectares set aside for nature after U-turn The government has agreed to classify almost all of a 45-hectare enclave in Ma On Shan Country Park as a conservation area, after experts and green groups said the ecological importance of the site had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562950/45-hectares-ma-shan-country-park-set-aside-nature-after-u-turn
  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planning board shrinks zones for village houses in country-park enclaves

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:27pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai Park enclave housing zones reduced The Town Planning Board has approved cuts of up to 59 per cent to land reserved for small houses in three country park enclaves. The largest reduction is at Pak Lap, in the Sai Kung East Country Park, where land zoned for small houses will shrink from 2.37 hectares to 0.98 hectares. Most of the rezoned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546626/planning-board-shrinks-zones-village-houses-country-park-enclaves
  4. Comment - Letters

    Decision to exclude Hoi Ha from country park ignores ecological data

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... not to incorporate enclaves into the country parks system was contrary to the government's enclave policy, the relevant working paper from the Country and Marine Parks Board and the Convention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1546027/decision-exclude-hoi-ha-country-park-ignores-ecological-data
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 05:27pm by Paul Zimmerman

    ... Paul Zimmerman Paul Zimmerman calls on the country parks authority to live up to its statutory duty of protecting Hong Kong's green treasure from chaotic village house development Stop the rot Hong Kong's country parks are among our greatest treasures. Yet they are under development threat. And the "landlord", the Country and Marine Parks Authority, stands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1529303/country-parks-authority-must-do-its-duty-block-destructive-development
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Village zones in country park enclaves must shrink: planners

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Planners reduce size of proposed development areas in two country park enclaves, angering villagers who say decision will lead to conflict Village zones in park enclaves to shrink Planners have decided to shrink the areas in two remote country park enclaves where villagers will be able to build houses without going through government red tape. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525612/village-zones-country-park-enclaves-must-shrink-planners
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Residents say stream abundant in wildlife is threatened by village development nearby in latest row over country park enclaves 'Living fossil' at risk from waste water: scientists Waste water from a building site in a Sai Kung country park enclave is polluting a stream rich with wildlife including creatures known as "living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523996/living-fossil-risk-waste-water-country-park-enclave-scientists
  8. Nissei Build Kogyo creates space-saving parking systems

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:10pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Parking convenience and safety issues are steadily rising in Asia as emerging economies charge to business and infrastructure development. Providing valuable space and efficiency with its automated parking systems and prefabricated houses, Nissei Build Kogyo is creating next-generation space management solutions that add ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549597/nissei-build-kogyo-creates-space-saving-parking-systems
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist seeks judicial review into decision over country park enclaves

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:15am by JULIE CHU

    ... enclaves into the surrounding country parks. In a High Court writ, Chan Ka-lam, a founding member of the Save Our Country Parks alliance, claims the Country and Marine Parks Authority "misused ... The authority cannot frustrate the purpose of the [board's] statutory duty High Court writ by Chan Ka-lam She argues that the authority should, under the Country Parks Ordinance, have consulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519366/activist-seeks-judicial-review-decision-over-country-park-enclaves
  10. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Woman stabs 5-metre python with pocket knife to save her dog's life in Hong Kong country park

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Hazel Knowles

    ... to save the life of her pet dog when it was attacked by a five-metre python in Sai Kung West Country Park. Courtney Link repeatedly punched the huge snake and stabbed it with a pocket knife until it released its grip on her two-year-old mongrel Dexter and slid away. Now she has issued a warning to other dog owners to be on guard against pythons while out walking in the country park. The attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509362/woman-sai-kung-country-park-stabs-5-metre-python-pocket-knife-save

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