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  1. Change Times Square deed: critics

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... no one should be above the law. A law professor and critics say the deed agreed to by the developer and the government should be changed to break the deadlock and address public aspirations. The advertisement published yesterday said allegations that the piazza was 'public land occupied by the private owner' was misleading and without legal basis. It said the deed clearly said ...

  2. Old manor digs up ancient deeds in fight against tower complex

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Bryan London In the 1949 Ealing comedy, Passport to Pimlico, Londoners in the southwest manor tucked behind Victoria station discover ancient deeds showing they are part of Burgundy. Residents realise they are no longer subject to post-war rationing and petty post-war controls. The subsequent 'Universal Declaration of Independence' throws up all manner of farce ...

  3. Gandhi in name, not in deed

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Rahul has yet to prove he can bear the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty's weight on his young shoulders, reports Amrit Dhillon Rahul Gandhi is out to prove two things to two different groups: to the public, that he is a committed politician rather than just a lu ...

  4. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report 'Change Times Square deed: critics' on C3 yesterday, the Times Square spokesman should have been quoted as saying management was talking with the Development Bureau, not the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau. The error was introduced in the editing process. ...

  5. Ad firm accused of failing to pay HK$3m

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... A second deed was agreed in December, but Wihus has not paid. The contract was terminated. ...

  6. Mall set to reject call to provide pricing for its piazza

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... information. The legal advisers said the deed of dedication for the piazza, signed between the developer and the government in 1992, did not limit the range of the charges. 'The deed of dedication ... drew criticism. Officials had said they were 'in the process of gathering information' on Times Square's possible breach of its deed of dedication for leasing out public open ...

  7. Calls for minister to act over open space

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Check Times Square deed, lawmakers urge The Secretary for Justice, Wong Yan-lung, has been asked to take action against developers who manage public open spaces under deeds of dedication but which are not easily accessible to the public. Four legislators from the Civic Party have sent a letter to Mr Wong asking him to look into the deed of dedication of Times Square ...

  8. Officials implicated in alleged scam by Guangzhou developer

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Fourteen Guangzhou district officials and a real estate developer have been accused of defrauding the state of around 160 million yuan by using fake deeds to sell about 3,000 ... and then allegedly presented 35 fake deeds as evidence that the district had authorised the land to be used for industrial development. Liang then allegedly used the documentation to inflate his compensation ...

  9. Picture of curious child takes top prize

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau A photo competition to encourage students to express their take on social issues, popular culture, inspiring people and amazing deeds attracted more than 1,200 entries from 80 schools in Hong Kong and the mainland. The winner of the 'Think Great Snapshot Competition', announced yesterday, was 18-year-old Inez Wong Yuen-wing from St Paul's Convent School. ...

  10. Call for people power to reclaim public space

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... square metres of public open space. According to documents obtained by the group Local Action, a 1992 deed signed between the government and Wharf says the piazza should be used ... billion in rent since 1994. But the deed also states the developer can impose restrictions in the public space, such as a ban on food and drinks and birds or other animals, and any activities ...




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