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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Development chief Paul Chan admits he thought of quitting

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com An embattled Paul Chan says the idea of stepping down had flashed through his mind Development chief admits he thought of quitting Development chief Paul Chan ... this was reasonable. "I will be more careful in my behaviour," he said. The former accountancy-sector lawmaker was appointed on July 30 as development secretary, replacing Mak Chai-kwong. Mak ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Villagers to protest against northern New Territories development

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... New Territories development will bring a party- with traditional Hakka snacks and fresh local produce- to the government headquarters on Sunday to protest against the proposal. The government plan to build new towns would wipe out historic villages in Fanling North, Kwu Tung, Ta Kwu Ling and Ping Che, and would eliminate 100 hectares of farmland. The development would turn the rural ...

  3. Paul Chan in mix for development post

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com The administration has discussed the vacant position of development chief with lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po- already tipped as a candidate for deputy financial secretary. 'If the government invites me [to be secretary for development], I will proactively consider it and I am willing to take it up,' the accountancy sector legislator said ...

  4. West wing project should benefit people, not developer

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... office tower. A grade two building is not usually protected from demolition. The board's voting result came only after Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced ... accompanied by Lam, viewed a model and artist's impressions of the future development plan for the west wing. So, it's not unreasonable for others to think Chan's decision was heavily ...

  5. Let's develop the art of transparency

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Batten The intimacy between government officials and appointees who sit on statutory advisory boards was highlighted with the resignation of Bernard Chan as chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board. Acknowledging his relationship with government of ...

  6. La Scala developer vows to fight Macau land grab

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong developer Chinese Estates said last night it planned to take legal action to 'strongly' fight Macau government moves to nullify land ... purchase after its disgraced former public works chief, Ao Man-long, was found guilty of accepting a HK$20 million bribe to secure the land for developers. The land was sold to Moon Ocean, ...

  7. Developers keep up objections to flats bill

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Developers have criticised the government for ignoring their concerns in drafting a bill to regulate the sale of new homes. The bill requires developers to publish the price lists of all flats before sale if the project contains up to 30 homes. It also bans them from quoting gross floor area to describe flat sizes. The Real Estate Developers Association ...

  8. Developers turn against law to regulate flat sales

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong's big developers are toughening their position against a government plan to regulate the sale of new flats. The Real Estate Developers Association ... Lee Wing-tat said REDA's new approach was irrational. The law, to come into effect in 2013, is intended to better protect buyers of new homes against dishonest developers, and increase ...

  9. Developers show extent of influence

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Development, Great Eagle, Cheung Kong-Hutchison, Jardines and Swire won five to six seats. Albert Lai Kwong-tak, convenor of the think tank's research committee, said the results showed developers had extended their influence beyond the original design of the electoral system. 'Developers were supposed to represent the interests of their own subsectors, but subsidiaries also won ...

  10. New York park model suggested

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A management model used for New York's Central Park will be explored to run the city's public open space. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said ... provided by developers in their projects as part of land use requirements- the subject of a continuing row after it was found some developers were denying public access or renting space out ...




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