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  1. 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

    ... 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lamma Island divided over resort plan that will double number of residents

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Christy Choi

    ... lapping against the rocks that circle the island, Lamma is where you go to escape the madding crowd. But there is trouble threatening the fresh-air tranquility as residents are divided over a government proposal for a major development that will see the island's population almost double in size. If there are 100 people here and two people say they want it, [the government] will talk ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong's harbourfront body set to scrap one-off injection of funds

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... a boardwalk under the Island Eastern Corridor, would require separate funding approval. The commission hopes lawmakers will be more receptive to the adjusted financing model. "The authority would ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Four designs chosen for redevelopment of former Kai Tak airport site

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 07:01pm by Ada Lee

    ... facilities will be built under the plan. A Formula E track could also be constructed. A so-called Kai Tak Island would be created under the third shortlisted entry, ‘Healthy Lift Off’, by reversing ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Government will ask for HK$227 million to study where to build them, and how many Bureau to look into creating new islands A HK$227 million study on building artificial islands in central Hong Kong waters- including the East Lantau Metropolis proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in January- is slated to start in three months. The study ...

  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

    ... areas were already too small and reducing them further would stir conflict. Pak Lap is near the High Island Reservoir in Sai Kung; So Lo Pun is near Sha Tau Kok in the northeastern New ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Latest proposal for Sok Kwu Wan would bring 5,000 new residents to island, but locals are alarmed by prospect of high-rise buildings Plan would double population of Lamma A refined housing and tourism development plan released yesterday would see Lamma Island's population almost double from 5,900 to nearly 11,000. And about one-third of new ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Public square planned as Queen's Pier restoration delayed for five years

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Olga Wong

    ... of the 54-year-old pier. The pier- an arrival and departure point for governors and royalty during the colonial era and given grade-one historical status- was dismantled and stored on Lantau Island in 2008 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Conservationists want green-themed proposal to replace plans to double island's population Eco-tourism resort urged instead of Lamma project ... of the island. The green-themed proposal would be modelled on the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. It could house exhibitions on Lamma wildlife and the history of Hong Kong's mining industry, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Luxury estates targeted for more housing

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY FUNG, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... will be redeveloped. Pang Shiu-kee, managing director of SK Pang Surveyors, said the land shortage was most serious on Hong Kong Island, so the government was keen on developing these green belt or open space ...




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