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  1. Work to start on harbour promenade at Quarry Bay

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... month. Towngas and the owner of the Eastern Cross-Harbour Tunnel had agreed to open part of the land to the public. Committee member Patrick Lau Hing-tat- who is also a member of the Eastern ... Joyce Ng The government will soon start construction of a 600-metre-long promenade at Quarry Bay. The head of the Development Bureau's harbour unit, Alice Cheung Yan-wai, told ...

  2. HK$28b bypass gets the green light

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... all its legal obstacles, was approved by the Executive Council on Tuesday and would be submitted to the Legislative Council, to seek funding. But the Society for the Protection of the Harbour ... co-ordinated with the Sha Tin-to-Central rail link, part of which would follow a similar route. The 4.5km bypass, along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, consisting mainly of a six-lane tunnel ...

  3. MTR says own tunnel needed

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the same tunnel 'tube' to minimise temporary harbour reclamation for construction work. In a paper submitted to the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee, it proposed the rail line's cross-harbour section cross over the bypass tunnel in a separate tube. The proposal would require the temporary reclamation of 2.2 hectares from Victoria Harbour in the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter ...

  4. Legco told of rail link reclamation peril

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... design stage and construction is expected to start in 2011- about 1 1/2 years after the work begins on the bypass. It will involve a cross-harbour tunnel connecting Hung Hom and the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highways Department project manager Chow Ying-shun said putting the railway tunnel underneath the bypass would mean deeper dredging in the harbour, prolonging the period ...

  5. HK$172.6m to give harbourfront access

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in building a road tunnel. Construction of the 950-metre tunnel, which is a section of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass and involves reclamation, has not started because of judicial challenges. The strip of land involved on the harbourfront now lies idle while public consultations continue. A government spokesman said yesterday that protection works for the tunnel would be done so that the whole ...

  6. Waterfront's ambience at risk, harbour activists fear

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... garbage trucks temporarily at the North Point waterfront underneath the Island Eastern Corridor and enclosing the area with wooden boards. 'We need an overarching harbour commission to solve ...

  7. Committee weighs competing pier designs

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... project. The government said the new pier would be linked to its hinterland with a landscaped area and would be developed as a harbour observation deck for the public. From the helipad, visitors ...

  8. Kwun Tong owners seek HK$10,215 per sq ft

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Kwun Tong redevelopment area property owners are asking the Urban Renewal Authority for compensation of HK$10,215 per sq ft of saleable area based on advice from surveyor Wayne Lee Wing-kwan, who referenced five housing properties in Kowloon and on Hong Kong Island on MTR lines and near a harbour tunnel. The authority's spokesman would not comment ...

  9. 'Make drivers pay to use new bypass'

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Island. Traffic congestion can often be observed along the Island Eastern Corridor in both directions on weekdays between 8am and 8pm, it said, adding that the corridor's traffic volume ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY AT SEA

    38 die in Hong Kong ferry disaster

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Stuart Lau, Danny Mok and Ada Lee

    ... to watch a fireworks display in celebration of National Day in Victoria Harbour.  It collided with a Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry (HKKF) boat headed for Lamma Island from Central around 8.15pm ... boat." Some of those rescued were taken to Queen Mary, Ruttonjee, Queen Elizabeth, and Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospitals for treatment, with some on stretchers and unconscious. While ...




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