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  1. Stanley Ho rails against cultural hub station plan

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Freda Wan

    ... by a spokeswoman for the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau yesterday. She said the government is considering building the terminus of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link ...

  2. Sha Tin to Central link facing delay of two years

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chloe Lai, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... for the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau said various options were being considered, including extending the existing East Rail link from Hunghom to Central instead of the Sha Tin-Central proposal. ... Plans to build a Sha Tin-Central railway link may be delayed for up to two years, a Hong Kong government minister said yesterday. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao ...

  3. Traffic chaos predicted if Central bypass is halted

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the controversial Central reclamation project. A Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau spokesman said that according to its traffic studies, a drive from Kennedy Town to Central would increase from three minutes to 20 minutes if the bypass cannot be completed in 2011. The Environment, Transport and Works Bureau also said the traffic jams between Gloucester Road and Connaught Road in Central would ...

  4. Tunnel tolls to be slashed during summit to avert traffic chaos

    Posted Nov 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Chloe Lai

    ... terminal closed. In a paper to the Legislative Council transport panel, the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau said an agreement to cut tolls by 14 to 25 per cent had been reached ...

  5. 'Act soon or folklore will be lost'

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Fox Yi Hu

    ... which includes songs, tales and other traditional practices. Their survival depends on the existence of a particular group of people and social environment. However, the Home Affairs Bureau's heritage policy consultation in February 2004 did not mention intangible heritage and the coming one is not expected to do so either. Mr Ho, a member of the Mid-Levels Concern Group, said ...

  6. Green lady of Legco

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in the environment grew, and more and more green issues touched my heart. Apart from working daily on environmental issues, I have been preparing a private member's bill to protect trees in Hong Kong. Two years have gone by since I started, but I am still negotiating with the government over the bill's contents. The Environment, Transport and Works Bureau said my proposal would ...

  7. Mid-Levels land policy 'adds to traffic woes'

    Posted Sep 15th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Lilian Goh

    ... of the policy's 'inherent limitations', 'poor planning' and 'weak co-ordination' by six former and current government departments, including the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau. The ombudsman yesterday refused to disclose the identity or the address of the development which prompted its inquiry. The ombudsman's report criticised the Lands ...

  8. Towering questions

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... and the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau issued a joint technical circular on air-ventilation assessment last month. It requires all major government projects to conduct an air-ventilation assessment ... area to residential projects. But he said tall buildings did not present the same threat to the urban environment as the increasingly common wall effect. 'They are visually undesirable, ...

  9. 50b yuan for river cleanup

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... that November. Zhang Hu, director of the Guangzhou municipal bureau of water affairs, said the city government would clean up 121 rivers with a total length of 388km in 18 months. It would order ... be allowed to discharge untreated sewage directly into rivers. The bureau would also demolish buildings on the banks of rivers designated as sources for drinking water, he said. Water shortages, ...

  10. Without pier

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... designs for the highway, it is impossible to tell how Edinburgh Place, the square in front of City Hall, will be affected by the construction work. The Environment, Transport and Works Bureau also ...




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