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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Loophole puts noodle shop at risk

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Bureau to clarify whether it was allowed. But Lai Sun Group senior vice-president Julian Poon Yui-man maintained that his company was doing everything within the law. "We combined the small ... the business," he said. The family plans to raise objections at the tribunal. A Development Bureau spokesman could not comment directly on the application, but said an applicant would have to convince ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589626/loophole-puts-noodle-shop-risk
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... companies to set up offices in order to create more jobs for the new town, the Development Bureau said. "After hearing views from the previous round of consultation, we consider the commercial ... Development Advisory Committee, warned that the high-density development in the east would bring pressure on traffic and the environment. The new plan is to build a total of 48,000 flats: 62 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574407/tung-chung-expansion-focus-east
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Reclamation plan at Lantau's Siu Ho Wan may be scaled down, government says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Olga Wong

    ... including Sham Shui Kok, for a logistics park. The use of the site was put into question in 2012 as the government sought sites for homes. Yesterday, Development Bureau permanent secretary Wai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578665/reclamation-plan-lantaus-siu-ho-wan-may-be-scaled-down-government
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Third runway decision on hold over dolphin habitat concerns

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... report Runway advisers hold back on giving the nod Prospects for a proposed third runway at Hong Kong International Airport seemed uncertain yesterday as environment advisers delayed their decision on whether to approve its environmental impact assessment study. The advisers- from a subcommittee under the Advisory Council on the Environment- were concerned about how adequate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577141/government-advisers-hold-back-giving-nod-third-runway
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Airport berated: 'You just repeat same old ideas' Government environment advisers vented their frustration yesterday at the Airport Authority's failure to come up ... of the environmental impact assessment study on the runway. "We hear nothing new. You just repeat and repeat," said Dr Hung Wing-tat, vice-chairman of the Advisory Council on the Environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lands officials not restricted from buying land, rule says amid conflict-of-interest row

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Olga Wong, FANNY FUNG

    ... is responsible for giving a clearer instruction." A Development Bureau spokeswoman said it might review its declaration system, including how to prevent negative public perception of situations. Lam ... Territories?" Wu added that, at present, civil servants could be moved to a new post or told to give up an investment if there was a conflict of interest. A Civil Service Bureau spokeswoman said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569479/lands-row-puts-rules-under-spotlight
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Council on the Environment, in the first of three days of meetings. The Environmental Protection Department is to make a decision on whether to approve the report later this year, based on input ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... to be affected. The project- first broached in 2007- heated up in May when the Development Bureau asked the Legislative Council for HK$340 million to pay for a preliminary site investigation. Protests ... of younger ones". Shih is founder of the city's largest real-estate agency, Centaline Group. A Development Bureau spokeswoman said the government would compensate the affected business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers to government

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... with the Housing Society instead. "Making profit should not be the authority's priority. Its job should be to improve the living environment," New People's Party chairwoman Regina Ip ... "The demand-led scheme came from the renewal strategy formulated three years ago. Why is it suddenly not feasible?" Any major strategy change should be led by the Development Bureau rather ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539816/urban-renewal-needs-more-funding-lawmakers-government
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tribunals to speed up stalled land negotiations

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... comprising a senior legal figure and two surveyors, are mapped out by the Development Bureau in a paper to be tabled for lawmakers' discussion on Wednesday. The scheme, proposed by Chief ... of Lands will have "unfettered discretion" in deciding whether to resort to arbitration. The bureau estimates that the process from setting up a tribunal to deciding on a premium would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554255/tribunals-speed-stalled-land-negotiations

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