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  1. Three rail lines may be on the cards, says bureau

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... decides this year on the rail projects for the next stage of post-2020 development. The Transport and Housing Bureau said it did not mention these extensions when it singled out three links last ... the proposed rail links were not mentioned previously. They rejected claims that the rail lines are inter-dependent. The bureau last month released a study commissioned by engineering firm Aecom a year ...

  2. Central site could become a sterile concrete environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1881 Heritage shopping mall, completely stripped of its dignity, hillside and lovely old trees, to imagine the future of the Central Government Offices site, a sterile concrete environment ...

  3. Bureau comes to defence of old street

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Development Bureau says it has a 'strong interest' in conserving Central's Ladder Street and will work with the Transport and Housing Bureau to come up with an escalator proposal that will not affect its historic significance. The bureau said in a written reply to the South China Morning Post that the street, a grade one historical site, had ...

  4. Early planning consultation 'crucial'

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... with the departments under it but also co-ordinate with the environment bureau and the transport and housing bureau,' Mr Ho said. The government has been criticised for dragging its feet on infrastructure ... Klaudia Lee Experts urge new development bureau to listen to the public Architectural, planning and conservation experts have called on officials of the new development bureau to consult ...

  5. Star Ferry Pier was a landmark loss and a monumental gain for city's heritage

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Development Bureau was established to specifically address conservation issues. Before this, responsibility for conservation was spread among many departments and offices and, as a result, these issues were more difficult to address. But considerable headway has been made since the bureau came into being. Thanks to the Revitalising Historic Buildings through Partnership Scheme, numerous ...

  6. Bureau defends Queen's Pier decision

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... meeting, the Home Affairs Bureau suggested Dr Ho, in his role as Antiquities Authority, made the decision on the pier shortly before the public works panel meeting. 'As the Antiquities ... the bureau wrote. It added that officials attending the May 23 meeting 'stood ready to answer any member's query' on Dr Ho's position. Before legislators voted on the funding ...

  7. Environment chief hedges bets on harbour

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to resolve the reclamation dispute, the government said yesterday. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung was speaking after attending a Friends of the Earth forum on the harbour reclamation. 'Sometimes, environmental issues are very sentimental. People's aspirations about the quality of the environment they want changes,' she said. 'The ...

  8. Heritage protection to be split in revamp

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... remaining under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department while development-related issues go to the new Development Bureau. The arrangement has upset conservationists, who say it shows a lack ... conservation. Official sources said the new bureau would seek the antiquities office's professional opinion when the government's development projects affect heritage. 'Issues ...

  9. Tamar HQ still far from finished

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to move to Tamar had already been pushed back from August to November. The Labour and Welfare Bureau and the Environment Bureau said they were scheduled to move in September and October, ... was far from complete. The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau will be the first to move in next week, but labourers said work may be three to four months behind schedule. Legco is due ...

  10. West wing still has date with wrecking ball

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from a panel of experts who say the building should be saved. The Development Bureau said last night that an expert panel under the Antiques Advisory Board concluded that the west wing ... but a spokeswoman for the bureau said last night that its verdict on the merits of the west wing was in line with that of British conservation architects Purcell Miller Tritton, who studied the site in 2009 ...




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