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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

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

    ... Starting over is a fate that the family has endured before. Pong's father started Yuet Wo Food Factory in 1945, bottling cooking oil and vinegar in Tsuen Wan. In the 1970s, the government ... Wo Food Factory is one of six factories that will close if the government pursues its controversial plan to develop 614 hectares of rural land in the city's northeast in order ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... administration enters a third year, planners and property consultants say the government should have a blueprint for the development of the city as a whole, rather than use town planning as a tool ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green sites earmarked for homes 'full of trees', environmental group says

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... flats are covered by trees, a green group says, despite the administration's claim that the sites are "devegetated". The government plans to convert about 50 plots of green-belt ... Hoi-pong said of the sites earmarked for homes. "The Leung administration has been economical with the truth when it says that the plan is to develop devegetated sites. "The government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Activists ask court to block 'unreasonable' PLA dock plan

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by JULIE CHU

    ... in council is merely a matter of formality," the writ filed by the group stated. In the writ, Designing Hong Kong added that it repeatedly told the board that the administration had promised ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Extra HK$8.2b for border crossing project approved by single vote

    Posted May 05th 2014, 12:54pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... the administration for failing to keep to the original budget, but some said they had little option other than to approve the request, given that construction had already begun. "It is no longer ... of control. Recent major projects that have gone over budget include the West Kowloon Cultural District, the Central-Wan Chai bypass and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The administration insisted ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Housing chief admits land shortfall in plan to build 200,000 public rental flats

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:59pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... The government watchdog last month said its studies had shown a shortfall of 38 hectares on the land needed for public flats, even if the administration was able to “resolve many technical issues, local ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY faces revolt over green-belt housing

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... administration would try to rezone more green belts that were "devegetated [or] deserted" in order to boost housing. The plans angered local communities. In the latest twist to the controversy, ... "Building 1,000 units on a mountain is not really solving the housing shortage." The administration says the revised site is home to at least 300 trees- though Green Sense put the figure ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Retired senior lands officer joins battle to save green belts

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Former senior lands officer resists 'wrong land use' in Tai Po by current administration 'This area is developed; developed ... is a 'developed area'- developed by trees, not by concrete- and that is how it should stay." Hay, who in his senior role oversaw New Territories land administration from 1993 to 2003, formed ...

  9. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hebei cities poised to ease burden on Beijing, become its satellites

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Andrea Chen

    ... their administration and infrastructure to meet the standards of a satellite city, Xinhua reported yesterday. The directives suggested Baoding, which has an area of 2.1 million hectares and a population of 10.17 million, should host some branches of Beijing's administrative departments, hospitals, and higher education and research institutes, to co-ordinate the development of the Jing-Jin-Ji ...

  10. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hebei struggles for role amid pressure from neighbouring cities

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:49am by Zhang Hong

    ... but synergy has been limited. "The administrative and political systems have created an artificial division in the region, where none existed in our economies or flow of people," said Wang ...




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