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  1. 'Occupy Central' protest halts cancer fund-raiser

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... protesters camped below the bank's headquarters. The Halloween Charity Parade was organised to raise support for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The parade was to have set off from a makeshift ... million for the cancer fund. HSBC spokesman Gareth Hewett said the bank has monitored the Occupy Central campaign and was working with the police. But it did not speak directly to the campaign ...

  2. More than 1,000 pooches poised for fund-raising walkies

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... money] goes towards our kennel fund for a permanent site,' Anderson says. 'And it keeps us going through the summer months when we don't have many events. This is our big harvest ... of ceremonies throughout the day. To generate more funds, the HKDR is holding a raffle with impressive prizes, including two business class return flights from Hong Kong to Singapore on Cathay Pacific, ...

  3. Innovative ideas for funding ferries needed

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our city's public transport systems are the envy of the world. Their efficiency, cleanliness, safety record and reasonable fares compare favourably with services anywhere else. Commuters can look forward to consistently improving and cheaper services ...

  4. Delay urged over pier funding

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Activists and a lawmaker yesterday urged the government not to seek funding for moving Queen's Pier until the Antiquities Advisory Board has graded the structure. The Legislative Council's public works subcommittee will meet on Wednesday morning to discuss the government's HK$50 million funding application to dismantle and relocate the pier. Later ...

  5. Lack of funding jeopardises future of historic Victoria Barracks

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... could be sacrificed after the project received only half the expected funding. The Asia Society received only $102.5 million from the Jockey Club for its project to turn the site of the former ... the other half of the funding, it is highly likely they will scale down the redevelopment and cut budget on heritage preservation,' the association's chief executive, Lister Cheung ...

  6. Funding to raze icon passes Legco hurdle

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... funding request for the project. But advocates of the pier's preservation warned that a battle bigger than that over the now-demolished Star Ferry pier was unfolding, as the Democratic Party ... by officials. The government plans to seek approval for the funding from Legco's Finance Committee in two weeks' time. Before the vote, it was disclosed that Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick ...

  7. Lawmakers block road funds after ferry upset

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for an extra HK$93.3 million to fund design costs and site investigation of the proposed Central Kowloon Route. They fear the new route puts the Yau Ma Tei Police Station and Jade Market at risk. ... 3.9km trunk road, with a 2.6km tunnel linking East and West Kowloon. The government has already spent US$99 million on the study but says it needs the extra funding as it plans to expand ...

  8. Charity fund-raisers go stair crazy at Two IFC

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Fund-raisers conquered the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong yesterday, running up the 2,500 steps of the 88-storey Two International Finance Centre. The Two IFC Stair Run, hosted by Raleigh International, a youth charity, attracted 46 competitors. The race is much more challenging than another Hong Kong stair run with a longer history - that held at Jardine House, which has only 980 steps ...

  9. Legco endorses funding for Tamar site

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.32pm: The Legislative Council?s finance committee on Friday endorsed the $5.1 billion funding for the government?s new headquarters project on the Tamar site. The controversial project won support from 40 legislators from the Democratic Party, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and the Liberal Party. Ten Civic Party members ...

  10. Australian fund closes in on King's Road tower

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu Australian investment fund Allco has emerged as the front runner to buy Hongkong Land Holdings' grade A office building at 1063 King's Road in Quarry Bay, according to sources. It is understood the investment fund and the developer reached a preliminary agreement last Friday. Allco, formed in Sydney in 1979, has strong experience in property ...




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