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  1. Irresolutions

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Hill

    ... take more than a resolution to make them kick the evil weed. Even in Hong Kong, where the government has made smokers about as welcome as a flatulence sufferer in a lift, they continue to rush ... be filed alongside the diet oath in the pending tray. Get a new job? There aren't any, mainly because the US government forgot to honour the resolution to cut debts (sixth on my list) and let ...

  2. Plans to sell off Government Hill display ignorance and irresponsibility

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and should not be sold to a developer for profit. Katty Law, convenor, Government Hill Concern Group ... The government's plan to sell off a large area of Government Hill to a private developer shows how shamelessly irresponsible our short-term politicians are regarding heritage ...

  3. Hurdles stay for Government Hill

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will have to be vetted by the Town Planning Board. Major opponents of the scheme are also waiting for a board meeting to discuss their counter-proposal. The Government Hill Concern Group, an alliance of 21 conservation and green groups, submitted a proposal in February to rezone the hill into a 'heritage precinct', keeping it as a site for 'government, institutions ...

  4. Group urges rethink on Government Hill site plan

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... convenor of the Central and Western Concern Group and member of the newly formed Government Hill Concern Group, said the proposal aimed to put two more options on the table. 'The government ... Joyce Ng An alliance of 20 heritage protection groups and former government officials is calling for the Government Hill plan to be reconsidered and more options made available. ...

  5. Shopping mall axed in revised hill plan

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the mall would not make the project less attractive. One critic, Government Hill Concern Group spokeswoman Katty Law Ngar-ning, said the minister had 'utterly disregarded' public opinion. ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com City officials have shelved the idea of a giant shopping mall on Government Hill and promised to allow for more public space in their final revision of plans ...

  6. Government to redevelop part of old headquarters

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong The government may give up its plan to sell part of the historic Government Hill to developers, but it is resolved to redevelop the west wing of its former ... for the site. A group of designers also proposed retaining the facade of the west wing. In 2009, the government said the west wing would be replaced with a 32-storey office tower and a shopping mall, ...

  7. Central Government Offices can be a 'one-stop public complaints' site

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... I completely agree with Katty Law, convenor of the Government Hill Concern Group ('Plans to sell off Government Hill display ignorance and irresponsibility', November 19). The authorities should be more aware of the long-established public symbolism associated with Government Hill, and pay less heed to short-term money-making schemes involving favoured developers. The west ...

  8. Threatened government offices still 'highly useable'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The redevelopment of Government Hill would cause the loss of a fine piece of modern, functional architecture, academics working with a concern group said yesterday. The Government Hill Concern Group opened the latest effort in its year-long push to prevent the sale and demolition of a building called the west wing, one of three low-rise buildings ...

  9. Dancing back in time at west wing

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Court of Final Appeal as the Antiquities Advisory Board holds a public consultation on the historic grading for the west wing, which is slated for redevelopment. Government Hill Concern Group ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Conservationists will go back in time and hold a dance party on Government Hill today as a public hearing takes place over the grading of the west wing. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK and foreign businesses concerned about governance in Hong Kong

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:18am by Tanna Chong

    ... 'watching reform closely' The international business community in Hong Kong is deeply concerned about the city's electoral reform and governance issues, the British consul general in Hong ... be split, and they are concerned why it appears many bills in Hong Kong cannot get through [the Legislative Council]. "The businesses see a legitimacy problem, which leads to governance issues. ...




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