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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong, Macau struggle with their identity as cross-border cities

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Research into frontier cities finds they and their twins over the border have complementary strengths but fight for their 'authenticity' Hong Kong ... the tension of identity. So when the Macanese are placed next to Zhuhai, they are very proud of being Macanese." The same idea applied to Hong Kong and Shenzhen, with factories based across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455099/hong-kong-macau-struggle-their-identity-cross-border-cities
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Officials once planned to build 'mini Hong Kong' in Guangzhou

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... Gary Cheung and Olga Wong City's laws would have applied in new town built on land rented by Hong Kong Officials once planned 'mini-HK' in Guangzhou Officials once proposed building a "mini Hong Kong" in the Pearl River Delta but the idea was ditched shortly after being raised, two sources told the South China Morning Post yesterday. Under the proposal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451173/officials-once-planned-mini-hk-guangzhou
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shui On boss Vincent Lo Hong-sui calls for 'revolution' in planning process

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:41am by Tanna Chong

    ... and to "revolutionise" its planning process. Shui On Land chairman Vincent Lo Hong-sui said an overhaul was urgently needed to speed up the building of flats, which he said had been delayed by colonial-era ... of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, told the South China Morning Post in Beijing. "We have to quickly look at our land policy and then make sure of the supply." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445955/shui-on-boss-vincent-lo-hong-sui-revolution-planning-housing
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Decision to ditch flats for Hong Kong's elderly 'bewildering'

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:16am by Olga Wong

    ... as "incomprehensible". Chau, of the University of Hong Kong, believes the move may have been influenced by the government's pledge to provide 470,000 flats in the next decade. But a spokesman ... estates would be more financially viable. The challenges have been known for six years. However, the move is not surprising as building high-end flats is politically incorrect these days. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1377052/decision-ditch-flats-hong-kongs-elderly-bewildering
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong government considers plan to cram in more people

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... in even more people The population density in Hong Kong, already the highest in the world in some districts, is set to go even higher. Under a proposal before the government, the plot ratio- ... allowable in housing developments in the world's major cities. The plot ratio for Hong Kong's high-rise residential developments in urban districts ranges from five to 10 times, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1430455/hong-kong-government-considers-plan-cram-more-people
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    If Hong Kong country parks are built up, go to mainland for leisure, government adviser suggests

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:35am by Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong Surveyor Kaizer Lau stokes debate by suggesting Hongkongers cross border to escape city life No country parks? Relax on mainland, adviser says The mainland is an alternative to country parks as a place for Hongkongers to reli ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1425899/government-adviser-says-mainland-space-option-city-parks
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Rail delay rocks culture hub plan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by ADA LEE AND VIVIENNE CHOW

    ... Ada Lee and Vivienne Chow Long-awaited West Kowloon arts hub likely to be hit by challenging geological conditions Rail delay rocks culture hub plan Delays in completing the high-speed railway to Guangzhou will hinder the progress of the West Kowloon Cult ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484805/rail-delay-rocks-culture-hub-plan
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Peak residents angry over land swap aimed at saving historic Hong Kong mansion

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:29am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Exchange would save 127-year-old mansion, but neighbours say new site will harm environment Residents angry over Peak land swap Residents on The Peak are mounting a campaign against a government land swap devised to sa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1420239/peak-residents-angry-over-land-swap-aimed-saving-historic-hong-kong
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Market sentiment doesn’t faze Wing Tai Properties

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:13pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Developer will forge ahead with luxury building in Hong Kong and serviced flats in Shanghai Wing Tai defies market bears with new projects Wing Tai Properties is unworried by market sentiment in Hong Kong, with plans to sell new projects in the city and launch more serviced apartments in the region. Karen Li Kan Fung-ling, the firm's director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1464645/market-sentiment-doesnt-faze-wing-tai-properties
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:13am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Blueprint splits planning board; some fear loss of rural lifestyle, others hope for job creation Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas The largely rural Kam Tin South and Pat Heung areas in Yuen Long will be ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1476881/town-90000-planned-rural-yuen-long-areas

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