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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    Competing interests between BRICS nations could lead to challenges for new bank: analysts

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Daniel Ren, Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... alternative for developing countries and a platform for China to exert greater global prowess. But it faces an uphill battle, analysts say. Potential competing interests among the five so-called BRICS ... in the developing countries' best interests, the new bank might offer an alternative that is more sympathetic to such clients. "They [BRICS countries] may have more sympathy to developing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Architect calls for HK master plan with human focus While the government seeks more land across the city to meet its ultimate target of 470,000 more homes ... design should inform the city's development. "Architects are trained to think about design from a human perspective, not from the view of infrastructure. For example, how to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556972/hong-kong-needs-master-plan-urban-development-architect
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

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

    ... that public money was put to the best use and served the public interest. As with many aspects of life in Hong Kong, the path to the success of Yuet Wo Food Factory is not straightforward. ... pressure," she said. She hopes the village can one day host visitors interested in seeing the rural side of Hong Kong. "Why can't the government provide us the basic infrastructure and let ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Committee set up to develop Lantau should be as transparent as possible, activists say Advisers urged to disclose interests Lantau development advisers should declare all their possible business connections and interests on the island before they start work, activists say. The call to members of the government's Lantau Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436590/lantau-development-advisers-urged-disclose-all-potential-conflicts
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... option, a leading British designer says. Thomas Heatherwick also urged Hong Kong to design its city with human-scale architecture rather than gigantic, identical buildings. "Be very ... Kong's efficient use of land. Tall, narrow "chopstick towers" were fine, he said because they made streets interesting to walk around. "What gets scarier is when developers buy up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496918/dont-give-green-theatre-flats
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... to the scene, depending on the location. Are human lives less important than Romer's tree frogs?" Tam Kam-kiu, who grew up in southern Lamma and now sits on the rural committee, sees economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510723/conservationists-urge-eco-tourism-resort-replace-planned-lamma
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lawmakers sceptical of planned new towns

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by Ada Lee

    ... meeting. Ng is a director of SmarTone, a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties, which owns land in the development area. Ng said he did not need to declare an interest as his role ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1502917/lawmakers-sceptical-planned-new-towns
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    China to play big role in new regional lender

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:42am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and roads. The AIIB, as its name suggests, will be more infrastructure-focused. Zhao expects the AIIB to offer favourable interest rates to investors, and it could issue yuan-denominated bonds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1496531/china-play-big-role-new-regional-lender
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    HK$1.6b redevelopment project planned for To Kwa Wan

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:41pm by Ada Lee

    ... property interests, 240 households and eight ground-floor shops. If given the go-ahead the redevelopment would be the authority's ninth demand-led project in which the authority redevelops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475806/hk16b-redevelopment-project-planned-kwa-wan
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... so far." Indigenous villagers' representative Kenny Cheung Shu-kan said: "We have no road access or reliable source of consumable water- a basic human right … Over the years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450198/residents-remote-lantau-village-reveal-their-plight

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