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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Former iron lady of Hong Kong sport wants fair play in Olympic eligibility

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Recreation and Sports Service (RSS), has thrown her weight behind the latest athlete to fall foul of an International Olympic Committee ruling that athletes wishing to compete at the Olympics must ... but Betty Mair is her same old self and does not pull her punches. Mair is urging the Hong Kong Olympic Committee to sort out the contentious issue of Hong Kong-born athletes- or those who have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shaw studios project hits a roadblock

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 04:25am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Board's rural and new town planning committee. Committee member Ivan Fu Chin-shing agreed. The committee was to have made a decision yesterday on the redevelopment plan, but postponed it after ... Kwan O in 2006. Its current owners are Clear Water Bay Land, Double One and Coastline International. Coastline is a subsidiary of the SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Lift your game' to justify $100m-plus funding, Hong Kong soccer told

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 01:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on the international stage, needed to be seen soon or the financial pipeline could be closed. Hong Kong currently languish in 163rd spot in the Fifa world rankings out of 209 national federations. "Our ... this and is signs of progress. "At the recent Asian Games, Hong Kong did well to reach the last 16. Right now qualifying for a World Cup or the Olympics could be a bit of a stretch, but who knows ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Fears golf will suffer if Fanling course is redeveloped for housing in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... development, say leaders of the sport in the city. William Chung Pui-lam, president of the Hong Kong Golf Association, said growth of the game- recently made an Olympic sport- would suffer if the Hong ... of the game. The Hong Kong Golf Club has refused to comment, but will address the issue at a committee meeting on Monday. "We are currently reviewing all the information and will be making ...

  5. Property - International - DEVELOPMENT

    China's Fosun joins bid for €915m Greek privatisation project

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:41am by AP

    ... International to develop a coastal Olympic complex, left largely abandoned since Athens hosted the 2004 Games. Greece's Lamda Development increased its offer by 25 per cent to €915 million (HK$9.8 billion) for the project at Hellenikon, the Greek capital's former airport that hosted six Olympic events, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund said on Wednesday. Lamda's bid ...

  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

    ... from the current three years, which is also the average waiting time the government promised applicants. “The Housing Authority did make such a projection for internal reference, but any ... at a Legislative Council public accounts committee’s public hearing on the audit report. Since being advised of the forecast, the government has put in more effort to find suitable land for public rental ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Call for more malls sparks dissent

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... for more shopping malls in the North District to cater for mainland tourists has won little initial support from residents and green groups. Sheung Shui rural committee chairman Hau Chi-keung has ... confirmed it had received his proposal, which was undergoing an internal evaluation. North District Council will discuss the plan in its meeting next month. Secretary for Commerce and Economic ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Airport Authority board reject plan to move train depot for third runway

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Olga Wong

    ... to move depot The huge cost of moving the depot for the train meant to serve the new terminal at Hong Kong International Airport's proposed third runway- and the delay it would cause ... could be relocated." Lo resigned as chairman of the authority's infrastructural planning committee early last month over the row but stayed on as a board member. He reaffirmed ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Country parks not currently needed for flats: planning chief

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Hong Kong, as an international metropolis, should remove a golf course for residential purposes. Fellow committee member Michael Choi Ngai-min said that while country parks could be considered ... an official committee on long-term housing strategy unveiled a 10-year plan to build 470,000 flats. The target was seen as unattainable given the city's limited land supply. Asked if there would ...

  10. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Qianhai special zone architect Patrick Lau plans water and greenery for pedestrians

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... "Pedestrian links and green space are the last things planned in a new town." Qianhai is earmarked to become an international financial centre. To this end, legal, financial and planning experts from Hong Kong have been asked for their input. Lau, whose company Earthasia Design Group was behind the landscape designs for the Hong Kong Disneyland site and the Beijing Olympic Village, ...




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