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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    High-rise Kwai Chung columbarium gets approval with 10-storey cut

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by FANNY FUNG

    ... original plan to build a 21-storey block accommodating 50,000 niches, after the Kwai Tsing District Council objected on the grounds that it would increase traffic in the area. The 799 square metre ... But district councillor Ng Kim-sing noted that a proposed facility of more than 30,000 niches on Wing Kei Road was being vetted. The two projects together would increase the number of niches in Kwai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454339/high-rise-kwai-chung-columbarium-gets-approval-10-storey-cut
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Doubts over housing plan as another district council objects to rezoning

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Olga Wong

    ... objected to its plans for rezoning land- this time regarding proposals for more than 2,100 public and private flats. At a meeting of the Planning Department and Kwai Tsing District Council ... in the next decade and 8,000 subsidised flats a year. According to the plans submitted to Kwai Tsing Council, two sites at Tai Wo Hau would provide 800 public flats. One site next to Cheung Wang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448177/doubts-over-housing-plan-another-district-council-objects-rezoning
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong may see first high-rise columbarium in Kwai Chung

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by FANNY FUNG

    ... a plan by the factory's owners is given the nod. The application to change the use of the 799 square metre site at 2-6 Wing Lap Street, Kwai Chung, will be tabled to the Town Planning ... Cemetery and the Kwai Chung Crematorium and Columbarium. Together with three earlier-proposed columbarium sites in Kwai Chung and another rezoning application, the proposal, if approved, will bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1378431/hong-kong-may-see-first-high-rise-columbarium-kwai-chung
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    District councillors slam plan to rezone Stanley sites for luxury flats

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Government accused of selling public resources to cater to the rich District councillors slam Stanley rezoning plan District councillors have criticised ... Barracks, will provide 222 four-storey flats as part of a "low-rise, low-density" residential development. At a Southern District Council meeting yesterday, the Planning Department said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1462072/district-councillors-slam-plan-rezone-stanley-sites-luxury-flats
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... area stretches from northern Tsing Yi in the north to the sea border in the south and the waters between Hong Kong Island in the east and Lantau Island in the west. The aim is to identify ... expanded on the scheme set out in the policy address under which a new core business district in addition to Central and Kowloon East would be built on an artificial island between Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451923/government-launch-hk227m-study-building-man-made-islands
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas

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

    ... settlements in the district, others hoped there would be good transport for the new town and sufficient job opportunities for residents there. "It is inevitable to develop rural areas … just like ... only needs to discuss the arrangements with the MTR," Yuen Long District Council chairman Leung Che-cheung said. "But it may take five to seven years to resume the private sites ...

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

    First high-rise columbarium plan sparks concerns over traffic and crowd management

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:33am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing and 11 other lawmakers. However, Kwai Tsing District Council has passed a motion objecting to the plan. ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Town Planning Board rejects idea for 21-storey building in Kwai Chung, citing crowd concerns, but agrees that site is suitable for housing urns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1379671/first-high-rise-columbarium-plan-sparks-concerns-over-traffic-and
  8. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hebei struggles for role amid pressure from neighbouring cities

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:49am by Zhang Hong

    ... traffic jams and population pressure, Beijing is pushing labour-intensive businesses out of the capital, including a large wholesale garment market near the Beijing Zoo in the Xicheng district ... in Beijing that people value more than money or compensation." Beijing Shougang was relocated to Caofeidian, a district of Tangshan in Hebei province. The relocation cost 50 billion yuan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458675/hebei-struggles-role-amid-pressure-neighbouring-cities
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Waste and power facilities could be moved underground: engineer

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... underground spaces," Ng told an Eastern District Council meeting. "We can move down things which we don't want to see on the ground, such as refuse collection points and power ... not yet been studied. Council member Chan Kai-yuen, an engineer, supported underground development, but said not all uses were suitable. "These districts are already densely developed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453398/waste-and-power-facilities-could-be-moved-underground-engineer
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plan to build luxury home on Peak green belt site on hold after complaints

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for Peak home on hold Hutchison Whampoa has put on hold plans to build a luxury house at a government-owned green-belt site on The Peak after neighbours voiced their opposition and district ... conservation and the opposite plot from green belt to residential use. The withdrawal of the application last Thursday followed a request by Wan Chai District Council members at a meeting two days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451013/hutchison-deal-peak-home-hold

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