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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... recreational and commercial uses". A two-month consultation by the Antiquities Advisory Board on how buildings such as stilt houses should be preserved is due to end on August 4. District planning ... Office and they said they had not reached a conclusion yet on the built heritage policy, so they did not object," he said at the Town Planning Board. Director of Lands Bernadette Linn said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  2. 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

    ... The bank's declaration says all member states will play equal roles. India will provide the first president, while the first chairman of the board of governors will be from Russia, and the first chairman of the board of directors chosen by Brazil. It takes a long time and intense negotiation for such issues to be settled Oliver Rui, finance professor According to a People's Bank ...

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

    Battle over new towns plan is for the future of Hong Kong, say villagers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... the future of Hong Kong". They asked the public to join a protest to the Town Planning Board, while lawmakers repeated their intention to ask the courts to overturn Friday's vote ... of no confidence in his chairmanship by Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan. Lee said the pan-democratic camp was discussing tactics for its judicial review application. He said any move could be delayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542699/battle-over-new-towns-plan-future-hong-kong-say-villagers
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New towns plan: hearing could last 2.5 years

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Record 53,000 objections to development in New Territories prompts Town Planning Board to ask opponents to seek joint representation New towns plan: hearing ... Planning Board hearing that could otherwise last 2-1/2 years. The rare appeal to opponents, who have lodged a record 53,000 objections to the plan for two new towns, came from board deputy chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545997/new-towns-plan-hearing-could-last-25-years
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chaos as initial funding for new towns in New Territories approved by Legco panel

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Tony Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, Ada Lee

    ... Organisers put the figure at 5,000. The six-hour meeting saw Ng twice accused of breaching committee rules. First, he refused to consider a no-confidence motion in himself, submitted by Labour Party ... be the Town Planning Board, and said 200,000 people would show up when the board came to discuss the plan. Cho said villagers would "stop the bulldozers with their bodies". Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541610/battle-over-new-territories-towns-plan-enters-seventh-round-lawmakers
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... housing, property analysts say. The concerns centre on the Town Planning Board's track record over the past 12 months in decisions that fuel perceptions that housing policy is given ... But they must gain support from the Planning Department and then approval from the Town Planning Board. But the board has rejected seven commercial projects in the past year on the grounds they would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544390/policy-slant-towards-housing-infringing-rights-developers
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

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

    ... refused to leave the area at midnight. Twenty-one were arrested. The protest battlefield will shift to the Town Planning Board after pro-government lawmakers approved financing for the development. The planning board, which is responsible for final approval, says it will examine more than 50,000 opposing views from the public. "If this new-town project falls apart, ...

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

    Speed of construction is draw of the mainland for Hong Kong architects

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... regulations under the Buildings Ordinance and so many procedures, it's like suicide," says Ho. "Some applications get through the Town Planning Board but then the Lands Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545080/speed-construction-draw-mainland-hong-kong-architects
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Developers seeking to convert residential sites to other uses, including office and commercial projects, have suffered a run of knock-backs. The Town Planning Board has rejected seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544393/leung-chun-yings-housing-push-puts-industrial-sector-out
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New compensation model for displaced villagers proposed by HKU economist

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by FANNY FUNG

    ... economically favourable terms. "What's wrong with having them pay HK$100,000 for a HK$1 million unit, for example?" he asked. Borrowing experience from the Housing and Development Board ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542112/new-compensation-model-displaced-villagers-proposed-hku-economist

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