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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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Columbarium cut by 10 storeys gets approval A controversial proposal to build the city's first high-rise private columbarium in Kwai Chung has ... 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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Hong Kong mindset' blamed for failure of care home incentive scheme

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:58am by Olga Wong

    ... disappointing experience," Chan said. Some speculate that the expensive waiver cost was a result of the pressure exerted from residents. Sha Tin district councillor, Scarlett Pong Oi-lan, who owns ...

  5. 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

    ... 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 ... square metre site at 2-6 Wing Lap Street in Kwai Chung previously housed a two-storey leather factory but is currently vacant. The owner of the site, Dame Margaret Zee, who has been running ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Villagers vow to fight on despite key Legco defeat over country park plan

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... said. The plan would "shake" the rule of law and breached the Basic Law, he added. Cyd Ho Sau-lan, head of the subcommittee dealing with the issue, called on the government to improve ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Squatters rally at Legco over new town plan

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... of a concern group for squatters in Tan Kwai Tsuen and Wo Ping San Tsuen, and one of about 30 people taking part in the rally. But under the latest government proposal, the two villages, located ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents call on city to bury hearse problem

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... government land in Kwai Chung or Tsuen Wan to build a multi-storey car repair centre to house car repair workshops now operating in residential sections of To Kwa Wan. Henry Cheung, owner of Claudi ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Councils to stay pragmatic on HK$100m after goose fiasco

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... councillors in Wan Chai, Southern, Kowloon City, Sham Shui Po, Wong Tai Sin, Islands, Northern and Tai Po are also considering similar plans to improve their community facilities. And next month Kwai ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town planner knows 'not much' about CY's building proposal

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... be made until a detailed plan on how to improve transport in the Mid-Levels and Pok Fu Lam was available. Councillor Chan Chit-kwai, who proposed the motion, said any relaxation could have ...




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