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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Further sessions called to clear backlog of Legco funding requests

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Bid to ease backlog of funding requests before summer recess, but radicals' stance on landfills and incinerator mean effort may be wasted Saturday ... landfills and a feasibility study on enlarging the Tuen Mun dump. These are the 28th to 31st items to be discussed by the committee. Lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip, of People Power, said he would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Queen Mary Hospital to get HK$1.6b overhaul as Legco says 'yes' in dying seconds of meeting

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 01:39pm by Tony Cheung, Ada Lee

    ... the summer break. Lawmakers approved 21 items on the agenda but did not get to 17 other proposals, which will now be delayed for at least three months. They include funding to extend three landfills ... the government to reorder the committee's agenda, so that they could vote on the less controversial plans first, ahead of the more divisive landfill extension plans. The government ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Slow progress to clear HK$6.8b funding requests to Legco Finance Committee

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:56pm by Tony Cheung

    ... social-security recipients, and end with the approval of the Queen Mary Hospital project. He said his group would not allow the government's landfill extension and incinerator projects- the next items on the agenda- to be passed before the summer recess. But this means 13 other funding requests scheduled after the landfill plans will have to wait for the new session in October. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Finance Committee unlikely to clear funding backlog amid political stalemate

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Kah-kit also called on the government to postpone its waste-infrastructure plans- which include extending three landfills and building an incinerator- as they were "contentious ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    One lawmaker, 14,000 motions and a new headache for the finance committee

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the legislative session ends this month. An Environment Bureau source said that while the extension of three landfills and construction of an incinerator- said to be essential to stave off a waste crisis- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Radicals' grounds not reason enough to hold up Legco, poll finds

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Tanna Chong

    ... The delaying tactic has been employed in recent weeks to press the government on issues as wide-ranging as universal pensions, cash handouts and democracy, while trying to foil its efforts in landfill ... of the NeoDemocrats is trying to block funding on the environmental panel for a landfill expansion plan, while Leung is targeting the government's request to set up seven new posts- three political ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rural strongman Lau Wong-fat plans to publish biography

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... Leung's intentions to expand the Tuen Mun landfill, which is fast reaching capacity, as well as plans to incorporate some village land into country parks. Tuen Mun Rural Committee chairman Junius ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... will progressively replace the current disposal of sludge by landfilling and generate energy from waste. Announcing in January 2014 the establishment of a Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme with earmarked funding of $1 billion. The Scheme aims to subsidise the development of recreational facilities or other innovative uses at restored landfills. The Subsidy Scheme for Retrofitting Refuse ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Marathon budget protest could finish by end of the month

    Posted May 14th 2014, 03:38pm by Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong

    ... Gary Fan Kwok-wai tabled dozens of motions to be attached to the government's proposal for extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill and construction of a waste incinerator. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibusters cost Hospital Authority HK$1m in interest: John Tsang

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... O landfill-expansion project in the public works subcommittee tomorrow. Leung, of the League of Social Democrats, argued: "I do not want to filibuster either. I have made myself clear. I want ...




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