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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    HKFA to bid for government 'landfill' funding for Tseung Kwan O training facility

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:08pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Chairman says government scheme can bring forward construction of centre without having to wait for Jockey Club support HKFA eyes 'landfill' funds ... in his policy address in January that the government had earmarked HK$1 billion to set up a Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme to develop recreational facilities. One of the proposed ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Soccer academy farce another example of how difficult it is to get things done in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... on a landfill site. You heard it right first time. Yes, 38 different bodies to be involved before the Hong Kong Jockey Club can start construction on the 9.6-hectare site in New Territories East. ... Potter's magical community in Britain. One whisk of the wand and the vacant landfill would be transformed into a state-of-the-art soccer complex with eight pitches, a hostel for players ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Soccer academy held up by cost concerns and red tape

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:15pm by CHAN KINWA

    ... on a landfill site for another year. The construction cost has soared to more than HK$700 million from the original HK$103 million set aside by the Hong Kong Jockey Club in 2003, and there is little ... on a 9.6-hectare landfill site in New Territories East. "Building on landfill is a much more complicated issue and, from my recollections, there are 38 departments who have to be consulted," he ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Opportunities slipping by

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 09:36pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... direction for the game. Together with the short-term solution- a derelict landfill site in Gin Drinkers Bay in Kwai Chung- which might be ready later this year, there are reasons for cricket ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    HKCA hopes to tap government fund for new home

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 10:54pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Buoyed by recent success, cricketers seek to take advantage of scheme to develop recreational faciltities on restored landfill sites HKCA out to turn ... of recreational or community facilities on restored landfill sites. HKCA president Rodney Miles said cricket deserved a large new facility, especially given the outstanding performance of the national ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Why Hong Kong Cricket Association has grounds for optimism over new home

    Posted May 24th 2014, 10:19pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the promise made to cricket a few years ago to provide an international-standard ground. Things are moving forward and looking good," Miles said. A derelict landfill site in Gin Drinkers Bay ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Christine Loh takes first step to make the Sevens green-friendly

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 10:44pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... is a wider problem in Hong Kong, accounting for around 40 per cent of our municipal solid waste. "Around 3,500 tonnes a day we throw away," she said. By 2018, Hong Kong's landfills ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    The need to lead is paramount

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 09:45pm by Tim Noonan

    ... in Hong Kong better than I ever could. A long-awaited soccer academy on a landfill site in Tseung Kwan O has been delayed again because of having to clear multiple layers of government, ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Hong Kong looks across the border to host international matches

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:57pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... meanwhile, have applied for money from the government's newly created HK$1 billion fund intended for the development of recreational and community facilities on 18 hectares of restored landfill ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - FACILITIES

    Codes joins forces over training centre

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 10:24pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... it was important for the HKFA to claim the Tseung Kwan O site for soccer now that the government wants to use former landfills for recreation and community facilities. ...




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