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  1. Allies needed to salvage landfill extension plan

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to change the Clear Water Bay Country Park boundary. The government wants to allow five hectares of the park to be swallowed up by an extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill ... Democrats and Civic Party oppose the order, citing the government's failure to resolve nuisances arising from the landfill in the past decade. The five parties hold most of the 30 seats ...

  2. Put more legislators on Exco, party boss advises future chief executive

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... The government has suffered a series of defeats in Legco since late last year. An order to expand the Tseung Kwan O landfill was repealed by legislators. Then the planned bid to host the 2023 Asian Games ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cobras could have been released As if Hong Kong's landfills weren't full enough, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department decides to dump 800 cobras that had been ... day is clearly a better option than killing 800 animals and letting their bodies rot in a landfill, releasing greenhouse gases along the way. Ben Richardson, Lantau Not the right leader ...

  4. Principled stance

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... revised their plans following protests: environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah on the plan for the Tseung Kwan O landfill in 2010; and the former constitutional affairs minister, Stephen Lam ... that legislators could not overturn an order of the chief executive to expand a landfill, and, in Lam's case, that the removal of open suffrage as a basis for filling Legislative Council midterm ...

  5. DAB out to win more middle class support

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is needed,' she said, citing the no votes the DAB cast against hosting the Asian Games and over the Tseung Kwan O landfill expansion plan. With many professional duties and a mother ...

  6. Rebellion in the ranks

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the government: support for a motion calling for the repeal of a government order to expand a landfill; a vote in the Finance Committee against a bid to host the Asian Games; and opposition to details ... a government order extending the Tseung Kwan O landfill by five hectares into Clear Water Bay Country Park was passed almost unanimously. Only two Exco members, Lau Wong-fat and Lau Kong-wah, voted ...

  7. Defining a democracy that works for all

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... populist pressures in the interest of the public weal. Take the landfill in Tseung Kwan O or other obnoxious facilities, for example. How do you resolve the conflict between local hostility ...

  8. A lame duck lost up a blind alley

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the same session, lawmakers voted overwhelmingly for a motion scrapping a chief executive order to use part of a country park for a landfill. Fifty-five out of 59 lawmakers, from across ...

  9. SPKC wins case for street demos

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... respect through demonstrations,' he said. 'The negative team made good use of the Tseung Kwan O landfills case to show the selfishness of people. Both sides had great evidence.' ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... I just find Hong Kong so wasteful; having to break down all these structures will mean even more waste going into our already cramped landfills. As long as they are not a safety hazard, ...




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