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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Declaration of interest row after Lands Department official bought 13 plots

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by FANNY FUNG, Olga Wong

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Olga Wong Lands Department to review procedures after official buys 13 plots in area she oversees and wins right to build homes from board she sits on Row over official's property deal The Lands Department will review its declaration-of-interest procedures after it was revealed a senior official overseeing Yuen Long had bought 13 plots of land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567858/row-over-officials-property-deal
  2. Comment - Letters

    Department failing to stop pollution of pristine Hoi Ha Wan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by LETTERS

    ... The Lands Department is more agreeable to approving village house applications on cultivated farmland. Therefore, land at Pak Sha O is being farmed for vegetables. I suspect there is massive use ... Department failing to stop pollution of pristine Hoi Ha Wan I refer to the report (" Tai Po beach clears court hurdle ", August 13). Why does the government rush ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1580465/department-failing-stop-pollution-pristine-hoi-ha-wan
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lands officials not restricted from buying land, rule says amid conflict-of-interest row

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Olga Wong, FANNY FUNG

    ... puts rules under the spotlight Senior lands officials are not allowed to buy stocks related to property development, but they can buy land as long as they declare it, a Lands Department ... to be tightened. "Buying land is a much bigger investment than buying stocks, so why are lands officials being stopped from buying stocks but not land," Wong asked. "The Lands Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569479/lands-row-puts-rules-under-spotlight
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TENDER

    MTR Corp's Tai Wai tender sweetened with cut in land tax

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu MTR's Tai Wai tender sweetened with land tax cut MTR Corp yesterday released the tender terms for the Tai Wai Station residential project as the land premium was cut to a level 18 per cent lower than two years ago in a bid to woo developers. Under the revised terms, sources said the Land Department cut the land tax to HK$10.36 billion, or HK$3,832 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1594185/mtr-corps-tai-wai-tender-sweetened-cut-land-tax
  5. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese tourist hub Sanya wants to reclaim land for new airport projects

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23pm by Alice Yan

    ... on reclaimed land Sanya is considering building a new airport by reclaiming land from the sea, to cope with the massive influx of tourists to the southern resort, according to a mainland media report. ... Phoenix International Airport. "The government has finally come to realise that reclaiming land from the sea is a balanced choice," an unnamed official from the Hainan provincial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593841/chinese-tourist-hub-sanya-wants-reclaimed-land-build-more-airports
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND USE

    Hong Kong developers eye green belt land for flats as government plans rezoning

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Developers in city are seizing opportunity to rezone green belt sites for residential use as planning department works to meet housing targets HK firms eye green belts amid rezoning push Developers are taking advantage of the government's controversial plan to rezone green belt areas to meet housing targets. The Planning Department has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1588593/hong-kong-developers-eye-green-belts-rezoning-gains-ground
  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong airlines to allow use of smartphones, tablets during take-off and landing

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:29pm by Ernest Kao

    ... and landing may soon be a thing of the past after Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department announced an easing of restrictions. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair passengers will be able to use ... rules apply only to handheld gadgets; large equipment, such as laptops, must be turned off for take-off and landing. The city follows Australia, Japan, the European Union and United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583724/hong-kong-airlines-allow-use-smartphones-tablets-during-take-and
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Henderson Land wins Tsim Sha Tsui site with a HK$4.7b tender

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 11:47pm by Peggy Sito

    ... could yield a gross floor area of 339,971 sq ft, according to the Lands Department. Under the lease, the winning bidder will have to provide a public car park with spaces for 345 cars and 39 ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com TST site fetches HK$4.7b, much higher than forecast Henderson Land Development outbid 17 developers to win the government tender for a commercial site ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1584706/henderson-land-wins-tsim-sha-tsui-site-hk47b-tender
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israel plans West Bank land grab Israel has announced a land appropriation in the occupied West Bank that an anti-settlement group termed the biggest in 30 years, drawing Palestinian condemnation and a US rebuke. Some 400 hectares in the Etzion settlement bloc near Bethlehem were declared "state land, on the instructions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583139/us-rebukes-israel-biggest-west-bank-land-grab-30-years
  10. News - Hong Kong - OMBUDSMAN

    Ombudsman chides Lands Department for lax attitude to pet columbarium

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 'Lax attitude' to pet columbarium The Ombudsman has chastised the Lands Department for being lax in cracking down on an illegal pet funeral business ... year. It found the department had taken little action since 2004, when the complainant first approached lands officers. They issued only warning letters to the business, which initially occupied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233845/ombudsman-chides-lands-department-lax-attitude-pet-columbarium

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