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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Entry restrictions lifted on border villages in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Village, Ma Tso Lung, Lok Ma Chau and Ha Wan. Many residents have already moved out or gone overseas. Many of the area's 700 or so inhabitants are either retirees, elderly or émigrés who have returned home. More than 710 hectares of land between the Lok Ma Chau Control Point and Ng Tung River were opened up in this second stage of reducing the closed area. It is mainly uncultivated ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... their speed during the construction. The measure would re-route ferries travelling to the north of Lung Kwu Chau marine park- a vital dolphin sanctuary. The authority also proposes to freeze further ... as not practical. Under present plans, the new 2,400-hectare marine park would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands marine park. Another consultant, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... hectare marine park. The park, which would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands Marine Park, was proposed as a key mitigating measure ... asked. He said the case would set a bad precedent for conservation measures associated with future projects. Professor Chau Kwai-cheong urged the authority to "think outside the box" ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tribunals to speed up stalled land negotiations

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... over the past decade, from more than 60 in 2003 to about 20 last year. University of Hong Kong real estate professor Chau Kwong-wing urged the government to disclose information including how ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... policy," said Chau Kwong-wing, the chair professor at the University of Hong Kong's department of real estate and construction. The board should focus on the impact on the neighbourhood when they considered an application, Chau said, adding that overall housing policy should not be the major consideration. "Policy stability is very important. Landlords are losing their property rights ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... airport officials and their consultants say. The main draw would be a new 2,400-hectare marine park connecting the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with a planned Brothers Islands ... when the airport at Chek Lap Kok was built in the 1990s but quickly rebounded after the Sha Chau marine park was designated. No projection was made in the report as to where the dolphins would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... on planning studies. "It may not be bad economically if the government stops and reviews the project." But Chau Kwong-wing, chairman and professor of the real estate and construction ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Development Secretary Paul Chan to meet villagers over NT new towns

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung

    ... that I'm very sorry, it's not feasible," he said. Yu Yik-tin, of Ma Shi Po village, Fanling, said open debate was needed: "I don't think [Chan] wants to solve the problem." ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town Planning Board members seek clarity on what green-belt sites are for

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Olga Wong

    ... of green belt is its function as a buffer, not [conservation] Professor Chau Kwai-cheong Committee members allowed the rezoning to go forward yesterday, but the plan will still have to go before ... that these areas have low conservation value?" asked board member Professor Chau Kwai-cheong. "The value of green belt is its function as a buffer, not its conservation value." Chau said ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Legco vote on new-towns funding postponed again as protesters rally at Tamar

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:15pm by Joyce Ng, Ada Lee and Samuel Chan

    ... Eric Ma Siu-cheung, undersecretary for development, said: "The government regrets that attempts were made to delay the vote on the funding approval." In a blog post yesterday, Chief ...




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