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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... the natural ventilation in a high-density area," Lu said. The Planning Department conducted a study of ventilation in Hong Kong, he said, and the results should have been taken into consideration ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Huge driving-range towers in Sai Kung called 'blot on landscape'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Hazel Parry

    ... the developer, New World, says will be used only for "overnight accommodation". The government said in its outline zoning plan for Pak Kong that it would "conserve the intrinsic natural ... the intrinsic natural character" of the area and do not comply with the zoning plan. Planning permission for the development was originally granted in 2000, but it has only begun to take shape ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green sites earmarked for homes 'full of trees', environmental group says

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... on the fringe of developed land and … with a relatively lower conservation value". It added that it was "natural to consider developing sites in the fringe of existing built-up areas ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... of the centre, said. "Businesses such as seafood restaurants can benefit the local economy and are not in conflict with the natural environment. The creation of an eco-tourism spot will be a win-win ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Retired senior lands officer joins battle to save green belts

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... search for housing land, any area that was vegetated, that was natural in its present state like this would not be harmed … that they would use only deserted and degraded sites. You can see ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Villagers warn of social unrest over zoning plans for country park enclaves

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... “Country parks are natural assets of Hong Kong. We must stop further small house development.” Most of the roughly 10,000 representations filed to the board for each enclave oppose the plans ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Designer urges Hong Kong to protect its spectacular environment rather than taking the easy option of building homes in country parks Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats Hong Kong should treasure its natural beauty and not give up its "theatrical greenery" in exchange for flats just because it is an easy ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... high-rises are incompatible with the natural landscape that is popular among nature-lovers. They could end up being luxury apartments targeted by speculators and left vacant," island resident ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Sai Kung park plan likened to Israel's land grabs in Palestine

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:56am by Ernest Kao

    ... for ecological conservation versus protection of indigenous villagers' rights to build houses. Thomas Lai, a villager who lodged a judicial review against the decision last month, told lawmakers ...

  10. News - Asia - DEVELOPMENT

    Development ravages Malaysia's 'Little England'

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 09:40am by Agence France Press in Tanah Rata

    ... for its ecological balance, tourist appeal, and even safety as landslide and flood fears grow. “The pain inflicted on Mother Nature is terrible. We are losing the highlands,” said Ramakrishnan, ... stroll, sparking rumours of intrigue due to his documented US intelligence links. Today’s problems are a microcosm of a greater national failure to balance development with Malaysia’s rich natural ...




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