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  1. Squeezing them out of the way

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in Fanling North, Kwu Tung and Ta Kwu Ling mainly for low-rise residential buildings. Social workers and villagers estimate that more than 1,000 families in non-indigenous villages will be affected. ... other non-indigenous villages in Fanling North and one in Kwu Tung North face the same fate. Officials refer to such settlers as 'squatters' and do not regard them as villagers because ...

  2. Villagers fear eviction as development nears

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Territories in 1998. The three new towns were proposed in Fanling North, Kwu Tung and Ta Kwu Ling mainly for low-rise residential use. The new town proposals, one of the government's 10 major ... from Ma Shi Po, where eviction and clearance are speeding up, three other non-indigenous villages in Fanling North and one in Kwu Tung North face the same fate. Officials refer to such settlers ...

  3. Bold pricing puts houses near the border into luxury league

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Royal Oaks, adjacent to the Hong Kong Golf Club, at prices echoing those of traditional luxury districts such as Island South. Meanwhile, Sun Hung Kai Properties said it planned to sell units ... to The Hong Kong Golf Club would be a significant factor in attracting wealthy buyers. He added that it might take time to sell off all 45 houses, considering the comparatively high price. ...

  4. Out and about

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... can go while remaining in the New Territories. Numerous elements of the town's past linger. The Fanling area evolved into a residential haven for Europeans in the 1920s. The Hong Kong ... caddies, with distinctive black-fringed crownless hats, remain a noted feature. Like the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the Hong Kong Golf Club chose to abandon its royal prefix- and part of its history- ...

  5. Aberdeen hotel stays in Cheung Kong plan

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong The developer is bullish on the industry and is negotiating the land premium Cheung Kong (Holdings) is pressing on with a hotel project in Aberdeen, despite the likelihood ... for a 24-storey office building instead. Kerry Properties has abandoned plans for a hotel at Enterprise Square Five in Kowloon Bay in favour of a shopping arcade. Nonetheless, Cheung Kong, which paid ...

  6. A high-rise red-light district in HK's shopping heart

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... red-light district, police said prostitution was legal in Hong Kong, but that soliciting, living off the earnings of a prostitute or controlling a woman for the purpose of prostitution was not. ... of each floor. Similar buildings can be found in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui and elsewhere in Kowloon. Each functions as a self-contained red-light district. 'There are many buildings in Hong Kong ...

  7. Wheelock joins rush for industrial lots in Aberdeen

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Developer pays $455 million for site but is in no rush to start hotel development Wheelock Properties has joined a string of developers grabbing a foothold in the evolving ... property is generating an annual rental yield of about 3 per cent, or about $1 million rental income a month, so we can just sit and wait.' Big guns such as Cheung Kong, Sun Hung Kai ...

  8. Doubters question tourism plan for Wong Chuk Hang

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... a taskforce to review tourism-type developments on the south side of Hong Kong Island but it had not decided if it would offer loans for the Ocean Park project. Chinachem is the only developer to have ... such as Cheung Kong (Holdings), Sun Hung Kai Properties and Henderson Land Development have bought factory sites in the area. The developers are now negotiating land premiums with the government. Alva ...

  9. Smaller developers to profit from lack of projects in district

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Big players in the Hong Kong office market are electing to lease rather than sell their grade A office space in East Kowloon, and the strategy may present an opportunity ... expected to drop because of the uncertain economic outlook and plentiful new supply coming on stream in the district. At Telford Plaza in Kowloon Bay, which is supported by both end-users ...

  10. Out and about

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Aberdeen is home to a long-established boat-building industry, an ethnic minority and some tantalising seafood eateries, writes Jason Wordie. Nestled into Hong Kong Island's ... and the then-remote Hong Kong Island took place in the early 1740s near Shek Pai Wan ('Stone Reef Bay'), as the area is known in Cantonese, when 'to a great banyan tree on a small island ...




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