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  1. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Hong Kong Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after facelift at Central pier

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com City's Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after multimillion-dollar facelift at Central pier The high seas presented in all their glory The city's Maritime Museum reopens next week at Pier Eight in Central after an eight-month hiatus and a multimillion-dollar overhaul. The museum, set up by private donors in 2004, moved last June from ...

  2. How it came to this

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2002 Legco approves Central reclamation phase 3, which would tear down Queen's Pier 2004 The High Court allows the reclamation to go ahead November 11, 2006 The Star Ferry pier is moved to its new location December 12 The clock tower at the old Star Ferry pier is demolished December 14 Police expel activists who are occupying the pier. An activist is charged by police ...

  3. Activists' plan halves reclamation

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Harbour conservationists say the proposal allows the government to meet its goals Harbour conservationists yesterday released an alternative plan for the Central and Wan ... of the Central-Wan Chai bypass and a harbour promenade. However, the reduction would mean commercial proposals likely to violate the principle of minimum reclamation, laid down by the courts, would ...

  4. Meeting is called to calm the waters

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to remain in Central and occupy prime sites. I guess it is image.' The credit should have described Mr Hung as a transport expert from the Polytechnic University. We regret the error. ... with harbour-protection activists in a bid to calm the acrimonious debate over reclamation. The announcement of the meeting comes after the Executive Council yesterday decided to restart the controversial Central ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... having something on the water, in the outdoors, to enjoy. Michael Bentley, Central If the Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau is serious in its claim to 'meet transport needs' ... above the ground in Central and Causeway Bay. Why? All town-planning experts agree that offering more roads invites even more vehicles to come downtown and doesn't solve traffic congestion. ...

  6. Removal of pier vital, says development chief

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The development chief yesterday reiterated that there was a pressing need to dismantle Queen's Pier to make way for the Central-Wan Chai bypass to solve traffic congestion. Because of disputes and court cases surrounding the Central reclamation phase 3, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the bypass and P2 road- a four-lane Central-Admiralty link- originally ...


    Skyscrapers of Victoria Harbour- built to display wealth and power

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Stuart Lau

    ... the International Commerce Centre (ICC) on the reclaimed land of West Kowloon is the tallest structure in the city- 490 metres above sea level and 118 storeys high. Occupying the 2,500,000 sq ft of office ... Financial Centre (Two IFC) across the harbour- both owned by developer Sun Hung Kai Properties- are the tallest skyscrapers in the city. Two IFC, in the Central business district, was built in 2003. ...

  8. Pier into history

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patten, arrives... and leaves five years later on Royal Yacht Britannia 2002 Legco approves Central reclamation phase III, which would tear down the pier 2003 Court of Final Appeal allows ... will be demolished by month-end July 27 Three activists start hunger strike July 30 Lands Department says activists are illegally occupying and asks them to leave by today ...

  9. Public urged to camp out in fight to save Queen's Pier

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Martin Wong

    ... 'the public's awareness over heritage conservation'. The news conference was held at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, which occupies the historic Blocks S61 and S62 ...

  10. Government determined to ruin the only greenery left in Central

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... land in Central and sell it to developers. This was despite the government knowing that office and commercial developments erected there would aggravate traffic congestion, air and noise pollution, and overcrowding in Central and that such an approach would be irresponsible town planning. Your report ('Skyscraper plans for Government Hill site', September 18) confirmed our ...




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