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  1. Tycoons want discussions with Tsang to boost harbour planning

    Posted Jan 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in June last year. Its patron members also include Sun Hung Kai Properties, Wharf (Holdings), Citic Pacific, the Kadoorie Group, the Kerry Group, BNP Paribas and the Lai Sun Group. Paul Zimmerman, ... Chloe Lai A group of leading tycoons wants a meeting with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to urge him to improve planning in Victoria Harbour. Leaders of the Harbour Business Forum, ...

  2. Crisis means mainland banks set to fund bridge

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai

    ... and mainland experts have warned. A joint working group formed by Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong yesterday invited banks in the three jurisdictions to express their interest in providing some 17 ... of economics at Zhongshan University's Pearl River Research Centre, said Hong Kong banks would not be keen to lend because of the crisis. Asia Pacific Loan Market Association vice-chairman Wilson ...

  3. Businesses launch forum to protect city's greatest asset

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for developments' implementation. The Patrons BNP Paribas CITIC Pacific HSBC Jardine Matheson Kadoorie Group Kerry Group Lai Sun Group Standard Chartered Sun Hung Kai Properties Swire Group Wharf (Holdings) ... Chloe Lai Group of 106 says reclamation of harbour should only be 'last resort' Top banker Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen says reclamation should be a 'last resort' ...

  4. Beijing still sees HK as global finance hub

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Council, said the Yangtze River Delta would become a world-class urban co-operative as well as an important gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, and a world manufacturing centre. The draft work ... for modern services. About 180 Beijing experts visited Guangdong last month to learn of developments in the province and seek views on its future. They formed 18 study groups, with one to explore how ...

  5. When the water stops

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the 21st century after climate change.' He added: 'The water shortage in Guangdong is serious. There is a misconception that we don't have to worry about water in Guangdong because ... cost for being the world's factory,' said Edward Chan Yue-fai, Greenpeace's campaign manager. The green group recently released research on water quality in the Pearl River. ...

  6. Activists at Apec plan for protests next month

    Posted Nov 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in the city. At least three members of the Hong Kong People's Alliance on WTO are in Pusan for talks with representatives of non-governmental organisations ahead of tomorrow's Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) forum meeting. A spokeswoman for the umbrella group organising anti-WTO protests said: 'There will be a number of briefings to update the NGOs on our preparations, ...

  7. Warrior housewife wants breathing space

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the Kennedy Road Protection Group, which she founded with her neighbours. She said it is the first time she has become so involved in a social campaign. Before learning of the proposal to build two ... are selfish and anti-development. But she insists the group's aim is solely to preserve some 'breathing space' for Wan Chai residents. 'Sir Gordon likes telling people that he ...

  8. Delta plan 'to exclude cut in CO2 emissions'

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Hong Kong's principal source of CO2 emissions is power generation, which accounts for more than 60 per cent of the total. Green groups in Hong Kong have for years been urging ... such emissions. While the city is not obliged under the Kyoto Protocol to set any reduction targets for emissions, the government pledged along with other Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation economies ...

  9. Stall stalwarts lament end of an era

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Seventy-five-year-old Fung Chun has been selling inexpensive glasses at her stall in Wan Chai for more than half a century. It's a family business handed down to her by her ... group, said: 'We always complain that Hong Kong lacks open space, but many forget that street markets are also an open space. 'The market in Wan Chai is very vibrant and popular. ...

  10. Buffer zone on border likely to be opened up

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Low-density development, ecotourism will be allowed on the land, says source About 2,000 hectares of border land- closed to the public for half a century- is set to be opened up ... have already agreed to set up a group to study the feasibility of developing the 100-hectare zone. ...




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