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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Wasting water cheaper than bigger reservoirs: Paul Chan

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Candy Chan

    ... Paul Chan Mo-po wrote on his blog. "Some reservoirs in Hong Kong- such as the Kowloon Reservoir and Tai Tam Reservoir- are listed as statutory heritage, where expansion is not appropriate ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Wasting water 'cheaper' than enlarging reservoirs The cost of increasing the capacity of Hong Kong's reservoirs exceeds that of simply ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hundreds hike at Tai Tam Country Park to oppose development

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Kong's land. Property tycoons, including Henderson Land's Lee Shau-kee, have voiced support for using part of that land to satisfy residential needs after development chief Paul Chan Mo-po ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Expert calls for root-and-branch reform on heritage tree conservation

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... been placed on it, but by August last year one in 10 had been removed because of typhoon damage and disease. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po said early this month that the government had added 20 trees to the register, including some growing on stone walls in Pok Fu Lam and an incense tree in Kowloon Tsai Park. Chan said the government invited departments, experts, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung village house project is defiling country park, say residents

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... policy at a previously uninhabited beachfront location. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po suggested two weeks ago that flats could be built on country park land to ease what he said ... surroundings." Pok Fu Lam district councillor Paul Zimmerman said that despite objections from green groups and conservation experts, the government had given in to rural lobby group the Heung Yee Kuk ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... for development. Five months after development minister Paul Chan Mo-po stoked controversy by floating the idea of allowing development in country parks, Lam risked a new outcry by suggesting building ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Former Exco man Franklin Lam, an adviser to the government on Lantau's future, says developing protected areas could be green 'Build ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New country parks boss signs up to protect 'every inch' of parkland

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Stuart Lau

    ... under moral obligation to defend our country parks," said Friends of the Earth director Edwin Lau Che-feng. The issue erupted into a public debate after Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po floated the idea last month of building flats in parks to solve the housing shortage. Tang, whose nomination was deemed controversial because of his government background, was attending ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... to help advise him on the operational and managerial aspects of the programme. Chaired by executive councillor Bernard Chan, the committee comprises representatives from district councils whose ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding request for HK$18b Shek Kwu Chau incinerator gets go-ahead

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the meeting. The lawmakers behind the filibuster- Albert Chan Wai-yip from People Power, Gary Fan Kwok-wai of the NeoDemocrats, and the Labour Party's Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung- made no attempt ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Public to be consulted on liberalising Hong Kong's electricity market

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for the environment, said new local investors were unlikely to come forward. Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, of the Civic Party, questioned whether officials' apparent preference for importing power was part ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the Democratic Party's Wu Chi-wai said some motions deemed to be "sequential" had been put to a vote at earlier meetings and Lo did not act. Civic Party lawmaker Kenneth Chan Ka-lok said ... or North Korea?" Chan asked. Legco legal adviser Jimmy Ma said that while the president's ruling could not directly apply to motions that were not amendments to bills, he still believed ...




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