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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    PLA dismissed inquiry into regaining military land, says Paul Chan Mo-po

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the Hong Kong government that they needed the sites for defence use. Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po revealed that the plan had collapsed almost a year after telling lawmakers the government ... medicine teaching hospital. Chan has since been criticised over his ideas for potential housing sites, including suggesting country parks should not be safe from development. While the parks ...

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    1,000 extra flats may be squeezed into Kai Tak site, says Paul Chan Mo-po

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:07am by Candy Chan

    ... increasing the intensity by 20 per cent and slightly reducing the size of each flat, the site could provide 1,000 more residential flats," Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po told ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Study suggests easing construction limits and reducing flat sizes to free up space for more homes in key Kowloon development project 1,000 flats may be added ...

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    Local opposition casts more doubt on land sale list

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND SANDY LI

    ... environmental hazards to the neighbourhood will take months. The objections came a day after Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po announced the abolition of the application-list system, under which ... until next year after Chan said that 22 had yet to enter or complete the town planning process for rezoning. The site near the former Ngau Chi Wan landfill in Fung Shing Street is one of these, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Hong Kong's land crisis justifies small-house review

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... resources, I agree there is a need to review the small-house policy," Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po wrote in a newspaper column. "This will inevitably involve issues of law, ... sites zoned for village houses to be used for other types of homes, Chan said it was not always feasible, as many sites were fragmented and scattered around existing villages, without roads ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Land supply enough for years to come

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... released the figures to the Legislative Council yesterday after the Secretary for Development, Paul Chan Mo-po, was accused last month of being vague when explaining how much land was available ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Crack down on small-house ‘grey area’, adviser says

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 01:12pm by Tony Cheung

    ... be careful in this grey area. The latest comments on the issue came after Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po wrote in a newspaper column on Friday, saying a review of the four-decade-old ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Demand will ensure private flats are built, says Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Olga Wong

    ... for 18,800 private flats this year. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po said yesterday: "We don't need to worry [that the plans will not be realised] because the city's housing ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Recent hiccups in securing land and developers will not derail plans, development minister says Demand will ensure flats are built, says Paul Chan ...

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    MTR Corp not pulling its weight on housing needs, says Paul Chan

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... weight: Paul Chan The development chief yesterday accused the MTR of not doing enough to help solve the city's housing shortage. "The MTR Corp has not launched a single project in the past three years. The government shouldn't be the only one to put more effort into boosting supply," Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po said, after revealing the government ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Development secretary Paul Chan floats idea of building flats in country parks

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Stuart Lau

    ... and unmentionable". The remarks by Paul Chan Mo-po are a radical departure from Leung Chun-ying's pledge when he was running for election as chief executive that country parks "should be protected ... Lo Wei and Stuart Lau As city sets 10-year housing target amid acute land shortage, minister says the possibility of developing park spaces should be discussed Chan moots idea for country ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public flats may be built on private homes land

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... for Development, Paul Chan Mo-po, reiterated yesterday that the government would study its feasibility. At a joint housing and development panel meeting on Friday, lawmakers called for more land to be assigned for public housing, to cut a waiting list of about 200,000 applicants. Chan said that when considering the proposal, the government would make sure there were sufficient supplies of land ...




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