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  1. Despite rethink, episode has done damage

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the government sold the Hunghom Peninsula housing estate to a consortium including a New World subsidiary for barely half the asking price. No matter how restrictive the conditions imposed on Mr ... Bureau had not taken into account public concern over Mr Leung's involvement in the Hunghom Peninsula sale. Unless the bureaus involved did indeed consider how the public might see Mr ...

  2. Another headache for beleaguered Tsang

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... controversial cases, such as the government selling of the Hung Hom Peninsula housing estate to property developer New World, now his new employer. Against the backdrop of concerns about ... of politics after a public uproar forced it to abandon plans to demolish the Hung Hom Peninsula residential buildings to put up luxury apartments. Rules governing the employment of senior-ranking ...

  3. Damping down controversy

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and the Hunghom Peninsula row raises speculation about a hidden message. Li Pang-kwong, a professor of political science at Lingnan University, said Mr Wen has cited the Lantau blaze to express concern over the political wildfire sparked by the two controversial issues. It may be purely coincidental, but two days after Mr Wen spoke, the owners of the Hunghom Peninsula estate dropped ...

  4. A winter of discontent

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of Hunghom Peninsula. It follows the public outcry over a decision by the developers to pull down the seven unoccupied blocks and put up luxury apartments- 10 months after the deal was done. Also ... become much more complex and emotion-laden. Conspiracy theories abound over the West Kowloon cultural project and Hunghom Peninsula, with high-ranking officials facing allegations that they gave ...

  5. Demolishing public confidence

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung However environmentally friendly it may be, the demolition of seven former government subsidised residential buildings as part of the Hunghom Peninsula development project ... at the outset. At a time when the government faces criticism over an alleged bias towards business interests, the Hunghom Peninsula saga has touched a sensitive nerve. An emotive blame game ...

  6. Government for big business?

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... by property developers to flatten the Hunghom Peninsula towers, the site of a huge subsidised housing project, looks set to spark public outrage against an alleged government 'transfer ... of Cheung Kong and Sun Hung Kai Properties. But the spate of controversies over issues such as West Kowloon and Hunghom Peninsula have shown the depth of mistrust and doubts about the longstanding ...

  7. Despite Tung's spin, the president is on target

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... controversies surrounding the West Kowloon cultural development and the Hunghom Peninsula estate, and the Housing Authority's U-turn over the Link Reit listing just hours before the Macau meeting. ...

  8. In the end, everybody wins

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... decisions in their best interest. Just as flat owners can renovate their units, developers are entitled to demolish their estate.' He noted the Hunghom Peninsula estate case could be unique ...

  9. Rehab centre row requires a sensitive touch

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... years. Located at present in remote Ha Keng, on the Chi Ma Wan peninsula, the college is overcrowded and short of teaching facilities. The plan met with fierce opposition from residents and most ...

  10. Happier estate of affairs

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Peninsula housing estate- once seen as the towering icon of a housing policy debacle- has emerged as a landmark in the victory of people power and the spirit of community. In a sharp turnaround ... interests is an art,' he said. The Hunghom Peninsula saga dates back to a government decision in February to sell the property- with an area of 1.55 million square feet and 2,470 flats- ...




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