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  1. PLA should leave Central, says lawmaker

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Norma Connolly

    ... move its headquarters from the Central waterfront to make way for an accessible harbour promenade, a legislator has urged. Democratic Party legislator Sin Chung-kai yesterday said the PLA had no strategic need for the Central site and called on the government to discuss moving the barracks, and compensating the army if necessary. 'If the PLA headquarters could be relocated, it would ...

  2. Avoiding reclamation

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A quick and simple solution to avoid further reclamation of the harbour is to tear down City Hall, the General Post Office and PLA headquarters at Tamar. These lots are owned by the government one way or another. I wonder why no one has brought this up before. FRED AU, Tung Chung ...

  3. PLA unlikely to move out of Tamar site, says analyst

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The PLA is unlikely to leave Tamar because its headquarters is strategically and symbolically important, says a military expert. The Admiralty barracks, which includes ... for the resident PLA troops. It was also an important forward base for the PLA, he said. The Phoenix Television commentator said: 'The barracks not only has military value but there is a significant ...

  4. Pressure mounts to move PLA barracks

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The government should enter discussions with the People's Liberation Army in an attempt to move the PLA barracks from the Central waterfront, harbour advisers said ... the authorities took up the sensitive issue. 'I believe it is time we address the issue of the PLA headquarters,' he said. 'I know there are sensitivities involved in this issue, ...

  5. DAB mulls new site for PLA garrison

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Gary Cheung

    ... the headquarters of the PLA's Hong Kong garrison if officials dropped the idea of building new government offices on the Tamar site. The chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, Ma Lik, was echoing the view of Hang Lung Group chairman Ronnie Chan Chi-chung that moving the PLA headquarters from next to the Tamar site would allow a more coherent ...

  6. For people or the PLA?

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the People's Liberation Army move out of Tamar to allow redevelopment which maximises public access to the waterfront? Or should it be allowed to build a naval berth and pier there, as envisaged before the handover? Write to us. ...

  7. National Day Events

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 8am: flag-raising ceremony, Golden Bauhinia Square National Day reception at Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 10am: open day by PLA forces at Stonecutters Island, Shek Kong and Stanley Fort 2-5pm: carnival on pedestrian area of Chater Road, Central 4-6pm: carnival in Times Square with clowns and jazz 5-10pm: carnival at Wan Chai Sports Ground 7-8.30pm: ...

  8. Official feels the heat as Legco debate rages over waterfront

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... us the most is their size.' Paul Zimmerman of Designing Hong Kong Harbour District suggested the government negotiate with the PLA to drop the plan to build a military berth. ...

  9. Architects present design for 'inner harbour' at Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... said. The scheme also proposed converting the PLA berth into a public swimming pool on the harbour's edge, and bringing in a floating hotel and a maritime museum. A Planning Department ...

  10. Waterfront's ambience at risk, harbour activists fear

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... these problems,' he said. Another committee member, Paul Zimmerman, said there would not be much room for alfresco dining if the pump room were not able to support restaurants. The PLA berth would also ...




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