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  1. Harbourfront committee has been more than a PR exercise

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Committee in an earlier editorial ('A missed opportunity to protect our harbour', February 22). You suggested that, in its six years of existence, the committee has been no more than a public- relations exercise. It is true that it was created amid public concerns about the government's reclamation plans. But it is unjustifiable to suggest that the committee's efforts ...

  2. How representative are URA's district advisory committees?

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to involve public in renewal plans', April 2). Strangely, no mention was made of the fact that there are already six district advisory committees in place, as can be seen from the Urban Renewal Authority's annual report. These cover Wan Chai, Central and Western, Sham Shui Po, Yau Tsim Mong, Kwun Tong and Kowloon City. So what have these committees been doing? Nothing, from my experience ...

  3. Attempt to restore credibility to harbour advisory committee

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... reclamation options being released in the name of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee without its approval. Two committee members will present a paper in which they will call for the secretariat to be held accountable to the advisory body instead of the government. Ng Mee-kam and Alvin Kwok Ngai-kuen will propose that consultants must send their reports to the committee members instead ...

  4. 'No need for committee to see plan for harbour'

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Taskforce chief blames communication lapse for anger over reclamation options The chairman of the Harbour Enhancement Committee's taskforce on the Wan Chai reclamation yesterday blamed an 'internal communication problem' as the cause for complaints by some committee members that they were kept in the dark about new reclamation plans. But Leung Kong-yui, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Ada Lee

    ... Joyce Ng and Ada Lee Government wants building to be housed above new MTR station and next to existing centre Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre The government has earmarked a site next to the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai for a new convention complex. But the six-storey building, to stand atop the future MTR Exhibition station, will be used ...

  6. Man arrested after high-rise stand-off

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... climbing to the roof. Fearing the man might jump, firefighters inflated an air cushion. During a brief stand-off, the man hurled the hook to the street before climbing to the first-floor canopy ...

  7. Fresh idea for food charity in market

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Development Bureau's heritage committee meets this week to shortlist the submissions for the city's first post-war market building, which dates from 1953 and now enjoys a grade three ... about HK$200-HK$300, and there would be a stand-and-eat corner for cheaper options. The now-vacant market stands on the original site of the former American Congregational Mission's ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Church developers remain unbowed by government rules

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and Queen's Road East. In defiance of zoning guidelines and a long-standing convention on building only low-rises at busy junctions, it wants to construct on the site new headquarters of up to 25 ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$130-HK$880 (Oct 16: HK$130-HK$780) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303 HK Comedy Festival 2011 English language stand-up comedy with People's ... Punchline Comedy Club New Zealand comedian Andre King, Irish comic Ian Coppinger and British funnyman Gordon Southern perform stand-up comedy. In English. Oct 13-15, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai ...

  10. Arts

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... competition: preliminary rounds, Oct 6-8, 9pm, HK$200; finals, Oct 15, 9pm, HK$350. Vivek Mahbubani's Chinese one-man show, Oct 9, 8pm, HK$150. English language stand-up comedy with People's ... Coppinger and British funnyman Gordon Southern perform stand-up comedy. In English. Oct 13-15, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$320 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222 ...




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