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  1. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Small army of utility specialists keeps Hongkongers safe from pipes, cables under their streets

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Olga Wong

    ... specialists managing underground pipelines, just enough to cover half of the underground surveying projects demanded by both the public and private sectors, meaning many projects have to be managed ... that could cause fatalities. In November 2012, two workers hired by the Hospital Authority to maintain its electricity system in Mong Kok were seriously burned after digging into a power cable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1647088/small-army-utility-specialists-keeps-hongkongers-safe-pipes-cables
  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plans for flats on two Tai Po sites rejected

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by BRIAN YAP, Olga Wong

    ... forward the idea of building public flats at Tai Po area 9 in 2008, but the government rejected it, preferring to allocate part of the site for the development of a private hospital. Plans for the hospital were abandoned after the sole bidder for the site failed to meet tender conditions.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550583/plans-flats-two-tai-po-sites-rejected
  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Homeowners may face claims after falling tree kills woman outside Mid Levels apartment

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:07pm by Olga Wong, Clifford Lo and Michelle Toh

    ... the need for a law to ensure trees on private land were well managed. A tree specialist said the trunk was rotten and infected with fungi. Zhang was taken to Queen Mary Hospital, where she ... Liability at issue after falling tree kills mum Flat owners and the management company of a Mid-Levels residential block could face legal action after a tree crashed down a private slope and killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573575/baby-critical-condition-after-falling-tree-kills-pregnant-woman-mid
  4. News - Hong Kong - ELDERLY CARE

    Retiring to the mainland is losing its lustre for Hong Kong seniors

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Olga Wong

    ... on the mainland. Retirees who move to the mainland are deprived of the affordable care that is readily available in Hong Kong public hospitals. Neither do they qualify for a HK$2,500 annual voucher made available to Hong Kong citizens aged 70 or above for primary care service from their private doctors. On the mainland, these seniors must pay even for ambulance rides in emergencies. "To me, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565671/retiring-mainland-losing-its-lustre-hong-kong-seniors
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... is privately owned. Starting in 2018, more than 60,000 new public and private flats would be built, to house 174,000 residents. The new towns would also include shops, offices, schools and hospitals ... The administration has set a target of building nearly 470,000 public and private flats in the next 10 years, some in at least five new towns in Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long South, Kam Tin South, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New hope for Kwu Tung elderly people set to lose homes for new town

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:17am by Olga Wong

    ... there by 2017 when the elderly will be forced to leave. Separately, both Henderson Land Development and Pok Oi Hospital said they are open to the idea- raised by Fernando Cheung in an interview with the Post- of relocating the elderly residents to their Tuen Mun project, which is due to provide 2,000 subsidised and private nursing home places by the end of 2017. The site was donated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1379234/new-hope-kwu-tung-elderly-people-set-lose-homes-new-town
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Rules strangling supply of old people's homes'

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Olga Wong

    ... floor, the rule sets an eight-floor limit. Furthermore, a nursing home which has doctors and nurses on-site has to be on land designated for hospital use. "These rules have prevented private ... to be changed. Chan suggested attitudes in society were more to blame for the lack of private nursing homes. "[Developers] think adding such facilities into their projects would undermine flat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376304/rules-strangling-supply-old-peoples-homes
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Win-win result pledged for evicted elderly

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by Olga Wong

    ... Land, who donated the site, and the home's future operator Pok Oi Hospital. The operators of the homes at Dills Corner, most of which are privately run, have suggested redeveloping ... blocks lined up along an avenue, each with a garden. Wong Cheung-ching, chairman of the Dills Corner homes association, said the government should be taking as much care of the elderly in private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1379985/win-win-result-pledged-evicted-elderly
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Club to replace trees it felled without permission

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Olga Wong

    ... permission Hong Kong's oldest private club has pledged to replant trees it recently cut down after the felling was found to have violated its land lease. Victoria Recreation Club said it would ... a year. It also has a site in Deep Water Bay. Previous penalties for removing trees without permission have varied. The Canossa Hospital in Mid-Levels was fined HK$200,000 by the Lands Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1396819/club-replace-trees-it-felled-without-permission
  10. News - Hong Kong - POPULATION

    Demand in Hong Kong for a subsidised place in nursing homes greater than supply

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Olga Wong

    ... Party said that if waiting list details were available to the public it would help elderly people make a more informed decision about where to apply, and it would show private developers where ... areas," Cheung said. A department spokeswoman said district waiting lists were provided to the Hospital Authority and to the relevant non-governmental organisations every quarter. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376387/demand-hong-kong-subsidised-place-nursing-homes-greater-supply

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