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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New harbour authority must reflect public interest

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Add public voice to harbour body There is no question that the people of Hong Kong own Victoria Harbour. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance makes that clear. But it has ... to be in the billions of dollars. This is what a growing public chorus, including this newspaper and the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, has been calling for over many years. First ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Harbour protection pioneer warns of reclamation threat

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance and the Save Our Harbour campaign to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. The documents include the original assent certificate signed on June 27, 1997, by the last ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Protection pioneer warns that government could be tempted to carry out more infill projects unless New Territories land laws are repealed HARBOUR ...

  3. Reclamation-buster vows to take plunge if he surrenders

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... because the harbour belongs to the public,' Mr Chu said. 'I can volunteer to protect it but I have no mandate to agree and make any concessions to agree with any of the government's points.' Mr Chu said he felt he had the upper hand for the upcoming battle because he was armed with four 'weapons': the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, last month's judicial ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Public unity needed on safeguarding future of harbour

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... are the people of Hong Kong. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance now clearly pronounces that the harbour is "a special public asset and a natural heritage of Hong Kong people". Yet in practice it is not so. The public has no power over the harbour as there is no official body that represents the interests of the people. Hence over the past 10 years, Society for Protection ...

  5. Cross-harbour swim should not be revived until water is much cleaner

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... society had objected to further harbour reclamation. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, which was enacted through our society's efforts, requires the harbour to be protected generally ... I refer to the report, 'Harbour swimmers to take plunge in October' (June 2), which the Society for Protection of the Harbour finds worrying. Although there has been improvement ...

  6. Free press ensured campaign to save harbour was successful

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of all the then five political parties and the successful enactment in 1997 of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, presented to the Legislative Council by our present chairperson Christine ... community that the price of freedom is constant vigilance. As I have been in contact with the local press over the past 17 years to protect our harbour from reclamation, I have had first-hand ...

  7. Harbour agency plans secret meetings

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Kong, will give advice on the two remaining reclamation projects. They are under review after a court ruling last year that the Wan Chai North reclamation violates the Protection of the Harbour ... heard.' Kwok Ka-ki, convenor of the Action Group on Protection of the Harbour, said yesterday the latest proposal was 'exactly the opposite of what it had promised. It shows how insincere our ...

  8. Crucial week for the harbour

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... ruling in the society's favour. The court found that the government's interpretation of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance was 'fundamentally flawed'. The government has ... at filling in more than 23 hectares of Victoria Harbour. An anti-reclamation group, the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, followed through with its threat to file a High Court writ yesterday ...

  9. Harbour reclamation broke no rules

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... for the Protection of the Harbour argued that, in light of that ruling, reconsidering the plans under procedures in the Town Planning Ordinance was the only way to restore legal validity to the Central ... to add 18 hectares to the Central waterfront for a bypass is back on track after a court ruled work could proceed. The Society for the Protection of the Harbour was seeking an order ...

  10. Save the harbour or sell more land?

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Winston Chu

    ... in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, despite the enactment of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance in 1997, the government still adopts the same policy. In its brief to the provisional legislative ... Winston Chu It is beyond comprehension that despite repeated pledges by officials in recent months that they treasure the harbour and will protect and preserve it, the government ...




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