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  1. Planners seek public opinion on TST facelift

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Cameron Road, Minden Avenue and a section of Peking Road would be part-time pedestrian zones. The department also seeks public opinion on whether and how to involve the private sector. ... Chloe Lai A two-month public consultation on Tsim Sha Tsui was launched yesterday in a government push to make walking a more enjoyable experience in the busy district. 'Pedestrian ...

  2. Public urged to voice opposition to cultural hub

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... 'We want the government to draw on existing resources and respect public and expert opinions, as well as the property developers' proposals,' said the chairwoman of Wan Chai district ... that public consultation was continuing. The three shortlisted bids are being displayed at the Science Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui, and will move to City Hall in Central on February 5. ...

  3. Freedom to protest at risk, say activists

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... police of suppressing the freedom to protest. Mak Yin-ting, general secretary of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, said: 'What's wrong with expressing different opinions ... to be heard does not mean harmony and it is miserable to suppress others' opinions,' she said. Hundreds of people mobbed dozens of alliance members in Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, foiling ...

  4. Confidence high for new arts hub look

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... he said, the panel would continue to listen to public opinion. Once the project has planning approval, an international competition will be launched to design some of the buildings. Cheung ... the final vision before the public next week. 'We don't expect Hongkongers will say no. They chose it,' said panel chairman Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung. The arts hub now ...

  5. Blind insistence on reclamation ignores other land options preferred by public

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... supply is deeply flawed, with particular regard to the need for reclamation. Focus groups, public forums and a Legislative Council hearing indicate it is merely an exercise to convince ... the benefits of reclamation. This enthusiasm was not shared by the public, and online and written responses are certainly in the same vein. Residents have major concerns about it and time and again ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 20, 2012

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to shelve its long-discussed proposal to build a piazza to replace the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier's bus terminal, blaming technical difficulties and public opinion". The crucial point here is that the decision is not "in response to public opinion" but, and please note this, blaming public opinion. At least we now have a clear indication of where we, the public, stand. We have been ...

  7. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hotlines spring up for China VIPs to buy luxury goods amid anti-graft drive

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... saying I was out of the loop on all the latest tricks. Social media, such as the microblogging service weibo, has become an effective tool to help the public monitor and report their suspicions ... for no extra charge, said a friend who has tried the new and special service dedicated to serving these VIPs. There is a popular saying among the general public on the mainland: whenever ...

  8. Public backs latest plan but criticises delay

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The exhibition is part of the third and last round of public consultation before construction begins. An architect named Liu, 41, said he liked the features adopted from the two other plans that were ... Liu voted for architect Norman Foster's plan in the previous round because of its abundance of trees and the public space along the waterfront. He suspected the park's size had ...

  9. Ferry pier bus terminus saved

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... blaming technical difficulties and public opposition. The demolition plans were approved by the Legislative Council seven years ago but were delayed after members of the public and activists ... our petitions, who took part in our protests and who pointed out [the] government's fault,' he said. The redevelopment plan had elicited 7,000 opinions. The Commerce and Economic ...

  10. Renovation of eyesore piers proposed

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on their prominent locations, the frequency of usage, public opinion, their current aesthetic conditions, and their tourism, cultural and heritage values. The facilities named in the report were Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier, Kowloon public pier, the Sam Ka Tsuen ferry pier in Lei Yue Mun, the Hunghom North and South ferry piers and a nearby landing, and the landing at the Convention and Exhibition ...




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