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  1. People don't buy reclamation claims: report

    Posted Feb 09th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... reclamation to build more roads is the only way to ease traffic congestion, according to results of a hearing. The results of the public hearing were released yesterday by an umbrella group representing 17 non-governmental organisations, including environmental and social welfare groups and professional bodies. They come ahead of a judicial review of the 18-hectare Central reclamation ...

  2. Government rejects calls for further consultation on Central reclamation

    Posted Mar 16th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 6.35pm: The government on Tuesday rejected requests for more consultation on the merits of the Central reclamation project, local radio reported. A government spokesman said reclamation projects for the construction of a six-lane bypass- connecting Central to Wan Chai- would continue. Housing, Planning and Lands Permanent Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng ...

  3. Wan Chai reclamation hinges on Central ruling: lawyer

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Allowing the Central harbour reclamation project to go ahead in its present form would mean defeat for efforts to scale back the controversial Wan Chai project, a court heard yesterday. The claim came as the Society for the Protection of the Harbour completed submissions in its legal challenge against harbour reclamation. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann has reserved his ...

  4. Skyscraper ban at reclamation site

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Buildings on the new land in Central will be a maximum of 10 storeys, says official Buildings on the new Central reclamation site will be a maximum of 10 storeys high, a senior ... skyscrapers, all of them will be low-rise,' Mr Chai said. Commercial buildings up to 10 storeys will be restricted to a triangular site on the western edge of the reclamation, near Statue Square. ...

  5. Harbour reclamation broke no rules

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

    ... Sara Bradford Judge says Exco acted within the law in ordering that work proceed on the Central project to create land for bypass The government's reclamation of Victoria Harbour ... reclamation. She said no new reclamation was planned beyond the current works scheduled for Central, Wan Chai and East Kowloon. 'The government has a responsibility to protect and retain ...

  6. Bad weather blamed for muted anti-reclamation demonstration

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A sea parade to protest against the government's reclamation work in Central attracted only about 300 demonstrators yesterday. The demonstrators paraded on a ferry, chartered for the event, as it moved along the Victoria Harbour coastline. They demanded the government abandon reclamation projects and stop dredging off the waterfront at Central. They said ...

  7. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... a High Court judgment that cleared the way for the Central harbour reclamation. Chairwoman Christine Loh Kung-wai said yesterday it was in the public interest to go to the Court of Appeal to get ... interpretation of the Town Planning Ordinance. Permanent Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday expressed disappointment over the appeal but said full reclamation ...

  8. Official defends $780,000 spent to promote harbour reclamation

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan The government yesterday defended its decision to spend $780,000 in the past financial year to promote the merits of harbour reclamation and said it was too late to reallocate money towards public consultation. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the permanent secretary for housing, planning and lands, said that because the reclamation had already been approved, ...

  9. Group files complaint on Central reclamation

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

    ... Chloe Lai The Society for the Protection of the Harbour yesterday filed a formal complaint with the Legislative Council over the government's handling of the Central reclamation ... appeared to have deliberately put itself in a legally and financially vulnerable position by prematurely, unwisely and improperly entering into the Central Reclamation works contract. The Housing, ...

  10. We'll try to avoid Kai Tak reclamation, says official

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The government will try to avoid reclamation in the development of the old Kai Tak airport site in light of a landmark court ruling last week, a senior planning official said ... are now conducting a review of the project. Its future was thrown into question by the Court of Final Appeal last week when it rejected the Wan Chai reclamation project, saying any reclamation ...




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