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  1. Court agrees to judicial review of temporary reclamation

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The Society for Protection of the Harbour has been granted a judicial review over temporary reclamation work in Victoria Harbour. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann in the Court of First ... to file court documents by October 29. The society has challenged the administration's decision to carry out reclamation work in the middle of the harbour opposite the Wan Chai waterfront. ...

  2. Pink dolphins at risk from Lantau reclamation plans

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conservation group WWF. They fear the proposal will endanger the white dolphin habitats around Lantau. According to WWF, the proposed reclamation conflicts with the government's Revised Concept Plan for Lantau of May 2007. The move will further reduce the Chinese white dolphin habitat, which has decreased by 1,700 hectares over the past 12 years due to reclamation. In addition ...

  3. Wan Chai reclamation shrinks again

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The government is prepared to reduce further the size of the reclamation it says is needed in Wan Chai for a bypass linking North Point with Central. But harbour activists say ... in 2005. Reclamation near the convention centre has been cut to 5.3 hectares from 6 hectares, while the fill off the Wan Chai waterfront has been adjusted to 4.1 hectares from 5 hectares. The plan ...

  4. Joint approach for new-look waterfront

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... by the government, a top official says. The Central and Wan Chai reclamation areas could be the first to be managed under the arrangement, the official said, adding that designs for the new Central ... management model. If endorsed by the committee, it would first be used for the Central and Wan Chai reclamation areas. He said the Planning Department was preparing models of designs for the Central ...

  5. Temporary reprieve for Queen's Pier

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... But he stressed the pier must eventually be demolished because it was blocking phase three of the Central reclamation. 'There shouldn't be any delay to the reclamation. The pier must ... reclamation's environment impact assessment in 2002 warned against their demolition, saying: 'Their reclamation would scrap forever the concrete link to a brief past of local development.' ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that veteran harbour protection activist Winston Chu Ka-sun forced the Wan Chai reclamation to return to the drawing board, but that he failed to address the Central reclamation. Mr Chu actually did address the Central reclamation, but he failed to halt the project. On Page 50-51, the report 'Fight for the right to parties' describes Audrey Eu Yuet-mee and Alan Leong Kah-kit ...

  7. Cross-border dumping set to begin soon

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Shipments of construction waste to a reclamation site in western Guangdong are expected to start early next month, easing the excessive stockpiles in Hong Kong. ... for the mainland and Hong Kong, officials said the city's dwindling number of reclamation projects could no longer accommodate the growing stockpile of construction waste. 'It will create ...

  8. Arson suspected as stalls damaged

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Seventeen street stalls were damaged in a suspected arson attack in Yau Ma Tei before dawn yesterday- the second blaze in the area in three months. Firefighters were called when the fire broke out in Reclamation Street outside Yau Ma Tei Market at 5.33am. The blaze was put out at 5.47am. No one was injured in the incident. Seventeen stalls used to sell fruit, ...

  9. Hotel developers object to bypass tunnel proposal

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... 2005 to build a hotel. In a submission to the Town Planning Board, the company said a flyover, which would require less reclamation and have less impact on its site, would be a better option. The tunnel option, favoured by the government, would require 15 hectares of reclamation while the flyover would need only 11.5 hectares, the company pointed out. From this week, the board is hearing ...

  10. New highway plans put on public view

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be completed by about 2016. The project will require reclamation of about 12.7 hectares to build 1,570 metres of seawall, 550 metres of sewage pipelines and a ferry pier. The Town Planning Board also announced proposed amendments to the draft Wan Chai North outline zoning plan after public consultation. Reclamation is to be reduced to 5.7 hectares, the minimum required to accommodate the bypass ...




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