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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Reclamation plan at Lantau's Siu Ho Wan may be scaled down, government says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com It's to preserve dolphin habitat, official claims; but expert says that's not the real reason Lantau reclamation plan may be scaled down A proposal ... reason for the change. "The truth is the reclamation is now in conflict with the Brothers Island Marine Park being set up to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat caused by the building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578665/reclamation-plan-lantaus-siu-ho-wan-may-be-scaled-down-government
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Minister has landfill reclamation in his sights As the environment minister hoped for a bullseye at the archery range, elsewhere in Ngau Chi Wan Park some elderly folk were doing exercises and children skipped happily. But this open space in the heart of the crowded residential district of Wong Tai Sin was not always so serene. In its former life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536416/hong-kong-sets-aside-hk1-billion-landfill-reclamation-drive
  3. News - Asia - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Philippines files fourth protest over China reef ‘reclamation’ in disputed territory

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 03:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila files fourth protest in three months over alleged land reclamation by Beijing in the disputed Spratly Islands territory of the South China Sea ... reclamation at the McKeenan Reef in the Spratly Islands chain further heats up an increasingly tense dispute over the waters where China has been accused of using bullying tactics against other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532473/philippines-files-fourth-protest-over-china-reef-reclamation-disputed
  4. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Manila investigates claims of Chinese reclamation on disputed Spratlys reefs in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila China reclamation claims investigated The Philippines yesterday said it was investigating signs that China was reclaiming land on disputed South China Sea ... Valte said. She also reiterated Aquino's earlier remarks that Chinese ships had been spotted in the South China Sea, possibly carrying land-reclamation equipment. The two reefs are within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527699/manila-investigates-claims-chinese-reclamation-disputed-spratlys-reefs
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by STAFF

    ... The goal is to turn islets into ramparts and islands into battlefields Taiwan's national security chief Lee Hsiang-chou on Beijing's reclamation projects in the South China Sea   I believe this spending was necessary for my political activities Yuko Obuchi, Japan's minister for economy, trade and industry, responding to reports she spent political donations on make-up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617919/who-said-it
  6. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Philippines protests to China over land reclamation in disputed reef

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:40am by Agencies and Teddy Ng

    ... at China's reclamation on reef The Philippines has protested against China's reclamation of land at a disputed reef in the South China Sea that can be used to build an airstrip. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Manila filed a diplomatic protest against the reclamation on the Johnson South Reef last month, but Beijing rejected it on grounds that the reef is part of Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511787/philippines-says-china-appears-be-building-airstrip-disputed-reef
  7. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    PLA Navy chief visited Paracels, Taiwan's intelligence boss says

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by Minnie Chan

    ... of President Xi Jinping. Wu inspected each of them, Lee said. "The goal of [the reclamation effort] is to turn islets into ramparts and islands into battlefields," Lee told the Yuan, the News ... reclamation projects in the South China Sea have never targeted Taiwan, but are a long-term diplomatic and legal strategy to win legitimacy for the proclamation of sovereignty in the international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617943/pla-navy-chief-visited-paracels-taiwans-intelligence-boss-says
  8. Comment - Letters

    New marine parks best way to protect precious dolphins

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by LETTERS

    ... they are an endangered species and the problems they face will be exacerbated by the runway project. To build it will require reclamation and that will cause severe pollution to the dolphins' habitat. Over ... with the third runway, it must introduce measures to protect the dolphins. I think the best solution is to create these marine parks. Some might say that the area of reclamation will force them to leave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1615341/new-marine-parks-best-way-protect-precious-dolphins
  9. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Immigration and reclamation won't raise living standards

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:34am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Our financial secretary wants to import more workers and create land, but Singapore's experience shows that will not make Hongkongers richer Immigration and reclamation ... reclamation projects. In contrast, Hong Kong is suffering dire shortages of both labour and land, Tsang argued; shortages which threaten severely to handicap the city's future economic growth. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1429854/immigration-and-reclamation-wont-raise-living-standards
  10. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    From reef to biggest island in Spratlys, and China's not done yet at Fiery Cross

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... such as the Philippines and Vietnam have protested against China's reclamation activities in the South China Sea. Beijing has yet to openly admit its plans to artificially expand reefs in the sea ... and reclamation work would probably continue. Both scholars said it was unclear how big the island would eventually become but it would probably house both military and civilian facilities. Fiery Cross ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1620894/reef-biggest-island-spratlys-and-chinas-not-done-yet-fiery-cross

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