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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Report reveals public's rejection of government plans for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HKU report reveals the extent of public dissatisfaction with sites proposed by the government for land reclamation Public says no to land ideas in study Just one of five sites proposed by the government for reclamation has won public support. But the novel idea of artificial islands garnered a more positive response, the latest report commissioned ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong needs master plan for urban development, architect says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:19pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... ways to avoid such isolation." The Central and Wan Chai Reclamation area has shown how this can work, he said. Since the reclaimed land in the area is above the underground transport ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... for the project- and aroused concerns over the ecological impact brought by the scale of the reclamation. "This new town extension study forms a very important part of the government's overall study on long-term land supply," a bureau spokesman said. "Land in Tung Chung has been used up. Further developments must render reclamation," he added. Chief Executive Leung ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Six reclamation sites shortlisted to boost land reserves in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Reclamation schemes include a plan for an artificial island, but officials say proposals will do little to address city's housing needs Shortlist ... reclamation sites and plans for an artificial island have made the shortlist from 25 sites earmarked by the Development Bureau for a "strategic land reserve". One of the sites, at Sunny Bay ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Paul Chan calls for more consideration on reclamation plans

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Minister calls on public to take a broader view of suggested solutions to city's land shortage Don't dismiss all reclamation plans, says Chan Public opposition will not scupper reclamation plans for five suggested sites, the development minister says, urging the public to be open-minded towards the proposals that seek to boost land ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Harbour protection pioneer warns of reclamation threat

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

    ... 'STILL UNDER RECLAMATION THREAT' Harbour protection pioneer Winston Chu Ka-sun says the iconic waterway will remain under threat from further reclamation until the government opens up the New Territories for development. Chu said while the current ordinance banning reclamation except in special circumstances offered some protection, the government would always be tempted ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Four designs chosen for redevelopment of former Kai Tak airport site

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 07:01pm by Ada Lee

    ... part of the reclamation of the runway. It also proposes to improve water quality by making use of local wetlands, rain gardens and treatment facilities, so it would be suitable for recreational ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Cut in HK's projected population leads to land bank rethink

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Big shortfall on projected census figure leads to scaling back of reclamation plans, with possible sites to be identified cut to 10 from an initial 25 Land bank rethink inpopulation slowdown A drastic reduction in the city's projected population has led to calls for the government to scale back plans for more land reclamation and overhaul its ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY faces revolt over green-belt housing

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... years. "There has to be a balance," Kwan, of the long-term housing strategy steering committee, said. "Green groups oppose development on green belts and oppose reclamation, too. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kai Tak development set to provide another 5,000 flats

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 04:02am by Olga Wong

    ... is not a small amount given that creating new land through reclamation is difficult nowadays." The Civil Engineering and Development Department applied to the Town Planning Board in November ... would come up with effective policies to build up the land reserve. "Some progress should be made regarding reclamation. It is a comparatively easy way to create large pieces of land," ...




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