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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to 50 during reclamation for the Chek Lap Kok airport and rebounded to 100 after the airport opened in 1998. "When Jefferson began to survey the dolphins in 1995, the reclamation had been ... consultation that is to run until July 19. Hung said the report failed to address the immediate loss of habitat at the start of reclamation work and the effect of continuous disturbance over the seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1408102/report-reveals-publics-rejection-government-plans-land-reclamation
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Reclamation unpopular, new towns must protect culture, ecology: poll

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau and Joyce Ng

    ... residential land supply is unpopular. The findings come as officials are due to release the final development blueprint for the project this summer and as a public consultation on reclamation closes on Friday. The New Territories project and land reclamation are key elements of the city's long-term land supply strategy. More than 70 per cent of the 1,001 people surveyed by telephone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1263227/reclamation-unpopular-new-towns-must-protect-culture-ecology-poll
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... describes as "phoney" a proposal for a new marine park area to be established after the runway's completion in 2023. The society said yesterday that the planned reclamation ... north of Chek Lap Kok would be at direct risk from reclamation work, it said. Society chairman Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said the reclamation area was a major travelling corridor for dolphins ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORTATION

    Work on delayed Sha Tin-Central rail link set to resume

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the date of its construction at between the 1920s and the 1940s, Ko said it was more likely to have been built before reclamation works in the area in the 1910s. The archaeological excavation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557059/work-delayed-sha-tin-central-rail-link-set-resume
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242960/officials-seek-huge-extension-tung-chung

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