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  1. 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. ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Incinerator will create toxic ash with poisonous emissions

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by LETTERS

    ... beauty; the reclamation and operations will not adversely affect the globally endangered finless porpoise; and, the incinerator will even benefit local tourism. To those of us living on Cheung ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Land reclamation is not the answer to public housing shortage

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Wilson Lau warns that further reclamation in Hong Kong waters will make little difference to the chronic public housing shortage Land claims Passions were running high last Saturday as government officials met the public for the second stage of consultation on reclamation in Hong Kong waters. Large-scale development is understandably a touchy subject, and none more so ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Bold vision of reclamation

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Government will give priority to near-shore reclamation projects I refer to the report ("Unease over reclamation", April 29), and would like to provide information on the vision and overall planning in the proposals for reclamation outside Victoria Harbour. When identifying the five possible locations for reclamation, priority is given to near-shore reclamation that can ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Reclamation is one option

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... General support for multi-pronged land supply approach I refer to your editorial ("Reclamation must be a last resort", April 8). Reclamation has been a major source of land in Hong Kong. New towns such as Sha Tin, Ma On Shan and Tai Po illustrate this. About 500 to 700 hectares of land was formed by reclamation every five years from 1985 to 2004. Following the Court ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... capital cost of the integrated waste management facility is about HK$4.25 million per tonne and is comparable to that of the Dutch plant, even when the additional works, such as reclamation ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reclamation a last resort to ease land supply

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Reclamation must be a last resort Responsible leaders look forward and plan for tomorrow. Hong Kong's government is doing as it should by looking for ways to increase the supply of land so that our city can further develop. But the issue is complex and building consensus for a viable strategy is not easy. Even reclamation, a long-favoured solution to providing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pollution makes proposed reclamation site unliveable

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... of proposal to reclaim Tuen Mun site for homes The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance that aims to limit reclamation in Victoria Harbour to preserve this unique asset of Hong Kong has inadvertently ... reclamation sites leave much to be desired. According to press reports and an analysis by the Institute of Surveyors' Lawrence Poon Wing-cheung, of the five proposed sites put forward ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Yacht club's reclamation serves public need

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Yacht club's minor works on harbour servepublic need I refer to Winston Chu Ka-sun's letter ("Concern over yacht club's plan for harbour reclamation", December 3). ... to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance. We have considered the principles outlined in Mr Chu's paper to the Harbourfront Commission in September 2011 on proportionality and reclamation ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Reclamation outside harbour must be considered

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... supported or indicated no objection to enhancing land supply using a multi-pronged approach, which includes reclamation outside Victoria Harbour, re-zoning, redevelopment, resumption of land, rock ... supply options to meet future challenges and opportunities. In this respect, it is worth pointing out that reclamation can also help resolve problems associated with surplus public fill ...




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