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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Heritage Lodge

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Violet Law

    ... and pestilence over the past century. Every room has a story. Once a waterfront customs station- before land reclamation swallowed it up in the 1960s to create Mei Foo- the facilities have also hosted ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... acquisition) by the end of 1934. By then, land reclamation meant the six-and-a-half-acre enclave no longer sat picturesquely near the sea. The residents, 436 of them, turned to China for help. ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Taiwan's Hsinchu offers a tranquil respite just an hour from Taipei

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... mark the Japanese-designed railway station, which was built in 1913. The Hsinchu City Art Gallery & Reclamation Hall (tel: +886 3 524 7218), a two-storey red brick building with an arched ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Reef encounters

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by Stuart Heaver

    ... treasure, even though it is on the edge of extinction? Despite the impact of increased urban development, reclamation, overfishing, marine pollution, climate change and physical damage from boat ... and smothers the coral. This is true for all types of development- housing, reclamation, bridge-building, dredging, deforestation, all of it." If that is not enough of an assault on Hong ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... Kong, is building into the sea through massive land reclamation projects, or you can go underground,” says Webster. “For the last 50 to 60 years, we’ve been putting the sewerage and utilities, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Casualties of ore: tin mining is devastating the Indonesian island of Bangka

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by MATTEO FAGOTTO

    ... are then dug up again by illegal miners. While this is partly true, "one of the causes of environmental destruction here is the postponement of reclamation", says Ismed Inonu, vice-rector ... from the coastline and harming the tourism industry. The local government has no plans for sea reclamation, despite the fact that mining companies are focusing more and more on offshore ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Lantau lowlands offer a peaceful getaway

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Martin Williams

    ... far more environmental damage here in the form of an expansion of the new town. The planned reclamation will also affect the bay. But for the time being, you can still enjoy the remaining ...

  8. Magazines - Good Eating - HOT SPOTS

    Charm of Queen's Road East

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 10:19pm by CATHARINE NICHOL

    ... Catharine Nichol Queen's Road East is establishing itself as a chic new destination for diners by showcasing a range of global cuisines EASTERN charm It's hard to believe, but Queen's Road East started life as a small fishing community surrounding Hung Shing Temple, set on a sandy bay. Major reclamation in 1921 dragged the landmass out, adding necessary hectares of land ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Force of nature

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... numbers would decline if the pressure was piled on, complacency set in as the first 10 years of monitoring indicated the population was fairly stable. Now there are plans for four reclamations ... an artificial beach at Lung Mei, in Tai Po. “I was at a forum on reclamation and engineers said they would build an ecologically sound marine surface. It was weird thinking; I don’t know why they claim ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: in plain sight

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Home to all sorts of military intrigue during the second world war, Stonecutters Island remains off-limits today, writes Jason Wordie In plain sight Now linked to West Kowloon by reclamation, Stonecutters Island still appears isolated from the rest of the city when viewed from the nearby expressway. This is hardly surprising: the island remains off-limits to the general public ...




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