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  1. Wan Chai reclamation plan back on the road

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the government plan to relieve traffic congestion on Hong Kong Island. This is just one hectare less than the controversial reclamation plan that was quashed by the Court of Final Appeal a year ago. The three new options for the Wan Chai reclamation were released for public consultation by the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee yesterday. The first would see 23 hectares of land reclaimed, most ...

  2. Harbour reclamation kits bite the dust

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... kit proposing reclamation of up to 25 hectares at Wan Chai. Instead, a new information booklet will be published to aid discussion, the Harbour-front Enhancement Committee's subcommittee ... The government published the information kit two weeks ago in the name of the subcommittee without telling its members. It's release provoked a new public outcry against reclamation because ...

  3. New route 10 years in the planning

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involves reclamation of 26 hectares in Wan Chai North 2003 Harbour protection society seeks judicial review against decisions of Town Planning Board, which approved bypass plan 2004 Court of Final Appeal rules that harbour reclamation must satisfy overriding public need test. Government sets up Harbourfront Enhancement Committee to oversee all works projects along waterfront 2007 ...

  4. Waterfront tunnel?

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club supports a road tunnel for the Wan Chai reclamation, with Victoria Park fringing the waterfront and a beach replacing the typhoon shelter. What do you think? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. MTR says own tunnel needed

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the same tunnel 'tube' to minimise temporary harbour reclamation for construction work. In a paper submitted to the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee, it proposed the rail line's cross-harbour section cross over the bypass tunnel in a separate tube. The proposal would require the temporary reclamation of 2.2 hectares from Victoria Harbour in the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter ...

  6. Activist accused of hidden agenda

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Chu says he is being targeted in a smear campaign An anti-reclamation activist yesterday expressed anger at what he says is a smear campaign by a local magazine that claims he ... to proposed high-rise developments on the Wan Chai reclamation, which might block the sea views of the developer's waterfront headquarters. 'Am I guilty of doing business with the big ...

  7. Move to cut opposition to bypass plan

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Size of contested reclamation may be reduced by 20pc The size of the temporary reclamation proposed for building the Central-Wan Chai bypass could be shrunk by 20 per cent under ... the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. The government has been forced back to the drawing board over its 10.7-hectare reclamation plan after a judicial review sought by the Society for the Protection ...

  8. Harbour defender's sweetest victory

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Winston Chu

    ... Winston Chu has stalled the government's harbour reclamation- for now, writes Liz Heron Her Mid-Levels penthouse once had a breathtaking view over the blue expanse of the Western ... the harbour'. She accused the board of allowing this dreadful reclamation to happen.' A successful solicitor with his own firm, Winston Chu Ka-sun was spurred on to do research into the legislation ...

  9. Activists demand better co-ordination on projects

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... involved temporary reclamation. The Sha Tin to Central rail link is routed under the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, where the government had planned to use temporary reclamation to build ... that the 10.7 hectares of temporary reclamation were subject to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, which bars reclamation unless there is an 'overriding public need'. It followed ...

  10. Out and about

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... establishments- was provided on a chit system and paid for at the end of the month. Ethel's was no different. Morrison Hill's fate was sealed when the Praya East reclamation scheme started ...




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