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  1. People power

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... Harbour-protection activists have spent the past week immersed in an intense battle with the government - but it has become apparent that the rift goes far beyond the row over reclamation ... that senior officials refused to budge on demands to suspend the Central reclamation work, pending an injunction hearing to have the project halted. Less than 24 hours later, Chief Executive Tung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429585/people-power
  2. Site still to be developed...

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Early 1998 Hong Kong Tourism Association commissions a study on a new performance venue Oct 1998 Chief executive Tung Chee-hwa announces plans for a giant venue on the West Kowloon reclamation Apr 2001 Concept plan competition launched Feb 2002 Lord Foster's canopy declared winner Sep 2002 Steering committee for scheme set up, chaired by then chief secretary Donald Tsang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537455/site-still-be-developed
  3. Tsang privately urges tycoons to back Tamar

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for discussion on where it should be built. We do not need any further review of planning on the Central waterfront,' he said. The chief executive strongly defended the Central reclamation ... companies and business groups, was formed in June. The forum has expressed concerns at the huge 'ground-scraper' developments planned for the Central reclamation, and voiced fears ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542937/tsang-privately-urges-tycoons-back-tamar
  4. Tsang must make having children a HK responsibility

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there are only three remaining reclamation plans within the harbour. And reclamation will proceed only if there is an overriding public need (such as providing essential transport infrastructure like the Central-Wan Chai bypass) and there is no reasonable alternative. In any case, the government will try to minimise the extent of reclamation. Land sales are not, and will not, be the purpose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492294/tsang-must-make-having-children-hk-responsibility
  5. MATTER of opinion

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... about 35,000 flats. In a bid to open up land supply and meet long-term demand, initiatives include conversion of industrial and agricultural land into housing, exploring reclamation outside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983082/matter-opinion
  6. Time for Some Home truths

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rezoning, reclamation and land supply, would trigger a fall in private housing prices at least in the short term. Tsang came under fire for initially continuing the policy of his predecessors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981636/time-some-home-truths
  7. The catch, Mr Tsang, is that your Tamar reasons don't stand up

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... at Cyberport, for pastimes at Disney, for culture at the West Kowloon Reclamation and now for government at Tamar. Cyberport is a flop. High tech does not want to go there. Disney has proved an inferior attraction to Ocean Park. West Kowloon Reclamation, aside from being mired in a spat about its development model, has no theme for culture while the foreign museum keepers who were meant to run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/550675/catch-mr-tsang-your-tamar-reasons-dont-stand
  8. Boost in land supply to build 40,000 flats

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung, Sandy Li

    ... about HK$300 million will be spent to explore the feasibility of reclamation outside Victoria Harbour and rock cavern development. The government will also identify more sites for its subsided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739024/boost-land-supply-build-40000-flats
  9. C.Y's challenging juggling act

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the feasibility of land reclamation outside Victoria Harbour On the copyright bill- decide whether and to what extent to revise the controversial copyright bill and when to table it to Legco again after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005576/cys-challenging-juggling-act
  10. Hangover from our handover status quo

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Mei Ng

    ... Mei Ng For better or for worse? Hong Kong has been reunited with China for 10 years. It is time for the verdict. Our air quality is no better, our harbour is still under threat of reclamation, streets are jammed with cars, landfill sites are reaching capacity, air-conditioners are at full blast, disposable plastic bags are ubiquitous, and our power plants are bargaining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598619/hangover-our-handover-status-quo

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