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  1. Pier pressure and the route to harmony

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... Reclamation Phase III, and related works, date back to the metropolitan proposal developed in the 1980s. There have been several changes to take in the reduction in reclamation, yet the road plans ...

  2. 180 hectares of sea would be lost to terminal

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an area larger than that of the combined existing nine terminals, according to a project profile. The proposed reclamation, which falls outside the scope of the Protection of the Harbour ... in the profile that development of the new terminal would result in a number of factors affecting the environment, which would be addressed in a forthcoming assessment. It said the reclamation might ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Consult the public over harbourfront I believe that the mishandling of reclamation goes beyond the issues raised by Christine Loh Kung-wai in her column ('Harbour masters?', April 17). The temporary reclamation fiasco, and the pending court action on whether an elevated road with less reclamation is better than a tunnel, is now causing serious delays ...

  4. Accident waiting to happen at congested Wan Chai station

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his letter 'Rethink needed on Wan Chai' (November 6), Paul Zimmerman, of Designing Hong Kong Harbour District, paints a bleak picture on the possible future for this district. It bears an uncanny resemblance to Tin Shui Wai. There are rows of ...

  5. Businessmen look to delta helicopter taxis

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ground-level helipads in Central that accommodated single-engine helicopters, widely referred to as helicopter taxis. But they were all closed to make way for the Central reclamation project. The Hong ... said an extra two pads added to the government's proposal would not require reclamation work. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their time in front of a computer. Wilson Hon, Ngau Chi Wan Use up New Territories land first I refer to your report ('25 sites listed for reclamation', January 5). To my dismay, the government has, once again, resorted to reclamation to tackle a shortage of land. This time, the scale of reclamation is the biggest ever. One of the proposed man-made islands will be even larger ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Questions need to be answered on reclamation The Society for the Protection of the Harbour wishes to remind the government that the only justification for reclamation of the harbour ... accepted as being an 'overriding public need' and, hence, rendering harbour reclamation lawful. Until the government's recent announcement of new plans for the Central reclamation ...

  8. App tracks history of the tramway

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and even landscape around it changed drastically. The tracks were originally built at the seafront, but reclamation had since turned the old sea-coast into blocks of buildings. The app enables ...

  9. New heliport poised for liftoff in Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to cost HK$23 million. It includes three pads for government and commercial use at the northeastern corner of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre site. No reclamation is necessary. ... 2004 for reclamation work. The group, which represents the local helicopter industry, has been pushing for a permanent heliport in the central business district. The government plans to brief ...


    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FILLING IN THE DETAILS The government aims to fill in 179.5 hectares of Victoria Harbour as part of projects in Central, Wan Chai and Southeast Kowloon. However, the future extent of all three depends on various court cases and reviews. Central reclamation (phase 3) Size: 18 hectares Purpose: To accommodate Central-Wan Chai bypass road project; public squares and promenade; MTR ...




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