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  1. Blind insistence on reclamation ignores other land options preferred by public

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... supply', March 29). This focused on one prong only, reclamation. Along with articles and letters from Edwin Tong of the Civil Engineering and Development Department, this is another example ... supply is deeply flawed, with particular regard to the need for reclamation. Focus groups, public forums and a Legislative Council hearing indicate it is merely an exercise to convince ...

  2. Reclamation alternatives

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reclamation', does not give a balanced view of the issues and presents no alternatives to reclamation. It is quite clear from the document that the society sees traffic management policies and urban regeneration as viable alternatives to reclamation. Christine Loh, chair of the society and a colleague at Civic Exchange, has long argued for a restructuring of the leasehold land system to increase ...

  3. No reclamation needed for ships at old airport

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The former airport site could house a cruise terminal even without reclamation being carried out, according to a government planning consultant. Iris Tam Siu-ying said the only difference reclamation would make would be to offer flexility to allow further expansion. 'If there isn't any reclamation, the cruise ships can be parked at the existing airport runway. ...

  4. Reclamation work cuts Star Ferry sailings by 25pc

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... a year ago because of the harbour reclamation, the ferry company has revealed. The cut has saddened Winston Chu Ka-sun, adviser to the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, who said he was not surprised the reclamation had affected the ferry service so dramatically. 'When visitors pass through the reclamation area, I see some people crying. We are losing a harbour and the Star Ferry ...

  5. Shore points show impact of works

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau When Central reclamation works are completed, the width of Victoria Harbour between its narrowest points on the Tsim Sha Tsui and Central waterfronts will be almost half what it was when Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1842. While reclamation has long been a source of new land in Hong Kong, never in the city's history has it been on such a massive scale as in recent ...

  6. Legal aid for harbour fight

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christine Loh Kung-wai's Society for the Protection of the Harbour should not be penalised with court costs for trying to prevent the government from excessive reclamation of our beautiful harbour, which is shrinking day by day. If we did not have such a patriotic organisation, the government's greed for reclamation would go unchecked. The article headlined ...

  7. West Kowloon terminus ban sought

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An applicant has sought an order banning the building of a terminus for the high-speed railway link to Guangzhou at its proposed West Kowloon site, saying it would create 'insurmountable extra traffic' that would force further reclamation at Kowloon Point. The person, who has been granted name suppression, has filed for leave to apply for a judicial review ...

  8. That sinking feeling

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The city has always been thirsty for land, so reclamation became a normal practice and a winning formula for development. Captain Chan has seen the harbour's changes first-hand, from the deck ... but no longer. The current has become too strong: the ships would smack into each other and get damaged.' As far back as 13 years ago, the Star Ferry began to worry about the impact of reclamation ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heritage conservation policy has been set. Kloronie Hung, Siu Lam Q Should the Town Planning Board review the Central reclamation plan? The Town Planning Board should not only review the Central reclamation plan but also promise never to carry out further reclamations in Victoria Harbour. Hong Kong is the financial and trade centre of Asia only because of its location. We owe it to our deep ...

  10. Flugtag

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... a Flugtag elsewhere will know there's no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. West Kowloon Reclamation, Tsim Sha Tsui, free. Inquiries: 2612 2310 ...




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