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  1. 10,000 expected at demonstration

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has again spoken out against waterfront land reclamation, saying yesterday that it expects 10,000 people to join a protest against harbour reclamation. The society has suggested that participants in the demonstration, to be held on March 6, form a heart-shape at the Tamar site, before marching to government headquarters. ...

  2. Ruling dredges up new questions

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Cheung Chi-fai Critics say revised criteria on public need for reclamation projects will open up debate on who should have final say The verdict on the Wan Chai reclamation may have created as many questions as it has answered, critics warned yesterday. They said the ruling would lead to a fresh debate over who had the authority to decide whether any future ...

  3. Over vs under

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A three-tunnel bypass from Central to Wan Chai would require reclamation of at least 15.5 hectares and cost up to $28 billion to build. A flyover would need 11.5 hectares and cost $11 billion. Which is the better option? Write to us ...

  4. Attempt to restore credibility to harbour advisory committee

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Panel seeks to avoid repeat of reclamation options released without its approval Harbour advisers will discuss reform measures on Monday after a serious blunder led to three reclamation options being released in the name of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee without its approval. Two committee members will present a paper in which they will call for the secretariat ...

  5. Bumpy landing ahead

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thomas, SC, was engaged to argue that, contrary to the government's view, a bigger reclamation for such a purpose could be justified under the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance. 'Hong ... be built on 'a platform structure standing upon piling driven to the seabed', which would not constitute 'reclamation' as defined in the ordinance, he notes. After looking ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... temporary reclamation in the harbour for construction of a waterfront road, the transport chief warned yesterday. The government is still considering whether to appeal against a High Court judge's decision that temporary reclamation in the harbour is subject to the same rules as permanent reclamation. The judgment concerned reclamation for the proposed Central-Wan Chai bypass, which ...

  7. Saving the harbour

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... existing reclamation in Central, apart from a small uninviting strip, is inaccessible.' This morning I walked from the Macau ferry to the Exhibition Centre, via the Star Ferry, all along ... is at Queen's Pier, but I do not believe the letter meant access quite so literally. Statement: 'Keep the reclamation to a minimum... and I believe this has now been done'. The scale ...

  8. Churches seek judicial review

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.man@scmp.com Two churches in Wan Chai are pursuing judicial challenges against the Town Planning Board over a decision to restrict their building heights, saying it would hamper their ability to provide health and welfare services. The Met ...

  9. The evolution of a blunder

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the length of roads and the amount of reclamation. August 11: Subcommittee on Wan Chai Development Phase II Review meets for first time. Transport and logistics expert Leung Kong-yui is elected ... issues in a holistic manner', and will 'present reclamation extents and land use opportunities associated with these concepts'. No further details are given. The subcommittee ...

  10. Consultation on harbour's future relaunched

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of no harbour reclamation. Titled 'Harbour-front Enhancement Review- Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and the Adjoining Areas', the Harbour-front Enhancement Committee's latest booklet replaces ... alignments. It also reminds the public that the Court of Final Appeal established in January last year that any harbour reclamation had to satisfy the so-called 'overriding public need' ...




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