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  1. Slice of the pie

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the new scheme for the West Kowloon reclamation, which would award the planned arts hub to one short-listed developer and put the rest of the site up for tender? Write to us ...

  2. Runway 'will add to butterfly threat'

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for massive reclamation to expand the Tung Chung new town. We should not take the aggregated impact too lightly,' he added. The Airport Authority last month launched a three-month public consultation on plans to expand Chek Lap Kok airport. One option calls for the reclamation of about 650 hectares of seabed- about half the size of the existing airport island- to build a third, ...

  3. Long-term vision on a grand scale

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... needed October 1998 In his policy address, chief executive Tung Chee-hwa announces plans to build a giant venue on the West Kowloon reclamation area February 1999 A tourism association study ... Council orders a review of the use of a southern part of the West Kowloon reclamation April 2001 Government launches the West Kowloon reclamation concept plan competition February 2002 Lord ...

  4. Harbouring suspicions

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Principle 2: The harbour is Hong Kong's identity. Read: We haven't a clue who we are. Principle 3: An accessible harbour. Read: Reclamation. Principle 4: A vibrant harbour. Read: More reclamation. Principle 5: Maximising the harbour-front for public enjoyment. Read: Sell it to big business. Principle 6: Integrated planning for a world-class harbour. Read: Sell it to the biggest ...


    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Controversies surrounding major public construction projects were one of the dominant themes in 2004. Reclamation work may have resumed in Central, but a winner has yet ... bet these topics will remain high on the agenda this year. While the Society for the Protection of the Harbour failed in its High Court challenge against the Central reclamation last March, ...

  6. Activists fear wall effect in West Kowloon

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... highlighted an empty lot at the junction of Hoi Wang Road, Yan Cheung Road and Yau Cheung Road in West Kowloon reclamation area yesterday, saying that it would be up for auction early next month. ... Kowloon Reclamation Area: 130 metres Hung Hom Bay Reclamation Site D1* Hoi Fai Road, West Kowloon Reclamation Site B1: 140 metres Ex-Wong Tai Sin Police Quarters: 140 metres Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen ...

  7. Eetails still missing as arts hub goes on how

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The latest design has added two piers but by law they must be subject to feasibility studies as their construction will involve harbour reclamation. Any reclamation projects must fulfil ... West Kowloon to Hong Kong Island, and maybe even Tsim Sha Tsui,' he said. Ng believed there would be little obstacle to small-scale reclamation as the most active opponent, the Society ...

  8. Arts hub underfunded, report to Legco says

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the 40-hectare project site on the West Kowloon reclamation to property developers. It expects revenue from shops, restaurants and entertainment venues to cover operating deficits. The report says ...

  9. Life at the top comes with its own downside

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

    ... of the world's 50 tallest residential buildings, all at least 60 floors high and ranging up to the 75-storey Sorrento 1 on the West Kowloon reclamation, ranked eighth globally. There is a financial ...

  10. Fishermen claim over dumping

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... $60,000 a month. The dumping site was formerly part of a 5,200-hectare sand-gathering area for reclamation of the airport and West Kowloon in the early 1990s. One 250-hectare sand pit has been ...




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