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  1. Reclamation project takes shape

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Seventeen per cent of the last remaining reclamation project in Victoria Harbour has been completed. The project, to reclaim 12.7 hectares of seabed, began in late 2009 to provide ... the government was forced to reveal and then review the scope of temporary reclamation- planned to provide road construction- after the Court of First Instance, in a judicial review sought by the Society ...

  2. Tung Chung reclamation proposed

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The reclamation, which officials term a new town extension project, is among studies to be conducted to find land for future housing. With further reclamation of the harbour largely banned by law, ... reclamation east and west of Tung Chung new town. Some 120 hectares would be used for property development. 'Residential uses will be the major component of the proposed development ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The missing links for East Lantau Metropolis

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Francis Cheung

    ... these links face different obstacles. One concerns the current legal protection of Victoria Harbour against unnecessary reclamation, while the other is the proposed third runway for Hong Kong. Just before the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997, the Legislative Council passed the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, which sets stringent limits to reclamation within Victoria Harbour. More ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOWN PLANNING

    Rezoning delays could thwart government’s plans to boost land supply

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:57pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... stamp duties for a long period," he said. To solve the land supply shortage, Chau said the government would have to assign new areas to housing. "In the long term, land reclamation ...

  5. Reclamation threatens last of Shenzhen's coastline

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... disappeared in the past 30 years. A reclamation project in the east is now destroying 24 of the remaining 54 kilometres. At least 16 reclamation projects are under way along Shenzhen's coast, ... the authorities have tried to cover up the scandal without thinking about our safety.' Structural engineers blame the government for cutting corners on reclamation and selling the newly formed land ...

  6. Proposed reclamation would be a betrayal of Hong Kong people

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... requests sent by Friends of Hoi Ha to various government departments on the subject have been unanswered. If the development goes ahead as planned, it will involve considerable reclamation ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Waterfront park must go ahead

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am

    ... the government to its promise of giving Hong Kong a cultural green park at the West Kowloon reclamation site ("Swift action needed to create world-class park at arts hub", August 6). The reason the government gave to the Town Planning Board for the West Kowloon reclamation in the 1990s was to provide Kowloon with an open public green park of 40 hectares (about 4.5 million square feet) ...

  8. Reclamation for new Lei Yue Mun pier

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong An area of 842 square metres will be reclaimed near the seafood restaurants of Lei Yue Mun for a public pier to give visitors easier access. It is outside Victoria Harbour, so the government does not need to prove a public need for the reclamation. The work will start next year and be finished in 2012. ...

  9. Reclamation projects put squeeze on harbour

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Central Reclamation Phase III. The 18 hectares of new land outside Two IFC is big enough to build five blocks the size of Two IFC. That hefty footprint shrank the Tsim Sha Tsui-Central gap to less than 1km. More of the harbour will turn into land when the controversial Central-Wan Chai bypass begins soon. Before any reclamation began, the gap between Kowloon and Hong Kong - from Johnson ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Multi-pronged approach scrapped

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... It is clear government intends to forge ahead with reclamation Once again Edwin Tong, of the Civil Engineering and Development Department, is misrepresenting the facts ("General support for multi-pronged land supply approach", April 24), in another desperate attempt on the part of the administration to convince the public that reclamation outside Victoria Harbour ...




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