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  1. Let's halt destruction of historic Graham Street area for profit

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the resumption of land for the Graham Street market redevelopment scheme, which will effectively put a death sentence on the most historic street market in Hong Kong. For many people who love ... disturbances, is estimated to last five to seven years. The historic urban fabric of this area will be totally destroyed with this kind of large-scale, blanket redevelopment. The air and noise pollution ...

  2. Advisory council calls for studies and limits

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Professor Lam said it was urgent that guidelines be implemented for the Kai Tak redevelopment, which is now under planning review. He did not respond directly to whether air ventilation assessments ... yesterday pledged to follow proposed guidelines and conduct air ventilation assessments on their large redevelopment projects in the future. ...

  3. Residents long for open space

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a preference for open space for recreation. The remaining 40 per cent were in favour of residential development. 'Whether harbour reclamation is the best approach to redeveloping the Yau Tong Bay ... to let the area sit idle while the redevelopment discussions drag on?' he said. 'I think the answer is pretty obvious here.' ...

  4. Rezoning plans threaten to mute street colour

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Ng Wing-shun, vice-president of the Institute of Urban Design. 'Without it, Causeway Bay and Wan Chai, upon redevelopment, could become as sterilised and homogenous as commercial Central ... would not affect existing home and shop owners, but the new zoning rule would kick in upon redevelopment. Planning officials said mixed usage had allowed greater flexibility in the use of land. ...

  5. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was proven wrong? Vocabulary 1 Captain! Stop the ship! We are going to hit the.................... 2 The protesters and the government are............... the land redevelopment proposals. 3 Peter ...

  6. Central site could become a sterile concrete environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the budget that the west wing of the Central Government Offices is to be demolished and the hill sold for redevelopment. When the government went to the Legislative Council for funding of its Tamar ...

  7. Divisive scheme in fresh dispute

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The hotly disputed Wedding Card Street redevelopment in Wan Chai faces a new challenge just days after the project was awarded to a consortium of two big developers. Residents of a dead-end street that will be opened to through traffic as a result of the project sought legal aid yesterday to mount a judicial review. Under a plan approved by the Executive Council in April, ...

  8. New rule on sale aimed at nation's farmland reserve

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... for land-use conversion for redevelopment of factories or warehouses to offset a decline in revenue from the sale of farmland, he said. ...

  9. Landfill charges now required by law

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dismayed at the possible demolition of about 2,000 new flats in the Hunghom Peninsula project for redevelopment and called for penalties for such unnecessary waste production. 'The developers will only have to pay about $25 million to dump their 200,000 tonnes of demolition waste but they will, in return, pockets hundreds of millions of profits from redeveloping the site as luxury ...

  10. Letters

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

    ... to this role, for there are very possibly sites where redevelopment is needed and private efforts alone would not be sufficient to make it happen. I expect that this will become more obvious when buildings in sites with limited or no development potential require redevelopment in the future. Subsequently, the URA's financing model would have to be reviewed. I did comment ...




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