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  1. KCRC's trade-hub project rejected

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The KCRC wants the rail terminal to have a facelift, but will leave the coliseum alone. It wants to build office towers, a shopping mall, hotels, residential blocks, exhibition centre, showrooms, ...

  2. Residential car-park plans fly in the face of air pollution pledges

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that block ventilation and are a major cause of air pollution and conflict between pedestrians and vehicles. In most mature cities, inner-city residential accommodation does not include parking ...

  3. Cost of water-diversion project 'growing'

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Higher compensation costs have increased resettlement costs for the already expensive South-North Water Diversion Project by at least 6 billion yuan (HK$6.9 billion), according to a recent report by International Rivers, an international environmental NGO. The project, China's largest water project since the Three Gorges Dam, aims to supply the arid north ...

  4. So-called renewal policy of URA is now defunct in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two articles in Property Post ('Residential home sales drop as new project launches dry up' and 'Market feeding perilously on the flow of hot money', September 9) added ... by acquiring and demolishing old buildings to form sites on which developers could build much bigger and denser residential and commercial blocks. Profitability was the only objective. Thus we have ...

  5. Guangzhou leaders apologise to residents upset by Games projects

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... as director of the city's construction committee is directly responsible for the billion-yuan projects, have, one after another, expressed their regrets for their impact on peoples' lives ... transport projects for the Asian Games. The media have also been running stories about complaints that scaffolding for beautification projects meant to dress up apartment buildings along main ...

  6. Work on link road to drive up dust levels

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... will exceed the Environmental Protection Department standards by about 30 per cent in seven non-residential parts of Tuen Mun, including a public park at Butterfly Beach and a fire station. When ... Department consultant Ove Arup & Partners said nitrogen dioxide and respirable suspended particulates in all parts of the project would meet government standards and no mitigation measures would ...

  7. Assessment of bridge project's impact on air quality is flawed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is a shame that the Advisory Council on the Environment found so little to question in the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project ... should have put the advisory council on notice that the assessment of the project's impact on air quality is seriously flawed. The government's own air pollution data shows that air ...

  8. Villa residents to fight incinerator project

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... was taken into police custody last month because of his involvement in a demonstration against the project. 'We have no better option but to stand up for ourselves and our children,' Huang ... including The Beijing News, said the event was briefly disrupted by demonstrators who unfurled a banner calling on the government to heed public concerns and scrap the incinerator project. But what ...

  9. Working to make mainland projects flow

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... on additional projects. 'The cost of manpower is lower in Asia. But the difference in revenue is so huge we still have years to go before reaching the same level of profitability in developed ...

  10. Mainland firms to increase emission reduction projects

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... but the future of such trade remains uncertain as no agreement has been hammered out for when the current global pact expires. Emission reduction projects on the mainland would cut 116.83 million tonnes ... in May 2006, or 30.67 per cent of the global total. So far, 1,551 projects have been approved by Beijing while 269 projects have also been accepted by and registered at the UN, accounting for 23 ...




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