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  1. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Nansha development zone in Guangzhou eyes Hong Kong tax rate

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... for new free-trade-zone concepts. ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Key zone uses city as model after already adopting its laws on arbitration Nansha eyes same rate of income tax as HK First it adopted Hong Kong law ...

  2. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    As China's economy matures, it trades speed for build quality on big projects

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the world's largest hydropower project, in 2006- a year ahead of schedule. A 1,300km high-speed rail line between Beijing and Shanghai that was due to take five years was finished in just over half ... subways in Nanjing, Qingdao, Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou and Xian. New technical challenges have also put the brakes on some big projects as domestic firms go into areas that were once ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... zones. In particular, the proposed floor area for commercial offices has been increased from 200,000 to 500,000 square metres- a rise of 150 per cent. The reason for the increase was to attract ... Chung River, but Cheng said having a protection zone cover only the river course was not ideal when homes would still be built near the river. Lawmaker Alice Mak Mei-kuen, who sits on the Lantau ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Stilt houses safe despite new zoning Town planners have zoned the land on which Tai O's stilt houses stand as residential- despite an ongoing ... over the water- are zoned as a low-density residential area. In contrast, the site of the Tai O Heritage Hotel, a grade two historic building, is zoned as "preserved for cultural, ...

  5. Business - China Business - DEVELOPMENT

    Hengqin seeks to woo investments from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... 12th five-year plan to 2015 as testing grounds for new free-trade-zone concepts. Niu said Hengqin could offer incentives to attract Hong Kong and foreign investors. For example, companies' ... Enoch Yiu in Hengqin enoch.yiu@scmp.com Formerly an oyster farming island, the special economic zone hopes to develop non-casino tourism, financial and health-care industries Hengqin seeks ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Village zones in country park enclaves must shrink: planners

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Planners reduce size of proposed development areas in two country park enclaves, angering villagers who say decision will lead to conflict Village zones ... Ordinance, requires rezoning and a public consultation. Heung Yee Kuk executive member Li Yiu-ban, who has represented villages in the enclaves, said the village zones were not big enough ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    Competing interests between BRICS nations could lead to challenges for new bank: analysts

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Daniel Ren, Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai, Teddy Ng in Beijing and Kristine Kwok, chief Asia correspondent Low capitalisation and possible rivalry among members could hold it back, analysts say Last week ... with an initial capitalisation of US$50 billion and a US$100 billion emergency reserve fund. Despite disagreement about the location of the bank's headquarters, Shanghai was chosen in the end. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Non-indigenous villagers lose out in compensation for loss of their homes

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... before 1898- when Britain leased the New Territories from China. And only native people are given new land when their homes lie in development zones. Houses built by non-indigenous villagers ... by developers is zoned for residential use, which allows them to maximise profits by building flats. A Planning Department spokeswoman said zoning was determined by planning considerations and not land ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Huge driving-range towers in Sai Kung called 'blot on landscape'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Hazel Parry

    ... the developer, New World, says will be used only for "overnight accommodation". The government said in its outline zoning plan for Pak Kong that it would "conserve the intrinsic natural ... the intrinsic natural character" of the area and do not comply with the zoning plan. Planning permission for the development was originally granted in 2000, but it has only begun to take shape ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Villagers warn of social unrest over zoning plans for country park enclaves

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... are not placated. Dozens of rural representatives met with the Town Planning Board today to voice their comments on draft zoning plans for three country park enclaves – So Lo Pun in Sha Tau Kok and Pak Lap and Hoi Ha in Sai Kung. It is the first of four scheduled meetings to be held by the board over a month to consider the draft outlining zoning plans. Indigenous villagers largely oppose the draft ...




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