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  1. 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

    ... in this area," he said. Private developers hold at least 70 hectares of the 168 hectares of residential land that would be subsumed in the proposed Kwu Tung new town development, according ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com They may be native, but they're not 'indigenous' Villagers in the northeastern New Territories say their ancestors settled the flat, arable land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548175/non-indigenous-villagers-lose-out-compensation-loss-their-homes
  2. News - Hong Kong - ELDERLY CARE

    Hongkongers' retirement dreams in Dongguan resort cut short by economic realities

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Olga Wong

    ... that state-owned enterprise Guanghong Holdings invested in the resort last July and had since taken over the facility's management. Xu said the village was part of the provincial government's ... land. Elderly Commission chairman Alfred Chan Cheung-Ming urged the government to extend the coverage of health care vouchers to those retiring on the mainland as early as possible. A Labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565763/hongkongers-retirement-dreams-dongguan-resort-cut-short-economic
  3. News - Hong Kong - ELDERLY CARE

    Retiring to the mainland is losing its lustre for Hong Kong seniors

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Olga Wong

    ... given the scarce land resources in Hong Kong", said Alfred Chan Cheung-ming, a gerontologist who chairs the Elderly Commission. However, there are problems. "Supporting measures ... less than HK$7,090 per month and holding assets valued at less than HK$201,000. But elderly people living on the mainland don't qualify. Joe said residents in the village did not worry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565671/retiring-mainland-losing-its-lustre-hong-kong-seniors
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... But no system is in place to ensure developers do a good job of the mitigation measures they propose, or to hold them responsible for not honouring their promises. More importantly, the fixed-window ... design theirs with removable handles. All four developers had promised the town planners and lands authorities that their "fixed windows" would be closed. In the Trinity and Providence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543207/developers-may-get-revised-guidelines-urging-clarity-fixed-windows
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Plenty of land outside country parks could be used for development

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... or holding areas for cargo. Such sites are scattered across Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and Sheung Shui. Such activities have spread fast, as land owners look to take advantage of lax government enforcement ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Before building in country parks, the government has plenty of other options- land already zoned for housing, brownfield sites and green belt Land hidden ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1324663/plenty-land-outside-country-parks-could-be-used-development
  6. Redevelopment of Wedding Card Street is on hold

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Joyce Ng The hotly contested Wedding Card Street redevelopment has been put on hold because of the economic turmoil. Developers will be asked to reconsider their interest ... in recent months. Henderson Land Development and Sun Hung Kai Properties said they would have to study the details before making a decision. A Sino Land spokeswoman said it would announce its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672883/redevelopment-wedding-card-street-hold
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Survey reveals scale of family unfriendly malls

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 02:34am by Olga Wong

    ... in the survey involve seven developers: Wharf Holdings, Henderson Land, Sun Hung Kai Properties, MTR, Swire and Hysan, as well as The Link Reit, which has taken over Housing Authority malls. Today, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338188/survey-reveals-scale-family-unfriendly-malls
  8. Developer must pay extra for slow work

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The company in charge of redeveloping the former marine police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui has been fined for working too slowly, according to the Lands Department. But the department has refused to disclose how much the company had to pay. Flying Snow, a subsidiary of Cheung Kong Holdings, paid HK$325.8 million for a 50-year land grant in May 2003. Work was scheduled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675197/developer-must-pay-extra-slow-work
  9. Rejecting Mega plan risky: minister

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... developers land they need to complete projects in return for sites the developers own elsewhere. In the case of the 93-storey hotel project in Wan Chai, developer Hopewell Holdings owns less than half the 10,313-metre site of the proposed development, with the government holding the rest- most of it wooded slopes. Doubts have been cast on the land exchange system, with critics saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645784/rejecting-mega-plan-risky-minister
  10. Public split over Hopewell's Wan Chai rezoning plan

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

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong Government backs developer over open-space U-turn Public opinion is split over Hopewell Holding's proposal to turn its open space in Wan Chai into commercial ... space in future. But opponents are angered that the developer itself suggested a land exchange, surrendering the site as open space as part of its proposal of building the 93-storey Mega Tower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669664/public-split-over-hopewells-wan-chai-rezoning-plan

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