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  1. Magazines - 48hrs

    Best Kept Secret: Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... ALL A FLUTTER More than 200 of the 235 species of butterflies found in Hong Kong have been seen at the 42-hectare Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve. Designated a Special Site of Scientific Interest in 1980, the conservation area is managed by the Tai Po Environmental Association, which offers day memberships for HK$20 per person. The site is also a safe haven for other small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1576884/best-kept-secret-fung-yuen-butterfly-reserve
  2. Island work is for green project, says landowner

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The response came a day after a geological conservation group exposed the unauthorised works at Shui Mong Tin, a site of special scientific interest on Ma Shi Chau. The Lands Department said the works, ... problems on private land within and close to country parks or special areas. 'In the short term, the government should extend the outline zoning plan to cover the site of Shui Mong Tin and, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672099/island-work-green-project-says-landowner
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loopholes in protection of two key wildlife sites: Conservancy Association

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... proposal in 2009 to designate the mudflat a site of special scientific interest. It cited local villagers' reservations. The Lung Kwu Tan valley in Tuen Mun was designated a site of special scientific interest in 2012. But Li said this status offered only "minimal" and "administrative" protection. The site behind Lung Kwu Tan village has more than 130 species ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486130/loopholes-protection-two-key-wildlife-sites-conservancy-association
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Strong interest in Tuen Mun residential sites

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:50pm by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Strong interest in Tuen Mun residential sites There was strong interest in yesterday's tender sale of two small residential sites in Tuen Mun, with 51 ... site in Lok Chui Street drew 24 bidders. The strong bidding interest came as Hong Kong's secondary home prices continue to hit record highs. The Centa-City Leading Index, created ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1574166/strong-interest-tuen-mun-residential-sites
  5. Most want more nature sites, poll finds

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the 43-hectare Fung Yuen Valley, designated by the government as a 'site of special scientific interest' since 1980 for its importance as a major butterfly breeding site. The group has ... Joyce Ng The city does not have enough sites dedicated to the appreciation of nature, according to 440 out of 710 people surveyed by a green group. They told the Tai Po Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711846/most-want-more-nature-sites-poll-finds
  6. Butterflies on the edge as humans move in

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Tuen Mun, Lantau and Tai Po face serious or mild degrees of degradation, the association says. One of the six is the Fung Yuen site, which is of special scientific interest. The number ... The association, which has run the government-sponsored butterfly reserve over a two-hectare private site in Fung Yuen since 2005, blames the decline on a housing development owned by Li Ka-shing's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006923/butterflies-edge-humans-move
  7. Outlook & Living- Tai Po, Ma On Shan, Discovery Bay

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Harbour area is a beautiful nature reserve, and home to some interesting species of birds, fish and plants. The scenic Plover Cove Reservoir is located near Tolo Harbour at the opening of the Tolo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999837/outlook-living-tai-po-ma-shan-discovery-bay
  8. Burning doubt

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The department's dubious decision-making process lends credence to the perception that its selection of Shek Kwu Chau was influenced by politics and special interests rather than the best outcome for Hong ... Tom Yam If the Environmental Protection Department has its way, Hong Kong will be saddled with the world's largest waste incineration plant on a site that is the most expensive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998122/burning-doubt
  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Australia's Crown Resorts buys site on Las Vegas strip

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:43pm by Reuters

    ... interest in the 35-acre vacant site. The company said plans for the new development were still being finalised, but it expected to break ground in the latter half of next year and complete ... Reuters in Sydney Australian gaming mogul James Packer is taking another crack at the lucrative US casino market, with his Crown Resorts buying a vacant site on the famous Las Vegas Strip. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1566278/australias-crown-resorts-buys-site-las-vegas-strip
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Land sale attracts keen interest as developers bank on smaller flats

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:11am by Yvonne Liu

    ... interest The tender for two residential sites in the New Territories received an overwhelming response yesterday, a fresh sign of confidence among developers that demand for smaller flats will stay ... Wan site because it allows for an office development. "But developers' interest in the New Territories is limited to mass residential sites only. The demand for flats ranging in size ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1569594/land-sale-attracts-keen-interest-developers-bank-smaller

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