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  1. Taking toxic mud from Loop 'a risk to bird life'

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... into the wetlands nearby. The site is close to the WWF's Mai Po nature reserve, the Inner Deep Bay site of special scientific interest and the wetlands at Hoo Hok Wai. The area is a globally ... to allow development of the site, the government admits. The health of site workers and future users of the area could also be at risk, it says. Plans to clear the toxic mud are likely to include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665504/taking-toxic-mud-loop-risk-bird-life
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Plenty of land outside country parks could be used for development

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

    ... of special scientific interest. Therefore, there is a general presumption against development on green belt sites, except on a tiny scale and according to conditions set by the Town Planning Board. ... 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
  3. Developers keen to refurbish historic areas of Wan Chai

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong Two developers have shown interest in refurbishing old streetscapes in Wan Chai after an invitation to submit proposals was launched by the district council last ... the culture and history of Stone Nullah Lane, site of the Blue House cluster. Hygiene and facilities for the disabled will also be improved. But the project, which is expected to be completed in 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680711/developers-keen-refurbish-historic-areas-wan-chai
  4. Rejecting Mega plan risky: minister

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

    ... it favours developers and harms the public interest. Government officials were called to a special meeting of the Legislative Council's development panel yesterday to explain problems ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645784/rejecting-mega-plan-risky-minister
  5. Slice of city named national geopark

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Olga Wong

    ... and be attracted to our busy shopping areas, but also the unique geological formations and natural beauty,' he said at the ceremony at the High Island reservoir, site of the hexagonal columns. ... depressions called calderas that eroded over millions of years to their appearance today. The park's features will be covered by three zones- core protection, special protection and comprehensive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697317/slice-city-named-national-geopark

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