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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chuk Yuen border village balances on the edge of change

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... with permits issued by the police, the village is on the government's list to be opened up next year Yiu Koon-tai, 70, has witnessed all the changes in the Ta Kwu Ling village over the past seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590363/chuk-yuen-border-village-balances-edge-change
  2. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    State Council kicks off drafting of next five-year plan

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:36am by STAFF

    ... initiatives that promoted social development, environmental protection and improved people's livelihood, as well as measures to promote fairness and efficiency, media said. The meeting was held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585425/state-council-kicks-drafting-next-five-year-plan
  3. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Tianjin's explosive growth carries social cost

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... investment to growth powered by private consumption. Lu Wei, director of the Institute of Economic and Social Forecast at the Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences, said the current Tianjin model ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1087830/tianjins-explosive-growth-carries-social-cost
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Third runway decision on hold over dolphin habitat concerns

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to the environmental protection director, who will then decide whether to issue a work permit for the project. A subcommittee member, who wanted to remain anonymous, said members at the meeting "freely expressed their opinions" about the report and what outstanding issues had to be further addressed by the authority. "We haven't come to the time to indicate our preference," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577141/government-advisers-hold-back-giving-nod-third-runway
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for the shrinking dolphin population- and it emerged as the key issue again yesterday. The meeting was the last opportunity to provide new information to the subcommittee before it makes its recommendations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Official in lands row to get new posting

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Olga Wong, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... town. The department said Lam had declared her interest within seven days of the land acquisition. As a result, she was instructed not to handle issues involving that site. Last month, the Town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568719/official-lands-row-get-new-posting
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lands officials not restricted from buying land, rule says amid conflict-of-interest row

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Olga Wong, FANNY FUNG

    ... internal circular states. The circular obtained by the South China Morning Post was issued on June 12, 2012- the day assistant lands director Anita Lam Ka-fun was promoted from chief estates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569479/lands-row-puts-rules-under-spotlight
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Declaration of interest row after Lands Department official bought 13 plots

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by FANNY FUNG, Olga Wong

    ... Lui Yin-tat said the application should be vetted by a third party because Lam's colleagues' involvement in the issue could be perceived as unfair. Lam's surveyor husband sits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567858/row-over-officials-property-deal
  9. 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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Green groups and expatriates accused of being indifferent to indigenous people Villagers warn of unrest over 'insufficient' housing Indigenous villagers from across the New Territories have slammed town planners and green groups for imposing unfair constraints on village development, with some warning of social unrest if villagers concerns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499223/villagers-warn-social-unrest-over-zoning-plans-country-park-enclaves
  10. 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

    ... chairman of the board of directors chosen by Brazil. It takes a long time and intense negotiation for such issues to be settled Oliver Rui, finance professor According to a People's Bank ... negotiation for such issues to be settled," Rui said. "It's not easy at all." But he said such questions would not prevent the bank from providing financing to developing nations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say

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