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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

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

    ... for the development. The planning board, which is responsible for final approval, says it will examine more than 50,000 opposing views from the public. "If this new-town project falls apart, ... Wing-ching, a former member of the Commission on Strategic Development. Stopping development in the far north "means we keep postponing a better quality of life and hindering the social mobility ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Elderly face 3-year wait for care home places as developers' incentive scheme flops

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:59am by Olga Wong

    ... "While developers should bear the social responsibility, the government should plan early and request that developers provide care homes in their own space as a land sale condition." He ...

  3. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Reforms seen as key to success of China’s long-delayed urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:10pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... 80 per cent in developed nations, but boosting the rates requires an intense effort to overhaul the fiscal, land, and social welfare system, analysts say. The plan is designed to spawn ... and join transport networks. Local governments are expected to include them in the social and medical insurance coverage for urban areas. "There wouldn't be a second ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Report reveals public's rejection of government plans for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... one of five sites proposed by the government for reclamation has won public support. But the novel idea of artificial islands garnered a more positive response, the latest report commissioned ... opposition. Some 19,829 people were against the idea, out of 38,084 total responses to the second stage of public consultation on the government's plans for reclamation works beyond Victoria ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing target at risk, new tack on development shows

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:59am by Sandy Li

    ... that is pushing home ownership ever further out of the reach of ordinary Hongkongers and fuelling social discontent. But land released by the government so far in the financial year that ends in March can ... the end of March. "The site in Tin Shui Wai might be used to test the market response. If it generates strong sales, the government may apply the change to other upcoming railway ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Flower pots no bed of roses for homeless

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... they described as "extremely unsatisfactory". "The plans will still go ahead," social worker Ng Wai-tung of the Society for Community Organisation, who organised the talks, said. "The government guaranteed it won't seal the area off if there are still people there but it is still not willing to take up responsibility and help the homeless find housing," he ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents call on city to bury hearse problem

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Planning Board. Wong said the proposals were revised in response to the feedback from the first round of public consultation in the third quarter of last year as well as the findings of a social ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Young architects describe their vision of an urban landscape with a heart

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... But it's also an opportunity for several of Hong Kong's most exciting architectural practices to flex their creative muscles. Law's firm, the Oval Partnership, is responsible for three ... The inspiration came from years of work in Wan Chai, where Oval has its Hong Kong office and where Law has been involved in projects like the transformation of the Blue House into a social housing ...



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