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    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1995 November: Society formed to oppose further harbour reclamation with Winston Chu Ka-sun as chairman, Christine Loh as deputy chairwoman and Jennifer Chow as honorary secretary 1996 ... to reclaim 190 hectares (20.5 million square feet) of Green Island June: Presented Protection of the Harbour Bill to the Legislative Council as a Private Members' Bill December: Presented ...

  2. Save the harbour or sell more land?

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Winston Chu

    ... Winston Chu It is beyond comprehension that despite repeated pledges by officials in recent months that they treasure the harbour and will protect and preserve it, the government ... in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, despite the enactment of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance in 1997, the government still adopts the same policy. In its brief to the provisional legislative ...

  3. Harbour protection

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government can legally proceed with the Central reclamation project, following a court ruling on Tuesday. But should it refer the project back to the Town Planning Board for public consultation? Share your views: write to us. ...

  4. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Hannah Lee Important issues should be challenged in the public interest, says Christine Loh The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has decided to appeal against ... the Wan Chai project go directly to the Court of Final Appeal. That case established the test that 'overriding need' was required for reclamation under the Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. Dejected harbour protection group raises the white flag

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Most of the Central reclamation would be done by time an appeal was heard The Society for the Protection of the Harbour raised the white flag yesterday and withdrew its ... Loh Kung-wai told a Designing Hong Kong Harbour District lunch that the society's legal battles with the government were over. 'The people of Hong Kong have lost the battle to save ...

  6. A case not yet proved

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Winston Chu

    ... will be convinced. People must be given the chance to say whether there is such a need that is more important than the harbour itself. The Society for Protection of the Harbour, through its recently ... to appeal. Winston Chu Ka-sun is an adviser for the Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  7. Activists want 50,000 at harbour rally as fight goes on

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Action Group on Protection of Victoria Harbour, said it was not a one-off campaign. 'We want a dialogue with the government... We are having doubts about [their] need to fill the harbour to build so many new routes, to ease the traffic congestion in Central.' He said people had not forgotten about the need to preserve the harbour just because the Society for Protection ...

  8. Is this goodbye?

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... is the jewel in Hong Kong's crown. It is the essential reason for the city's existence, yet it is disappearing before our very eyes. And, the Society for Protection of the Harbour argues, ... bypass, but a new trunk road needed to service all the new shops and offices which will inhabit the site. For the Society for Protection of the Harbour's current chairwoman, Christine Loh, ...

  9. Harbour conservationists refuse to lie down

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Court of First Instance rejected a judicial review lodged by the Society for Protection of the Harbour over the Central reclamation. The government immediately announced the reclamation works ... on the reclamation project and said they would hand the petition to him on Tuesday. The group will also take part in another campaign organised by the Action Group on Protection of Victoria Harbour at 3pm ...

  10. Harbour delays 'have cost up to $100m'

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... been delayed by five months since a judicial review was launched by the Society for Protection of the Harbour. But the High Court ruled last week the government could proceed with the controversial project, which involves filling in about 18 hectares of the harbour. 'We haven't received any claim from the contractor but this is inevitable [because of the delays],' Mr ...




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