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  1. Society formed to save harbour did not have political agenda

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... never been a political issue but an environmental one and is completely above politics. In proposing the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, Society for Protection of the Harbour was supported ... for which our society was founded are to give Hong Kong a better environment and the people of Hong Kong a better quality of life through protection of the harbour. This is what the Hong Kong ...

  2. Harbour ruling deals blow to bypass plan

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... to four years after yesterday's ruling in the Court of First Instance. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann granted an application by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour for a declaration ... welcomed the judgment yesterday as a 'landmark ruling' and a victory for society and the public in the latest stage of its 14-year battle to protect the harbour from an 'open ...

  3. Reclamation 'covered by protection order'

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Society presents case against harbour work Government plans for temporary reclamation near the Wan Chai waterfront are covered by the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance and should satisfy its requirements, a court heard. But the Society for the Protection of the Harbour told the Court of First Instance hearing yesterday that the government had failed to meet ...

  4. Government must now come clean on reclamation errors

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the public. They also promised to observe the principle of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance that the harbour belongs to Hong Kong people by law and the government should not damage the harbour ... for Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. Planners face harbour rail, road rethink

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... on harbour developments. A Transport and Housing Bureau spokesman said: 'We respect the judgment of the Court of First Instance on the judicial review lodged by the Society for Protection ... hectares in and around the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter to facilitate construction of the bypass, due for completion in 2016. A map prepared by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, based ...

  6. Hearing to begin over 'temporary' reclamation

    Posted Feb 04th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... interim injunction to Society for Protection of the Harbour against work on Wan Chai reclamation plan until judicial review is completed July 8, 2003: High Court rules Town Planning Board failed to comply with Protection of the Harbour Ordinance over Wan Chai reclamation plan, and orders it to reconsider plan Oct 6, 2003: High Court dismisses society's application for interim ...

  7. Harbour masters?

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Instead, however, the administration wants to be seen as the victim, not the perpetrator. So, the Society for Protection of the Harbour, the litigant, is being unreasonably blamed for the delay. ... ? Christine Loh Kung-wai is the chief executive of the think-tank Civic Exchange and chairperson of the Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  8. HK$172.6m to give harbourfront access

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... praised the Society for the Protection of the Harbour and its 'entirely altruistic' efforts, but questioned the need to hire a trio of lawyers to fight its case. Two lawyers, not three, would have been reasonable, the judge wrote in his ruling. But the society 'acted again in protection of the public interest to protect a public asset - our harbour - which is central ...

  9. Public urged to join walk to save harbour

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... that the people acted for the protection of the harbour,' Alan Leong Kah-kit said. 'It is now action time, no longer just time to sit down and chat. This really is the time to act ... We don't have too much of a harbour left.' Mr Leong - along with Kwok Ka-ki, convener of the Action Group on Protection of the Harbour, and Winston Chu Ka-sun, an adviser for the Society ...

  10. Developing society

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh cloh@civic-exchange.org How should Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta develop? There is clearly a need for economic development and environmental protection to go hand ... develop is a matter of choice. If we refrain from doing one thing, it does not mean we stop doing everything. The fear that protecting the environment means going backwards economically ...




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