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  1. Free press ensured campaign to save harbour was successful

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... experience of what he wrote about. The 'Save our Harbour' campaign that the Society for Protection of the Harbour pursued owes its success to the free press that Hong Kong enjoys. The news ... Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  2. Reclamation projects should be allowed if they lead to harbour improvements

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The 'Proportionality Principle on Reclamation of Victoria Harbour', which was developed by the Society for Protection of the Harbour at the request of the Harbourfront ... justify the loss and damage caused to the harbour. The basic logic of this principle is very simple. First, the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance pronounced that: 'The harbour ...

  3. Statutory harbour body still the goal

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the setting up of a statutory harbour authority. Loh and Chu, through their Society for the Protection of the Harbour, ensured the creation of the legal basis for ending wholesale reclamation, ... stalwarts of the protection movement, Christine Loh Kung-wai and Winston Chu Ka-sun, announced that their mission had been accomplished, declaring yesterday's Walk for the Harbour would ...

  4. Harbour campaigner extends olive branch

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, said he would introduce at the meeting what he called the 'proportionality principle'. Applied to reclamation projects, it means the gains ... protection law, which he helped draft, should be applied. In a judicial review of the ordinance, sought by the society in 2004, the Court of Final Appeal described the harbour as the city's most ...

  5. Cross-harbour swim should not be revived until water is much cleaner

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the report, 'Harbour swimmers to take plunge in October' (June 2), which the Society for Protection of the Harbour finds worrying. Although there has been improvement ... society had objected to further harbour reclamation. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, which was enacted through our society's efforts, requires the harbour to be protected generally ...

  6. Harbour site expanded to lure projects

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... watchdog, which include the Society for Protection of the Harbour and Real Estate Developers Association, also discussed ways to select a consortium, made up of winning bidders, that would partner ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com The Harbourfront Commission has agreed to make more space for commercial developments at one of its Victoria Harbour sites to attract more investors and bring ...

  7. Activists pass baton in fight for harbour

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Two activists at the forefront of efforts to protect Victoria Harbour say they are stepping down from their campaign, satisfied that the harbour has become significantly safer from large-scale reclamations. Christine Loh Kung-wai, chairwoman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, and Winston Chu Ka-sun, the society's adviser, said their mission ...

  8. What we need is a harbour authority

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and stall rather than moving forward with even the most minor projects. Now that its one-time protagonist, the Society for Protection of the Harbour, has made its strategy plain, authorities have ... courage to proceed with projects. But with the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance and the court's decision so plain, there should not be reason to put projects on hold. Government reticence ...

  9. Stalled harbour plans can proceed

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The development minister says the goodwill expressed by harbour protection activists over reclamation will encourage her colleagues to put forward small projects to enhance the harbourfront. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said she was glad to hear that the Society for Protection of the Harbour would not launch any more legal challenges ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Central faces second-class waterfront The Society for Protection of the Harbour is in complete agreement with Dick Groves ('Don't waste potential of waterfront', June 18). ... Central harbourfront for Hong Kong before it is too late. If Singapore can do it, why not Hong Kong? Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour Local schools fine, but we ...




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