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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. Harbour activists offer conditions to break deadlock

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If five key demands are met, opponents of reclamation will drop legal fight The Hong Kong government must accept five demands before the Society for the Protection of the Harbour would ... Mr Suen said later: 'The government will seriously consider the five suggestions made by the Society for Protection of the Harbour.' While the proposals were being considered, ...

  3. Harbouring a passion

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... time but also sleep and money. The former Town Planning Board member who heads the Society for Protection of the Harbour says the bill could hit $10 million if the case ends up, as he expects, ... in April 1997 found 93 per cent backed legislation protecting the harbour. The result of all this pressure is hanging on the walls of Mr Chu's office: a framed certificate signed by former ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. We were kept in the dark: harbour advisers

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The plans were released on Sunday by Leung Kong-yui, chairman of the committee's Wan Chai development subcommittee. Christine Loh Kung-wai, chairwoman of the Society for Protection ... Chloe Lai Committee members say they knew nothing of Wan Chai reclamation plans before they were released The government was accused yesterday of manipulating its harbour advisory body ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Protection of harbour requires vigilance

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been gazetted for reclamation. The work must not go ahead. Protection laws that went into force in 1998 stipulate that the harbour is 'a special public asset and a natural heritage ... waterside districts. Despite the potential of our harbour, all we have to show are office blocks, luxury housing, shopping malls and a scant few promenades. We have watchdogs like the Society ...

  8. Legal fight to save harbour must be extended to all waterways

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Society for Protection of the Harbour supports the letters from Peter Y. Wong, president of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers ('Reclamation for delta bridge can ... to the public. Our society was formed only to protect Victoria Harbour, as the task to take on the protection of all Hong Kong waters would have been too difficult and ambitious 15 years ago. Now ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Protect our harbour, not your fragile egos

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was published by the Harbour Protection Society, which has successfully challenged the government's reclamation policies in court. It seeks to convey a simple message- that children should care about the harbour and protect it. This is an admirable goal with which the government would surely not quibble. But officials are upset about information contained in the book that they claim ...




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