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  1. Late attempt to block Tamar plan

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... engineer Michael Chu Ka-sein, the younger brother of Winston Chu Ka-sun, former chairman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour. 'As the Tamar site had been a naval basin for berthing ... signed by Society for Protection of the Harbour chairwoman Christine Loh Kung-wai and backed with another letter by chartered engineer Hardy K. C. Lok, did not provide further information ...

  2. Democrats soften opposition to Tamar use

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, May Chan

    ... and said: 'We believe our latest plan... will strike a balance between public access to the harbour, protection of historic relics and providing necessary working space for a symbolic ... review filed by a harbour activist group for refusing to give it extra time to persuade the board to alter the land use at the site. The Action Group on Protection of the Harbour, led ...

  3. Climbdown puts Central reclamation on hold

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Patsy Moy

    ... are lawful.' The government has continued with the reclamation work despite a High Court ruling last month in favour of the Society for the Protection of the Harbour. The court found ... the harbour in future. The chairman of the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, Winston Chu Ka-sun, said the organisation would go ahead with today's rally. 'We are pleased that Chief ...

  4. Legislators are pressing the government to think again on harbour reclamation. But last year, they approved the plan without even a question

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Carrie Chan, Chloe Lai

    ... for the Protection of the Harbour to stop the reclamation. But in light of strong public opposition to the reclamation, only preparatory work involving the dredging of sludge from the seabed will be carried ... Legislators' change of heart on harbour The major political parties are now asking the government to reconsider the Central reclamation project even though they unanimously approved ...

  5. Tsang vows to protect 'pillars of success'

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... with the public to give the government 'a chance to mature' as it was still young and had 'learned a few lessons' since 1997. 'As society becomes more open and thrives ... progressiveness and a shared vision with society would continue to guide the government. Upholding the Basic Law, embodying the central government's support for Hong Kong, would remain central ...

  6. Sha Tin to Central link facing delay of two years

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chloe Lai, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... The court ruling, which declared that a Town Planning Board move to reclaim 26 hectares in Wan Chai North breached the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, may affect the planned railway ... a population growth rate lower than we had expected,' Dr Liao said. 'So what should the development plan be and do we have a better solution for the cross-harbour line?' A spokeswoman ...

  7. Plan for injunction against toll rise as protest blocks tunnel

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Elaine Wu

    ... review against the government for not appealing the arbitration ruling that led to the Eastern Harbour Tunnel toll increase, which goes into effect tomorrow. As a protest stopped traffic ... government has clearly made an administrative blunder and failed to adequately protect the public interest when it decided not to appeal against the arbitration result,' he said. 'This led ...

  8. HK changes for the worse, says Carrie Lam

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... trust in society was falling and suspicion increasing because people wanted to protect their own interests as the economy recovered, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday. Mrs Lam was posted to London in late 2004. She was promoted to her new position in January. She said it was inevitable society would become politicised but this would ...

  9. Tsang vows 'personal mission' to preserve historic buildings in HK

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... expected for the July 1 march. Mr Tsang told a Foreign Correspondents' Club lunch that, under his administration, there was a 'new beginning' for heritage protection, which responded to public demands. 'This is my home,' he said. 'This is where I grew up. And it's my personal mission to ensure we protect and lovingly restore and reuse our built heritage ...

  10. Beijing official plays down 'jibe'

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... government and legislature, saying it was 'constructive' for society, in contrast to Hong Kong. Zhang, who was speaking in Beijing ahead of the 10th anniversary of Macau's handover ... of fundamental importance to Hong Kong, and was protected by the Basic Law. 'The judiciary is not and should not be seen as a part of the governance team of Hong Kong,' it said. 'The ...




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