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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Free book to promote harbour protection

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A children's book on the importance of protecting Victoria Harbour will be distributed free this month to mark World Earth Day. The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has also recruited Canto-pop star Joey Yung Cho-yee as its harbour protection ambassador. Distribution of the book, The Adventure of Victoria, is aimed at kick-starting the society's Kids ...

  10. Planned projects on both sides of harbour ensure congestion

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... further non-essential and/or private developments on both sides of the harbourfront should be given due consideration by the government. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection ... I refer to the letter from George Vasilopoulos ('Tunnel toll cuts must not pander to rich in HK', November 20) which expressed concern over my proposal for a Western Harbour ...




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