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  1. Environmental court proposed

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... at the University of Hong Kong's law faculty. A retired lawyer and former chairman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, Winston Chu Ka-sun has poured much of his own money into contesting projects in Victoria Harbour. Professor Lipman suggested Hong Kong follow the Australian model. The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales, the world's oldest environmental court, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Harbour group is not to blame for delays in building bypass

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Society for Protection of the Harbour refers to the report ('Underused tunnel can't take much more traffic', October 29). Our society should not be blamed ... challenge the government to respond to the points we have made or give an open apology to our society. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  4. Develop the New Territories instead of ruining important natural asset

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nevertheless, the government should have the wisdom and courage to do the right thing for Hong Kong. Perhaps an ordinance similar to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance should be enacted to safeguard our shorelines from excessive and unnecessary reclamation. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. Harbour activists challenged

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overcome technical problems. The plan, devised by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, aims to slash the government's proposed reclamation area from 52 hectares to 27 hectares. But Mr Suen, speaking at a public function on harbour protection yesterday, said he found 'technical insufficiency' in the society's proposed plan. 'I notice that the society ...

  6. New highway plans put on public view

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance. The case went to the Court of Final Appeal, which, in January 2004, ruled that the presumption against reclamation in the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Rail link affected by harbour ruling

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng told the Legislative Council's railways subcommittee. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann granted an application by the Society for the Protection ... Anita Lam Construction of the cross-harbour section of the Sha Tin-Central rail line may be further delayed as a result of last week's ruling against temporary reclamation ...

  9. Coral find in Victoria Harbour hailed

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a further cleanup of the harbour and to fuel opposition to the Central and Wan Chai reclamation. John Wong Man-kong, chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Marine Conservation, said four types of hard ... are under the Star Ferry, I believe other corals could also be found elsewhere in the harbour.' Benny Wong Yiu-kam, assistant director of the Environmental Protection Department, said he had ...

  10. Humpback sighted in harbour, raising fears for its safety if it swims into busy sea lanes

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into the harbour chasing fish for food,' said Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, of the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, who helps the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department monitor whales. He ... Cheung Chi-fai Concern mounted yesterday for the safety of the humpback whale that strayed into Hong Kong waters last week when it was spotted in Victoria Harbour. After not being seen ...




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