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  1. Burying trust in Tamar

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh There is a trust gap between the administration and non-governmental organisations over the Tamar project, Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat told a crowd in Mongkok on Sunday. He recounted one conversation with officials about the air-p ...

  2. First, build some trust

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Concern Group, have asked the administration for a new round of consultations over the site. People associated with the Society for the Protection of the Harbour- including Christine Loh Kung-wai ... of time and, no doubt, increased calls for more harbour reclamation for the construction of yet more roads to reduce traffic congestion. Decentralisation, on the other hand, can lead ...

  3. Forget Tamar tinkering- give us the big picture

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the need to protect our harbour- and to make the best use of the land which runs alongside it. The focus now should not be on the piecemeal development of different projects. There is a need ... of a comprehensive plan to make our famed Victoria Harbour an even bigger asset- one that is a delight for tourists and residents alike. The government should consult the public on the way ahead and be open ...

  4. Building without brains

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh It is frustrating talking to a brick wall. Community groups were branded 'anti-development' by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen when they tried to tell him the government's development plans for Central would lead to wors ...

  5. Lies, statistics and the business of strong governance

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ming-yeung should ask himself why people as respectable as retired judge Simon Li Fook-sean and harbour activist Winston Chu Ka-sun still have doubts about Tamar, as do many others ('Stick ... is the trustee of the public interest. But too often it has been seen to be swayed by commercial, not public, interests. Destruction of the harbour, Cyberport, the obliteration of mountain views, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Fill in the gaps to develop HK, professors say

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... out in the next 20 years. Christine Loh Kung-wai, chairwoman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, said: 'The obvious question to ask is: is Hong Kong short of land? How much ...

  8. Development chief backtracks over walk

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... was a good occasion for me to join the harbour day, to walk with them,' she said, referring to the fourth annual walk organised by the Society for Protection of the Harbour. 'I thought we ... Olga Wong With the harbour reclamation work all but finished, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor thought it might be a good time to show good faith by joining activists on their annual waterfront ...

  9. Size of Tamar HQ to be scaled back, harbour activists are told

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... is made on the new government headquarters. Independent legislator Kwok Ka-ki, who heads the Action Group on the Protection of the Harbour, said an official had also talked to him about ... Chloe Lai and Cheung Chi-fai The government is preparing to scale back the controversial headquarters project at Tamar and has approached harbour activists for support. Leading members ...

  10. Tsang softens stance on heritage conservation

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the scuffles that broke out last week. 'This is because everything has been demolished already,' she said. Legislator Kwok Ka-ki, a member of Media Watch and the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, called for the formation of a working group to work out ways to preserve Queen's Pier. He said the pier should remain if its heritage value was to be properly preserved. ...




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