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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green activists see red over felling of iconic wall tree in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:19am by Olga Wong, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... rooms. At the Ship Street site where the banyan tree once stood 15 metres tall, all that is left are the remains of its buttresses, sprawled across a stone wall. Professor Jim Chi-yung, a tree ... Olga Wong and Cheung Chi-fai Giant wall tree in Wan Chai chopped to make way for Hopewell hotel Felling of iconic tree angers activists Green activists are mourning the loss of a giant ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    HK$1.6b redevelopment project planned for To Kwa Wan

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:41pm by Ada Lee

    ... Concrete blocks sometimes fell off the walls and water seeped into the flat through broken pipes and the rooftop. A 250 sq cm piece of concrete fell off just two days ago and it was fortunate that no one was hit, she said. The project is part of the third round of the authority's demand-led scheme. The first project in the round started in December on Kai Ming Street, To Kwa Wan, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    One week to leave their homes

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on the six-storey block at 51 Kai Ming Street yesterday morning, advising them that a closure order would be served by August 30 so that dangerous balconies could be removed. Lam Po-ching, who is 80, ... in the building. One of the enclosed balconies to be demolished, which Lam uses as a room, has a sloping floor and a deep crack is visible in the wall at the edge separating it from the rest of the flat. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Work on five links to Kai Tak to be completed this month

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... under Prince Edward Road East to Choi Hung Road and to Sze Mei Street; and a third one under Kwun Tong Road to Choi Hung MTR station. Extra shelter made from steel and glass will be installed at the subway entrances and LED lighting fitted in the passages. Murals of the old airport will decorate the walls in the Choi Hung Road link. "This subway was the main entrance to the old airport. ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Young architects describe their vision of an urban landscape with a heart

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... installations at the biennale, including Garden of Towers. It also designed the Hong Kong exhibition, whose green metal frames and exposed wires evoke the cluttered vitality of Hong Kong's streets ... made a mark with eye-catching new projects such as 5 Star Street, a sleek, understated luxury apartment tower, and a series of redesigned public spaces around the same chic corner of Wan Chai. ...



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