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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412062/green-activists-see-red-over-felling-iconic-wall-tree-wan-chai
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for conventional dwellings. Under an outline plan for the Tai O Town Centre, six hectares of land on the banks of Tai O Creek and along Shek Tsai Po Street- mainly occupied by wooden stilt houses built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers to government

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... difficulties in taking on potentially loss-making projects, like the Thirteen Streets in To Kwa Wan. "The number of old buildings the authority has to tackle is increasing. The government should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539816/urban-renewal-needs-more-funding-lawmakers-government
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Evicted father threatens to jump

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Olga Wong

    ... of tenements in Hai Tan Street, Sham Shui Po, to make way for a URA redevelopment announced in 2006. The dispute continued even after the government resumed ownership of the site in 2011. Three other ... were told last week they would have to move out of the home at 187D Hai Tan Street yesterday. When bailiffs arrived, the father refused to leave and climbed out of a window. An inflatable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531045/evicted-father-threatens-jump
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Pepper spray and barricades used as new-town protesters try to storm Legco complex

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:05pm by Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... with pepper spray through the smashed glass of wall panels. Protesters kept pushing at the doors behind their open umbrellas in an attempt to protect their faces from the stinging spray. One disabled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532041/chaos-barricades-shut-out-new-town-protesters-legco-complex
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Views split on site of pumping station

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Olga Wong

    ... way for development that would result in the loss of a 150-year-old wall and almost 100 trees. But officials, who plan to move the station to Hong Kong Park at a cost of more than HK$700 ... sought HK$742.5 million to move the station. Lawmakers called for more information, including the impact on land value, before they would support the project. The 155-metre wall forms part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520081/views-split-site-pumping-station
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Four designs chosen for redevelopment of former Kai Tak airport site

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 07:01pm by Ada Lee

    ... by the panel. The ‘Waterland, Wonderland! Floating Configurations for the Memory of Space’ design features pontoons which could be arranged to form streets, exhibition venues, markets and a floating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526037/four-designs-chosen-redevelopment-former-airport-site
  8. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475806/hk16b-redevelopment-project-planned-kwa-wan
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Further hurdle for government's plan to build 470,000 flats

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Bureau to solve the traffic issues," Ma said. In March, the council gave the nod to a public housing project on Hiu Ming Street that will see a site of 11,300 square metres redeveloped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511457/further-hurdle-governments-plan-build-470000-flats
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Luxury estates targeted for more housing

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY FUNG, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in Pok Fu Lam destined for public housing: in Wah Fu (North), Wah King Street and Wah Lok Path. The latest plan comes after the proposed rezoning of green belts for residential use in other parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510950/luxury-estates-targeted-more-housing

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