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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    HK$100m grants to district councils spark debate on public interest

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com District councils' decisions on how to use taxpayers' money in Yuen Long and Tai Po may not serve residents the best, members say HK$100 m grants spark debate on public interest The decisions of two district councils to use their HK$100 million government grants on community projects of their choice have renewed a debate over whether ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Giant butterfly sculpture causes flap in Tsuen Wan district

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Councillors query HK$1.5 million construction cost and suggest greater consultation for this and another HK$1.59 million unusual landmark Giant butterfly cost causes a flap The preparation work for building two contentious district landmarks has started, despite widespread public criticism of them being too costly and even becoming eyesores. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Councils to stay pragmatic on HK$100m after goose fiasco

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com They're taking a more pragmatic approach to spending their one-off HK$100 million grants - with local facilities and health care the order of the day Goose is off the menu for councils At least 12 district councils are planning projects to improve local facilities and health care using their HK$100 million from Chief Executive Leung ...

  4. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Nansha development zone in Guangzhou eyes Hong Kong tax rate

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Key zone uses city as model after already adopting its laws on arbitration Nansha eyes same rate of income tax as HK First it adopted Hong Kong law in arbitration cases, now the Nansha development zone in Guangzhou wants to set its income tax at the same lower level. Raymond Sun Lei, deputy chief of Nansha's district government, was speaking ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong risks losing competitive edge over Shanghai, think tank says

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com HK risks losing competitive edge, think tank says Hong Kong continues to be China's most competitive city, but its could be replaced by Shanghai in a few years if it does not develop new industries and build on its advantages, a local think tank chief says. Rankings released yesterday by the China Institute of City Competitiveness put Hong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Government advisers say island's infrastructure problems could spark HK-mainland disputes 'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau Lantau's transport network needs urgent improvements if the island it to avoid becoming the latest trouble spot for conflict between Hongkongers and mainland tourists, an adviser ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Changes to West Kowloon Cultural District could raise over HK$5 billion

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:45am by Olga Wong

    ... is expected to reduce the art hub's operating costs in the long run. However, surveyor and lawmaker Tony Tse Wai-chuen said the actual plot ratio- the total gross floor area divided by the total ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border costs blow out by HK$8.5 billion

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... On average, the tender price is seven per cent below the amount of funding approved," he said. Panel deputy chairman Tony Tse Wai-chuen said the cost increase for the border crossing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Elderly face 3-year wait for care home places as developers' incentive scheme flops

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:59am by Olga Wong

    ... meaningless to waive the land premium of the care home as the facility has a negative impact on new developments." And surveyor and lawmaker Tony Tse Wai-chuen, who was general manager ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Pressure over budgets after cost blowout

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Olga Wong

    ... for such projects. "The bureau should study if there is room to improve the formula for estimation," said Tony Tse Wai-chuen, who represents architects and surveyors. "We are talking about ...




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