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  1. talk back

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sinclair's Hong Kong' published on February 15, with regard to issues concerning the Town Planning Board (TPB). On the disclosure of the identity of an applicant for planning permission, I would like to explain that before the commencement of the Town Planning (Amendment) Ordinance 2004, on June 10, 2005, there was no express provision for publication of planning applications ...

  2. More development restrictions on the cards

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... months, compared with the existing time period of 12 months. The department took a year to amend the Kowloon Tong Outline Zoning Plan for imposing building height restriction. Town planners expect ... don't impose development control, our living environment would continue to worsen. It will have an impact on flat prices.' A spokeswoman for the Town Planning Board said the public would ...

  3. Atrocities with a cement mixer

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sidewalk than a country park hiking trail.' Angry bikers dismayed at the constant concrete encroachment set out to prove that all users are united in thinking that trails are being ruined ... But some of these monstrosities are within country parks, where the AFCD claims it follows the precept of being gentle with unspoiled landscapes. In some instances, this is the old story of demands ...

  4. Thinking of going abroad? The four main countries for furthering your study- The United Kingdom

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... all over the world and network with people from many different countries.' There are also practical reasons for choosing the UK. 'Compared with postgraduate courses in the US or other countries, UK courses are short, and taught courses usually only take one year, so it is good value for money,' Ms Yuan said. 'UK degrees also have a very high standing and give ...

  5. UK jobs plan open to HK students

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and technology, will also be allowed to work in the country for up to 12 months. It is part of a drive by Prime Minister Tony Blair to attract 100,000 more international students by 2011. Mr Rammell said ...

  6. China strengthens links with Britain

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... 'We have committed both of our countries to work closely together to plan the next phase of our relationship which will include exchanging our shared experience as we develop national ... to allow more students and scholars to study in each other's countries and strengthen educational links. They also announced this month a new work experience programme to help Chinese ...

  7. Floating some ideas

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more ironic, ideas include two more Tate galleries: Tate Ambiguous and Tate Pretentious. One idea is even in the official planning stage. Mayor Ken Livingstone wants to tax tourists to help ... a 500-metre-high sign proclaiming: 'Welcome to De Beauvoir Town' (it's in East London). It means I'd no longer have to spell it out to delivery men or explain where it is. ...

  8. All hail the cup-shaking heroes of the Hermit Kingdom

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... inspired me to make the film.' Gordon admits that he 'knew nothing of the country itself [and] had no preconceptions about North Korea' when he began planning for The Game ... the country's giant-killing run at the 1966 World Cup. Having been granted permission to visit the country in October 2001 to talk to the seven surviving members of the squad, Gordon pieced together ...

  9. Ping An plans to double unit's capital

    Posted Nov 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million yuan in the first half of the year, a 123 per cent increase from a year earlier. The unit holds 11 per cent of the country's non-life insurance market, it said. On October 17, ... it will almost double the capital of its property and casualty unit in a move to widen its network, develop new products and improve its information system. The insurer said it will raise the capital ...

  10. Councillors baulk at plan to limit powers

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... of community facilities by district councils, under a package said to be aimed at strengthening their roles and functions. District leaders have reacted with dismay to the plans, in a consultation ... the district bodies would be allowed to allocate some public funds. 'It will be a bit like the old days of the Urban Council, where we submit our work plans, reports and proposals to them ...




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