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  1. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    Town Planning Board to fight court ruling on building-height limits

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Government fights ruling against the building cap, which may open floodgates for other suits Long-haul battle over height limits The Town Planning Board ... to be imposed in Kwai Chung district, given the case of Kai Tak Mansion. "The Town Planning Board has no choice but to appeal," said a board member, who declined to be named. "The impact ...

  2. letters

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Illegal developments must be stopped Columbariums- places to store urns containing human ashes- have been built without permission on Po Toi Island and in the New Territories, and the natural landscape has been damaged. I think the government is not doing ...

  3. 'Unfinished' village estate gets nod

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from the Town Planning Board in March to build a power sub-station on farm land. The application was approved with conditions, including the submission and implementation of fire-service ... and a former Town Planning Board member, has called for planning controls on village housing areas. 'The chaotic village development is a waste of land resources, posing risks to the environment ...

  4. 'Use idle sites to ease land shortage'

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... brownfield is an important concept in land development in the United States and the United Kingdom, our government doesn't keep the data and often mixes up brownfield sites with abandoned ...

  5. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

  6. Canaries squawk in mining country

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... early in the last century. The original name of Donetsk- Yuzovka- was penned after him. The city is twinned with the former steel town of Sheffield and it was outside the Golden Lion, located ... into the night. The England anthems in this Welsh-engineered town, Ukraine's fifth largest with more than a million citizens, were conducted in the shadow of the city's opera house, a garish ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... on independence Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister signed an agreement yesterday to hold a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to the United Kingdom breaking ... Scots a straight yes-no question on leaving the United Kingdom. "Scotland's two governments have come together to deliver a referendum that will be legal, fair and decisive," ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New towns part of grand plan for Hong Kong-Shenzhen integration

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... plan for integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen Some 6,000 people attended last weekend's public forum in Sheung Shui to discuss the development of three new towns in the northeastern New ... it was extremely urgent to develop new towns to cope with rapidly rising demand and to ensure the city's sustainable development. What rubbish. If the plan is really aimed at addressing ...

  9. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Spa towns energise market

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Buyers are prepared to pay premium prices for homes with character in historic parts of Britain, writes Peta Tomlinson Spa towns energise market Investors taking the plunge into British spa towns are enjoying healthy benefits. According to the latest research by Lloyds TSB, owners of homes in spa towns across England and Wales have seen ...

  10. ADFS entices Asian investors to MENA region

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:06pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Eleanor Ng

    ... to carefully plan its business direction before establishing a presence in a particular market. NBAD plans to expand to six Asian countries, including Malaysia and the mainland, and ADFS plans ... infrastructure, renewable energy, tourism, real estate and consumer-related markets. The company also provides access to Qatar, Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It will expand its research ...




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