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  1. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Mali remain a threat to all West Africa, UN leader Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Sunday in which he also raised concerns about a planned ... security duties from French forces who entered Mali in January to halt an Islamist advance and help the government re-establish its authority over the vast country. Ban said in the report, obtained ...

  2. Board wants briefing on planning debate

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Town Planning Board has asked to be briefed on planning officials' discussions in 2004 about linking the record of activities at a particular piece of land ... not be sufficient grounds for rejecting a planning application. The request for a briefing came after a meeting of the board's Rural and New Town Planning Committee yesterday which, as expected, ...

  3. Henderson seeks review on wetland area plan

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on its 14-year-old housing project on the Nam Sang Wai wetland. The application was received by the Town Planning Board yesterday. Planning laws require a review, conducted by board members, ... and planning. As well as the three deadline extensions since 2001, Henderson won a reprieve for the project in 1994 when the Town Planning Appeal Board overturned a Town Planning Board decision ...

  4. Cornwall unveils plans for Britain's first 'eco-town'

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... biggest town, St Austell, with a population of 22,000. The redevelopment plan envisages the creation of 5,000 new homes, new shops and businesses, and public amenities, to be built in the disused ... energy will power the town. Improved public transport links will integrate St Austell with the former pit villages to create an 'eco-zone'. The Cornwall Council plans to establish ...

  5. Are concrete paths ruining Hong Kong's country parks?

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Wu

    ... There's actually a green side despite the hustle and bustle and skyscrapers. The city has some of the best country parks in the region, boasting breathtaking scenery. Rare plants and animal ... projects and once the roads have been built, there will be very little need for maintenance. Concrete paths provide easier access to country parks for hikers and vehicles. They enable people to go ...

  6. Owners want to build on land hit by dumping

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Mr Hau said: 'About half of the owners are not going to farm the land again anyway.' Checks with the Planning Department found that applications to change at least three of the affected lots from agricultural to residential use had been approved by the Planning Department in July and September last year. Under the small house policy governing New Territories land, owners ...

  7. News - World

    Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:40am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations UN leader Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad’s speech setting out his terms for peace would not help end “the terrible ... government and the holding of free and fair elections under the auspices of the United Nations,” Nesirky added. After the latest Assad rebuff to his peace efforts, Brahimi will hold talks Wednesday ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Town Planning Board urged to open up

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Amid the harbour reclamation row, professionals say the public should be able to attend meetings on future projects All Town Planning Board meetings should be opened ... The professional body urged the government to amend the Town Planning Bill to allow citizens to attend meetings. Roger Tang Man-hung, vice-president of the institute, said opening up the meetings ...

  10. Grey areas the battleground in NT fight

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... with the zoning, planning permission or even rezoning approval- for instance, changing the land use from green belt to village development- approval must be sought from the Town Planning Board. Otherwise, ... faced by land owners,' Ng Cho-nam, a professor at the University of Hong Kong and former Town Planning Board member, said. 'Even if they are patient enough to go through all ...




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