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  1. Democrats seek open debate on cultural hub

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Democratic Party yesterday asked the Town Planning Board to postpone its planned discussion today of the party's request for tighter planning control over the West ... it to rezone the 40-hectare project as a comprehensive development area. An amendment to the Town Planning Ordinance, which permits open meetings, had been passed but its effective date has not yet ...

  2. Hopewell hotel approval saga warrants independent inquiry

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the developer. In addition, it is now apparent that the 1994 scheme had a statutory deadline and although an attempt to perpetuate the scheme was made by the secretary of the Town Planning Board, ... and the public being asked to 'respect'? The history of this project suggests that an independent inquiry is necessary to identify- and close- loopholes in the planning system that allowed ...

  3. For the sake of art or profit?

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Yeung Sum

    ... as a site for 'other uses', which allows greater flexibility and change. Once the outline plan is approved by the Town Planning Board, the developer can make amendments without seeking the board's agreement, with the consent of the government. This goes against the normal town planning procedures, where the board's approval is needed for any change. The government has opened ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Tighter planning rules 'not the answer'

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government has told legislators the Town Planning Ordinance is not the 'most appropriate tool' to control illegal dumping. This was its response to suggestions raised by a Legislative Council subcommittee studying fly-tipping during six rounds of meetings with officials since March. One option raised by the lawmakers was to extend town planning ...

  6. Oslo killer's rant against former governor Patten

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... special attention to its southern flank [the Arab countries in UN jargon], adding he was delighted to give greater visibility to the Mediterranean partnership,' he wrote in a rambling ... were being overlooked and made to accept 'restrictive and humiliating subordination to Islamic power'. Later he berates Patten for signing up to a plan for 'strengthening ...

  7. Protection plan for buyers of new flats

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Home buyers will gain full ownership of unfinished flats as long as they continue to make mortgage payments under a Lands Department proposal to provide better protection to purchasers, Director of Lands Patrick Lau Lai-chiu told legislators yes ...

  8. Indonesia's military: from pariah to toast of the town

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... pillaging and murder rampage in the province of East Timor after it voted for independence, then-United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan warned that its actions could constitute 'crimes ... And the Indonesian military? It is the toast of the town in certain corridors of the UN headquarters in New York. During a visit to Jakarta last week, Alain Le Roy, the UN undersecretary general ...

  9. The nervous kingdom

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the United States had done, meaning they may now feel they have a debt to repay to the Western countries. 'That said, China will benefit most from instability in Libya, as Chinese oil firms have ... so the country is among the most exposed of any major power to rising oil prices. In so far as Libya remains unstable, or Gaddafi's fall further fuels revolutionaries across the rest ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Hong Kong's Diaoyu activists plan to sue Japanese government

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Group looks at seeking compensation over arrests last week on the disputed islands Diaoyu activists plan to sue Japan Hong Kong's Diaoyu activists plan to sue the Japanese government for illegally arresting eight protesters involved in last week's expedition to the disputed islands. Chan Yue-nam, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong-based ...




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