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  1. 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 ...

  2. Britain adopts holistic approach to planning approvals

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Richard Warren in London New system will help to develop communities where people's needs are met, from regenerating land to creating city centres The British planning process is undergoing a major overhaul. Local authorities are adapting their procedures to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act passed last year, which seeks faster, consensus-based solutions to planning ...

  3. Red tape helps the NT dump-and-build brigade

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been authorised. The Buildings Department says it will pull down the illegal structure- unless the Lands Department rules it can stay, which it is now considering. Meanwhile, the Town Planning ... was regarded as legal because the land had been zoned for open storage by the Town Planning Board in 1999. And it may be just the start of construction in the area- last week residents on an adjacent ...

  4. Nod for building of village house in green belt zone

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Town Planning Board yesterday approved the construction of a village house on government land zoned as green belt in a Tai Po community notorious for illegal excavation ... the applicant had to seek a land grant from the Lands Department. Granting planning permission, the board's Rural and New Town Planning Committee set out conditions including that construction ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Rezoning plan for Wan Chai site rejected

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... by the Town Planning Board tomorrow, the department says retaining the present zoning as a 'comprehensive redevelopment area' would encourage the developer to provide open space. It adds ... , the developer will provide 5,880 square metres of public open space, and will preserve and transplant healthy trees within the site. Meanwhile, the Town Planning Board decided at a confidential meeting ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Battle to protect our country parks

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Few villagers will want to lose their right to build a small house on the land. Steely resolve and determination will be needed by the Town Planning Board, which has the final say. A balancing ... The 54 pockets of private land that lie within or near our pristine country parks are a headache that authorities are on the verge of doing something about. Unzoned and covering 1,300 ...

  9. Planning board meetings 'should be open to public'

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Transparency trend is irreversible, says veteran member A veteran member of the Town Planning Board has called for meetings to be open to the public. Anthony Cooray, who teaches ... logical to conclude that the Town Planning Board meeting has to be open to the public at some stage.' Amid increasing demands for transparency, the government has said it will amend ...

  10. Parks official praises city's 'refuges'

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Country parks are refuges in the city whose future will depend on their distinctive character being retained, a senior outgoing conservation official said, announcing a series of activities to celebrate three decades of country parks. Retiring this week after 29 years, Wong Fook-yee, assistant director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, said the people ...




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