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  1. Planning board decides not to challenge Clear Water Bay ruling

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Town Planning Board has decided to accept a court ruling to reconsider a decision blocking development of conservation areas at Clear Water Bay, saying the chance ... to allow development. A spokeswoman for the Town Planning Board said it would reconsider any objections early next year. Chan Kim-on, vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, said ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    It's a small world: the Kingdom of the Little People

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry The Kingdom of the Little People stands accused of exploiting its workers, many of whom the Yunnan theme park has given an income and independence that were denied them ... everyone is Happy and no one ever seems to get Grumpy. It might sound like a land of make-believe or a scene from the movie Shrek, but that is the fantasy being sold by the Kingdom of the Little ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army detains Yingluck, bans 155 key figures from leaving country

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... televisions and radios blared patriotic music punctuated by official statements from a stern-faced military spokesman. Countries including the United States, Japan and Australia expressed concern ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok and Shirley Zhao Yingluck Shinawatra and 155 key figures ordered to stay in kingdom as military says it will return power to people if calm situation ...

  4. '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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    If Occupy prompts Beijing to intervene, 'one country, two systems' would take a hit, adviser says

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Prolonged Occupy a 'grave' scenario The "one country, two systems" principle on which post-colonial Hong Kong was founded would face ... disturbances, the central government would certainly take drastic action," Lau told the South China Morning Post. "If such a scenario happened, 'one country, two systems' would face ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Decision to exclude Hoi Ha from country park ignores ecological data

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... enclave to the wolves of the Town Planning Board was made unilaterally and based on land ownership, not on ecological data. The Hoi Ha enclave was assessed by the department as having ... not to incorporate enclaves into the country parks system was contrary to the government's enclave policy, the relevant working paper from the Country and Marine Parks Board and the Convention ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Dinah Gardner Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang The high road As we rattle across the moonscape towards the lost Kingdom of Mustang, the jeep's rear window falls out. One of the passengers, a middle-aged Indian man, with a dusty holdall jammed ...

  10. Henderson Land criticised over wetlands site

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... increases in houses, site coverage and rather regular rows of houses is very congested and monotonous,' the department said in a paper submitted to the Town Planning Board. The department also ... although it has started site formation work already. The company, having obtained approval for developing the 21-hectare site in Wo Shang Wai in 2008, is seeking town planners' permission ...




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