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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town Planning Board members seek clarity on what green-belt sites are for

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Edge-of-town sites are meant to act as a buffer against urban sprawl, Town Planning Board members say as government eyes land for flats Planners seek clarity ... for three such locations. The Town Planning Board committee members gave initial approval for the use of three green-belt sites in Tuen Mun as part of a wider rezoning plan involving 14 areas ...

  2. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Planning board should reject Hopewell's Wan Chai project

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Howard Winn

    ... is due to be heard by the Town Planning Board this Friday, though we understand Hopewell has asked for it to be deferred. As we've noted before, the proposed alterations have aroused ... Previous applications by Hopewell for convention and exhibition facilities were rejected by the Town Planning Board before 2008. That alone should be a reason to reject the new application. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong Town Planning Board decision on PLA harbourfront site is highly flawed

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 03:05am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A highly flawed PLA harbourfront plan I stand corrected. I once through this column called the Town Planning Board a government lapdog and rubber stamp, which ... but an instrument of the government. After all, the board's chairman is Thomas Chow Tat-ming, the Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning and Lands), so what do you expect? It appears he has ...

  4. Business - Economy - LAI SEE

    Former judge says Hong Kong's town planning process is unfair

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Those that take the time and effort to object to planning applications at the Town Planning Board have long been angered by the unfairness of the process. It is routinely ... Road. The group had fought Hopewell's plans for more than 10 years because vehicular access to this monster development was to be through Kennedy Road. The project has been before the board ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town planners had 'no choice' but to rezone Science Park site

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Board approves plan to rezone land for flats to meet housing demand Planners had ‘no choice’ on Science Park site The Town Planning Board has approved ... they are just trying to brush us off." Information technology sector lawmaker Charles Mok slammed the board as a rubber stamp for the government's plan. "It was peculiar that board ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Occupy Central movement may shorten new-towns hearing

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:22am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Four-month session may be shortened as democracy movement diverts protesters' attention Occupy may affect new-towns hearing A marathon Town Planning Board ... Land Justice League core member Chu Hoi-dick said. "To us, it is meaningless to present our views to the board, given that the town planning process is conservative and problematic. All we ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lack of rail link for new towns development questioned

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:02am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Lack of rail link for new towns questioned The government came under pressure yesterday to explain why it had no firm plan for a railway station to serve new towns in the northern New Territories. It came on the first day of a Town Planning Board hearing on the contentious development project under which two new towns would be built to house 170,000 people. Officials said a possible ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New towns plan: hearing could last 2.5 years

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Record 53,000 objections to development in New Territories prompts Town Planning Board to ask opponents to seek joint representation New towns plan: hearing ... Planning Board hearing that could otherwise last 2-1/2 years. The rare appeal to opponents, who have lodged a record 53,000 objections to the plan for two new towns, came from board deputy chairman ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planning board shrinks zones for village houses in country-park enclaves

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:27pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai Park enclave housing zones reduced The Town Planning Board has approved cuts of up to 59 per cent to land reserved for small houses in three country ... long been deserted," he said. "I can't see why we have to plan for a large development there." In Hoi Ha, within the Sai Kung West Country Park, the Town Planning Board ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Doomed buildings may be history under antiquities board grading

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... in 2010 by the Mira Hotel under the Miramar Group, which has applied to the Town Planning Board to redevelop it into a 10-storey hotel. Speaking after yesterday's meeting, board chairman ... buildings; both are set to be demolished. The grading proposals, passed yesterday by the Antiquities Advisory Board, come a little more than a month after the board took public comment on the issue. ...




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