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  1. Talkback

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Would a district-based approach result in better URA projects? The possible shift by the Urban Renewal Authority to a district-based approach is good news for Hong Kong. Indeed, I wonder why it has taken it so long to realise that its strategy is outdated and will not benefit development. Succeeding with urban redevelopment and regeneration projects is not easy, and requires ...

  2. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... going, gone. Not really. Only nine out of 92 have been sold. Shameless greed is to blame. The government used the people's money to create the Urban Renewal Authority. Its job was to renew decaying neighbourhoods for the ordinary people. Instead, it teamed up with property tycoons to force families from their homes so it could use the land to build luxury flats for the super-rich. ...

  3. HK to show it has the smarts on urban life

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Kong's exhibition for the Expo's Urban Best Practices Area. 'It'll take you through a journey about how smart cards bring you to life.' The city's demonstration is built ... the movie, said. 'There are contrasting images, from bamboo scaffolding in the urban area to birds' feet in the New Territories, from red wine to Chinese tea.' The firm also produced ...

  4. A golfing oasis in the urban jungle

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Nestled between high-rise blocks, Richard Castka discovers a glorious driving range, the only one of its kind on Hong Kong Island Golfers across Hong Kong Island are celebrating the opportunity of being able to practice their swings between rounds after t ...

  5. Crash probe may hurt overseas sale

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Beijing's handling of the probe into the high-speed train crash of July 23 will hurt China's attempts to sell trains abroad, especially in developed markets, say experts. 'The government's handling of ...

  6. Hidden gaps

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... than Hong Kong's in the city centre, it drops off sharply outside the 10-kilometre radius while Hong Kong's remains dense across the built-up urban area. Despite our crowded ... Kong has only 0.7 per 100,000 people. What the latest 'Urban Age' study shows- a collaboration between the London School of Economics and the University of Hong Kong- is that behind ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for improved urban planning for Beijing, especially in its underground sewage system, deserves the critical attention of the city's leaders. With its 1,000-year history and its 20 million ...

  8. New rail lines planned

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... is expected to jump 40 per cent by 2031, compared with 10 per cent in urban areas, due to new developments in Hung Shui Kiu, Kwu Tung North and Fanling. The Transport and Housing Bureau launched ...

  9. MTR fares poised to increase by 5.4pc in June

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... car parks by 7.6 per cent for private vehicles, by 6.9 per cent for trucks and 9.1 per cent for motor cycles. Urban taxi operators have just applied to raise the flagfall price by HK$3, ...

  10. Cross-border car influx will ride roughshod over city's pedestrians

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of name-calling. Hong Kong's 2,000-kilometre road network has the highest density of vehicles after Monaco, and our awkward topography forces high-capacity roads through urban areas, hemmed ...




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