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  1. The neighbourhood needs a new approach

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this month will give an opportunity for the right direction to be set. Financial sustainability is perceived as having driven the Urban Renewal Authority's efforts to rejuvenate old and rundown ... the others' stance. The Urban Renewal Authority should help owners to improve their living environment. It should be a facilitator for development rather than, as it is doing now, acting in league ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... URA is trying to help people living in slums I refer to the comments about the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) from B. Park, M. Chung, D. Lo and J. Pat ('Government is destroying ... general manager, external relations, Urban Renewal Authority High death toll in dictatorships J. Y. K. Cheng's suspicion that China holds the record for death tolls stemming from ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... announced objectives of the flat-for-flat scheme. The Urban Renewal Authority's acquisition offers for domestic properties are based on the policy endorsed by the Finance Committee ... the new Urban Renewal Strategy that was announced in February of this year, it is reaffirmed that the aforesaid compensation policy be upheld and a flat-for-flat option is offered ...

  4. Our open space that is anything but public

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... redevelopment, including those announced by the Urban Renewal Authority, to create more circulation space at street level. When smaller buildings are replaced with larger ones, there are more people ... street-level space for pedestrians- Hong Kong has failed to keep pace with its increasing density. The city now has a shortfall of open space, circulation space and pedestrian connections in all urban ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dominance of authority a negative force Iris Tam is the latest in a line of Urban Renewal Authority executives to sing the praises of its land usage schemes and layouts in your newspaper. ... space designation has the beneficial purpose of balancing development densities in our crowded city. Simple observation shows that the Urban Renewal Authority's projects are massively ...

  6. Approach to cleanup may be too measured

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the system should be extended to individual blocks, in conjunction with incentives for setting up owners' corporations. The announcement last week by the Urban Renewal Authority that it would ... Affairs Bureau should work to ensure that the various urban renewal and hygiene efforts are linked and working in concert. In the end, Hong Kong residents do not need a complex set of indices ...

  7. Calls for political reform renewed

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Political reform on the mainland should focus on limiting the power of officials and protecting people's rights, the party's mouthpiece said in prominent articles yesterday. It is the second time the Peo ...

  8. Thousands riot over rural-urban merger; many hurt

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... visited the new district a few days ago, and said the municipal government was keen to balance and co-ordinate the development of urban and rural areas, the official Chongqing Daily reported. ...

  9. Events

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong General Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'Urban renewal strategy review- Laying the foundations'. United Centre. ...

  10. Taiwan's renewed probe into Mirage deal could lead to action against France

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Fresh from a victory in the Lafayette frigates compensation case, Taiwan will now launch an investigation into a deal to buy Mirage fighter jets. The Taiwanese air force said yesterday that it would start to collect evidence for p ...




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