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  1. Ex-adviser may lead renewal authority

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A former government adviser is likely to be appointed chairman of the Urban Renewal Authority after its current chairman, Edward Cheng Wai-sun, told the government he did not want his contract extended when it expires at the end of this month. Sources close to the authority said non-executive director Barry Cheung Chun-yuen was likely to replace Mr Cheng. Another ...

  2. Market will be for the people, minister vows

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The revitalisation of the historic Central Market will give the general public good access to the building, avoiding the model of previous urban- renewal projects that have ... is no,' she said. The Urban Renewal Authority will invest HK$500 million refurbishing the market, which is then expected to be financially self-sustaining. 'We don't expect to recover ...

  3. Exclusion of statutory bodies opposed

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for companies. Among bodies excluded are the Trade Development Council, Urban Renewal Authority, the Housing Authority and the Housing Society. They will instead be governed by an existing Competition ...

  4. Critics cautious over URA change at top

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong An accountant with experience in redevelopment and property investment was named as managing director of the Urban Renewal Authority yesterday. Quinn Law Yee-kwan, the authority's executive director, commercial and corporate, since 2005, will succeed Billy Lam Chun-lun as managing director next month. He has been the authority's administrative head for the past ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Urban Renewal Authority's Hanoi Road redevelopment project ('Authority a law unto itself', May 26). Indeed, on the subject of Hanoi Road, we are not short of correspondence ... wishes to obtain more information on the project, she is welcomed to call Leo Law, senior manager (external relations) at 2588 2333. Paul S.W. Leung, director, corporate communications, Urban ...

  6. Appointment could signal end of C.Y. plan

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Among the key tasks he cited yesterday were increasing land supply for housing, building the city's second core office development in Kowloon East, heritage conservation and urban renewal ... councillor Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, who heads the Urban Renewal Authority, said Chan was a good choice given his extensive experience in management and legislative process. 'He's going ...

  7. Dismissal of political opposition doesn't look like government 'for the people'

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... environment minister, who was an abject failure. And, in light of Cheung's stewardship of the Urban Renewal Authority- which has displaced thousands of ordinary grass-roots citizens and handed ...

  8. For C.Y, the only way from here is up

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Barry Cheung Chun-yuen was being too clever by half. Responding to the high turnout in the July 1 rally, the chairman of the Urban Renewal Authority said this only proved that his boss, new Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, had been right about the city's problems. 'The high turnout proved Leung's vision that the city needs change,' said ...

  9. Top job candidates missing the point

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... political point-scoring. Leung has called for an overhaul of the Hospital Authority, which is chaired by Tang's top supporter Anthony Wu Ting-yuk. Tang, on the other hand, attacked the Urban Renewal Authority led by Leung's electoral chief Barry Cheung Chun-yuen. He said the authority's flats were fancy and overly expensive, suggesting the government take over the land ...

  10. Inner circle

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Education Barry Cheung Chun-yuen 54 Chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange and the Urban Renewal Authority. Prominent supporter of Leung during his election campaign Cheung Chi-kong 53 ...




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