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  1. Government authority wants qualified lawyer

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba and Susie Gyopos Review your resume and jazz it up for this position that can affect Hong Kong's urban renewal plans. The Urban Renewal Authority (URA), in charge of undertaking urban renewal under the provisions of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance and the Urban Renewal Strategy published by the government, is seeking a senior manager, legal advisory. ...

  2. Tenement families may sue owner for payout

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... started to worry after the Urban Renewal Authority offered a record acquisition price of HK$9,785 per square foot to owners of buildings in the redevelopment area in May. 'The authority ...

  3. Change to land charges can fight urban blight

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... dwindling applications for urban renewal through lease modification applications. He brushed aside allegations the premium discounts would lead to a drop in government revenue. 'Without any ... since it discourages redevelopment of urban blight, according to an action plan proposed by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. The government should stop trying to capture the full rise ...

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    US must renew ban on private ownership of assault weapons

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Renew ban on assault weapons Anywhere else, the shooting massacre of 20 small schoolchildren would give unstoppable momentum to a campaign to tighten laws on the possession ... not a hunting weapon- in Colorado. Then, as now, Obama eloquently articulated the nation's horror and sympathy. But with re-election at stake, he did nothing to renew a ban on private ownership ...

  5. Six in court on fraud charges

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Six people appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday charged with posing as live-in tenants at premises at Reclamation Street, Yau Ma Tei, an Urban Renewal Authority development project, with a view to making false claims for compensation totalling $612,000. Chan Wai-kuen, 31, Au Mui, 55, Wong Pui-ning, 54, Lee Chi-keung, 55, So Yau-chung, 49, each pleaded not guilty ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protest at urban renewal authority About 40 SoHo flat owners and tenants protested against the Urban Renewal Authority for failing to bring properties around the intersection of Staunton and Wing ...

  7. Winnie Ho renews legal fight against SJM float

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Winnie Ho Yuen-ki has started procedures for a case in the Court of Final Appeal against the decision by the Securities and Futures Commission and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing to allow SJM Holdings to list. An application has been filed to ...

  8. Can officials rise to the challenge of making our old buildings safe?

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can overcome this problem. But can the government rise to such a challenge? Finally, I think sending in the Urban Renewal Authority to remove old buildings is not the way forward ... as they can reduce urban heat, dust and other pollution. Nigel Lam, Kowloon Tong ...

  9. Renewed calls for privacy laws

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The dissemination of private photos of celebrities and their continued publication in magazines and newspapers have renewed calls for laws to guard against the invasion of privacy. In an article published by the Law Society's official journal, Hong Kong Lawyer, the society's president, Lester Huang, said the celebrity-photo saga 'highlights the need ...

  10. Police renew their promise to solve every murder case

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Officials are confident, but legal experts say it is impossible to crack every crime Buoyed by the apparent success of a crackdown on serious crime, the Ministry of Public Security has repeated its pledge to solve every murder case on the mainl ...




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