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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 Indeed, I wonder why it has taken it so long to realise that its strategy is outdated and will not benefit development.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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628739/talkback
  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 ... pricing strategy. But here's a question: does the URA even know what urban renewal means? Does it even know that driving out the urban poor to house the rich is not urban renewal? It should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974556/public-eye
  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... URA appears to be property developer renewal authority The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) insists that negative opinions on its projects are merely misconceptions ('Key elements in Wan Chai market will be preserved', January 20), when your correspondents' comments have in fact presented an accurate picture of the negative impact the URA is having on our urban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625334/letters
  4. Talkback

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recent letters (April 26, May 26 and June 13) complaining about the lack of public benefits that the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) scheme at Hanoi Road will actually bring to Tsim Sha Tsui ... reported in the Sunday Morning Post ('Urban renewal chief wants to focus on big picture', February 20) clearly confirms their stance. Mr Lam said: 'What we should do is focus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597367/talkback
  5. QUOTES OF THE WEEK

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo 'MTR Hong Kong station- A must-visit place for lovers on Valentine's Day.' A bizarre press release from the subway company, promoting the romantic potential of its crowded station in Central 'Printing wedding invitations is quite a romantic thing, but urban renewal is not. We have to look into the practical matters.' Urban Renewal Authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444406/quotes-week
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711512/hk-show-it-has-smarts-urban-life
  7. Legco renews call over cheaper fares for disabled

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Lawmakers expressed disappointment yesterday at the government's continuing failure to offer transport discounts to people with disabilities. This came as the Legislative Council passed for a sixth time a motion urging the government to off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/613855/legco-renews-call-over-cheaper-fares-disabled
  8. Lawmakers renew call for toilets at MTR stations

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The MTR Corp has again been urged to offer desperate passengers relief by installing public toilets in stations. Lawmakers at a Legco committee meeting discussing the MTR Corp and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation merger bill said the MTR Corp ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589342/lawmakers-renew-call-toilets-mtr-stations
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517612/golfing-oasis-urban-jungle
  10. Tendered projects to escape new green caps

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung

    ... yesterday that projects by the MTR Corp and Urban Renewal Authority already tendered would not be bound by the new rules. In a move to restrict the scale of developments by capping the amount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727916/tendered-projects-escape-new-green-caps

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