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  1. Urban 'renewal' is more about removal of low-income families

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by Angela Tang of the Urban Renewal Authority ('One of URA's priorities is helping disadvantaged residents', April 14). She says the URA helps ... lower-income families from urban sites coveted by property developers as comprehensive development zones- in plain language, massive developments that decimate community relationships and extinguish ...

  2. More imagination needed in urban overhaul

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Liang Shuk-yee, accusing the government of trying to 'uglify' the area. In Wan Chai, the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has held a competition inviting designs for Lee Tung ...

  3. How representative are URA's district advisory committees?

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to involve public in renewal plans', April 2). Strangely, no mention was made of the fact that there are already six district advisory committees in place, as can be seen from the Urban Renewal ... of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance (Chapter 563) required 'the secretary for planning and lands to consult the public before finalising the urban renewal strategy'. The secretary, ...

  4. Officials must change the way they look at urban planning

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

    ... Hung Hom and Tai Kok Tsui should block views and harbourside air flow? Certainly not the public. In contrast, the Urban Renewal Authority's planned six-year project to build four large ... groups look more carefully into the conservation of all existing urban streets. True, but it is fundamental change in official thinking about urban planning, heritage conservation and the way we ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it will lose its character. However, I support the proposals put forward by the Urban Renewal Authority. I think it would be difficult to dismantle the buildings but keep the stores at street level. ... certainly help to preserve the colourful urban fabric of that part of our city. The problem with zoning will not be insurmountable, if it can be demonstrated that there is a demand for more office ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Apr 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... amendments to the original plan, all, of course, in favour of the developer and to the detriment of the public. Residents of other areas with Urban Renewal Authority redevelopments in progress would ... in the urban renewal programme, could Permanent Secretary for Development Raymond Young Lap-moon say when he will launch an inquiry into the manipulation of open space at Hanoi Road? The public should ...

  7. Hanoi Road project lacks open public space, says green group

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Development Corporation- the predecessor of the Urban Renewal Authority- did not include the footbridge. But the design had been amended seven times since then. It also said the original design ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on escalators can cause accidents. Tsang Po-lam, Kwai Chung On other matters... In his letter (June 22) Paul S.W. Leung, of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA), fast-forwards the commencement dates ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to think it will be established by the time I have children of my own. C. Cheng, Tseung Kwan O On other matters... Paul S.W. Leung, director, corporate communications, in the Urban Renewal ...

  10. Reward renewed for lost HK$12m sparkler

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have renewed their reward offer of up to HK$500,000 for information about a jewel-encrusted ring- worth HK$12.23 million- that went missing ... co-president of jewellery house Chopard. 'Renewing the reward shows we are short on leads,' a senior police officer said. Crime squad officers in Central are treating the case as theft. ...




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