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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Rooftop residents get special URA cash offer

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Thirteen families to get between HK$24,000 and HK$56,000 subsidy Rooftop residents get special URA cash offer The Urban Renewal Authority has stepped in and offered special cash subsidies to rooftop residents of a Sham Shui Po building who fought against eviction by a private landlord last month. Announcing its latest redevelopment project yesterday, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    URA to spend HK$1.7b renovating Cheung Sha Wan factory from 1960s

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com URA to spend HK$1.7b renovating 1960s factory The Urban Renewal Authority has announced a plan to turn a 10-storey industrial building in Cheung Sha Wan into a commercial building at a cost of HK$1.7 billion. The URA said it expected to lose up to HK$500 million on the project, which it hopes to complete by 2019-20. The 50-year-old Wing Hong Factory ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    URA to redevelop Cheung Sha Wan industrial building

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 05:48pm

    ... A 10-storey industrial building in Cheung Sha Wan will be redeveloped into a commercial building at a cost of HK$1.7 billion in the latest project of the Urban Renewal Authority, announced on Friday. The project, the authority’s second redevelopment of a factory building, is expected to incur a loss of up to HK$500 million by the time it is completed in 2019-2020. The 50-year-old Wing ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... Associated Press in Incheon Chinese Olympic champion mocks South Korean foe in a series of television commercials as they both look to dominate the swimming Sun set to revive fierce rivalry with Park in pool What promises to be a dramatic showdown between ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Urban safari

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by BENJAMIN KANEREK

    ... It's a concrete jungle out there, so stay ahead of the pack. Urban safari Coat by Moncler Gamme Rouge (inquiries: 2524 7779). Wool and cotton dress, by Missoni, from Harvey Nichols (inquiries: 3695 3388). Alpaca hat, by Acne Studios, from I.T (inquiries: 2890 7012). Bao Bao backpack (€650/HK$6,500) by Issey Miyake. Plexi cuff (€197) by House of Flora www.houseofflora.net ...

  6. Unique neighbourhoods lost to developer-friendly 'renewal'

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We have been promised a review of the urban renewal strategy for some time now and yet nothing seems to have changed. The Urban Renewal Authority continues to impose its will and those ... with developers to create these new investment opportunities. What seems to be lacking in the urban renewal strategy is a longer-term vision for what a truly international city could be if it was managed ...

  7. Minister floats aid for shops hit by renewal

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... town planners yesterday. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who is reviewing the urban renewal strategy, also promised to consider giving more resources to social service teams helping people affected by redevelopments. In a Town Planning Board meeting yesterday, the first since the release last month of a consultation paper on the urban renewal review, board ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - URBAN RENEWAL

    Rescued tenement to provide homes for international artist scheme

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... by a film. Now it is hoped that some of the surviving buildings will preserve that link with the arts. One of the tenements bought by the Urban Renewal Authority has been opened as Artist Home Base, ... tenements remaining in the city, from demolition. The Urban Renewal Authority has been able to acquire four of the 12 tenements, with others to be run by the University of Hong Kong and the Hong ...

  9. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Chopstick up boy’s nose; virtual romance; British woman becomes urban cop in Hunan; addict sells daughter, 3, for drugs; judge suspected of rape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:52pm by Staff Reporters

    ... to her. According to the report, thousands of mainland companies offer the same virtual girlfriend service. The British beat A 21-year-old English teacher from Britain has been hired as an urban ... Shifeng district She said she applied for the urban management job because “Hunan needs better traffic control and a safer environment for pedestrians”.   JIANGSU Beggar supports family A beggar ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Old factories to make way for flats

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Old factories to be bulldozed for new flats Industrial buildings more than 30 years old will be torn down and replaced by residential blocks to increase housing supply and make better use of land in rundown areas, the Urban Renewal Authority says. The URA plans to undertake 20 to 25 URA-initiated and demand-led projects at a total ...




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