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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Plan for Stanley car park is unpopular shock

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 05:47am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Transport Department's plan for an underground car park in the middle of Stanley appears to have hit a speed bump. The department has belatedly noticed after spending considerable time and effort on planning the project that opponents exceed supporters. This is despite holding the vote in August when many Stanley residents were away on holiday. But there seems ...

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    Shek Kwu Chau incinerator smells even before it starts

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 06:04am by Howard Winn

    ... of HK$2 million per tonne. Then there is the question of location. Initial studies showed the best location was near the ash lagoons at Tsang Tsui, near Tuen Mun. But a political decision ...

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    'External forces' claim diminishes the Hong Kong government

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 05:01am by Howard Winn

    ... of Creativity that was planned for next month at the PMQ on Hollywood Road. An email from the consulate said: "The GREAT Festivals are designed to be high-profile celebrations of business, ...

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    Could Singapore be one of the 'external forces'?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by Howard Winn

    ... proposal to turn its previously approved plan for a hotel on Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, into a convention and exhibition centre. The project was due to be considered by the Town Planning ... changes to the plans, they have to go to government offices in North Point because inexplicably they are not put online. We anticipate Hopewell timing its next appearance before the board around ...

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    Umbrella Movement is frittering away its gains

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:51am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The " anaconda strategy " we wrote about some 10 days ago appears to be going to plan. Readers may recall that this, according to Michael DeGolyer, the professor of government and international studies at Hong Kong Baptist University, was the most likely of the strategies to be employed by the mainland in dealing with the "Umbrella Movement". ...

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    External forces have helped to fashion modern China

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Howard Winn

    ... they originate. Could they include the country that is educating Leung's daughter, or perhaps it is the one where President Xi Jinping's daughter is studying?   Academic integrity The opening ...

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    The Stanley car park plan is madness and should be stopped

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... The Stanley Residents Concern Group was set up in 1994 to oppose the original plan. A traffic impact study it commissioned in 2012 concluded that that the car park was unnecessary and would worsen ... Howard Winn There have been many awful planning decisions in Hong Kong. One of the more ridiculous projects awaiting a decision is the proposed new car park in Stanley. The plan which ...

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    Michael DeGolyer explains the anaconda strategy

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Howard Winn

    ... the professor of government and international studies at Hong Kong Baptist University, has used its name for one of his scenarios for the outcome of the "umbrella movement". Speaking to Lai ... to the extremes for meaningful reform. If there are no changes to the current plans for constitutional reform, further unrest is likely. The focus now needs to be on changing the structure ...

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    MTR linked to company involved in CY Leung payments row

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:09am by Howard Winn

    ... are to be believed. The Zhihu Daily, an internet newspaper, sent one of its journalists undercover to study at the school, supposedly to see if the hacking stories were true. He found that most of his ...

  10. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Planning board should reject Hopewell's Wan Chai project

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Hopewell Holdings' application to turn its previously approved plan for a hotel on Queen's Road East into what is effectively a convention and exhibition centre, is due to be heard by the Town Planning Board this Friday, though we understand Hopewell has asked for it to be deferred. As we've noted before, the proposed alterations have aroused ...




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