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  1. Urban Jungle

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... at the time held that Arctic ice moved northwards under the influence of the prevailing currents and winds over the pole to the other side. Nansen came up with an audacious plan to test it. In 1893, ...

  2. Move to cut opposition to bypass plan

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Enhancement Committee member Gregory Wong Chak-yan, who also chairs the Task Group on Urban Design Study for the New Central Harbourfront, said the yachts could be temporarily moved to the shelters ... the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. The government has been forced back to the drawing board over its 10.7-hectare reclamation plan after a judicial review sought by the Society for the Protection ...

  3. Elderly folk show off green fingers in community garden

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... of the devastating May 12 earthquake in Sichuan rebuild their homes. Wish list Aim Produce Green Foundation plans to develop a more elderly friendly community garden in Tsuen Wan Park, which was built ...

  4. Planning chief to face charges over bribes

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

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A former Chongqing urban-planning official is waiting to be charged after spending almost five months under Communist Party disciplinary action. The Chongqing municipal government announced yesterday that Jiang Yong, former head of its Urban Planning Department, had been handed over to prosecutors to be charged with bribery-related offences, according to Xinhua. ...

  5. Film studies: Forza Italia...

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... is The Wind Blows Round, Giorgio Diritti's severe drama about the conflict between an isolationist, Occitan-speaking community and a newcomer, an urban schoolteacher trying to evade the trappings ...

  6. Further studies can 'save jobs'

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... working towards would help them perform better in their current role and whether they could juggle their study plans and work at the same time. 'Striving to improve yourself by way ... to keep their jobs, including studying for more qualifications, but the speakers agreed that employees should not use the extra qualifications as a tool to try to negotiate for benefits ...

  7. Disruption to motorists should be minimised

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the noise of jackhammers. This is, to a certain extent, to be expected in a densely populated urban environment where buildings are constantly being knocked down and new ones built. Construction ... no doubt, be used by the government as evidence of the need for a bypass. Planning chief Michael Suen Ming-yeung has suggested that the public has a straight choice between congestion and a new road ...

  8. Beijing's plan to safeguard Lhasa's heritage

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing has approved a much anticipated urban development plan for Lhasa that includes protection of heritage sites and a limit on its downtown population. ... in the next decade. The plan, issued by the State Council, said Lhasa's downtown population would be capped at 450,000 by 2020. But it did not state the current population of downtown Lhasa ...

  9. Study urges a cautious approach to referendum

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... on constitutional reform, a group of academics said yesterday. Four scholars said it would be better to conduct a smaller referendum on district issues first to pave the way. Their views follow a study ... The results have been released as the pro-democracy camp prepares to hold a mock referendum on the issue next month or in April. The researchers, who studied referendums overseas and the implications ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the Mong Kok development plan? The Macpherson playground and the indoor stadium will be revamped as part of the Urban Renewal Authority's redevelopment plan. This may seem good news for Mong Kok residents, but it will come at a high price. The redevelopment plan comes with a package of two residential towers and the winning developer will also ...




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