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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Time for Hong Kong government to get on its bike?

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Ada Lee

    ... of the world's busiest roads. According to data from both cities' transport authorities, there are on average 31 vehicles on each lane of the Victoria Embankment per metre per hour, compared with 14 ... Ada Lee Authorities say city's urban areas are too congested for cycle paths, yet London, where roads are just as busy, is building Europe's longest Time for government to get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1618647/time-hong-kong-government-get-its-bike
  2. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Reforms seen as key to success of China’s long-delayed urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:10pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Moving 100m people into cities needs changes to land and welfare systems, analysts warn Reforms seen as key to success of urban blueprint Beijing's long-delayed urbanisation blueprint, which aims to move about 100 million people from rural areas to cities by 2020, will require complex reforms, analysts say. The full text of the plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450765/reforms-seen-key-success-chinas-long-delayed-urbanisation-blueprint
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Waste and power facilities could be moved underground: engineer

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to free up space at ground level, an engineer involved in a study on development beneath the city said. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced in January that the study would be undertaken ... Building more shops there will overload them," Chan said. "Instead, it would be good to relocate shops below ground and free up space above for community facilities." Victoria Park, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453398/waste-and-power-facilities-could-be-moved-underground-engineer
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Report reveals public's rejection of government plans for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... opposition. Some 19,829 people were against the idea, out of 38,084 total responses to the second stage of public consultation on the government's plans for reclamation works beyond Victoria ... should be built on them. The proposals are part of the administration's plan to provide more land for housing to cope with the city's rising demand. But a site in Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1408102/report-reveals-publics-rejection-government-plans-land-reclamation
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Cut in HK's projected population leads to land bank rethink

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... bank rethink inpopulation slowdown A drastic reduction in the city's projected population has led to calls for the government to scale back plans for more land reclamation and overhaul its ... and reclamation outside Victoria Harbour, proved controversial. The plans were based on a projected population in 30 years of 8.89 million, a figure put forward by the Census and Statistics Department two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1018706/cut-hks-projected-population-leads-land-bank-rethink

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