• Thursday
  • August 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:50pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 2522 for victoria harbour

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Mean sea level of Victoria Harbour rises 0.12m in last 50 years: study

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.32pm: Victoria Harbour's mean sea level has risen by 0.12 metres over the last 50 years- an average rate of 2.3 millimetres a year- a Hong Kong Observatory ... in sea level of Victoria Harbour was prominent in the past 15 years. It found there was a steep rise in the annual mean sea level from 1987 to 1999 followed by a rapid fall. This period had ...

  2. What next for Victoria Harbour?

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... over protecting and preserving Victoria Harbour, I must admit that I feel physically exhausted, and the last thing on my mind is going to court yet again. So there would have to be an extremely ... and public asset of Hong Kong people. That is Victoria Harbour, half of which has already disappeared to reclamation. Each step we took was strategic, with the ultimate aim of changing the way ...

  3. Battle over future of Victoria Harbour enters round two

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Challenges are matter of public interest, not private litigation, says lawyer The government is treating challenges to reclamation projects in Victoria Harbour as though ... Ordinance, the harbour is in danger of turning into Victoria river. Society lawyer Mok Yeuk-chi told a judicial review in the Court of First Instance yesterday that the government should not look ...

  4. Last chance to remake Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... for the districts surrounding Victoria Harbour as a whole. The review identifies several key facilities, including a sports stadium, cruise terminal, refuse transfer station, train depot, heliport and park- ... By default, the Kai Tak review is the starting point for an integrated planning framework for the whole of Victoria Harbour. All options, irrespective of the state of play of any plans for Central, ...


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

    ... the three-bedroom houses in the development have magnificent views of Victoria Harbour and the city. The units, which each span three floors, feature split-level living and dining rooms, central ...

  6. Time to give Victoria a voice

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Taken for granted and abused for decades, the harbour needs protection from future needless development before it's too late, argues preservation campaigner Christine Loh Victoria ... No one saw the harbour was in danger. There were still more plans to hack away. To speak up for Victoria required learning about her and to visualise and understand the plans for taking further ...

  7. Harbour activists keep on fighting

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... thousands turned out to form a human chain along Victoria Harbour. The attendance- estimated at 20,000 by organisers- bolstered their bid to halt the Central reclamation, which suffered a heavy blow ... deciding whether to go ahead with an appeal. Kwok Ka-ki, convenor of the Action Group on Protection of Victoria Harbour, said the government should listen to the voice of the people and halt any ...

  8. Harbour activists urged to see big picture

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Christine Loh Kung-wai's harbour concern group has been urged not to lose sight of the bigger picture in its quest to appeal against a High Court ruling that cleared the way for the Central harbour reclamation. The Society for the Protection of the Harbour on Friday said it was in the public interest for the group to go to the Court of Appeal to get the March ...

  9. Tear down harbour eyesores: report

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... and the Kwun Tong Bypass- should be torn down and relegated to history, according to a prominent harbour concern group. Their report on how to beautify Victoria Harbour, released today, urges the government to study the feasibility of replacing the two elevated highways with tunnels, to free up the land for public use. The report was compiled by the Designing Hong Kong Harbour District group, ...

  10. Harbour ban for seawater suppliers

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Seawater suppliers will be banned from drawing water from Victoria Harbour, all typhoon shelters and the western side of the New Territories under a proposal to improve ... Business Registration rules, which were set to be amended. He cited Environmental Protection Department readings at Victoria Harbour of E. coli content from 1,000 to 10,000 per millilitre of water, ...




SCMP.com Account