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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kai Tak the wrong place for cruise terminal That the Development Bureau is proposing to spend HK$2 billion on site work at the proposed Kai Tak cruise terminal- in order to make the project more attractive to developers- is a clear indication that this is ...

  2. Letters

    Posted May 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it be a cultural district mixed with high-rise commercial/residential development, or just a cultural green park? And should Victoria Harbour, already suffering from over-reclamation, be protected? These are crucial issues and there must be a robust debate about them. Hong Kong Alternatives, the Society for Protection of the Harbour, and Designing Hong Kong Harbour District are joint sponsors ...

  3. Tsang gets himself in a heritage twist over on-air sermon

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Society for Protection of the Harbour asked when the government had carried out 'any consultation giving the public a fair opportunity to object to Phase III in accordance with the Court of Final Appeal's judgment' on harbour reclamation ('Logic defied on Phase III'). As the minister has still been unable to answer this simple question, he owes an apology ...

  4. Fried in the Victoria Park heat

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... between police and protesters that erupted after thousands were stuck under the baking sun in Victoria Park after the march started at 3.30pm confirmed their fears. The mood of the crowd ... who was stuck in Victoria Park for two hours, questioned whether police tried to section off the procession to give the impression that the crowd was smaller. 'If the number of protesters ...

  5. It's a first as CCTV covers the Victoria Park candle-light vigil

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Last Wednesday's candle-light vigil in Victoria Park to mark the 19th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown received some surprising media coverage. ... description of the annual event and carried six photographs. It said many Hong Kong residents went to Victoria Park to mourn the earthquake victims. 'The vigil lasted for about two hours. ...

  6. More dubious decisions from Hong Kong Inc

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... by a multitude of factors is a steep increase in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel toll- whether to reflect inflation, reduce traffic jams, raise public revenue, reduce pollution or simply operate as a commercial enterprise like the western and eastern harbour ones. But no, the government thinks this would be too unpopular. Unpopular with whom? Not with the vast majority who travel through it on licensed ...

  7. Harbour activist eyes tourism seat

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Harbour activist Paul Zimmerman has emerged as a possible candidate for the tourism constituency in the Legco elections in September. The convenor of the lobby group Designing Hong Kong said yesterday he was 'actively considering' running for the seat, representing an industry that has traditionally been led by Liberal Party figures. Its current lawmaker, ...

  8. Fall guy for the Harbour Fest fiasco

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The baying for blood over the Harbour Fest affair on the part of certain members of the community, in particular members of the Legislative Council, is deplorable. Even more ... responsibility for Harbour Fest? None. Instead, Mr Tung has instructed Secretary for the Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping to consider if action is needed against any officer- that is to say, a civil ...

  9. Harbour protection gets wave of political support

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai All main political parties- except the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong- have made the protection of the harbour a part of their election platforms. But DAB chairman Ma Lik and the party's candidates running in the Hong Kong Island constituency said they were including harbour-protection policies in their individual platforms. DAB candidates ...

  10. Plenty of fireworks but the race is just heating up

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the fireworks over Victoria Harbour, which drew a crowd of 260,000 people, according to police. The 23-minute show cost more than HK$8 million. Crowds earlier turned out for the open day at the garrison ...




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