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  1. Public urged to join walk to save harbour

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Hongkongers should stop the talking, get outside and join an annual walk to support the preservation of Victoria Harbour, a lawmaker said yesterday. 'It is high time that the people acted for the protection of the harbour,' Alan Leong Kah-kit said. 'It is now action time, no longer just time to sit down and chat. This really is the time to act... We ...

  2. 700 turn out to protect harbour

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a fun fair. It was the fifth annual 'Walk for the Harbour' organised by the Society for Protection of the Harbour, which was set up in 1995 to fight reclamation of Victoria Harbour ... revealed plans for reclamation outside Victoria Harbour to generate more land for housing. Loh said that while the harbour protection law could not limit reclamation outside the harbour, she ...

  3. Planned projects on both sides of harbour ensure congestion

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter from George Vasilopoulos ('Tunnel toll cuts must not pander to rich in HK', November 20) which expressed concern over my proposal for a Western Harbour ... cross-harbour tunnels will not only help to balance cross-harbour traffic on the Hong Kong side but also cross-harbour traffic in Kowloon. It will also relieve the congestion at the Kowloon end ...

  4. Reclamation 'will improve harbour'

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... said. 'That is in line with the Town Planning Board's vision statement for Victoria Harbour- to make it a harbour for the people and a harbour of life.' According to figures provided by the department, only about one-sixth of the 17.7km of Victoria Harbour waterfront along Hong Kong island is accessible to the public for leisure. The figure for the Kowloon side ...

  5. Foundation to teach harbour preservation

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A foundation will be set up to educate future generations about the need to preserve Victoria Harbour, an anti-reclamation group announced yesterday. Kwok Ka-ki, convenor of the Action Group on Protection of Victoria Harbour, said the foundation would be launched during a rally on May 2. The news comes after the Society for Protection of the Harbour said it would ...

  6. Harbour reclamation kits bite the dust

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Advisory body promises to issue new consultation packs on Wan Chai's waterfront as soon as possible The harbour advisory body yesterday withdrew a two-week-old information kit proposing reclamation of up to 25 hectares at Wan Chai. Instead, a new information booklet will be published to aid discussion, the Harbour-front Enhancement Committee's subcommittee ...

  7. Consultation on harbour's future relaunched

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A harbour advisory committee yesterday relaunched a public consultation on improving waterfront road links connecting Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. With the release of a new booklet, the harbour advisers urge people to draw up wish lists for an ideal waterfront, saying the consultation will be conducted with an entirely open mind, including to the possibility ...

  8. Rethink needed on plans for harbour

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In releasing its latest estimates on the length of accessible shoreline along Victoria Harbour, which we report on today, the government says its plans for a new promenade between Central and Wan Chai will almost double the walk, making the waterfront 'a harbour for the people and a harbour of life'. The more interesting figures are the ones on how much of the shore ...

  9. Harbour becoming a river? No risk, says government

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the Close Up column headlined 'Why I became a protester' (May 22), in which Simon Li Fook-sean expressed fear that Victoria Harbour would be turned into a river if the current reclamation work continued. There is absolutely no such worry. The harbour will not be turned into a river by Central Reclamation Stage III (CRIII). Ferries will continue to sail across ...

  10. Top court safeguards harbour

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

    ... reclamation plans back to the drawing board. The Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday the Town Planning Board erred in its interpretation of an ordinance designed to protect Victoria Harbour. In handing down the legal precedent, Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang said 'any reclamation proposal in the harbour' would be affected by the court's decision. The court also laid ...




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