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  1. Something fishy at Victoria Harbour

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

    ... A bid by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour to stop reclamation works in Central and Wan Chai has struck a chord with many people who are alarmed by the shrinking of Victoria Harbour. Thanks to a suit launched by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, the court has ruled that the government's plan for Wan Chai reclamation has breached the Protection ...

  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. Parties fail to agree on harbour reclamation

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai There is still no sign of reconciliation between the government and harbour conservationists over the controversial Central-Wan Chai reclamation after a second meeting ... specifically to the disputed Central reclamation. Christine Loh Kung-wai, the new Society for the Protection of the Harbour chairwoman, met Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen ...

  4. Architects present design for 'inner harbour' at Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Queen's Pier would be able to stand at its original site and face the harbour once again if a recreational 'inner harbour' was created, a group of architects and planners has suggested. The Urban Design Alliance introduced its Central waterfront proposal yesterday, featuring an inner harbour surrounded by long promenades for al fresco dining and strolling, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Calls for u-turn on harbour complex

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... announced the reclamation of land from the harbour for a Central-Wan Chai bypass, it said the harbourfront would be a world-class amenity. But its initial proposal- to use much of the waterfront ...

  7. Harbour group is not to blame for delays in building bypass

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Society for Protection of the Harbour refers to the report ('Underused tunnel can't take much more traffic', October 29). Our society should not be blamed for the present traffic congestion and the delay in building the Central-Wan Chai bypass as a result of the court actions taken by us. These are the facts. In 1997, the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Harbour ruling may weaken Exco

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the government to set up a consensus-building group where stakeholders could meet with government officials and business interests, to map out how Victoria Harbour should look in the future. Ng Mee-kam, ... implications on the city's governance. The Society for the Protection of the Harbour launched the appeal to halt the controversial Central reclamation project. The official said an unfavourable ...

  10. Teenager triumphs as cross-harbour race returns

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Eighteen-year-old John Ling Tin-yu beat 978 competitors to win Hong Kong's first cross-harbour swim in 33 years yesterday, completing the 1.8-kilometre event ... next year. 'Definitely we'll try to accommodate as many people as possible next time,' said the association's secretary, Ronnie Wong Man-chiu, who is also a cross-harbour ...




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