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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Morning Post has found. Immovable windows are installed in Double Cove in Ma On Shan and Riva in Yuen Long, while Trinity Towers in Cheung Sha Wan and Providence Bay in Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    An open-and-shut case? Not for some homebuyers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Information on windows that can only be opened for maintenance is buried in sales brochures An open-and-shut case? Not for some homebuyers With ventilation comes the cacophony of traffic- as a homebuyer who has yet to take possession of her flat in Cheung Sha Wan has realised to her dismay. Beatrice Ho reacted with surprise when told at least three ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Proposed easing of stamp duty isn’t helping sales, property agencies say

    Posted May 20th 2014, 03:03pm by Sandy Li

    ... Wan, although it had a soft launch three weeks ago. Meanwhile, Swire Properties is inviting the public to tender for three flats in Opus Hong Kong, a luxury project in Stubbs Road. The flats, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Fatal gas canister blast in illegally subdivided Cheung Sha Wan flat

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... blast in subdivided flat One man was killed and two people were injured when fire ripped through a subdivided flat in Cheung Sha Wan after a gas canister exploded early yesterday. The fire ... tenants living in Flat F, on the first floor of the 14-storey Sun Po Building in Po On Road, Cheung Sha Wan. In 2011, nine people were killed and 34 injured in a fire that ripped through Fa Yuen ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Clock ticks down on mass eviction from old To Kwa Wan building

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... on building clearance Residents of a building in To Kwa Wan are racing against time to avoid eviction from their dangerous tenement by Friday, banking on possible support from the Urban Renewal ... Helena Wong Pik-wan said yesterday. Will the building survive if its balconies are sliced off? It's uncertain. The elderly residents paid a lot for the last building renovation. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    We’re staying put, say To Kwa Wan owners

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Ernest Kao and Stuart Lau

    ... Olga Wong, Ernest Kao and Stuart Lau Residents want authorities to assure them their To Kwa Wan building will be redeveloped before they will make way for safety checks We're staying put, say owners Residents of a tenement block whose balconies are in danger of collapse are refusing to obey a temporary eviction notice unless they are assured their To Kwa Wan building ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    To Kwa Wan building residents give way as evict order is issued

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 03:01pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com People living in To Kwa Wan tenement to move out for three weeks to allow for balcony works Residents relent as court grants closure order A court granted approval yesterday to the Buildings Department to close off a 56-year-old To Kwa Wan tenement block deemed structurally hazardous. The closure order means scores of displaced residents of 51 Kai ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Eviction looms at 56-year-old To Kwa Wan block

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai, Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Balconies deemed dangerous in 56-year-old decrepit block must go, but first a court order is needed for residents to pack up and leave Eviction looms at aged To Kwa Wan tenement Dozens of To Kwa Wan residents have been caught out by news of possible eviction from their homes in a 56-year-old tenement block where all the balconies ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    To Kwa Wan residents may resort to court order in eviction fight

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com But chances of success are deemed slim as date looms for them to leave dangerous tenement Evicted residents may resort to court order Residents of an unsafe tenement block in To Kwa Wan may apply for a court order to stop the government from turning them out on Friday. That was the most immediate option for the residents who had hit a brick wall ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan to double Lamma Island's population stokes fears over higher ferry fares

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the government unveiled a revised scheme for the 20-hectare site on the northern coast of Sok Kwu Wan. The project would include homes for 5,000 people and a tourist resort. A public consultation ... Central and Sok Kwu Wan would have to run every half hour. On weekdays, ferries run at 11/2 to two-hour intervals now. Ferries run more frequently between Central and Yung Shue Wan ...




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