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  1. Democrats' team takes the plunge in protest

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the pier and the vessels. Wong Kwok-kin, of Wan Chai, said it was rare for him to take the ferry, yet he felt a loss over services being axed from tomorrow. 'Hutchison Whampoa [which built Whampoa Garden] should take over and run the ferry services, as that would bring more people to the area,' he said. ...

  2. Tsang still undecided on Peak garden plan

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is unlikely to decide the fate of historic Peak mansion Ho Tung Gardens even though he has had nine months to consider it, ... chief executive, Leung Chun-ying. 'I wonder what has taken Tsang so long,' Chan said. 'The experts have stated their views that the gardens are historic and should be kept. ...

  3. Gardens are mine, Hotung relative says

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang Chung kc.ng@scmp.com The government could face a HK$7 billion compensation claim if it declares Ho Tung Gardens a monument, warns the granddaughter of late tycoon Sir Robert ... 'I have no desire to trade Ho Tung Gardens for a piece of land as if it is a business deal,' Ho said. The mansion had no historical or architectural value, and 'plans have been ...

  4. Court order puts block on Central zoning plan

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cannot act until a final ruling on an appeal filed by Turbo Top, a subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa, against an unsuccessful judicial review of a government requirement that it continue providing ... the site at Queen's Road Central and Garden Road 15 years ago with a condition on the parking spaces, accused the board of micromanagement. ...

  5. Public get chance to visit Dragon Garden

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The historic Dragon Garden in Sham Tseng will open to the public for three weeks in January with arts events and architectural exhibitions, says Cynthia Lee Hong-yee, niece of the owner, Lee Shiu. Ideas will be collected on how to revitalise the garden, which was saved from developers in 2006. The owner has yet to reach a management agreement with the government. ...

  6. Activists fear zoning changes will cut open public space

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the groundwork to slash the amount of open public space in Central District. Hutchison Whampoa- which manages the 62-storey Cheung Kong Center- want to convert 78 of 800 public car parking spaces inside ... aimed to 'reflect the completed developments and to clearly show the planning intention of the site'. Hutchison Whampoa declined to comment. Existing zoning for the Cheung Kong Center ...

  7. Liberals haunted by election-day perils

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... professional images and Beijing-friendly backgrounds. They include Scarlett Pong Oi-lan in Sha Tin's Fo Tan constituency and Priscilla Leung Mei-fun in Hung Hom's Whampoa Garden constituency. ...

  8. Leung hits streets to get closer to public

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was hassle-free and uneventful, though it was criticised afterwards by media organisations, which had not been given advance notice of the trip. Leung made another tour to Telford Garden and Amoy Gardens in Ngau Tau Kok last night. Amoy Gardens was severely hit during the Sars outbreak in 2003, and Premier Wen Jiabao called in during his tour of Hong Kong that year. The chief executive-elect paid ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hongkongers have shown a spirit of unity and [readiness to] help one another in difficult times Premier Wen Jiabao, in a letter to the residents of Sars-hit Amoy Gardens In Indian culture, we feel that women are also supposed to be taking care of the home Tessy Thomas, project director for India's long-rage missile programme [My visit] comes at a critical moment ...

  10. Government must change plans for west wing to avoid claims of collusion

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... including Government House and gardens, the botanical gardens, the the Bishop's House and gardens, the American consulate, St John's Cathedral and the Court of Final Appeal building. ...




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