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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:13am by FANNY FUNG

    ... only needs to discuss the arrangements with the MTR," Yuen Long District Council chairman Leung Che-cheung said. "But it may take five to seven years to resume the private sites ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Blueprint splits planning board; some fear loss of rural lifestyle, others hope for job creation Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1476881/town-90000-planned-rural-yuen-long-areas
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lunch with CY Leung: district council leaders opposed to housing plans to meet the chief executive

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Emily Tsang, Olga Wong

    ... if it failed to resettle the operators. Operators have questioned whether the multi-storey factories would be practical. The district of Yuen Long South spans 216 hectares and is home to about 2,200 ... the difficult decision to practically solve the land and housing problem". On the guest list for the luncheon are chairmen and vice-chairmen from Yuen Long, Kwai Tsing, Kwun Tong and Sham Shui Po ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516662/lunch-cy-leung-district-council-leaders-opposed-housing-plans-meet
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border costs blow out by HK$8.5 billion

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... costs, the government is seeking to increase funding for the Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai crossing from HK$16.25 billion- approved by legislators in July last year- to HK$24.8 billion, a rise of more ... been completed by the time the original budget was drawn up. But a number of faults were later found straddling a stretch of tunnel of about 1.4 kilometres long. A tight schedule ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1393371/liantang-heung-yuen-wai-border-costs-blow-out-hk85-billion
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Housing project on Yuen Long wetland gets the nod

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 05:04am by Olga Wong, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the proposal by Cheung Kong subsidiary Mutual Luck Investment, 5 per cent of the 80-hectare wetland in Yuen Long will be developed into 19 residential towers of nearly 2,000 flats while the rest ... wetland projects, such as Henderson Land Development's much bigger and also long-delayed project at Nam Sang Wai. WWF Hong Kong, which terminated a partnership with Mutual Luck earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1363164/housing-project-yuen-long-wetland-gets-nod
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    HK$100m grants to district councils spark debate on public interest

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com District councils' decisions on how to use taxpayers' money in Yuen Long and Tai Po may not serve residents the best, members say HK$100 m grants ... to improve neighbourhood facilities. Yuen Long councillors have endorsed a proposal to build a new town hall, while their Tai Po counterparts have decided to turn a vacant school campus into a civic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1263120/hk100m-grants-district-councils-spark-debate-public-interest
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New towns plan: hearing could last 2.5 years

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Olga Wong

    ... Stanley Wong Yuen-fai. Wong said he did not want to see rules tightened due to the number of objections. "We should treasure the liberal process and it shouldn't be tightened just ... It won't do any good for Hong Kong people in future." Board member Patrick Lau Hing-tat said the board's operation should be overhauled in the long run. He said decision-making could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545997/new-towns-plan-hearing-could-last-25-years
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... The administration has set a target of building nearly 470,000 public and private flats in the next 10 years, some in at least five new towns in Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long South, Kam Tin South, ... of the Science and Technology Parks in Tai Po. New towns in Hung Shui Kiu and Yuen Long South face similar challenges; 62 and 80 per cent of the land respectively is privately owned. Without new housing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No U-turn on Kowloon Cultural District basement plans despite spiralling HK$23b cost

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:48pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... on cultural district HK$23b basement Scrapping the HK$23 billion basement at the West Kowloon Cultural District to cut burgeoning costs is not possible, the government says. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam ... terminal- which is now not due for completion until 2017. Lam, chairwoman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, was speaking at yesterday's meeting of the Legislative Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520371/arts-hub-changes-not-possible-despite-growing-costs-says-carrie-lam
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... recreational and commercial uses". A two-month consultation by the Antiquities Advisory Board on how buildings such as stilt houses should be preserved is due to end on August 4. District planning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Ghost buildings haunt Tianjin's 'Manhattan' project

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... The skyscraper-filled skyline of the Conch Bay district in the Tianjin has no metropolis' bustle up close, with dirt-covered glass doors and construction on some edifices halted. The area's failure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544384/ghost-buildings-haunt-tianjins-manhattan-project

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