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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

    ... 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 The largely rural Kam Tin South and Pat Heung areas in Yuen Long will become a suburban township with a population of more than 90,000 under the government's latest housing plan. Details emerged ...

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

    Chuk Yuen border village balances on the edge of change

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... balances on the edge of change A remote agricultural community more than two centuries old, the border village of Chuk Yuen is facing drastic changes brought by developments on both sides ... flooding the northern New Territories had also affected the lives of Chuk Yuen people in recent years. "It's getting hard for us to even commute to Sheung Shui for groceries," she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590363/chuk-yuen-border-village-balances-edge-change
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chuk Yuen villagers' delay bid could hit border project deadline

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:42am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Chuk Yuen residents ask for more time to relocate for multibillion-dollar development Bid to delay village move may hit checkpoint deadline ... in their relocation date. The villagers of Chuk Yuen, in Ta Kwu Ling, were due to move en masse to a new village built 500 metres to the southeast last year- but they have already had the date put back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590221/chuk-yuen-villagers-delay-bid-could-hit-border-project-deadline
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lands officials not restricted from buying land, rule says amid conflict-of-interest row

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Olga Wong, FANNY FUNG

    ... surveyor. Lam, who oversaw Yuen Long, is embroiled in a conflict-of-interest row for having bought 13 plots of land in the district's Tsing Tam village- just beyond the area being studied ... and her husband had bought 8,000 square metres of land in Yuen Long for HK$18.8 million in 2012. Last month, she got Town Planning Board approval to build four houses there. Although she declared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569479/lands-row-puts-rules-under-spotlight
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Declaration of interest row after Lands Department official bought 13 plots

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by FANNY FUNG, Olga Wong

    ... official's property deal The Lands Department will review its declaration-of-interest procedures after it was revealed a senior official overseeing Yuen Long had bought 13 plots of land ... Tam village- just outside the boundary of the area being studied for the planned Kam Tin new town- in Yuen Long for HK$18.8 million in July 2012, land registry records showed. This was five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567858/row-over-officials-property-deal
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Official in lands row to get new posting

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Olga Wong, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Offices, and her surveyor husband Thomas Tang Chiu-man acquired about 8,000 square metres of agricultural land in April 2012 in Yuen Long- one of the districts she supervises. The purchase came two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568719/official-lands-row-get-new-posting
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    More bidders for big Kwun Tong redevelopment after URA eases terms

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:41pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Cheung Kiu-cho, national director for Greater China at Cushman & Wakefield. "It will take six years to build the podium of the Kwun Tong project. That is a very long development period. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1581002/more-bidders-big-kwun-tong-redevelopment-after-ura-eases
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Longer wait for flats on the cards amid building shortfall

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Most are refurbished second-hand flats or those vacated by the relocation or death of tenants. Committee chairman Stanley Wong Yuen-fai said delays in works and planning processes had postponed ... use often face opposition … There is a long consultation process." Increased rainfall and a construction labour shortage also contributed to the delays, he said. Wong said the authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557701/expect-longer-waits-flats-amid-shortfall-well-catch-soon-says-housing

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