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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

    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

    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
  5. 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
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    Competing interests between BRICS nations could lead to challenges for new bank: analysts

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Daniel Ren, Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... chairman of the board of directors chosen by Brazil. It takes a long time and intense negotiation for such issues to be settled Oliver Rui, finance professor According to a People's Bank ... at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, said nations seeking to cast a more influential role and leverage could present a hurdle. "It takes a long time and intense ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say
  7. 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
  8. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Xi Jinping hails 'new horizons' for China and Argentina on visit to Buenos Aires

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters

    ... Electroingenieria won contracts last year to build the two dams, which will have a combined generating capacity of 1,740 megawatts. The bank also granted a US$2.1 billion loan to finance a long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556670/xi-jinping-hails-new-horizons-china-and-argentina-visit-buenos-aires
  9. 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

    ... 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 ... to build public housing," Yuen Long council vice-chairman Wilson Wong Wai-shun said. "But they really have to look at the big picture of the area before they do it." He said ...

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

    Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers to government

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... billion deficit in the last financial year. A steering committee was set up to find solutions to relieve its long-term financial burden. One option, according to its chairman, Victor So Hing-woh, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539816/urban-renewal-needs-more-funding-lawmakers-government

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