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Harbourfront Commission

PLA dock rezoning plan leaves too may questions unanswered

The government has left many questions unanswered in its insistence on rezoning the People's Liberation Army berth on the Central waterfront as a military site, a change from its previous status as public open space.

Monday, 20 May, 2013, 5:27am

Fears over access to Central coastline

Harbourfront Commission members have expressed concern over public access to the new Central coastline which will be split by a military berth.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am

Letters to the Editor, January 19, 2013

Opportunist Leung critics must move on

Over the past few months, there has been a torrent of criticism against the chief executive over unauthorised structures at his home.

The critics questioned his integrity and demanded his apology. The pan-democrats tried to drive him from office and, when that failed, made an attempt to impeach him.

19 Jan 2013 - 2:08am 2 comments

Brokers say there's no need to pay, just vote for us

Institutional Investor poll again, we have received more comment from the marketplace since our last piece. This confirms that there is a frenzy of activity within the industry over these polls. So much so that it is reaching absurd levels. The word comes down from on high within the company, we are told.

19 Jan 2013 - 5:12am 1 comment

Yacht club's reclamation serves public need

I refer to Winston Chu Ka-sun's letter ("Concern over yacht club's plan for harbour reclamation", December 3).

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) is a staunch supporter of the Society for the Protection of the Harbour [of which Mr Chu is an adviser] and its work, as well as other bodies relating to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance.

10 Dec 2012 - 1:28am

Harbour watchdog backs yacht club's proposal for racing facilities

A harbour watchdog has backed a proposal to make room on the harbourfront for an international yacht race village and a permanent site for the Maritime Museum in Causeway Bay.

The Harbourfront Commission hopes the government will factor in such facilities in its work on the Central-Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link before it is too late.

26 Nov 2012 - 4:23am

Public unity needed on safeguarding future of harbour

Your editorial ("The harbour's rightful owners", October 23) was completely correct.

The rightful owners are the people of Hong Kong. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance now clearly pronounces that the harbour is "a special public asset and a natural heritage of Hong Kong people".

29 Oct 2012 - 12:53am 1 comment

New authority planned to steer growth along harbour

The government will consult the public early next year on forming a harbour planning authority to steer development along the waterfront, after a proposal to turn the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter into a world-class yacht racing facility stalled.

16 Oct 2012 - 4:18am

Harbour site expanded to lure projects

The Harbourfront Commission has agreed to make more space for commercial developments at one of its Victoria Harbour sites to attract more investors and bring 'vibrancy' to the waterfront.

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Doubts over site for Ferris wheel

A Ferris wheel on the Central waterfront would add vibrancy to the area but it should be located somewhere with better views, the Harbourfront Commission said of the proposed 'Hong Kong Eye'.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

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