Lee Wai Lee College

Town Planning Board no lapdog

Lee Wai Lee campus

When I listened to the Town Planning Board discussion on the rezoning of the site of the former Lee Wai Lee campus, on January 25, I found that despite many board members having great reservations about the rezoning from government, institution and community (GIC) to residential use, the decision by the chairman in the end was nevertheless to proceed with a public consultation, without seeking a vote by the members in attendance.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 3:03am

Teaching hospital could have fixed ills of Hong Kong's Chinese medicine

Chinese and Western medicine practices are integrated at Chinese medicine hospitals on the mainland. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese medicine is gaining worldwide acceptance. In fact, in Hong Kong, there are over 50 modernised Chinese medicine clinics employing registered practitioners, and the Hospital Authority's 16 clinics alone have almost one million patient visits every year.

8 Apr 2013 - 2:04am 1 comment

City needs Chinese medicine hospital

Hong Kong will benefit from traditional Chinese medicine hospital. Photo: David Wong

I am a German PhD student at the school of Chinese medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University. I am writing regarding recent developments concerning the former Lee Wai Lee campus site.

4 Apr 2013 - 3:17am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, March 27, 2013

City streets do not have to be so brightly lit. Photo: EPA

The Hong Kong Baptist University community has raised strong objections to the rezoning of the neighbouring former Lee Wai Lee site for residential use.

27 Mar 2013 - 3:09am

Housing plan for land adjacent to Baptist University 'shortsighted'

Lee Wai Lee campus

A relatively small plot of land has recently become a site of contention between the government and Hong Kong Baptist University. The issue is symptomatic of problems in town planning, the land shortage in Hong Kong and the need for long-term vision with regard to higher education.

14 Mar 2013 - 2:59am

PLA military sites targeted in bid to ease housing crisis

Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po (left) and Secretary for Transport and Housing Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung visit a proposed site for public housing in  Sham Shui Po. Photo: Dickson Lee

The development minister said on Wednesday the PLA barracks in Admiralty could be turned into a site for private residential flats, as the government seeks to increase the housing supply.

7 Feb 2013 - 3:49am