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Tamar Site

First staff move into Tamar HQ, but it's far from done and dusted

About 120 civil servants, some in face masks, were the first tenants to move into the new government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday in a swirl of sand and dust.

Tuesday, 2 August, 2011, 12:00am


Was the Jockey Club right to cancel Sunday's race meeting so early?

I am extremely disappointed with the Jockey Club's early decision to cancel Sunday's racing.

Everyone will agree that the weather on Sunday was fine for racing.

24 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


Snapshot of success

The Classic Car Club of Hong Kong kindly sent us a photograph of the winners and judges of its concours, at St Andrews, Beas River. Congratulations to all (below) at last Sunday's show.

Charity revs on the Tamar site

27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Open space miscalculated in Tamar plan, says failed bidder

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am


Correspondents miss the main point on moral standards

Jack Teh ('Faulty logical analysis in reference to two main pillars of religion', July 1) and Mike Pitcher ('Morality not solely for Christians', July 1) have obviously misunderstood a main point my wife, Karen Rees, was making in her letter ('A better world if we scrapped all religion?', June 24).

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Deal with the public's concerns about Tamar project, government urged

The government should address public queries and concerns as soon as possible now that it has selected the design for the government headquarters at Tamar, planners and lawmakers urged yesterday.

19 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Will it be the 'sail' or 'door' for Tamar?

Two designs are favourites among the public for the government's new offices

Two of four designs for a government headquarters have emerged as favourites with the public, but green groups and architects are worried one will create a 'wall effect' blocking air flow along the Central waterfront and that the other will be too expensive.

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Inferiority complex

The new Tamar government office complex will stand out because of its mass and size, but not necessarily because of its quality. Although our top officials want this latest major public building to be an 'iconic' structure, it will just be another large construction, probably of no particular merit.

31 May 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Exhibition of Tamar proposals draws more than 30,000 visitors

26 May 2007 - 12:00am

Harbour activists urge greater clarity on Tamar tender

Harbour activists have urged the government to be more transparent in the tender process for the new government headquarters on the Tamar site, as a special selection board will have absolute discretion to choose the winning bid.

They say the role of public opinion in the selection process has not been made sufficiently clear.

6 May 2007 - 12:00am