Tiananmen Square crackdown vigil organiser tells court group supported ‘democratic China’ through non-violent means.
Rezoning of commercial sites, appearance of Covid-19 facility raise questions about new ‘CBD2’.
Advisory Council on the Environment fails to reach consensus after six-hour meeting over ecological survey behind public housing plan for controversial Fanling site.
Paul Chan says prime rate increase in Hong Kong is expected in coming months, but scale and pace need not follow US Fed’s move.
Years of lethargy have set Hong Kong on its way to an entrenched housing crisis, with homes growing smaller but more expensive.
Keeping the commercial plots would be good for the city’s long-term economic development, some board members said.
New figure more than doubles previous number of homes proposed for Fanling site by government study in 2018.
Developers, tourism players worry about impact on plans for residential, leisure hub in the area
New system offers only two tiers of compensation, to be determined by purpose of land resumption, with rates reviewed every six months.
John Lee faces immense pressure to successfully balance land supply with demand for flats and developers’ interests, a challenge that stymied other leaders.
Officials freed to work on pandemic, but lawmakers hope the limit on questions does not set a precedent
Many among the elderly are unsure how to use the government’s online self-reporting platform, others find the scheme futile.
The nano flats in Kai Tak are among the 8,926 places of various sizes provided under this year’s Home Ownership Scheme.
The minimum size requirement in the private sector will cover all government land sales, railway property projects, homes built by the Urban Renewal Authority and redevelopment projects.
The budget includes billions set aside for pandemic relief and public health, while also laying out rental protections for small businesses, higher taxes for landlords and more consumption vouchers for residents.
The firm is a part of a jointly owned project with Henderson Land Development to build on an ecological wetland in the Deep Bay Area.
A government statement says the pair ‘conducted unnecessary activities’ on December 25 and 27 during what was supposed to be a period of home isolation under medical surveillance.
Shake-up will include establishing new housing body, creation of cultural bureau to develop city into arts hub.
Latest discovery brings number of such recorded relics to 10, marking area in 1903 that spanned present-day Central, Sai Wan, Sheung Wan and Wan Chai.
Housing crisis, high prices the result of land shortage and government red tape, says Louis Loong.
Housing minister Frank Chan admits that meeting pledge to supply public flat within 3 years of application might take between 10 and 20 years, prompting lawmakers to call for more precise and shorter timeline.
The Fu family that runs KHI Holdings Group is seeking to build 28 high-rises and 140 houses on a stretch of wetlands in Yuen Long, which sits inside the new planned Northern Metropolis.
Town planners and an advocacy group agree amendments can prevent abuses but warned against sweeping changes that could cut people’s right to object to projects.
The scheme, repackaged and expanded from an existing new town plan, is seen as a major strategic change for the city’s development.
Long-term implications abound in address Lam promised would be ‘visionary’, though advisers say that’s no indication of whether she’ll seek second term.
Blueprint calls for expanding on existing plan for New Territories North and will be comparable in scale with Lantau Tomorrow Vision, sources say.
City’s biggest developers release statement saying they have not been approached by mainland Chinese officials expressing concern about Hong Kong housing issues.
‘All I can say is that the central government cares a lot about Hong Kong’s livelihood issues,’ city leader says while refusing to address ‘rumours’.
URA considering new approaches to meet target of building 18,000 flats in five years as Beijing pushes for elimination of subdivided homes.
Heung Yee Kuk chief blames rigid rules for blocking release of village land for new housing