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Rail link expert team established for Shatin to Central Link Project

An Expert Adviser Team for the Shatin to Central Link Project has been established, the Transport & Housing Bureau announced. The team comprises former Director of Civil Engineering Lau Ching-kwong, former Director of Buildings Hui Siu-wai


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XRL Hong Kong section deemed safe and sound

The Electrical & Mechanical Services Department has confirmed the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is safe and in sound condition. The department made the announcement today after consulting relevant government departments


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Yau Tong site sold

The tender for a Yau Tong site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant for a premium of $3.3 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The site, New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6593 at Ko


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Water treatment agreement awarded

The Water Supplies Department today awarded a $54 million consultancy agreement for the Siu Ho Wan Water Treatment Works extension. The extension project aims to double the Siu Ho Wan Water Treatment Works’ water treatment capacity


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Stoppage of rail link works requested

The Highways Department has required the Mass Transit Railway Corporation to immediately stop excavation works at Exhibition Centre Station temporarily in the vicinity of areas where the settlement monitoring data had exceeded the highest level. The


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MTRC half-yearly net drops to HK$7b, underlying income sinks by 20pc

After recently announcing the exit of its top management, the MTRC Limited (0066) reported today half-year net profit fell by 5.3 percent to HK$7.08 billion. Underlying profit fell by 20.5 percent to HK$4.64 billion. Revenue also


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Gov’t to reinforce rail link team

The Government will deploy a team of experts to the Shatin to Central Link project management team to enhance its quality and safety assurance. Secretary for Transport & Housing Frank Chan made the statement today at


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MTRC confirms subsidence at another Light Rail station

MTRC bosses have confirmed today that another part of the rail network has been hit by subsidence. A platform at the Light Rail’s Tuen Mun Swimming Pool stop has been sinking. Officials have not said by


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Henderson Land purchases more sites

Henderson Land Development (0012) has acquired ownership of properties at 30-32, 34, 36, 38 and 40 Gillies Avenue South, as well as 75-77 Baker Street in Hung Hom for a total of about HK$1.45 billion, according


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93K flats forecast

The projected private flat supply for the next three to four years is 93,000 units, 3,000 less than the previous estimate. The Transport & Housing Bureau today said there were 9,000 unsold units in completed projects


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