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Think Tank proposes moving Kwai Chung Container Terminals

Former chief executive Tung Chee- hwa’s think tank yesterday proposed massive reclamation of almost 3,500 hectares of land to solve Hong Kong’s land shortage problem. But activists said the think tank downplayed development of brownfield sites


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China developers expand in SAR

Mainland companies have invested HK$36.1 billion in Hong Kong’s property market in the first quarter of this year, a two-fold increase from a year earlier, Colliers International said in a research report. Antonio Wu, Colliers’ deputy


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Works start on heritage trail

The Sai Kung District Council and Sai Kung District Office held a ceremony today to start construction of the Tseung Kwan O Heritage Hiking Trail and the Heritage Information Centre. The project is under the Signature


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Hong Kong rearing railway talent

The rapid expansion of Hong Kong’s railway network and the planning of mega projects have boosted demand for railway industry professionals. To rear railway talent, Chief Executive CY Leung announced the plan to open the MTR


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Secretary for Transport calls for Rail link to Beijing, Shanghai

The Express Rail Link must have trains heading to Shanghai and Beijing, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said yesterday after meeting with mainland rail authorities in the capital. But the Secretary for Transport


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16 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 16 building plans in February – four on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and five in the New Territories. Thirteen were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, and three for factory and


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Hong Kong: 25 land transactions in Q1

The Lands Department registered 25 lease modifications and four land exchanges in the Land Registry during the quarter ending March, of which 16 were technical changes involving nil premium. Twelve transactions were on Hong Kong Island,


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Hong Kong Link Road to be connected

The 12km-long Hong Kong Link Road of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be completely connected in April, the Highways Department announced today. The department said this signifies a key milestone for the project. The casting of


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Kai Tak site to be sold

A Kai Tak site in the 2017-18 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6567 is designated for non-industrial (excluding office, godown, hotel and


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Construction safety upgrade launched

Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) Hon Chi-keung today launched the new rule that designates workers with designated skills to undertake construction works under the Construction Workers Registration Ordinance. The rule will be implemented tomorrow to fully


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