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Leighton works monitored

The Government is following up on the general performance of Leighton Contractors (Asia) in respect of government contracts. Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung told the media today the Development Bureau has asked Leighton for a report


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13 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 13 building plans in April – four on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and five in the New Territories. Eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four for commercial developments and


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MTRC ‘attitude unacceptable’

The Transport & Housing Bureau and the Highways Department have expressed deep regret over the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s attitude in handling excavation works at the Exhibition Centre Station of the Shatin to Central Link project.


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MTRC invites bids for 1,200-unit development

MTR Corporation (0066) is to invite expressions of interest for a site near Wong Chuk Hang Station, which will provide up to 1,200 residential homes. The MTR will invite letters of intent (LOIs) from interested property


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MTR report received

The Highways Department said it has received a report from the Mass Transit Railway Corporation  about works on a reinforced concrete wall at the To Kwa Wan Station of the Shatin to Central Link project. The


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Police report filed on rail issues

The Highways Department has filed a report to Police regarding construction issues at Hung Hom Station of the Shatin to Central Link. It made the complaint after receiving the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s report on the


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Contractor under strict monitoring

The Government will enhance its monitoring of ongoing public works tendered to a contractor responsible for construction of the Shatin to Central Link. Secretary for Development Michael Wong Wai-lun wants to assure the public that the MTR safety


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MTRC report asserts Hung Hom station work done by the book

The chairman of the MTR Corporation, Frederick Ma Si-hang, said today that the railway will inspect its entire Sha Tin-to-Central link amid allegations of dangerous corner-cutting, even as the company released a report affirming that all


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Co-location bill passed

The Legislative Council passed the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (Co-location) Bill tonight. Chief Executive Carrie Lam welcomed the passage, saying it signifies a big step towards the high-speed rail’s commissioning target in September. “The passage


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To Kwa Wan Station report urged

The Highways Department has ordered the Mass Transit Railway Corporation to submit a report regarding the construction of To Kwa Wan Station under the Shatin to Central Link project by June 18. The department made the


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