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Difficulties of Building atop Existing Infrastructure

Building flats on top of existing infrastructure is possible but it involves many technical difficulties. Speaking to the media after the Task Force on Land Supply meeting today, its Chairman Stanley Wong said it would be


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MTR May Put Wong Chuk Hang Site Up For Tender

Hong Kong’s subway operator MTR Corp may release one of the largest parcels of land for residential development – atop Wong Chuk Hang station – on the south side of Hong Kong Island for tender in


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Two options tabled for Fanling golf course development

The Task Force on Land Supply will put the two options for developing Fanling Golf Course into the public consultation to be launched in late March. The task force discussed the possibility of turning private recreational


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FS launches Tung Chung works project

Financial Secretary Paul Chan has officiated at a ceremony to launch the reclamation and advance works for the Tung Chung New Town Extension. Speaking at the ceremony today, he said the project symbolises the Government’s resolve


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XRL pact signed

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Arrangements for Preparation of Key Operational Issues for the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link. She was


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Hong Kong Flat supply at 97,000

The Transport & Housing Bureau announced the projected private flat supply for the next three to four years will remain at 97,000 units. Publishing its quarterly figures today, the bureau said there were 9,000 unsold units in completed projects by


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WWII bomb found at construction site in Hong Kong

A construction worker in Hong Kong has found what appears to be a large, unexploded wartime bomb while working on a development project, prompting a police bomb squad response. The suspected World War II relic was


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Gammon Construction wins new contract for Lyric Theatre in West Kowloon Cultural District

Gammon Construction Limited has been awarded a HK$1.5 billion contract by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) in Hong Kong to deliver the extended basement and public infrastructure works for the L1 Contract for Lyric


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Kai Tak West works contract signed

The Highways Department today signed a $6.242 billion contract for works in Kai Tak West under the Central Kowloon Route project. The works include the construction of a 370-metre underwater tunnel in Kowloon Bay, a 160-metre-long


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HK: 20 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 20 building plans in November, with six on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, 11 were for apartment and apartment/commercial developments, three


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