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Kai Tak site up for public tender

The Lands Department announced today that the No. 6554 at Kai Tak Area 4A Site 2 in Kai Tak, Kowloon, will be disposed of by public tender, and tenders will be accepted from September 27 until


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Subway settlement exceeds limit

The piling works of the topside private development project at Ho Man Tin Station have been suspended after a settlement monitoring checkpoint exceeded the limit. Installed at the subway connecting Chung Hau Street, Fat Kwong Street


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West Kowloon site sale set

A Kowloon site designated for non-industrial use, will be sold by public tender, the Land Depramment said. The tenders open on September 20 and close on November 22. Inland lot No 11262 at the junction of


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To Kwa Wan land redevelopment to be resumed

The Lands Department today announced the resumption of land in To Kwa Wan for redevelopment. The land, located at  Chun Tin Street/Sung Chi Street, Bailey Street/Wing Kwong Street, Hung Fook Street/Ngan Hon Street, Hung Fook Street/Kai


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21 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 21 building plans in June – seven on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and 10 in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, nine were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four


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Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract

Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If the main design of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 is not changed, the government might decide to end the present contract,


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Bouygues wins £5bn Hong Kong tunnel scheme

French contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a major contract on the Central Kowloon Route highway project. The firm was appointed by the Hong Kong Government’s Highways Department for the central tunnel of the massive scheme.


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Marriott International in US$800m deal to build resorts

Marriott International Inc is jumping into the all-inclusive resort business, once the domain of specialty companies that offered lodging, food and other services for a single price, Bloomberg reports. Marriott, the world’s largest hotel company, announced plans


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93k private flats projected

The Transport & Housing Bureau estimated about 93,000 private flats will be available in the next three to four years. Releasing the figures today, the bureau said there were 10,000 unsold units in completed projects at the


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18 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in May – three on Hong Kong Island, eight in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, eight were for apartment and apartment/commercial developments, three were for


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