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Construction of Three-runway System Kicks Off at HKIA

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-runway System (3RS) yesterday. The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the


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New high in private flat supply

The projected private flat supply for the coming three to four years is 93,000, a record high since quarterly supply statistics started in 2004. Publishing its quarterly figures today the Transport & Housing Bureau said the


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Tai Po site sold

The tender for a Tai Po residential site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $1.182 billion, the Lands Department announced yesterday. Tai Po Town Lot No. 230 on Tai Po


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W.Kowloon’s M+ Pavilion opens

M+ Pavilion, the first permanent facility to open in the West Kowloon Cultural District, is now open for art exhibitions. The mirrored external walls reflect the surrounding expanses of greenery and immerse the building within its


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Hong Kong: 24 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 24 building plans in May – seven on Hong Kong Island, eight in Kowloon and nine in the New Territories. Ten were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four for commercial developments, three


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New finance plan for cultural district

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board Chairman, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam says she will work to reach a consensus with the Government on the authority’s new financial plan. Speaking to media today Mrs Lam said increasing


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Rock cavern expo opens

The Planning Department and the Civil Engineering & Development Department are hosting an exhibition for visitors to explore rock cavern development and former quarry sites in Hong Kong. Speaking at the opening ceremony today, Director of


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11 land transactions in Q2

The Lands Department registered 11 lease modifications in the Land Registry during the quarter ending June, of which six were technical changes involving nil premium. Seven transactions were on Hong Kong Island, two in Kowloon and


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Kwun Tong plot to be redeveloped

The Lands Department has announced the resumption of a site on Hang On Street under the Demand-led Redevelopment Project Pilot Scheme. Ninety private property interests on the site will be resumed under the Lands Resumption Ordinance. The


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Leighton-China State JV ink contract worth HK$8.731bil for tunnel works

The Civil Engineering & Development Department signed an $8.731 billion contract on Monday with Leighton-China State Joint Venture for the Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel main tunnel and associated works. The project will provide a new


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