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Two New Kowloon sites to be sold

Two sites have been added to the land sale programme for the second quarter of 2015-16, the Government announced today. They are a residential site in Tai Wo Ping and a business site in Yuen Long


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Spanish ‘ghost airport’ that cost €1bn to build sold to chinese buyer for €10,000

The bid is a fraction of the building cost of the billion euro project An abandoned airport in Spain has been auctioned off to a Chinese company for the measly sum of €10,000, or about 10,000


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Henderson Land plans to build new mall in Tai Kok Tsui

Henderson Land (0012) is planning to launch a shopping complex with 60 shops in Tai Kok Tsui as early as 2017. The redevelopment project, named Square Mile, will span Li Tak, Ka Shin and Kok Cheung


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Hong Kong firms bag mega gaming and resort project in Australia

A group formed by mid-sized developer Far East Consortium International (0035), conglomerate Chow Tai Fook Enterprise and Sydney-based casino operator Echo Entertainment Group has won a bid to develop a massive gaming-cum-resort project in Brisbane, Australia,


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Housing quality control to be probed

The Housing Authority will form a committee to review the quality assurance mechanism for materials and parts used in public housing projects, including pre-fabricated components. Secretary for Transport & Housing and Housing Authority Chairman Prof Anthony


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17 land transactions in Q2

The Lands Department registered 16 lease modifications and one land exchange in the Land Registry during the second quarter of this year, of which eight were technical changes involving nil premium. Ten of the transactions were


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21 building plans approved by Buildings Department

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


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Government site supply in 3Q15

The Development Bureau has announced the Land Sale Programme for the upcoming quarter. The government will supply sites that could build 5,100 units, which is roughly a quarter of its annual 19,000-unit target. The majority of


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Views sought on cross-boundary bridge

The Planning and Civil Engineering & Development departments today launched the Stage 1 Community Engagement for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge’s Topside Development at Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities Island. As the island is near Hong Kong


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HK-Guangzhou-Shenzhen Express Rail Link revised costs come under scrutiny

The Highways Department and a monitoring and verification consultant will look critically at the Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Shenzhen Express Rail Link project’s revised cost estimate. Speaking after a radio programme on the 4th of July, Secretary for Transport


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