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Hong Kong: 27 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 27 building plans in March – four on Hong Kong Island, 10 in Kowloon and 13 in the New Territories. Ten were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments,


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Hong Kong: commercial and residential site fetch HK$4.5 billion

A commercial site and a residential site have been awarded on 50-year land grants at a total premium of $4.5 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The commercial site is New Kowloon Inland Lot No.6313 at


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Feasibility study for Kai Tak stadium and sports ground given green light

A HK$62 million funding request for a feasibility study on a 50,000-seat stadium and multipurpose sports ground at Kai Tak was given the green light yesterday at Legislative Council public works subcommittee meeting. The approval came


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cross-border express railway costs to under go massive increase

The costs for the troubled cross-border express railway are to increase by HK$18 billion to a massive HK$90 billion, the chairman of the Legislative Council transport panel stated. Michael Tien Puk-sun said it is pragmatic to


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Sai Kung site awarded for $609m

A residential site in Sai Kung has been awarded to Sino Land subsidiary Joy Rise Limited on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $609 million, the Lands Department announced today. The site is Lot


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Hong Kong court rules on HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge bribery

A former senior foreman of a contractor of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge project is to be imprisoned for 15 months for bribery for twice offering a Macau casino token to the value of HK$50,000 (US$6,448) to


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on going denials of rail-link cover up delay

The government has once again denied any cover-up or conspiracy with the MTRCL to withhold information on delays in construction of the Guangzhou- Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, which has seen costs soar by nearly a


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special committee to be set up to monitor Airport Authority construction

Pan-democrat lawmakers want a special committee to be set up to monitor Airport Authority construction of the third runway. The new body would come under the House Committee of the Legislative Council. :Lawmakers made the recommendation


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Kowloon plot to be redeveloped

The Lands Department today announced the resumption of a site at Fuk Chak Street and Li Tak Street, Tai Kok Tsui, for the implementation of the Urban Renewal Authority’s sixth project under the Demand-led Redevelopment Project


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HK’s stormwater storage scheme receives Large Project of the Year 2015 award

The Drainage Services Department’s Happy Valley underground stormwater storage scheme has received the Highly Commended New Engineering Contract (NEC) Large Project of the Year 2015 award in London. The prize was established by the UK’s NEC


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