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IATA emphasises competitiveness amid construction of new runway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized the need to focus on competitiveness as Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) moves forward with the building of a third runway and associated infrastructure. According to a release from


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Hong Kong Building Safety Week starts

The Buildings Department launched Building Safety Week 2015 today to enhance public awareness of building safety and to foster a building care culture. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Secretary for Development Paul Chan said building safety


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Hong Kong 24 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 24 building plans in January – three on Hong Kong Island, 11 in Kowloon and 10 in the New Territories. Sixteen were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, six were for commercial developments, one


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Hong Kong: Sham Shui Po plots to be redeveloped

The Lands Department today announced the resumption of two sites in Sham Shui Po for the implementation of an Urban Renewal Authority demand-led redevelopment project. The first plot is on Kowloon Road and Kiu Yam Street with


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Hong Kong Tai Po site sold for HK$3.48b

A site in Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, was clinched by Sun Hung Kai Properties (0016) for a higher-than-expected HK$3.48 billion. The site is the largest and most expensive in terms of price per buildable square


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Hong Kong Land sale plan unveiled

Secretary for Development Paul Chan announced the Government’s 2015-16 Land Sale Programme today, comprising 29 residential sites capable of providing 16,000 flats. Four commercial/business sites and one hotel site, which can provide 180,000 square metres of


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Hong Kong: 18 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in December – six on Hong Kong Island, six in Kowloon and six in the New Territories. Eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments,


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Yunnan Water Files For Hong Kong IPO

Yunnan Water Investment, an integrated service provider in the municipal waste water treatment and water supply industries in mostly Yunnan province, has applied for a listing with the local bourse. Its business is composed of four


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60m landmark structure to be built on HK Central Waterfront

According to the development secretary Mr Paul Chan Mo-Po, A 60-meter “landmark” structure and two low-rise buildings will be built on a site near the new Central waterfront. Chan also revealed in a recent blog post


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HK Gov’t site fetches HK$901m

The Government Property Agency has accepted a $901 million tender from the University of Hong Kong for the disposal of 46 flats and 46 car parking spaces in one parcel at 8-10 Caldecott Road, Kowloon. The


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