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Land premium pilot scheme launches

The Government today announced the implementation framework of the pilot scheme for arbitration on land premium. The Chief Executive put forward the scheme in his 2014 Policy Address to facilitate early agreement on land premium payable


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Tung Chung hotel site tendered

  The tender for a Tung Chung hotel site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a total premium of $1.83 billion, the Lands Department announced today.  Tung Chung Town Lot No. 38 was


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Contractors fined for safety violation

Two contractors were each fined $120,000 at Fanling Magistracy today for violating construction safety regulations. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department. The case involved a March 18 accident in Tin Shui Wai in which


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A man was has been killed in an industrial which happened at a construction site for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (Delta Bridge) in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong. Four others were injured. The accident happened in


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23 building plans approved in August

The Buildings Department approved 23 building plans in August – three on Hong Kong Island, nine in Kowloon and 11 in the New Territories. Nine were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, eight were for commercial developments, two


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MTR appoints new directors

The MTR Corporation appointed four new directors today. They include three new independent non-executive directors – James Kwan, Lucia Li and Benjamin Tang – appointed by the corporation, and one non-executive director – Permanent Secretary for


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Tai Kok Tsui plot to be redeveloped

The Lands Department today announced the resumption of a site at Pine Street and Oak Street, Tai Kok Tsui, for the implementation of the Urban Renewal Authority’s third project under the Demand-led Redevelopment Project Pilot Scheme.


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Gov’t body to oversee Harbourfront land allocation & development stratergy

Public to be consulted on establishment new of Harbourfront authority. The Harbourfront Commission and the Development Bureau have jointly launched the second phase of the public engagement exercise for the proposed establishment of a Harbourfront Authority.


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6 new residential sites to be sold in coming quarter

The Government will sell by tender six residential sites in the coming quarter to provide 1,250 flats. Briefing reporters on the Land Sale Programme for October to December today, Secretary for Development Paul Chan said the


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Legal action initiated for site deaths

The Electrical & Mechanical Services Department is taking legal action over an industrial accident that caused the deaths of two workers in March at Tregunter Tower 3 in Mid-Levels. The owners of a working platform at


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