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Lantau site sold

The tender for a Lantau site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $1.13 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The site at South Lantau Road, Cheung Sha was awarded to


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Sewage bypass planned for March

The Drainage Services Department today announced it will complete the second stage of maintenance works for the Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works in March, which requires a partial bypass of treated sewage into Victoria Harbour. The


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Chinese Company Denies Corruption Allegations in CPEC Project

A state-owned Chinese firm has rejected corruption allegations of billions of Rupees made by the Federal Minister for Communication Murad Saeed last week. The minister had claimed to have discovered mismanagement of funds of Rs. 70


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Gov’t endorses land supply options

The Government fully endorses the eight land supply options proposed by the Task Force on Land Supply to address land shortage in Hong Kong. Secretary for Development Michael Wong today held a press conference on the


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Rail inquiry scope expanded

The Chief Executive in Council today approved the expansion of the terms of reference for the rail inquiry team following the recent discovery of additional construction problems at the Shatin to Central Link. The Commission of Inquiry


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Central-Wan Chai Bypass to fully open

The Central-Wan Chai Bypass will be fully commissioned at 7am on February 24, after the completion of works for joining the bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link to the Rumsey Flyover westbound. Upon the bypass’ full


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Chinese company proposes new circular railroad for Yangon

Representatives from China Railway Engineering Co Ltd (CREC) have met with the Yangon Region government to discuss the possibility of constructing of a new Yangon circular railroad, according to U Than Naing Oo, a member of


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JR East project to build three new access lines to Tokyo’s Haneda airport to begin in May

East Japan Railway Co. has announced that it will launch a project in May to establish three new train routes linking central areas of the capital with Tokyo International Airport (Haneda). JR East will aim to


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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 $6.309 billion, the Lands Department announced today. Located at the junction of Yau King Lane and


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Retender for Yuen Long footbridge after initial cost debacle

There will be a fresh tender to redetermine the cost of a Yuen Long footbridge that initially cost HK$1.7 billion. The 540-meter elevated footbridge will be connected to Long Ping Station. “We intend to initiate parallel


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