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Wheelock wins runway Kai Tak site

The tender for a Kai Tak residential site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $9.893 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The site at Kai Tak Area 4B Site 1,


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Thailand’s FFP pushes hyperloop transit plan

The Future Forward Party (FFP) enlarged on its plan to develop a hyperloop line from Chiang Mai to Phuket if it wins the election, claiming a mass transit system in which passengers would travel in pods


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Rail works interim report released

The Government released the Interim Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Construction Works at & near the Hung Hom Station Extension under the Shatin to Central Link Project today. In its interim report, the commission


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Lantau Artificial islands provide up to 260,000 flats

Artificial islands under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision project will provide at least 45,000 private flats, Secretary for Development Michael Wong said. Speaking to the media after attending a radio show today, Mr Wong said the Kau


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Work begins on Manila’s first subway: “Gov’t time frame wildly optimistic”

MANILA — Ground was broken Wednesday on the first subway line in congestion-ridden Metro Manila, but contractors said the Philippine government’s time-frame for construction was wildly optimistic. As part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s infrastructure push, the


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Kai Tak site to be tendered

Another Kai Tak site in the 2018-19 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender. Tenders for the New Kowloon inland lot No. 6546 at Kai Tak Area 4C Site 4, Kai Tak, Kowloon, will


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Hong Kong Expands Use of Cavern Service Reservoirs to Free Up Land

Black & Veatch to help Water Supplies Department turn hilly terrain and rock formations into opportunities for land supply The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering


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Britain and TIPC ink deal on offshore wind power

The British Office Taipei yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) in Kaohsiung, saying that it is happy to share experiences and techniques for the development of offshore wind farms with


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Hanoi starts work on F1 grand prix circuit

Vietnam have launched construction of a race circuit in the capital Hanoi where the south-east Asian city will host their first Formula One race next year. The Vietnamese Grand Prix scheduled for April 2020 is the


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$624b estimated for Lantau plan

Secretary for Development Michael Wong today announced a ballpark estimate of $624 billion for building the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. Announcing the details at a


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