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River revamp views invited

The Drainage Services Department today launched the second stage of a public engagement exercise for the Tsui Ping River revitalisation project. The initiative will revitalise the existing watercourse at King Yip Street through environmental, ecological and


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Kai Tak site sold

The tender for a Kai Tak site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant for a premium of $25.161 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The site, located at New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6568


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Atkins carries out feasibility study to relocate water infrastructure to rock caverns in Hong Kong

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed by the Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Hong Kong SAR Government to carry out a feasibility study on the relocation of the Yau Tong fresh


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Hong Kong Gov’t strives to meet housing demand

The Government will continue its efforts in increasing public rental housing supply with an estimated 74,700 units to be completed from 2017 to 2022, a steady increase over the previous four five-year periods. The Transport &


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Constructing Hong Kong’s first district cooling system

The Kai Tak Development is a huge and complex project spanning more than 320 hectares and covering the former airport and nearby areas. With Hong Kong’s oppressive summer heat and humidity, such a large area sees


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Hong Kong Land compensation plan proposed

The Government has proposed enhancements to general ex-gratia compensation and rehousing arrangements for its development clearance exercises. Briefing the media today, Secretary for Development Michael Wong said: “In line with the people-oriented philosophy of the current-term


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Balfour Beatty’s Gammon bags $500m Hong Kong residential contract

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announcesd that a subsidiary of its 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a c.HK$4bn (c.£370m) construction contract for a large scale residential development, ‘Lohas Park Package


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Tuen Mun site sold

The tender for a Tuen Mun site was awarded on a 50-year land grant for a premium of $2.75 billion, the Lands Department said. The site, Tuen Mun Town Lot No.544 on Siu Lang Shui Road,


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Land release under study

The Task Force on Land Supply is studying how to release more land from private developers to meet community demand. Chief Executive Carrie Lam made the statement during a Legislative Council question and answer session today,


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Airport Authority awards HK$20b Skycity project to New World

Hong-Kong. The Airport Authority Hong Kong said New World Development (0017) has been awarded the tender for a commercial development at the Skycity project adjoining the Hong Kong International Airport. The award follows a tender exercise,


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