Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

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【Public events】Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong (ABHK) is honoured to have Mr Ko Tim-keung (高添強), an adivsor for the Hong Kong Museum of History, to give a lecture about the historical development of the Peak from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century. The audiences were amazed by his precious collection of old photographs, and got a deeper understanding on the fascinating history. Heritage buildings and sites, historic […]

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Dear members and supporters of ABHK, As many of you know, the developer of Hopewell Center is proposing a large-scale hotel and convention development at its property between Queen’s Road East and Kennedy Road. Such development would have a massive impact on Wanchai, in particular the Kennedy Road residential neighborhood, traffic flows, roads, trees and public spaces. Help us tell the Town Planning Board that the latest changes proposed by […]

Categories: Letter, Newsletters

By Mary Mulvihill There is growing concern among residents, many of whom speak Cantonese but are unable to read and write Chinese, with regard to the deteriorating quality of content in English language on many district Council websites. In fact it appears that Southern District and Wong Tai Sin are the only councils to fully publish papers, notes and minutes in English. Because of the lack of English content on […]

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Local concern groups are calling on the Town Planning Board (TPB) to reject an application by developer Hutchison Whampoa to build on a green belt site adjacent to the Aberdeen Country Park. The Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong (ABHK), Designing Hong Kong, and the Concerned Group for the Aberdeen Country Park warn that the rezoning of this green belt site to residential use will be detrimental to the environment […]

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Hong Kong’s Peak district has always been the city’s major tourist attraction, with Lugard Road being ranked as one of top 10 hiking trails in the world. The area has a fascinating history, being a leisure ground of the governors and visitors alike in the colonial days, a residential district for the rich, as well as a military foothold during the war years. Heritage buildings and sites, historic trails and footpaths […]

Categories: Letter, Newsletters

Hutchison Whampoa has returned to TPB with an application to rezone a Green Belt Site at Coombe Road to residential as part of a land exchange to preserve the Grade 1 listed building at 23 Coombe Road. If you recall, Hutchison made a similar application in January 2014, but subsequently withdrew the 2014 application as a result of objections (773 objections) and adverse press coverage. The new deadline for objections […]

Categories: Letter, Newsletters

By Anthony Kilias In many ways, Hong Kong has succeeded in establishing itself as Asia’s World City. Our city is a veritable melting pot of ethnicities, languages, and religions. Our self-governing status allows us to enjoy many social and economic liberties that align us with the world’s great democracies, and no doubt put us in an enviable position among our regional neighbours. However, it is unfortunate to think that these […]

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