South China Morning Post 南華早報 (A10) – 2 August, 2014

I am a former member of the Hong Kong airport consultative committee during the days before the development of the airport at Chek Lap Kok. I would like to comment on the article by Julia Yan, general manager of strategic planning and development at the Airport Authority, on the necessity of the third runway project

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Hong Kong Economic Journal 信報 (A19) – 18 July, 2014

香港國際機場1998年7月投入使用,機場管理局於2006 年完成《香港國際機場2025》總體規劃報告;又於2008年啟動《香港國際機場2030》總體規劃研究,旨在重檢香港航空業發展的預測參數和實際情況。按理,機管局應該已非常慎重地考慮各項因素,並結合最新實際情況,從而制訂香港國際機場的長遠規劃發展藍圖。

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South China Morning Post 南華早報(EDT14) – 9 July, 2014

Even with last month’s approval of preliminary funding for work on new towns proposed in this part of Hong Kong, the government’s plans will continue to be dogged by controversy unless it finds a way to ensure fair treatment for the owners of small plots of land in the affected areas.

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Sing Tao Daily 星島日報 (A14) – 27 June, 2014

近期新界東北新市鎮發展引起的巨大爭議及暴力衝突,歸根究柢,與政府不了解新界土地事務的複雜性有莫大關係。政府沿用舊規劃原則和政策,收回大幅新界土地,令受影響的居民和村民並未能因發展而受惠,這種不滿情緒未有處理,而令政黨和社運團體介入,使事件政治化和矛盾升級。

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Harbour Times (P.2) – 27 June, 2014

The recently released results of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Airport Authority’s proposal to add a third runway to the airport at Chek Lap Kok (CLK) has brought the long-simmering disagreement over the conservation value of marine wildlife to a boil. Yet, this important discussion may end up distracting the community from a much more fundamental question: is adding a third runway a strategically sound approach to meeting Hong Kong’s long term air traffic growth demand?

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Hong Kong Economic Times 經濟日報 (A48) – 25 June, 2014

有關赤鱲角機場興建第三條跑道的《環境影響評估》報告近日發表後,引起各界爭論如何就生態保育和經濟發展之間的利弊作合理的取捨。然而,大眾卻忽略了一個更基本的問題——興建第三條跑道是否應付未來航空交通需求的最佳方案?

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South China Morning Post 南華早報(A13) – 6 February, 2014

The missing links for East Lantau Metropolis

Francis Cheung says if East Lantau is to be developed, it needs two links to thrive – one joining it with Central, and the other linking the airports in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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