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Food for thought ; Urban redevelopment scheme (30 Jul 2002)


Features the growing trend towards vegetarian food in Hong Kong. Prabhar Dasa (Member, International Society for Krishna Consciousness) and Simon Chau Siu-cheong (Chairman, Hong Kong Vegetarian Society) talk about the benefits of taking vegetarian diets. However, Edmund Li Tsze-shing (Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Hong Kong) warns that strict vegetarian diets may be missing in some nutrients. Examines the renewal projects in Wan Chai, Shamshuipo and Tai Kok Tsui by the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) and the compensation package offered to the evictees. Lau Ping-cheung (Non-executive director, Urban Renewal Authority) and academics also express their views on the financial viability of the Authority's redevelopment scheme.

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2002
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