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New harbourfront space opens

The Development Bureau announced that the Pierside Precinct near Wan Chai Ferry Pier further opened today, providing a nostalgic harbourfront leisure space with a panoramic view of Victoria Harbour for the public.   Being the 12th harbourfront leisure space that opened since October last year, the newly opened area is located to the east of the ferry pier on a harbour site reclaimed for the construction of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass.   The bureau said under the incremental approach, a 180-metre-long promenade of the precinct opened earlier in March, followed by the opening of a further 80m in October.   With an area of about 4,600 sq m, the newly opened part has almost doubled the precinct's original space.   In contrast to the colourful cartoon style adopted at other harbourfront sites opened earlier in Western District and Wan Chai, the precinct mainly comprises simple fair-faced concrete and wooden structures.   It features a stylish touch with its clear and rectiline

KS Wong joins green webinar

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong today discussed with more than 170 entrepreneurs and business executives from different European countries the prospects for European technology in contributing to a carbon-neutral Hong Kong.   During the webinar discussion, Mr Wong said Hong Kong has been exploring various solutions to combat climate change, noting that European technology has been playing a key role in establishing state-of-the-art waste-to-energy/resources facilities in the city.   He also appealed to European enterprises to grasp the many business opportunities arising from Hong Kong's progressive targets set on carbon neutrality.   The webinar was organised by the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Offices in Brussels and in Berlin, with support from 10 organisations and Belgium-Hong Kong Society Chairman Alexander De Beir as the moderator.
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