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  1. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Brake time: Beijing bans 70pc of government cars to ease smog during Apec meeting

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:12pm by Kathy Gao

    ... make sure the air quality is good and the traffic is flowing during the meetings, [Beijing’s] municipal government decided that 70 per cent of cars from every level of the party ... environmental monitoring centre. Vehicle exhaust is a big factory in air pollution. The Apec has 21 member countries, comprising approximately 55 per cent of the world’s GDP and 44 per cent of the world ...

  2. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by BLOOM

    ... at the self-locking dock at or near the destination. There is usually a fee to take part- London charges £90 (HKS1,200) a year or £2 for 24 hours, although Buenos Aires, in Argentina, charges nothing. ... the city's deputy mayor who pushed for the programme, believes money should be no object. "If you want people to quit cars you need to offer them a quality alternative," he says. ...

  3. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by SIULAN LAW

    ... quality and track record a company had displayed in Britain. "After all, what matters most are costs, flexibility, management, track record and the ability to respond to a changing environment. At the end of the day, one issue it comes down to is quality of management." ...

  4. News - China Insider - TRANSPORT

    Passengers run for their lives... all because foreigner ‘fainted’ on Shanghai train

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:24pm by Erin Hale

    ... surprised that none of the passengers called emergency services. In typical Weibo fashion, many of the comments had a sarcastic edge. "Seriously, this is the quality of the people?” one blogger ... and unfriendly city. “Shanghai people have such a good quality!” said a verified blogger from Chengdu. His remark received 955 likes. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crack on windshield forces Hong Kong Airlines flight to return from Manila airspace

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 07:09pm by Clifford Lo

    ... into the journey, the pilot made a U-turn after alerting Manila's aviation authorities, which then notified Hong Kong's air traffic control at about 2.30pm. Ten fire engines and an ambulance were ... and was immediately checked by air traffic controllers. A month later on September 16, a flight headed for Nanjing was originally instructed to climb to 9,000 feet. It was later told not to do so because ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers of dirty vehicles face losing licences as new pollution-busting machines are unveiled

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the highest level on the government's Air Quality Health Index.   ... standard in force when the car was new, the drivers will be told to drive their cars to designated centres for a test that will cost them HK$310. Mok said Hong Kong's roadside air pollution ...

  7. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Drivers in spin over Beijing congestion charge

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... congestion and improve air quality in the city. In recent years, the government has restricted sales of cars, raised parking fees in the city centre and banned non-local vehicles from the city, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    More delays for MTR passengers just hours after lightning sparked chaos on West Rail line

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Danny Mok, Ada Lee

    ... this quality service?" Another man said shuttle buses should have been used to ease the delays. As she struggled onto a packed train at Mei Foo during the evening rush hour, one woman shouted ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    On track for air-conditioned tram experiment

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Pilot project will test technical feasibility of cooler travel and assess the public's reaction On track for air-conditioned tram experiment An air-conditioned tram could hit the roads soon as the company running Hong Kong's iconic mode of transport revisits the idea. Emmanuel Vivant, the new managing director of Hong Kong Tramways, said ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR vows to improve quality after long train delays

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:59am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Chief executive says sourcing of materials and quality assurance are the railway operator's weakest points MTR vows to improve quality after long delays The MTR Corporation is reviewing its overhead cable system and has pledged to improve quality control after three faults caused long delays on its East Rail and Tseung Kwan O lines. Chief ...




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