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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite higher costs, keep Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge on track

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... requests are likely from delays in construction of new MTR lines and an even bigger-ticket item, a third airport runway, looms. Lawmakers have every right to ask questions about contracts awarded, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1640880/despite-higher-costs-keep-hong-kong-zhuhai-macau-bridge
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for take-off on third runway The arguments for and against a third airport runway have been so well rehearsed by supporters and critics that they risk becoming clichés. ... are not to be ignored. The question is how to minimise the impact without holding back development. This is what the Airport Authority is doing. In a renewed attempt to meet the standards laid down by the law, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542596/hong-kong-risks-losing-out-rivals-without-third-airport
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to sort out financial arrangements for third runway

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Now let's sort out runway financing The controversial plan to build a third airport runway has, thankfully, cleared the first major hurdle. After rounds of intense ... soon. It is imperative for the Airport Authority to proceed according to the dozens of green initiatives required. The project is far from ready to take off, though. Opposing green groups have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596894/time-sort-out-financial-arrangements-third-runway
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Can Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports co-ordinate for mutual gain?

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 04:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Happy landing for two airports? Building a state-of-the-art airport terminal in one of the world's fastest-growing economies is a challenge. The new one in Shenzhen, ... overnight. Some passengers missed their flights, blaming confusing flight schedules and information. But compared with the turbulence experienced during the Hong Kong airport relocation 15 years ago, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1380575/can-hong-kong-and-shenzhen-airports-co-ordinate-mutual-gain
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Plans for new marine parks are to be welcomed

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... off two marine park projects, green activists smelt something fishy. That it came when the controversial proposal to build a third airport runway nearby is due for a decision makes it even ... suspicion that the government is trying to relieve pressure on the Airport Authority, whose third runway proposal has met strong resistance from some members of a subcommittee of the Advisory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586791/plans-new-marine-parks-are-be-welcomed
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Airport logjams a serious concern

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Airport logjams a serious concern Anecdotal evidence of airport and airline delays abounds. But some solid data might surprise all but seasoned travellers. According to FlightStats, a popular US-based provider of data on air travel, Beijing and Shanghai rank at the bottom of 35 major international airports surveyed for flight delays and cancellations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1287168/airport-logjams-serious-concern
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must address the lack of civil air space

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Unfortunately, such secrecy can also leave travellers in the dark about the closure of air space to civilian aircraft. As a result, thousands have milled about pivotal eastern airports in frustration and uncertainty this week after the authorities announced cuts in civilian traffic of up to 25 per cent until mid-August to accommodate the drills. Affected airports include Shanghai, Nanjing and Wuhan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558448/beijing-must-address-lack-civil-air-space
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Mainland China public crying out for justice

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Public crying out for justice The flaws of justice on the mainland have long been driving those with unresolved grievances to desperate measures. Of late, though, the desperation has been pushing people in a disturbing direction. A wheelchair-bound man who set off a bomb at Beijing Capital International Airport earlier this month was not the most audacious effort, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1292672/mainland-china-public-crying-out-justice
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Erdogan must steer towards the middle as Turkey's president

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... bridge over the Bosphorous and a huge new airport in Istanbul. It is called Target 2023 after the centenary of the foundation of a secular modern Turkey by the great Ataturk. Erdogan repeatedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573106/erdogan-must-steer-towards-middle-turkeys-president
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Are taxis in Discovery Bay the thin end of the wedge for residents?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... But development is an irresistible force in Hong Kong, even if it is sometimes debatable whether it represents progress. The construction of a new airport led to the building of a tunnel linking Discovery Bay with the North Lantau Highway and bus services to the airport, Tung Chung and Sunny Bay. That, arguably, was progress to a community that makes more use of the airport than most. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1531175/are-taxis-discovery-bay-thin-end-wedge-residents

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