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  1. Blights of passage

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rebecca Tomasis familypost@scmp.com I'm eight months pregnant with a long MTR journey ahead of me. The trains are crowded; people are packed into the carriages; everyone is trying to survive another Hong Kong rush hour. No one offers me a seat. Preoc ...

  2. ACTS Rednaxela

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the bathroom. Business travellers can benefit from the Beyond ACTS programme, which includes personal assistant services, two-way private car transfers to the airport, and for leases of more than two ... With the Central-Mid-Levels escalator literally at your doorstep, the Central MTR station is just a short walk away, as is the Airport Express Station and the Star Ferry, which provides a direct link to Tsim Sha ...

  3. Halting of MTR defended amid air chaos

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The MTR Corporation and the Airport Authority have defended the decision not to keep the Airport Express running overnight as thousands of passengers converged on Hong Kong early yesterday. Passengers claimed the airport was in chaos after midnight following delays of at least two hours to clear customs and collect baggage, thus cutting out the option ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New shopping mall at airport makes no sense I cannot accept the rationale of Douglas Louden ('Airport must pay its way', July 3), replying to my letter ('Proposed airport ... correspondent points out, the Airport Authority has no expertise running shops. I repeat what I said in my letter: that an inquiry should be set up to look into the authority's largesse. It should ...

  5. Time to give us the buildings we need

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... brought in to design the airport and West Kowloon arts district. While each serves a functional need, the designs were also chosen with Hong Kong's brand in mind. Buildings meant to make a statement also come with a corresponding price tag - the airport's Terminal 1 cost HK$10 billion and the arts hub, still under construction, is budgeted at HK$21.6 billion with more funding ...

  6. Three rail lines may be on the cards, says bureau

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and a multibillion-dollar cross-border railway connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports. Responding to queries from the South China Morning Post, the bureau said that was only the first stage which 'focuses ... said. But an MTR Corp executive, who declined to be identified, says it is hard to see how, for instance, the airport link- which has a spur line connecting Tuen Mun to the Tung Chung Line- ...

  7. Central rethink shows government is listening

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tak airport site and the West Kowloon Cultural District. The North Point redevelopment plan tackles public concerns about high-density development that blocks air flow, raises urban ...

  8. London ranked above HK in transport poll

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A survey that voted London as having the best public transport system in the world has been greeted with disbelief in Hong Kong- which ranked fifth. A survey carried out by Web travel site TripAdvisor of more than 2,000 travellers around the ...

  9. One-stop machine for MTR services

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Shieh New MTR self-service machines armed with video cameras and a slew of features for passengers with ticket problems will debut on Sunday in Hong Kong Station. Two new machines, located at the entrance to the Tung Chung line, allow passengers una ...

  10. 'We didn't reclaim in cement test'

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Working underneath the seabed does not constitute reclamation, the Airport Authority said yesterday in defence of its decision to carry out a trial project ... to reclaim seabed wherever it liked. But Tommy Leung, the Airport Authority's general manager of projects, said it sought advice from the Department of Justice before starting the project ...




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