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  1. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

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

    ... to be hurting the railway company's overseas businesses. A subsidiary has in fact been awarded the £1.4 billion (HK$18 billion) London Crossrail train line contract by Transport for London ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR steps up escalator safety campaign

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... In an effort to cut those numbers, the corporation yesterday launched its annual escalator safety campaign, which runs until the end of the month. "Escalator accidents are common in a busy ... risk. Accidents also easily occur in busy stations like Causeway Bay, Lau said. The campaign will see safety messages displayed prominently on the handrails of escalators at busy stations. ...

  3. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Dongguan cabbies launch strike amid business slowdown

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Its streets were once paved in gold for taxi drivers, but the recent crackdown on the sex industry has affected the local business Striking Dongguan cabbies ... in their business that some believe is tied to the recent crackdown on the city's once-booming sex industry. The city government released a statement saying that about 50 taxi drivers staged ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Sinotrans Shipping net profit up, but glut weighs

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 08:27pm by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... based on the size of its dry bulk fleet. Most of its business is in the transport of cargoes such as iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other commodities. United States Department ...

  5. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR lands £1.4b contract to run London Crossrail

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 03:42am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... in the east, said the local government transport body. The route will serve 40 stations, including Paddington, and run for 118km through the City and Canary Wharf business districts, as well ... its business abroad in recent years to avoid relying too much on property-related income. Apart from projects on the mainland, it also runs railway systems in Melbourne and Stockholm. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tramways owners plan to expand on mainland China to 'fill transport gap'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Ada Lee

    ... vice-president of RATP's business in Asia and the Middle East, said modern tram systems were becoming more popular on the mainland for their environmental benefits over other forms of transport. ... for a transportation company to do business". Janaillac said he hoped problems of congestion in the city could be alleviated in the future, to allow the trams to become a more efficient system. Hongkong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tramways veteran followed his dream despite being disowned by family

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Ada Lee

    ... who had wanted him to help out with their paper business after his return from Taiwan. "My parents told me to move out and never go back when I told them [I had a job in Tramways]," Kwan, 59, recalled. "They said I wasn't helping out, but the business just bored me." He left the family business to his sister. "I did move out, but we still contacted each ...

  8. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore and Seoul Country eyes role as storage centre in regionas melting Arctic ice opens up trading route from Europe to Asia Melting ice paves way for Korean oil hub Melting Arctic ice is widening a path for ships to deliver European oil ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Pedestrian safety requires a step change in government

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with which people took taxis, and encourage drivers to park outside busy areas. He said the government was preparing to spend billions of dollars building pedestrian tunnels in the SOGO area when ...

  10. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Smartphone car service undercuts New York’s yellow taxis

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:29pm by AP

    ... For instance, during heavy rain or snowstorms or on busy holidays, Uber might double or triple its rates in some neighbourhoods. Besides traditional taxis and car services, Uber competes with other ...




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