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  1. Delta bridge will take priority at cross-border conference

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposal to build a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai will top the agenda today in cross-border talks led by Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and Hong Kong's Chief ... the journey time to one hour. Co-operation on combating air pollution and, possibly, changes to the system for cross-border notification about dealing with infectious diseases after the Sars outbreak ...

  2. Car-fumes protest is still holding up cross-border link

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Work on 3km Western Corridor tunnel, due to be ready in 2006, has not begun Construction of a 3km tunnel section of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor in Shekou looks like being further delayed by opposition from residents living close ...

  3. Delta bridge on agenda for regional conference

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Cross-border co-operation on several issues will be on the agenda when regional leaders meet at the seventh Hong Kong Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference, in Guangzhou on Wednesday. One of the leading items for discussion between Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and other officials is the planned bridge that will link Hong Kong, Macau ...

  4. The white paper's recommendations

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a long-term basis Build cross-border co-operation to enable middle and top management of both governments to improve understanding of air pollution problems and devise solutions Build local as well as cross-border political support among stakeholders, including industry, business and the community, for measures to reduce air pollution Create a clear and inclusive process for determining standards, ...

  5. Air quality report set to boost HK, Guangdong ties

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the neighbours' air pollution indices, and on standards for exhaust emissions and effluent discharge. Such proposals, along with proposals on ways to lower customs barriers and liberalise cross-border ... is really interested in is the health impact the pollutants will have. That is also what would drive a policy change,' he said. The source said the cross-border work group's report would ...

  6. Air pollution bill passes, but lawmakers are still unhappy

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Emissions legislation does not go far enough, say critics Lawmakers yesterday endorsed cross-border emissions trading and gave legal backing to caps on power firms' ... because officials say they need more time. The measure also spells out the way caps on emissions of three major air pollutants will be determined beyond 2010. Cross-border emissions trading ...

  7. Choose life over death for Lantau

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of northern Lantau will be transformed by the construction of a logistics park, cargo terminal and cross-border transport hub along the main thoroughfare linking the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. ... as cheap, heavy-sulphur diesel is in ready supply on the mainland for cross-border drivers. For the projected 220,000 residents of an expanded Tung Chung, Lantau will become a problematic place ...

  8. Tung Chung smog drives residents to consider fleeing

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is a need to limit the sulfur content of the fuel used by cross-border trucks, while a railway should be included in the cross-border bridge.' ...

  9. Waste incinerator opponents 'have the wrong target'

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Company chief says cross-border pollution is a greater threat Tuen Mun residents have more to fear from cross-border pollution than a proposed waste incineration trial at a cement factory nearby, a senior factory official said. Residents of Lung Kwu Tan have opposed the controversial trial, fearing health damage from the cancer-causing dioxin emitted during ...

  10. Coastal route for bridge may save money but end up costing HK

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... advisers, have proposed an alternate siting of the cross-border checkpoint to the west of the airport island and an alternative routing of the link road away from the coast and along the northern ...




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