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  1. Assessment of bridge project's impact on air quality is flawed

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

    ... It is a shame that the Advisory Council on the Environment found so little to question in the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project ('Environment watchdog backs delta bridge plan', October 13). The Highways Department's ridiculous claim that the bridge will have no residual air quality impact after it goes into operation, ...

  2. Help finance a rail link for bridge to Macau, mainland

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, the Legislative Council's subcommittee for public works is due to decide on approving additional funding for studies for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Despite Hong Kong considering rail the backbone of its transport network, a rail link has been excluded for the bridge. Adding rail will increase the cost. Finding financing on the basis of direct revenue alone ...

  3. No U-turn allowed

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh cloh@civic-exchange.org The Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge seems like a foregone conclusion. It is to be built because Beijing has endorsed it, and there seems to be no opposition. It is taken for granted that the bridge will enhance the physical integration of the Pearl River Delta as a whole, and Hong Kong is prepared to fork out a large part of the cost. Indeed, ...

  4. Sino-US foundation is more of a bridge-builder than go-between

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... work can better be described as a bridge-builder, rather than as a 'go-between'. In his message about the foundation, Mr Tung points out that the 21st century will be shaped by how ...

  5. Tung Chung woman files legal challenge to bridge

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Tung Chung resident has called for a judicial review of the decision to grant environmental permits for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, saying impact assessments ignored ... Protection Anissa Wong Sean-yee to review her decision to approve the bridge's environmental impact assessments last autumn, and to grant environmental permits for its construction ...

  6. No park to protect dolphins before Delta bridge construction starts

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Highways officials in charge of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project have refused to set up a marine park near the Brothers Islands as a shelter for the endangered ... of the bridge's Hong Kong section, said yesterday. The park has been proposed as compensation for the loss of the dolphins' habitat to the bridge and a 138-hectare reclamation east of Chek Lap Kok ...

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

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

    ... The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, overlooked by many, and surreptitiously pushed through by its supporters to avoid a public outcry, is an environmental tragedy in the making. The proposed route of the bridge link road along the southern route- tearing up the last protected coast of Chek Lap Kok island (a declared coastal protection area), and pushing a six-lane highway ...

  8. Link road for Zhuhai bridge will damage Lantau's coastline

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Highways Department has hoodwinked the public over the impact of the proposed route of the link road from the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge and is now trying to do the same to members of the Legislative Council. There is strong public opposition to the proposed route of the link road of the bridge, after it reaches Hong Kong. Tung Chung Sustainable Development Alliance and other local ...

  9. Construction of bridge could start next year

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Ivan Zhai

    ... Anita Lam and Ivan Zhai in Guangzhou 3 governments endorse report Construction of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge could begin next year after the three governments agreed to start ... report for the bridge across the Pearl River, Ms Cheng said they wanted to press ahead with the work to create much-needed jobs as soon as possible. 'We have considered [the creation ...

  10. Commitment needed on bridge-building talks

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latest round of high-level economic talks between China and the US did not lead to any breakthroughs on major disputes. This, however, should not be seen as a sign of failure. What the talks did achieve was the further building of trust and understand ...




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