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  1. Pickpocketing incidents surge 88 per cent this year

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... the surge was partly related to a rise in the number of passengers on public transport, such as mainlanders who travelled to Hong Kong by train following the implementation of the 'individual ... were in the Kowloon West region where 490 cases were reported. Hong Kong island accounted for 400 incidents. Among individual districts, Mongkok topped the list with 217 cases, followed by 203 ...

  2. Bus firms bring fare discounts into effect

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to be named, said the $1 per ride scheme for elderly people means he can save about $200 a month. 'I only come out to Hong Kong island on holidays,' he said. 'I would definitely come out ... Lee Kwok-keung, chairman of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council, which represents 45 labour unions with 20,000 members. 'Our members' salaries fell by 10 per cent to 20 ...

  3. Borrett Rd site taken off land list

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Sophia Wong

    ... disposal programme planned last year. Various developers, including Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Kerry Properties, had shown an interest in bidding for the site. 'The decision does not imply ...

  4. 3,000 hit by disruption to Airport Express, Tung Chung service

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... passengers were affected, the MTRC said. It issued its red alert and asked other transport operators to boost their services when the malfunction forced the company to halt its service between Hong Kong station and Kowloon station at 3.40pm. The Airport Express' in-town check-in service was also suspended. The company mobilised a fleet of shuttle buses to transport passengers between ...

  5. Hong Kong predicted to keep its free-port edge over Shenzhen

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... is growing rapidly,' he said. 'If Hong Kong still wants to take 90 per cent of the share, it's completely unrealistic.' Although shippers have seen progress in transport cost ... Annette Chiu Hong Kong will keep its competitive edge as a free port in the Pearl River Delta despite Shenzhen's surging market share in container throughput, according to logistics ...

  6. Hong Kong predicted to keep its free-port edge over Shenzhen

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu But it faces increasing pressure to lower costs and improve cross-border traffic Hong Kong will keep its competitive edge as a free port in the Pearl River Delta despite Shenzhen's surging market share in container throughput, according to logistics executives. But they said shippers were pushing for lower costs and improved cross-border traffic. Hong Kong ...

  7. Seasonal rush running late for peak summer exports to US

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... To the US, we are seeing lots of cargo, but it's not a peak as in previous years,' said Alfred Lo Wing-yat, the managing director of P&O Nedlloyd (Hong Kong). 'The peak may ... wouldn't be surprised if US stock levels are higher than usual,' said Eric Wong, general manager of marketing and sales at P&O Nedlloyd (Hong Kong). 'But no one is panicking. ...

  8. Home sales prop up HK Ferry earnings

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) recorded a profit of $136.92 million for the six months to June following a net loss of $28.3 million from its non-property operation. The company made a profit ... for mainland tourists to Hong Kong had brought new opportunities for the hotel and retail industries. 'The group's shopping arcade leasing and hotel operations are also expected ...

  9. MTR sets sights on mainland visitors

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mainland cities. The rail operator estimates 60 per cent of mainland visitors use the MTR. About 280,000 mainland tourists are expected to arrive in Hong Kong during the National Day holiday week. ... travellers from Guangdong, Shanghai and Beijing enter Hong Kong. In the month since mainland restrictions on individual travel were relaxed, the company has already seen a 10 per cent year-on-year ...

  10. MTRC to share gains with Octopus

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... for the country's public transport network, which includes trains, buses, trams and ferries. MTRC acting chief executive Phil Gaffney said it was now looking at expanding the Octopus system in other parts of Europe and had already qualified to tender for a public transport electronic payment system in Copenhagen, Denmark. 'We are also looking at similar projects in Switzerland, North America, ...




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