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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let government run Hong Kong's transport system

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... costs help improve a city's competitiveness and boost its overall economic development. If Leung really wants to maintain Hong Kong's stability and prosperity, he must tackle high transport costs and review the existing transport policy that benefits only a small group of conglomerates. Every political leader wants to leave behind an inspiring legacy. Hong Kong has plenty ...

  2. Trams the remaining black spot in Hong Kong public transport

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a frequent visitor to Hong Kong for more than 20 years, I must agree with Rebecca Ong ('Queues could end tram fracas,' January 28), who brought to readers' attention the 'civilised and disciplined manners of Hong Kong people in general'. I thank her for bringing into question the tram service on Hong Kong Island. Such problems do not generally exist on safe ...

  3. Warped view is a pointer to the future of public transport

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... are not aware of it yet, you ought to know that our Donald cannot bear to lose face and would rather put Hong Kong's finances at risk. He did it a year earlier with a HK$120 billion stock market ... in Beijing. Why do you people in Hong Kong tolerate them? Let's set this warped picture straight. If we in Hong Kong choose not to cover our commuting costs through the fares we pay, then we must ...

  4. Review fare formula so MTR's profits can better serve needs of public transport

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... profitable subway corporations in the world. More importantly, because the MTR earns substantial profits from real estate, it could provide a cheaper transport service to the public without ... cannot be channelled into the public transport service. The MTR is more than a profit-seeking corporation; it is a publicly franchised monopoly to provide a transport service to the public. We ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hybrid taxis set to hit Hong Kong's roads early next year

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... on petrol for hybrid taxi drivers until the end of next year, and might extend the plan after that. Lai Hoi-ping, of the Hong Kong Taxi Association, which represents owners of 800 urban taxis, said ... supplier Toyota, said it was talking to the Transport Department about its plan. It had received orders for 20 cars, which would be ready to for use before the Lunar New Year. The announcement came ...

  6. Transport costs a heavy burden, residents say

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More than 60 per cent of residents questioned in a survey find transport costs to be a huge burden on their family finances. The survey- conducted by the University of Hong ... people from the four districts in the survey knew about the scheme's existence. Kam Hoi-ling, spokeswoman for the society and a student at the University of Hong Kong, said the government ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's growing network of walkways

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... crowded around commercial and transport hubs. A huge network of walkways, overpasses and tunnels links this dense forest of skyscrapers. They are documented in Cities Without Ground: A Hong Kong ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com It's possible to travel across parts of Hong Kong without ever touching the pavement IN Theair Depending on where you live in Hong Kong, you ...

  8. Kwai Tsing candidates want better transport links, less pollution

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... councillor Daniel Ng Kim-sing, of the Democratic Party, and Peter Cheung, of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong, suggested a parking area be built near the container port. ... But the accompanying noise pollution brought by trucks frequenting the port and insufficient transport options for people living in Tsing Yi Estate have become key concerns to candidates contesting ...

  9. Cheaper transport to AsiaWorld-Expo

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... ticket holders to any event to travel there and back from either Kowloon or Hong Kong stations for HK$48 instead of HK$100, is a reflection of the venue's growing diversification from ... of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival digital scroll. Staged by the Shanghai and Hong Kong governments, the display is a replica of the popular World Expo exhibit that just ended at the weekend. More ...

  10. Transport bosses reject cost-cutting plan, but engineers say options to be considered

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... explained its plan to them. Nine members of the Professional Commons' railway expert group held a three-hour meeting yesterday on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express link ... The group said the government had agreed to explore better options. The meeting came a few days after the think tank proposed moving the line's Hong Kong terminus from West Kowloon to Kam ...




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