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  1. Ambitious city out to attract foreign capital

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Chongqing If the number of bicycles on the streets is an indicator to the prosperity of a mainland city, Chongqing would be second to none. The city, one of four municipalities directly under the central government's administration, has fewer bicycles than Beijing, Shanghai or Tianjin, but lags behind on other economic indicators. Gross domestic product last ...

  2. Letters

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

    ... Cycle option could put commuters at risk from exhaust fumes I refer to the letter by Che Singh ('Bicycling to work makes good sense', August 29) replying to my letter ('Commuters in hot HK would find cycling simply impractical', August 22). However, he seems to have overlooked some problems and hazards. I do not see how by riding a bicycle he can save ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when he was hit by a taxi in Tuen Mun. The 88-year-old man, a villager who lives near Castle Peak Road, near Lam Tei Main Street, was riding his bicycle at about 6am when the Tuen Mun-bound ...

  4. In Brief

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

    ... police said. The two men were given first aid at the scene but did not require hospital treatment. 13 motorcycles damaged by arson Thirteen motorcycles and one bicycle were damaged in an arson ...

  5. Truck driver who killed boy, 12, fined HK$5,000

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over the bicycle, the boy's left leg and then his head, causing immediate death, the court heard. The death caused a storm of controversy over the use of Fairview Park Boulevard, a private ... seven to eight seconds to complete the manoeuvre. He also took into account that Chow had stopped at the T-junction before making the left turn, and that part of Kam's bicycle ...

  6. Chain reaction

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am

    ... although it wasn't the main reason 28-year-old Niu Bin embarked on an epic bicycle journey around the mainland. The affable Shanxi native had long dreamed of exploring the beauty of his ... to pedal through every Chinese province, municipality and region. It was a journey of more than 14,000km that he estimated would take him about eight months by bicycle, but Niu saw the chance ...

  7. The Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Trails in the jungle The Ho Chi Minh Trail was a system of trails, roads, bicycle paths and stretches of river. The North Vietnamese built the network, starting with its war against the French colonialists, then against the United States. There had probably been trails for trade for centuries in Laos and Vietnam. The mountains in this border region can ...

  8. Have TT skills, will travel

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... to peel an apple. It was bleeding heavily and my mum wasn't there. It was a rainy day and Victor took me to hospital on a bicycle,' says William. While training and competitions have ...

  9. Letters

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK needs green laws, parking for bicycles More than 50 per cent of Danes cycle to work but, in my Tung Chung estate, there is not even provision made for parking a bicycle. Flat owners, ... the designated land use. Yes, indeed, one has to obtain government permission in order to install a bike rack. Of course, a bicycle parking area could be placed underground in the car park, out of sight ...

  10. Making a difference

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... right) in the hopes of being able to donate bone marrow to a two-year-old Canadian-Chinese boy who came to Hong Kong in 1991 in search of a matching donor. Bicycles turned up at the Prince ...




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