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  1. Take the hint: a bridge without Guangdong backing is no bridge at all

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Delta bridge will get three border control systems' SCMP headline February 4 I AM ONE with the Guangdong provincial authorities this time. I also don't want to see the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge built. It will ruin the vistas on that superb walking trail from Fan Lau to Tai O. Okay, call my objection a trifling one compared ...

  2. Are real reasons for bridge rush buried under concrete?

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Five thousand extra construction workers will be hired to speed up the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, so that the long-delayed project meets its original deadline. SCMP, November 25 But why meet the original 2016 deadline? If there has been a delay in building this bridge, why not push the completion date out and do ...

  3. Bridging the divide

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christine Loh The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is jinxed. The bridge is one of the government's key infrastructure projects costing over HK$80 billion and work was to begin last ... ruled in favour of the litigant on just one of seven grounds- the one related to public health, because the government had not studied how the bridge would increase air pollution and what ...

  4. Joint study programme collapses in Zhuhai

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang and Lo Hiu-wan More than 100 students in Zhuhai must decide whether to finish their associate degrees in Suzhou or Hong Kong after the collapse of a joint study programme set up by branches of universities in Beijing and Hong Kong. The University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU Space) and Beijing Normal University's ...

  5. HK teenager dies in roof collapse

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Hong Kong teenager was killed and a mainland girl wounded when a concrete roof at a shopping mall in Changping, Guangdong, collapsed and fell on them yesterday. Hong Kong ... and covering 15 stores in the single-storey Baihua Plaza mall collapsed at 12.30pm. Police, firemen and medical staff from a hospital were at the scene within minutes. Wong suffered major injuries ...

  6. High hopes

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government says the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge will bring HK$48 billion to the city, with increased trade and time and money saved. Do you agree or feel the bridge will be a white elephant? Write to us. ...

  7. Bridge politics all about perpetuating Shenzhen's highway robbery

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp YOU MAY RECALL an imaginative argument put up by a senior Guangdong government official a year or two ago for not building a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. It was that a bridge would have to be built on pylons in the Pearl River estuary and, as everyone knows, pylons interfere with water flow. Thus water in the Pearl River would back up ...

  8. Bridge can boost regional development

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Bridge will be one of the most outstanding landmarks in the region and one of the longest bridge networks in the world when it is completed at a date to be announced. The bridge will cost from about HK$30billion to HK$40billion to build, and the idea was first suggested by Hopewell Holdings chairman Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung more than 20 years ago. The bridge will form a land ...

  9. HK share of bridge cost queried

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Hong Kong government should pay the most for construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge because it would provide what the city lacked, a connection to the west ... the right to operate the bridge for 50 years. 'The future operator obviously would have an expected rate of return, which would be based heavily upon forecasts of the bridge ...

  10. Cost of bridge is not HK's to pay alone, analyst warns

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Hong Kong should not pay for more than a third of the cost of the proposed bridge connecting it to Macau and Zhuhai, a senior member of the government's think-tank said yesterday. Yeung Yue-man, a Chinese University research professor who chairs the Central Policy Unit's panel on the Pearl River Delta, said the bridge would mainly ...




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