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  1. Chaos after tour firm collapse

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Tourists left in limbo when a travel agency folded were told yesterday they could either join another agency without paying extra charges or start reclaiming their tour fees. Travellers had a confusing weekend after the clos ...

  2. Bridge traffic already running into problems

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Integrating Hong Kong and the mainland is about bringing down barriers. The bridge that will link our city with Zhuhai and Macau will be a big part of that, but its success depends ... If the bridge is going to pay off, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Allowing a free flow across both sides of the border would immediately open the possibility of 7.4 million vehicles. ...

  3. Tycoon repeats demand for rail link on bridge

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge that is already under construction. He proposed the idea in July 2010 and in January sent a letter to officials involved, demanding a railway be added to the bridge. Speaking ... the costs of building the bridge by 30 per cent, but the benefits of linking Hong Kong to the rail networks of the other two cities would override the expense, he said. Building a bridge across ...

  4. Will it be a bridge with no traffic?

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu If you build it, will the cars come? Imagine: it's a Friday night in 2016 and the long-awaited 37.73 billion yuan (HK$43.23 billion) Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has been ... the border. Even fewer mainland drivers- a few thousand at most- are qualified to drive directly from Zhuhai to Hong Kong. The goal of the bridge was to integrate the three economies and allow people ...

  5. Travellers targeted in smuggling war

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam in Shenzhen fiona.tam@scmp.com Mainland travellers who cross the borders with Hong Kong and Macau more than once a day will forfeit their duty-free quota and their luggage will be subject to thorough inspection, under a Guangdong customs policy ...

  6. Deal struck for bridge over delta, says Beijing

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Albert Wong Twenty years after it was first proposed, the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge is about to become a reality, a senior mainland official was quoted saying yesterday. ... was quoted as saying. The bridge, which is expected to cost HK$60 billion, had been listed as a national infrastructure project, Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung quoted Mr Bi as telling a closed-door ...

  7. Zhuhai bridge fails to lift city home prices

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Homeowners in Zhuhai may be disappointed after the announcement last week that the long-awaited Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge had been given the go-ahead failed to give an instant ... be in no rush to buy as there was still no timetable for completion of the bridge. 'End-users are more practical,' he said. However, Mr Poon believes residential prices will eventually ...

  8. No Shenzhen detour for bridge, says works chief

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Guangdong officials are wrong in their thinking for the link, says Sarah Liao A proposed bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau would not have an extension going to Shenzhen, a senior official said yesterday. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said the bridge would maximise its economic benefit by linking three centres. Her ...

  9. Bridge of size

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Of all the events linked to celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the handover, the most physically impressive will be the opening of the bridge across Deep Bay. ... and stacked containers- could be settled only by paying huge amounts of money. As engineers began planning how to drive the bridge across the shallow waters of Deep Bay, owners of poisoned oyster ...

  10. News - China

    Man dies in Shenzhen after being swallowed by massive hole- video

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 03:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... compound have repeatedly complained about tremors caused by an adjacent construction site only two metres from where the collapse occurred. The construction site belongs to the Shenzhen Press Group, a publisher of some of the city’s leading newspapers, the daily said. The Shenzhen Special Zone Daily, one of the group’s newspapers, reported the collapse without mentioning its parent ...




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