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    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Kong", Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at a charity event. Taxi driver mows down five at bus stop A taxi driver lost control and crashed into a bus stop in Chatham Road, Tsim Sha ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 23, 2012

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bus terminus saga wake-up call for officials Seven years ago, the government proposed a project involving the relocation of the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier bus terminus, which ... if it involved the destruction of a historically important bus terminus. Conservation of this terminus is important because it is part of the collective memory of Hong Kong citizens, having been ...

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    Government can give Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier monument status

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... obviously did not follow the progression of the proposed plan to turn the bus terminal into a tourist piazza. The administration in fact originally planned to remove all the bus services and have passengers shuttled to and from the Mody Road bus terminal. While Mr Siu believes this would not cause much inconvenience, people living on Kowloon side, many of whom travel frequently on the Star ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 20, 2012

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsui ferry pier bus terminus. I think it was right to abandon this project even though it had already been approved by the Legislative Council. The proposed piazza would have brought limited ... it was better to stick with the status quo. Taking away the bus terminus was never a feasible option given its convenient location, not just for locals, but for tourists staying at nearby hotels ...

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    Letters Question, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Serious gridlock. To curb the traffic congestion and air pollution in Tsim Sha Tsui East caused by tour buses parking on the street with idling engines, should they be directed instead to use an empty government bus depot in Mody Road? ...

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    No urgent need to redevelop Tsim Sha Tsui's Star Ferry bus terminus

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... an old bus terminal into a modern piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui is a case in point. After eight years of struggle, the government has finally given up the project, citing technical problems and public ... Star Ferry bus terminal with a multi-storey piazza, invited more criticism than support from the outset. Officials last year bowed to pressure and offered to scale it down while preserving ...

  7. Tour buses add to gridlock in TST East

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Road DFS Galleria, which is popular with mainland shopping tours, bus drivers sit in their vehicles waiting for their passengers to finish their hours of shopping. Vehicles trying to get around ... the gridlock created by illegally parked tour buses. Last year, Kwan saw an opportunity to redirect the influx of tour buses to a government bus depot at the other end of Mody Road. It was built ...

  8. Root rot epidemic covered up, experts say

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... about the removal of individual trees since one fell on a Tsim Sha Tsim bus shelter last month, it has not disclosed the extent of the contagion, specialists say. Tsim Sha Tsui, the site of many ...

  9. Tree-sniffing dog awaits HK's bark and call

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trees in Tsim Sha Tsui, Central, Happy Valley, Lei Yue Mun and Tung Chung. Seven of the trees have already been removed or fallen, official records show, including one which fell onto a bus ...

  10. Ferry pier bus terminus saved

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com The government has decided to shelve its long-discussed proposal to build a piazza to replace the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier's bus terminus, ... at the present waterfront location, reducing the size of the planned piazza by 40 per cent. Leslie Chan Ka-long, chairman of Our Bus Terminal, a group that has opposed the redevelopment plan since 2008, ...




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