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  1. Legal bus operators feel caught in licensing net

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... are needed to reduce the oversupply of non-franchised buses and unauthorised services run by individual operators. Yeung Wai-hung, chairman of the Public Omnibus Operators' Association, said ... and services to hotels, schools, workplaces and residential estates. Under the proposal, the government will have more control over the use of licences by certain operators. Buses with a contract hire ...

  2. Transport operators to protest in go-slows

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... with the government failed to result in a satisfactory resolution to their complaints over the emergence of non-franchised bus services. They claim non-franchised services are illegal and have taken business ... buses, which is expected to last six months. In the meantime, the Transport Department has been instructed to 'continue fighting illegal bus services and operators', she said. 'We ...

  3. Surprise over crash rates for minibus drivers

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... minibuses by early 2010 The number of minibuses in Hong Kong that will be covered by the requirement: 4,350 ... than those under revenue- sharing, and this may affect their morale and attitude to driving. Altogether, the number of prosecutions against public light bus drivers dropped to 7,395 during ...

  4. Buses go-slow in border ban protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 30 non-franchised bus operators yesterday staged a slow-drive protest against the government's ban on operating at public transport interchanges when new border interchanges open next month. The bus operators threatened to disrupt traffic at the two interchanges if the ban, which they said discriminated against them, was not lifted. A government spokesman said ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Motor Bus interim earnings rise to $84.2m China Motor Bus, which operates bus services on Hong Kong island, said it earned $84.22 million in the six-month period to December 31, up ... The company, which runs the main thoroughfare linking Hong Kong island with Kowloon, said it would recommend a final dividend of five cents a share, unchanged from 2002. No details were given ...

  6. Tram fare increase will not make anyone happy

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Expectations were high when Hong Kong's century-old tram services were taken over by a French operator with a promise of more comfortable rides and better services. But two years later, those who wonder where those improvements are have been told they must wait longer. This is because Veolia Transport, the company that bought Hong Kong Tramways from Wharf, says ...

  7. Government has missed the bus

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... service companies and utilities can only be justified for as long as the operator is committed to providing a good service. The termination of the franchise for China Motor Bus and Yau Ma Tei ... It comes as no surprise that the public is unimpressed by the government's decision to extend the franchise for three bus companies. Under the deal, New World First Bus, Citybus ...

  8. Talk back

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

    ... background is in order by way of clarification. As Hong Kong's largest environment-friendly bus operator, KMB has three buses in its fleet equipped with Euro IV engines. The company has led ... or the time when buses and MTR trains are out of service. With such a particular mode of transport, Hong Kong people should take the greatest pride in having such an excellent kind of transport. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the most important factors. Indeed, the London Underground system covers most of Greater London; and one can travel virtually anywhere by Tube. In comparison, Hong Kong's MTR system is less ... and particularly so for a small one like Hong Kong. That's why the funding approval given recently to the MTR's West Island Line is most welcome; it will extend the system. Many more extensions ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Property development profits and bus fare rises do not go together

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... in question. The fact is when KMB bought those plots of land, they were zoned for industrial purposes. Take the bus maintenance centre. According to chapter five of the Hong Kong Planning Standards ... but other commercial operators are excluded from this. In the interests of the public good, the government should nationalise our bus services. Our government should take a leaf out of the book ...




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