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  1. Talking points

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... such vacancies with a form of automatic appointment. A consultation period on the issue ends on Saturday. For a day, cars not welcome in 140 mainland cities The mainland will hold its fifth annual 'No Car Day' today in over 140 cities with a population above 500,000. The campaign is part of a world car-free day campaign aiming to reduce exhaust emissions and ease traffic congestion ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... self-serving, short-term ambitions, to ensure its success. Kerry Hasell, Tai Hang Hearing and seeing no evil Randall van der Woning ('Stop car horn noise pollution', September 8) might ... of Hong Kong in 2008. Mr van der Woning may find this surprising as- without trying very hard- he could probably record 39 car-horn offences in a few hours on any busy street in Hong Kong. ...

  3. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is visiting the city for talks on technology sharing and training of law-enforcement officers to combat the illegal trade. 'Our ... in this.' Hong Kong customs officials seized 33 rhino horns, weighing 86.5kg and worth HK$17.4 million, last November, hidden in plastic scrap on a cargo ship from Cape Town. The seizure ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of commercial culture has taken over our daily existence and how we would like to experience our city and what we can do about it. Catherine LaJeunesse, Sai Kung Car horn abuse is an offence I concur with Randall van der Woning ('Stop car horn noise pollution', September 8) about the excessive use of car horns. However, no change to the law is necessary. The Hong Kong Road Users' ...


    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the government's Let's Relaunch Hong Kong Together drive, Foot Down has dreamt up ideas for a fortnight's economy- stimulating, sales-based celebration of cars centred in Central, Aberdeen and the Tamar and Kai Tak sites. The MTA's Parade of 100 Cars: Proof that Hong Kong is still the auto-trade hub of China, where dealers still offer the biggest range, choice, finance and service ...

  6. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong should outsource control of illegal car parking

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... There is a growing sense of exasperation in some quarters at the nonchalant approach towards illegal car parking in Hong Kong. It goes on everywhere and the Hong Kong police force, which is responsible for ensuring that it doesn't happen, exercise an extremely light touch in this regard- to put it mildly. In Central, drop-off points are blocked by illegally vehicles so people ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I completely sympathise with Mona Choo regarding excessive use of vehicle horns ('Get tough on car horn noise', January 29). There is a relatively simple solution that would go a long way ... can do our bit by using public transport to go to school and work, rather than travelling by car. This can help ease air pollution. The government can do its bit by planting more trees. ...

  8. Lawmakers raise more concerns at car plan

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... supported the scheme that will initially allow 50 mainland private cars into Hong Kong for up to seven days. Drivers will be able to apply to take part in the scheme, which also allows more Hong Kong cars into the mainland, from March 30. There were questions about how Hong Kong could sign an agreement with the mainland without consulting the public first. Andrew Shum Wai-nam ...

  9. Bigger rally planned over mainland cars

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Another protest involving more groups is shaping up for tomorrow against a cross-border scheme to allow more private cars to travel between Hong Kong ... to allow more mainland-registered cars into the city. The protest is being planned by a group of 17 environmental, city-planning, Christian, cycling and transport non-profit organisations. One ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... these online networks. Kanis Lam Tsz-kan, Ho Man Tin Stop car horn noise pollution I think it is generally agreed that noise pollution is off the scale. Particularly galling are drivers who lean on their horns for 30 seconds or longer when traffic is not moving. This is actually painful for pedestrians to hear, especially in narrow streets. The traffic laws should be amended to ban the use ...




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