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  1. Two arrests over Causeway Bay acid attack

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu, Austin Chiu and Danny Mok Two young men were arrested yesterday in connection with the Causeway Bay acid attack last month- the first arrests following a spate of such attacks across Hong Kong since December 2008. It was not immediately known if they are connected to any of the other attacks, several of which, like the one in Causeway Bay, targeted pedestrianised urban ...

  2. Something for everyone

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Reports by Martin Donovan Whether the meeting is an intimate boardroom gathering, a big announcement or a reception, more than 15,000 sqft should give event planners ample scope. The Excelsior in Causeway Bay, across from the Noon Day Gun, has state-of-the-art banquet and conference facilities including two grand function rooms. The Harbour View Room and the Marina Room feature ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More workers seek back-pay from government fund Applications to the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund jumped 24 per cent between April and October this year, involving claims for ex gratia payments of about HK$217.6 million. According to figures tabl ...

  4. A heavy toll

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Tien Abedrock principle of this government has been its affirmation of a free market. That applies to the ownership and operation of public utilities, including transport. But the recent spat over the proposed sharp increases in cross-harbour tunn ...

  5. Officials ignore obvious ways to reduce serious pollution levels

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our chief executive and environmental protection and transport departments talk a lot about curbing pollution, but they are only giving people false hope. They seek to pacify the public without taking responsibility. The report ('8 roads with worst a ...

  6. Early morning noise concerns at starting point for 10km race

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Organisers of Sunday's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon have called on runners in the 10km race to keep quiet, as the early morning starting point is near homes. The 10km race, which attracted 33,000 entries this year, starts on the Isl ...

  7. 50pc toll cut urged for driver-only vehicles

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Causeway Bay, while only about 349,000 cabs a month use the Western Harbour Tunnel, which charges HK$40 a trip between Kowloon West and Sheung Wan. Mr Lai said his group's proposal could ...

  8. Tunnel toll rise 'best way to beat congestion'

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Planning expert feels government will not act for fear of Legco backlash Raising tolls for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel is the best way to deal with the worsening traffic congestion, experts say. But legislators said such an increase was unlikely to be passed ...

  9. Storms sweep city with chaos

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... and Connaught Road at 8.30am, throwing west-bound traffic into grid-lock. No one was injured in the accident. At its worst, the traffic jam extended as far as Quarry Bay, taking drivers at least 45 ...

  10. Harbour tunnel fees must balance off queues

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has pledged that his government will not be a 'lame-duck' administration in its last two years; he says he does not want to go without addressing two major socio-economic problems that await his successor- t ...




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