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  1. Motorists warned of traffic chaos

    Posted Dec 17th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Norma Connolly Commuters and drivers have been warned about possible traffic chaos today and tomorrow, as activists look set to escalate their protests before the World Trade Organisation conference closes. At least four protests are planned for today and two more tomorrow, but police say activists may hold unannounced protests, which could add to the chaos. The warning ...

  2. Patricia Chao

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Stella Dong

    ... Stella Dong Writers from China's diaspora When Patricia Chao is asked whether the research for her recently published second novel, Mambo Peligroso (HarperCollins) was difficult, she ... and go to Cuba.' The mambo, the sensuous Cuban rhythm, is the unifying passion that brings together the central characters in Chao's vivid depiction of New York's Latin dance ...

  3. Comic look at a family in chaos

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... around the chaos that surrounds the Strong family. Optometrist Edward is a widower whose repression of sorrow for his wife- killed in a car crash 30 years ago- has led him to become detached from ...

  4. Commuters brace for chaos, but traffic stays well clear

    Posted Dec 13th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Most people had been expecting chaos, but rush-hour traffic on the eve of the WTO conference was surprisingly light yesterday, with one driver making his cross-harbour journey in half the normal time. Some workers in Admiralty had been so worried that they had taken their sports shoes into the office, fearing a transport breakdown that would leave them stranded ...

  5. Tunnel tolls to be slashed during summit to avert traffic chaos

    Posted Nov 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Chloe Lai

    ... Barclay Crawford and Chloe Lai Tolls for the western and eastern harbour tunnels are to be slashed by 14 to 25 per cent in an effort to avert traffic chaos in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay during the WTO meeting next month. The cuts are part of government plans to limit inconvenience for up to 46,000 commuters and residents, who will have to find alternative transport due ...

  6. Chaos since Arafat's death leaves Palestinian cause in tatters

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... on the Palestinians, who need a strong leader who does not fear and is not hesitant,' Mr Masri said. Arafat himself fostered the internal chaos by encouraging a proliferation of militias as part of his ... and terminals that carve Palestinian areas of the West Bank into three disjointed enclaves. This, and the security chaos, could erase what was arguably Arafat's main achievement for Palestinians: ...

  7. Officer hurt after burst pipe causes traffic chaos

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Benjamin Wong A main thoroughfare in Central was closed for 14 hours yesterday after a water main burst, causing chaos, with traffic backed up to Causeway Bay. The affected section of Des Voeux Road was due to open early today, police said. Buses travelling on 17 routes had to be diverted at the height of the congestion, and a traffic policeman was sideswiped ...

  8. Air cargo in chaos as computer shuts down at Chek Lap Kok

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Cargo handling at Chek Lap Kok airport was thrown into chaos yesterday when the computer system shut down at the container terminal for more than five hours. Hundreds ... had to wait until late last night. At the height of the chaos, more than 70 container trucks were waiting outside the terminal to pick up deliveries. Goods originally scheduled to be loaded ...

  9. More traffic chaos expected in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly, Felix Chan The Transport Department has warned of more traffic changes on Hong Kong Island today ahead of a fresh round of anti-WTO demonstrations. The department yesterday said special traffic arrangements would be implemented for a proce ...

  10. Time to stop the rice giveaway chaos

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the chaos that has become associated with these traditional good-luck events of the Yue Lan, or Hungry Ghost, festival. But it was a tragedy waiting to happen and one that has forced the government ... to happen so soon this week. Images of the chaos do nothing for the standing of a city that will soon be hosting a ministerial summit of the World Trade Organisation and handling a large number ...




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