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  1. Chaos or joy? Two views on banknotes

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Joshua But, Tiffany Lam and Celine Sun Legislators in a lather, police happy at queue Lawmakers have criticised the Bank of China (Hong Kong) for the chaos surrounding arrangements ... for the public. 'All of this chaos and trouble should have been avoided if the bank had properly estimated the demand,' he said. Fellow legislator Yeung Sum, of the Democratic Party, also ...

  2. Airline admits 'human factor' in flight chaos

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... China Eastern Airlines, one of the mainland's top three air carriers, has admitted for the first time that 'human factors' were behind disruptions to more than 20 flights from Yunnan province a week ago. 'Among the 21 flights that retu ...

  3. Fog chaos hits flights, shipping

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Dozens of angry Cathay Pacific passengers aboard a flight to Hong Kong from Taipei refused to get off the plane last night and demanded compensation from the airline after a day-long ordeal in which they were stranded for hours in Guangzhou. The flight wa ...

  4. Weather chaos reveals flawed disaster planning

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suffered as a result. Other questions include whether the chaos at railway stations could have been better managed. Overcrowded stations and trains are not unusual at this time of the year. ...

  5. Wen acts as cold spell brings chaos

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Shi Jiangtao

    ... provinces, with millions stranded in train stations across the country. Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday chaired a State Council meeting and ordered urgent steps to resolve the transport chaos and keep ...

  6. Cap on mainland investments to be raised

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan is expected to raise the cap on certain firms' investments in the mainland to 60 per cent of their net assets from the current 40 per cent in an attempt to further increase cross-strait economic exchanges. Both Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and Premier Liu Chao-shiuan said yesterday that the cabinet would announce the liberalisation measure during ...

  7. Hong Kong cabbies cause chaos

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter In Hong Kong on Wednesday night, there was chaos at the airport when taxi drivers blockaded the road. The wild-cat strike was sparked by a security guard sending a customer ... 10pm. Their action held up passengers returning home from the airport, some of whom had just managed to get out of the chaos in Bangkok. Twenty-four people were arrested and police had to resort ...

  8. Chaos as electrical fault cripples Kwun Tong line

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung MTR breakdown forces thousands into taxis, buses Thousands of commuters were thrown into chaos for hours last night when damage to an overhead power cable brought MTR train ... to the authorities.' An initial check had found that a section of cable 150 metres away from Yau Tong station had been damaged and engineers were working to fix it, he said. Yesterday's MTR chaos ...

  9. Travellers left to fend for themselves in airport chaos

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung No guarantee you will get your bags, passengers told Airline passengers complained yesterday there were insufficient staff and instructions at the airport when baggage handlers went on strike in the afternoon. 'It was chaotic inside, ...

  10. Hundreds delayed as taxi strike brings chaos

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Lantau Highway from 10pm. One group of passengers who had just returned from Thailand after being trapped by the chaos at Bangkok's international airport flew into another melee at home, ...




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