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  1. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Dongguan cabbies launch strike amid business slowdown

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Its streets were once paved in gold for taxi drivers, but the recent crackdown on the sex industry has affected the local business Striking Dongguan cabbies demand cut in monthly fee Dongguan authorities are considering redu ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crew escape as passenger ferry rams into terminal sea wall

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:00pm by Clifford Lo

    ... at the Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal to pick up passengers bound for Panyu when it hit the wall shortly before 8am. “We were told that due to a mechanical problem, the vessel failed to reverse, kept ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... corporate titans. "I don't drink, smoke, have banquets, go to karaoke or get massages," he says. "I'm different from the other entrepreneurs in China." I live a simple life. I’m different from the other entrepreneurs in China CHEN FENG, CHAIRMAN, HNA Where Chen, 60, is more like them is in his vaulting global ambition. In 1995, Chen flew to New York ...

  4. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Four new subway lines open in Beijing

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of 442 kilometres, according to the government-owned Beijing Subway Operation Company, which runs the system. China's economy has quadrupled in size over the past decade, boosting car ... urbanisation as a new growth engine. The National Development and Reform Commission this month approved plans to build 456 kilometres of subway in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, involving ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR passengers say 'ease squeeze with early-bird fares'

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:03am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Commuters back government suggestion to tempt them off rush-hour trains with discounts after new quota pushes capacities to the limit 'Ease squeeze with early-bird fares' Rush-hour commuters on the MTR told the South China Morning Post yesterday they would catch earlier trains if fares were cheaper but balked at the idea of ripping out seats ...

  6. News - China Insider - TRANSPORT

    Shanghai government cracks down on taxi booking apps

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:03am by Patrick Boehler <a href=

    ... Patrick Boehler and Reuters patrick.boehler@scmp.com The Shanghai city government has followed Beijing’s lead and moved to restrict the usage of increasingly popular taxi-booking apps, putting at risk the investments of foreign and Chinese companies into ...

  7. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Heavily indebted China Railway Corp expected to raise freight rates

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:35am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com China Railway's battle to reduce its debt pile through higher charges may further undermine the competitiveness of rail against road freight Rise in rail cargo rate looms as reform steams ahead China Railway Corporation (CRC) is expected to raise freight rates early this year to relieve its massive debt burden and speed up ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR branded 'irresponsible' for not reporting sparks in tunnel

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Ada Lee

    ... air were felt when the South China Morning Post rode on trains between the two stations yesterday morning. One of the trains also stopped in the middle of the tunnel with no announcement. ...

  9. News - Asia - TRANSPORT

    Quicker commute to North Korea by 2015 with China's new high-speed railway

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 04:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing New rail link will shorten journey by 2.5 hours and may boost trade ties within the two nations China will open a high-speed rail line to the North Korean border next ... Xinhua news agency said. As much as 80 per cent of trade between China and North Korea passes through Dandong, which is near one of North Korea’s special economic zones on Hwanggumpyong Island. ...

  10. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Sinopec station's watery diesel blamed for string of damaged trucks

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:26am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing in Beijing jing.li@scmp.com Diesel sold at a petrol station owned by China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec), the country’s largest refiner, has been found to contain water 40 times more than the national limit, causing thousands of yuan worth of damage to trucks. Among those affected was Gao Zhanjun, from Shangzi city in in southeast Heilongjiang province, told China ...




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