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  1. TV satire's billboard ad a no-go for tunnel display

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The Cross-Harbour Tunnel has rejected a billboard for a political satire to be broadcast on ATV, prompting accusations of censorship just days after police clashed ... The tunnel, the busiest of the three cross-harbour road crossings, is wholly owned by the government. The proposed billboard features a photograph of Woo and caricatures of top government officials ...

  2. Macau's black-faced spoonbill at risk from key delta works

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... recognised the eight-hectare site as an 'ecological protection zone', a railway line and a cross-harbour tunnel will soon be built in the area. Joseph Lam Tak-va, director of the Macau ... A cross-harbour tunnel will be built to link Cotai with a new University of Macau campus on Hengqin. Macau officials have indicated that the two infrastructure projects will begin soon, although dates ...

  3. Bridging the divide

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... how price-sensitive drivers are. Just look at Hong Kong's three cross-harbour tunnels. The Western Harbour Tunnel costs more and it's the least used- indeed, it is underused. Obviously, time savings are not as important to many commercial transport operators as the price. The cheapest tunnel is the busiest, and the most expensive is the least used, irrespective ...

  4. 72b yuan- the bill to transform sleepy Hengqin

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... This will feature convention and exhibition centres, office towers and five-star hotels. In another project, the University of Macau will be moved to Hengqin and a cross-harbour tunnel will link ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yuk-yu, Kwai Chung Simple ways to cut car numbers I think there are easy ways to reduce the number of private vehicles on the road. We should increase taxes on petrol and increase tunnel fees for private cars, especially at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Also the cost of getting and renewing a driving licence should be raised, as should the cost of vehicle registration. We also need higher ...

  6. Shantou's building binge

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... region. Both city and Cheung Kong sources said there had been an understanding between the two that the city should not build a second cross-harbour bridge until the first one was fully utilised- ... to the airport, Shantou plans to build another cross-sea tunnel to add to the city's two existing tunnels, which have been underutilised and operated in the red for many years until the recent boom ...

  7. How murky waters can create a clear identity

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... practices. By 1975, however, the level of bacteriological contamination in Victoria Harbour was high enough to call off the annual cross-harbour swim, and the government began the first of numerous ...

  8. Tunnel makes life easier

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Discovery Bay's accessibility has improved dramatically with the completion of the tunnel to Sunny Bay. Also, 24-hour buses to the airport make Discovery Bay popular with pilots- some 700 pilots from Cathay Pacific and Dragonair call it home. Other developments include the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Express Line and the future Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which ...

  9. Tunnel bid could sink cross-delta bridge plan

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Underwater link between Zhongshan and Shenzhen backed by Guangdong An underwater tunnel between Zhongshan and Shenzhen has been endorsed by the Guangdong ... into the feasibility and funding of the tunnel, but were waiting to gauge the central government's reaction to the project- even though Beijing's approval is not needed- and its decision ...

  10. Bridge: ask the public?

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the government consult the public on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge - for instance, whether there should be a road or rail link, a tunnel instead of reclamation on Lantau, and on the impact of the project on the environment and population? Share your views: write to us. ...




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