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  1. News - Hong Kong

    South Island Line reaches first major milestone

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 07:16pm

    ... Island Line (East) project was reached on Monday with a ceremony marking the structural completion of the Ocean Park Station, the first of five stations on the new line. Jay Walder, CEO of the MTR Corporation said the new rail line would unlock the south side of the island by providing a new transport connection in a fraction of the time of road access. The journey time from ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 25, 2012

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tsuen Wan   Islands will be returned in peaceful way Chinese people are generally believed to have less nationalism and patriotism than their Japanese counterparts. This perception is probably based on the decision by Tokyo to purchase the Diaoyu Islands that it calls the Senkakus. This is an unprecedented step by the Japanese government, even though the present and previous leaders ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... a slump in sales on the mainland, reflecting increasing anti-Japanese sentiment as a result of tensions over the Diaoyu Islands. The figures are expected to confirm the gloomy picture that emerged ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Technology keeps MTR line on track

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com New techniques mean 30pc of civil works on South Island east are done Technology keeps MTR line on track More than a third of the civil works for the new South Island Line (east) have been completed, the MTR said - with some help from new technology. The eastern section of the South Island Line which links Admiralty, Ocean Park, Wong Chuk Hang, Lei Tung ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 21

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... True patriots should reject sabre rattling The danger of a conflict between China and Japan over islands in disputed waters, such as the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, is always possible, given the rise of militarism in both countries. Although both nations have suffered terribly in the past because of war, history teaches us that when the suffering of past wars ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Wan Chai could get three more stations as part of MTR shake-up

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo District could get three new stations and trains might no longer run the length of Island Line Wan Chai at centre of rail expansion Three stations would be built in or close to Wan Chai if a proposal to construct a new rail line is adopted to ease congestion. Under one of two options, trains would cease running the full length of the MTR's Island Line. ...

  7. ISLAND'S new frontier

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sheung Wan may be the end of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) line- for the moment- but together with Western district, it's the shape of things to come on Hong Kong Island. The extension of the Island line is due to open in 2014, extending further west to Kennedy Town, and will link with a new interchange at University. From there, in time, the MTR will run south ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    MTR's rail-property development model not for all

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that was fun. Let's do it again." But there is no immediate prospect of doing it again once the South Island line is finished. Only short spur lines in already built-up areas are left ...

  9. Funding approved for West Island Line

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Construction of the MTR's West Island Line is to begin next month after lawmakers approved HK$12.25 billion for the project. Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said the project was expected to create about 3,000 jobs. Construction is expected to be completed by 2012. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 5, 2012

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Projects focus on pouring concrete Living Lamma has been lobbying for community improvements on Lamma Island for the last four years. Standard design and procedures often block action to clean up an area or make it look nice. As Markus Shaw pointed out ("The government must stop 'improving' our countryside", October 30), district minor works are indeed ...




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