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  1. Slice of life

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... of tunnelling in the urban area, the depth at which tunnelling might best be done, and the most practical routes from an engineering viewpoint. A government spokesman confirmed that the committee's ... road (the Island Eastern Corridor) linking Wan Chai to North Point. The sticking point: what was to be done about Kellett Island. A 19-year-old fish stall worker never dreamt his life would ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the persistent and severe congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. All the different scenarios involved toll adjustments. May I therefore suggest a 10th scenario of doubling the fees at all three cross-harbour tunnels for the southbound direction to Hong Kong Island, but making the northbound trip to Kowloon free of charge? Drivers would then have the freedom to decide which of the tunnels ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel has resulted in the usual populist requests to give motorists more subsidies. The usual suggestions are either buying out the franchises or cross-subsidising from an increase in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel tolls. But a 2008 air quality report from the Council for Sustainable Development found that a majority of people surveyed supported road pricing. More than ...

  4. Marina deal for First Eastern Investment

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Banking on the mainland's growing demand for luxury, British company Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has formed a joint venture with First Eastern ... particularly in China. 'Many marinas are planned for the mainland, but none is designed to international standards,' said Victor Chu, chairman of First Eastern Investment, a Hong Kong-based ...

  5. Military movement 'just an exercise'

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Sheung Shui and entering the PLA's Shek Kong base, and passing through a cross-harbour tunnel. They were also spotted on the streets of Hung Hom, Jordan and Tsim Sha Tsui around midnight. ...

  6. 1978 champion barred from harbour race

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Gary Claydon may have won the cross-harbour swim the last time it was held back in 1978, but the former champion has been barred from taking part when ... record for many years. 'In fact the week before the cross-harbour race, I am due to swim in the Stanley to Deep Water Bay 14.5-kilometre race, which I had no problem entering.' Wong ...

  7. Schools could cross harbour

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the island to popular schools so they can relocate their secondary school campuses. Then they could have a bigger primary section across the harbour. Suen said the government would consider his ...

  8. Tunnel mystery raises questions on city archives

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Two iron gates in Lower Albert Road are portals of a tunnel network that runs beneath Government House, television producers working on a history show found, but the public archive and even Chris Patten, the last governor, have little information on the tunnel history. One expert said the case was a perfect example of why the city needed an archives law to keep track ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... more for longer queues Could someone at the Hong Kong Tunnels and Highways Management Co Ltd or the Autotoll company explain to me why the Autotoll lane queues are longer than the other ones when I drive through the Cross-Harbour Tunnel every day? More to the point, why do I have to pay an administrative fee for this privilege? Mark E. Medwecki, Clear Water Bay ...

  10. Harbour Grand HK has it all

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Harbour Grand Hong Kong Offers a total of 12,685 sqft of meeting space, including a 6,200 sqft pillarless Grand Ballroom, seven Salon Rooms and a limestone staircase sweeping up from the hotel lobby and on to a 2,099 sqft pre-function area. It could be said the Harbour Grand Hong Kong befits its name, as does its sister property across the harbour in Kowloon, with a dedicated ...




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