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  1. Border headache

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Officials expect 6.08 million journeys across the border during the 'golden week' holiday beginning today, a 14 per cent increase on last year. What should the authorities do to cope with the growing flood? Write to us ...

  2. Fukushima plant crisis sparks meeting in Beijing

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter A Hong Kong government delegation travelled to Beijing yesterday to visit the National Nuclear Safety Administration to exchange views on energy safety and development following the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. Led by Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah, the delegation was joined by power firm representatives, members of the Energy Advisory ...

  3. Weather - Hong Kong

    Vicente strikes HK

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... difficult for some people. Queues at rail and bus stations built up. At Central and Admiralty MTR stations, some gates and escalators were closed for crowd control. At Prince Edward, some passengers ...

  4. Driver arrested after crash

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A driver was arrested for driving with a suspended licence and failing to take a breath test after his car crashed into railings in San Po Kong yesterday. The man, 42, lost control of his car on Prince Edward Road East, near King Tai Street, at about 1am. He suffered no apparent injuries, was released on bail of HK$5,000 and is required to report to police ...

  5. Three injured as minibus overturns

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Three passengers were injured when a minibus hit railings, toppled over and crashed into a car in Mong Kok. The red minibus, which was travelling from Lam Tin to Mong Kok, struck the railings and a traffic light after turning from Prince Edward Road West into Earl Street. Three passengers, aged between 29 and 50, were slightly injured. They were sent to Queen ...

  6. Two firemen hurt in explosion

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two firemen were injured when a roadside electricity distribution box they were examining exploded. They had been sent to the scene after smoke was reported coming from the box at the junction of Lai Chi Kok Road and Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok, at 9.30pm. They were taken to hospital with slight eye and ear injuries. A commander said a short-circuit had caused the fire. ...

  7. Supermarkets snub food plea

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to lawmakers' questions, environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah said at a Legislative Council meeting yesterday that the bureau met bosses at the four chains, suggesting that they consider donating ...

  8. Traffic diverted after pipe bursts

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A freshwater pipe burst in Kowloon City yesterday, spouting water two storeys high and forcing traffic to be diverted. Police said the burst in Prince Edward Road West was reported at about 2pm. Some streets were flooded, but the water supply to apartments was not affected. A police spokeswoman said part of Nga Tsin Wai Road was blocked to allow workers to carry out ...

  9. Authorities must enforce regulations covering car horns and alarms

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong, comprising all authorised vehicle importers in Hong Kong, be forced to display some civic responsibility. Could Edward Yau Tang-wah, secretary for the environment, promise readers that he ...

  10. An accident just waiting to happen

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Edward Leung Wai-kuen said as he pointed to the problems surrounding the area. He said many buildings along Fa Yuen Street have no fire doors, security guards or owners' corporations. ... of 269 buildings in the area found that 70 per cent of old buildings, including nearby Prince Edward, lacked guards and almost one in five had neither metal gates nor guards. The Home Affairs ...




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