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  1. News - Hong Kong - Public safety

    Father who lost sons in fire hails Ombudsman probe into emergency vehicle access

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by DANNY LEE

    ... (NTEH), which covers most homes in the area, do not have to comply with emergency vehicle access regulations. An emergency vehicle access road must be a minimum of six metres wide. A Post ... nor ambulances can travel down it. A spokesman for the Ombudsman said it received 12 complaints over the last three years on the issue of inadequate emergency vehicle access. "The ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Village blockade 'doesn't breach access rules'

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... blockade 'doesn't breach access rules' In a strange twist of bureaucracy, it has emerged that a blocked section of a road through a Sai Kung village is not classed as emergency vehicle access, while the rest of the road is. The inconsistency emerged a week after a pile of rubble was dumped across the road to block off access- when the Lands Department yesterday broke its ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for protesters to clear the barriers and allow access to roads

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 12.5km. Emergency vehicles were not making targets; 93 per cent of ambulances were arriving on time, with delays of up to nine minutes. Primary schools and kindergartens in affected areas have ... the barriers should remain off-limits to buses, delivery trucks and private vehicles. Police and education officials are among those who have appealed for protesters to allow the barriers to be taken ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protesters reach deal on access for fire engines in Causeway Bay

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Shirley Zhao and Ernest Kao

    ... with demonstrators in Admiralty. The talks followed an offer by protesters to set up "humanitarian corridors" where barriers could be removed quickly to give access for emergency vehicles ... and fire service officers when they attempted to discuss towing away a New World First Bus (NWFB) vehicle stranded in the rallying area on Mong Kok Road. An NWFB spokesman said the company ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protest leaders agree 'humanitarian corridors' for emergency vehicles

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung Emergency vehicle corridors agreed Protest leaders will set up "humanitarian corridors" to allow emergency vehicles to pass through their occupation ... they would set up "humanitarian corridors" to allow emergency vehicles to pass through the three occupation zones, which they call "The Great Squares of Democracy". "We ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SAFETY

    Grieving Yuen Long father says illegal structures blocked firefighters' access

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... dad's plea on illegal works A father whose two young sons died in a New Territories fire last year is convinced their lives could have been saved if emergency vehicles had had proper access ... resisted the government action, even calling for a blanket amnesty in New Territories villages. Although emergency vehicle access (EVA) is a requirement for all residential areas in the city, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SAFETY

    Lawmaker calls for better fire safety ruling for NT's small houses

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the fire broke out, would have lived if emergency vehicles had proper access to the family's village home in Wing Hing Wai. "I fully support Mr Zimmerman's efforts and I'm very ... effect, then it can only be a good thing." Watkiss said there was a lack of emergency vehicle access because the walls of their neighbours' houses encroached on the road, so neither fire ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Surviving couple rebuild their lives amid 'indescribable' grief

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney A heartache beyond imagination What Simon Watkiss and his wife, Candy, have gone through since the night fire gutted their New Territories house and took the lives of their two young sons is beyond imagination. Yet last week, Watkiss calmly re ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Emergency rule declared in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula after bomb kills 30 troops

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 06:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... under the state of emergency. The bombing on Friday was carried out by a suspected jihadist who rammed a checkpoint with his explosives-packed vehicle, security officials said. The attack, ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo State of emergency in force after the deadliest attack on Egypt's armed forces since the overthrow of former president Mohammed Mursi A state ...

  10. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Great reform hopes riding on new emerging-market leaders

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:19am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... emerging-market leaders What do a former furniture trader, a one-time tea seller, the ex-governor of the State of Mexico and a senator from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais all have in common? They have become the poster children for the much-needed fiscal, structural and institutional reforms in emerging markets (EMs) that have taken on greater significance since last year's ...




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