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  1. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Guangzhou taxi drivers strike over licence fees, black cabs

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:53am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Industrial action also triggered by city's plan to allow more taxis on the road, which drivers say will squeeze their already low incomes Guangzhou taxi ... joined the industrial action. Drivers said they were calling on the authorities to cut monthly licence fees, crack down on unlicensed taxis and reverse plans to allow more taxis in the city. ...

  2. News - Asia - TRANSPORT

    Smartphone apps shake up Southeast Asia's notorious taxi market

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Uber and local rivals such as GrabTaxi challenge much-criticised industry Apps shake up region's taxi market Southeast Asia's notorious taxi ... and satellite technology to match supply and demand. A list of the world's 10 worst cities to hail a taxi compiled by industry website tourism-review.com in March included Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRANSPORT

    Truck driver shortage plagues US as economy heats up

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 01:28pm by Reuters

    ... firms, with consumer demand and housing starts rising, trucking companies are finding themselves scrambling to find drivers to bring goods to market. The industry is short about 35,000 truck drivers, according to industry lobby group the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The shortage had left major carriers struggling, pushed up freight rates, and could contribute to a rise ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Coastal Tsuen Wan-Tuen Mun railway not worth the cost, minister says

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... not be able to establish economic or financial benefits," Cheung said yesterday. "I know there are some disappointed people in the districts. They are very concerned about whether the West ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Timmy Sung and Phila Siu

    ... of whether the city has enough construction workers to build the lines, with one industry insider saying there is a shortage of 8,000 to 10,000 workers. Asked if the government might assign ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Surprise new MTR line planned for Kwun Tong

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by FANNY FUNG, Phila Siu

    ... project … That kind of connection does not provide sufficient demand to make a valid case economically and financially," said Secretary for Transport and Housing Professor Anthony Cheung ...

  7. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR wins contract for Sydney rail link

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:54am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... and UGL to deliver the infrastructure and rail systems. Plenary Group will act as the financial sponsor and capital manager of the consortium. "Equity financing will come from three ...

  8. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Train makers CNR and CSR seal 6.8b yuan in new orders

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:15am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Contracts positive sign after turbulence in the industry but CNR and CSR still find it tough selling high-speed rail technology overseas Train makers seal ... vehicles with train speeds of about 150km/h, according to He Saiyi, an analyst at Macquarie. "The new orders are positive for the industry. The whole industry has experienced turbulence ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China to offer 300 billion yuan of railway contracts until end of the year

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... for people's livelihood and economic development," said Yang Liang, chief financial officer of China Railway Group. Yu Tengqun, secretary of the board of directors of the state-owned railway firm, ...

  10. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Sinotrans Shipping net profit up, but glut weighs

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 08:27pm by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... as revenue jumped 20 per cent to US$112.7 million. It also said in a statement yesterday a glut of ships meant overall recovery in the industry would be slow this year and next. Although moderate ... of tonnage have led to difficulties," Li said, adding it would take one or two years to clear the inventory in the industry. Sinotrans is one of the biggest shipping companies on the mainland ...




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