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  1. Villagers protest against express rail link

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Residents of Tsoi Yuen village in Shek Kong met Undersecretary for Transport and Housing Yau Shing-mu yesterday to object to land resumption in the area to make way for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link. Their representative, Albert Chan Wai-yip, said the government was unlikely to make a drastic route change, but he hoped a minor adjustment could be made to reduce ...

  2. Pair deny damaging fences at rail link site

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Activists Lam Kwan-kit, 21, and Chan Nin, 27, accused the government of malicious prosecution at Tuen Mun Court yesterday. The two students were accused of damaging six fences worth HK$20,000 at the site for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen, Yuen Long, on Tuesday. They pleaded not guilty and will stand trial on April 21. ...

  3. Activists bound over for damaging fences

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu Two student activists who caused damage to six fences worth a total of HK$20,000 at the site for Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link were placed on good-behaviour bonds yesterday. Lam Kwan-hit, 21, and Chan Nin, 27, admitted in Tuen Mun Court that they pushed down the fences, owned by an MTR contractor, during a protest at the Yuen Long village site ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Consumer product safety pledge Commissioner of Customs and Excise Richard Yuen Ming-fai and the visiting chairman of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Inez Moore Tenenbaum signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance co-operation on consumer product safety. Work on rail-link under way Works continues for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express rail link ...

  5. Workers killed on HK rail link

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Two workers were killed and 14 others were buried when the steel frame of a tunnel being built for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail ... The express rail link, which will cut travel time from Hong Kong to Guangzhou to just under 50 minutes, has raised eyebrows due to its cost and its coming amid a string of railway accidents ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

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

    ... The report 'Integrate or city will be left behind: think tank', published on Wednesday, incorrectly attributed the figure of HK$15 billion for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link to the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation chief executive. The cost was an estimate by analysts. We apologise for the error, which was introduced while citing an earlier report. ...

  7. Lawmakers angry at indecision on express rail link

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Lawmakers attacked the government yesterday for its lack of progress in building a long-awaited express railway line to link Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Giving an update on progress of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express rail link during a meeting of the Legislative Council's subcommittee on railway matters, officials said they were still considering whether ...

  8. MTR takes its tried and tested construction model to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is seldom profitable, it hopes to do what it did in Hong Kong 30 years ago- by proposing a financial model that blends railway operation with property development. The rail operator is understood ... and Hong Kong's East Rail at Futian. Building the line will cost less than half the price of Hong Kong's West Island Line- a three-stop extension that will cost HK$15.4 billion at 2008 ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Old habits die hard in rural road row

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for a cross-border high-speed railway link. They stayed united and vowed to rebuild a new village elsewhere. With government compensation and the help of the Heung Yee Kuk, the powerful rural affairs body, ... that rural leaders take pride in defending what they see it as the indigenous people's unique way of doing things. Hong Kong has long moved away from a feudalistic society where peasants had ...

  10. Rail project still up in the air

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... make any comment at this moment [on operation and safety details],' he said. The section between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, part of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail link ... The Shenzhen-Hong Kong section is due to open by the end of 2015, cutting travel time between the two cities to 12 minutes. Guangdong plans to link most of its cities with high-speed lines over the next ...




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