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  1. Round-the-clock border posts for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the bridge's opening in 2016. An agreement signed by authorities from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau released yesterday said the three governments would determine the best date for 24-hour operation ... and responsibilities of the three governments concerning the construction, operation, maintenance and management of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge's main structure. As reported by the Post, Guangdong ...

  2. Countries want to be fatter, and fatter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Yeung

    ... Alex Yeung University of Hong Kong National flags instil pride in citizens every time they are raised. But nowadays more countries are using them for another purpose: to claim ... it is an extension of their countries. It remains a complicated issue as to how the icing on this very tasty cake would be split among big kids. Disputes on sea ownership may seem irrelevant to Hong Kong ...

  3. Border opening set to provide more urn space

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... said the Sandy Ridge Cemetery had the potential to host urn niches and cremation facilities. 'There is a keen demand for urns in Hong Kong,' Wong said. 'The cemetery has been ... Joyce Ng A 100,000-niche columbarium, surrounded by a green belt and farmland, is likely to feature in a now-closed border area in Lo Wu that may be opened up at the end of next year ...

  4. Teenager drowns while fishing near border

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 17-year-old who could not swim drowned while fishing with two friends at a river near the border in Ta Kwu Ling yesterday. Siu Chun-wai, a Form Five student at Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School, began fishing with two 16-year-old schoolmates on the Ng Tung River, outside Hung Kiu San Tsuen, at about noon. He is believed to have lost his balance ...

  5. HK doctors to work across border

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong doctors will soon be able to practise in six public hospitals in Guangdong under an agreement signed yesterday between the Hong Kong Doctors Union and Guangzhou's Southern Medical University. The union's members will be able to take patients in the mainland hospitals just as they do in Hong Kong private hospitals, union president Henry Yeung ...

  6. Clean up the mess at Lok Ma Chau-Huanggang border point

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service between the Hong Kong and mainland border control points? All the companies now operating these cross-border buses should then be required to have their passengers use this shuttle ... offer passage between the individual Hong Kong pick-up points and this side of the border- with the onward journey being made on a mainland-only bus. That would mean that buses operating ...

  7. HKMA drops Asiaclear for simpler regional cross-border debt system

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a simpler option. Next year, it will introduce a pilot platform that will link up the debt-clearing systems of Hong Kong, Malaysia and Euroclear to allow cross-border debt-clearing and collateral ... cross-border debt trading between Hong Kong, Malaysia and Europe. 'This will save time and money for investors who want to do cross-border debt trading,'' Lee said. The new platform ...

  8. Police seek mainland help on border breach

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of the border. They later revised that statement to say they did not see any uniformed mainland law enforcement officers exercise jurisdiction on the Hong Kong side. Police suspect that the man ... sides clearly know this is the border and should not cross the line. The incident caused an uproar, with lawmakers and human rights activists saying it undermined Hong Kong's jurisdiction. ...

  9. Development urged for green border zone

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Immigration Department. It would allow visitors to stay in the released border zone- but not urban Hong Kong- for up to seven days at a time. Guangdong province's population of 90 million is big ... the institute's land use suggestion runs against the Planning Department's idea of preserving more than half the border area as a green buffer between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The new proposal would ...

  10. Shenzhen and HK citizens can benefit from green border zone

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'as a green buffer between Hong Kong and Shenzhen'. However, the new proposal would turn a large green belt in the middle of the border zone, including the ecologically-important wetlands, into built-up areas. I think the department's original proposal is better than the new one, for Hong Kong and Shenzhen. If there is even more development of this border area, ...




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