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  1. Troubled waters

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A mainland expert says construction costs for the Hong Kong, Zhuhai, Macau bridge have increased because of project delays. Is he right and will costs continue to rise for the developer? Write to us. ...

  2. 24 new directorate posts planned

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to support cross-boundary infrastructure planning and harbourfront work. Co-operation with Guangdong over the infrastructure planning will include the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, construction ... level. Fellow subcommittee member Lau Kong-wah, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said Legco should handle proposals with special caution, while adding ...

  3. Bridge to the future

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has property firms celebrating, but not everyone shares their enthusiasm for the project, writes Mark O'Neill Here your apartment costs ... Zhang sells properties in Huafa Century City, a development of 800,000 square metres, seven minutes' drive from the spot where the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will arrive in Zhuhai. ...

  4. HK 'should pay more for bridge'

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong should pay a larger share for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, a mainland official has said. Zhu Yongling, director of the office co-ordinating the project, ... share' the cost as agreed in earlier discussions, adding that Hong Kong should pay a larger share because it would benefit most from the bridge, whose major works have been estimated to cost 30 ...

  5. HK must mesh with mainland rail network or else, says business chief

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... cross-delta bridge must have a railway to further speed up passenger flows and logistics in the region. He called for early completion of the proposed bridge connecting Hong Kong with Zhuhai and Macau. 'We are expecting a dramatic increase in cross-border traffic. If we build the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, a rail link is a must,' Dr Fung said. 'The rail system ...

  6. Expert questions bridge's benefits

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Paggie Leung A mainland expert yesterday raised doubts over the economic benefits of the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, a day after the three sides struck a deal over the financing. His remarks coincided with calls by some Hong Kong truck drivers to allow drivers of all vehicles without mainland driving licences to use the facility, or else the bridge ...

  7. Delta bridge link to get priority, says Guangdong planning chief

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Guangdong's top planning official has announced that the provincial government will do its utmost to hasten the launch of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The project, linking Hong Kong to the western part of the Pearl River Delta, has long been delayed. Li Miaojuan, director general of Guangdong's Development and Reform Commission, said the bridge ...

  8. The house always wins, and Stanley's bridge proves it

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... winner of the proposed HK$60 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will be the casinos of Macau. In the same editions of this newspaper, under the headline 'Bumper year for Macau ... at the expense of (and to the insult of) Hong Kong taxpayers. He was quite happy to crow about it to reporters in Beijing. You almost get the impression that he thinks the bridge was his due. What ...

  9. Bridge will speed development of both Hong Kong and delta

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The building of the new Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge will definitely accelerate the development of the Pearl River Delta. There are some people who say that the bridge has come too late to deliver benefits to Hong Kong. They claim that because Guangdong will bear the largest share of the construction costs, it therefore has the greatest say over the bridge's planning ...

  10. Better cross-boundary transport facilities are essential for HK

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a smooth flow of people and logistics so that Hong Kong's competitiveness can be enhanced. While the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is in the pipeline, a railway project is indispensable. Given ... I share wholeheartedly Victor Fung Kwok-king's concern over Hong Kong's position as a major financial and economic centre ('HK must mesh with mainland rail network or else, ...




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