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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... dictated by ferry timetables. The decision to locate Hong Kong International Airport on its northern side necessitated bridges, road and rail links. That opened the way for expansion of Tung Chung ... Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Integrating airports, not another runway, is long-term solution

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am

    ... reactive solutions. The transport situation in the Pearl River Delta also illustrates this view. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is catering only to narrow vested interests. The present push ... the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge only serves road traffic- contrary to government policy of giving precedence to rail. We need a rapid and secure transport system to whisk travellers between ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Officials' neglect condemns dolphins

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and speed regulated traffic separation zone in the North Lantau waterway. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was not on the radar in those days. In 1994, dolphin population levels were thought ... define the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, together with the coastal development to the north of Tung Chung, effectively exclude any dolphin activity. Even faced with workable and rational ...

  4. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Bridging the clean air gap

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:36am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe Building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge may be the reason why the city has failed to effectively tackle domestic sources of air pollution Bridge over clean air In less than two years, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge should open, and we will find out whether the "build it and they will come" model works or a white elephant walks. One simple way ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to sort out financial arrangements for third runway

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... This will not be the first time an environmental impact assessment has had to be put to a court for review. From the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge to an incinerator project on a man-made island, ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by LETTERS

    ... Lantau has so much potential to becomea multi-function hub A decision has still to be made on whether to build a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport, while the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is nearing completion. These developments mean that more than ever, Lantau will become one of Hong Kong's gateways to the world and to Guangdong province. We now need to look ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Airport Authority must take lead setting up reserves for dolphins

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by LETTERS

    ... of construction works on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, are evidence enough to show significant impact on the dolphins' habitat. If the Airport Authority truly cares about the environment ... Airport Authority should take lead in marine park creation As a spectator in the room provided for the public at the Advisory Council for the Environment's meeting on Hong Kong ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... are vague, and economic and development activities are permitted. This reserve will be split in two by the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. It offers no effective protection to the dolphins. Also, ... dolphins”). The views expressed in it are identical to those put forward by the Airport Authority defending the proposed third runway at Hong Kong International Airport. The advert gives ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Time to plan for Hong Kong’s stepped-up integration with Pearl River Delta

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 09:44am by Craig Shute

    ... business district should Kowloon East also reach its capacity in the future. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will also shorten the physical connections. While the greater delta is set to become ... needed in Hong Kong After becoming a special administrative region 17 years ago, Hong Kong is now a key gateway for Chinese capital. Investors and corporate occupiers have been deploying smart ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Shek Kwu Chau incinerator will threaten 'vulnerable' finless porpoises

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... to survive in what I can only describe as upsetting and unforgiving conditions surrounded by hundreds of dirty, noisy, polluting vessels, which are currently involved in the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The prospects for survival of the pink dolphins look very bleak and the finless porpoises will face a similar destruction of their habitat, which will affect their feeding, ...




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