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  1. Discussions on bridge project proceeding: Tsang

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.28pm: Discussions on a planned bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai have reached a?significant breakthrough?, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said ... the three places was proposed in the 1980s. But progress of talks over the project has been slow. The bridge is seen as a vital part of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou?s growing economic integration ...

  2. Tsang pledges more briefings with officials in Guangdong

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... governments had been working on reducing pollution. The opening of the Futian port had improved cross-border flows, as would construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the new high-speed ... to brief Guangdong officials regularly about Hong Kong's plans. After a three-day visit to Beijing, Mr Tsang arrived in Guangzhou yesterday to meet provincial party secretary Zhang Dejiang ...

  3. Push to speed up cross-border links

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Tsang said he and Mr Ma were satisfied with the progress of preparatory work on the proposed bridge linking Hong Kong with Zhuhai and Macau. 'We have reached consensus on the alignment and landing points. We will then address the mode of financing and management of the bridge. Legislation for the project may be needed in future.' Hong Kong and mainland officials, and experts, ...

  4. Government hits back in row over bridge project

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the building of the massive Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Pan-democrats- led by Civic Party vice-chairman Albert Lai Kwong-tak- criticised Tsang for putting pressure on the court, while the legal ... procedures. 'There is rule of law in Hong Kong. Any individual or groups can take their cases to the court if they are dissatisfied with the government's decisions,' Yau told Commercial ...

  5. Henry Tang questions claims over bridge study

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The government has stepped up its attack on the Civic Party over the delay in starting work on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, suggesting its ... the question of a 'baseline study'- a projection of the state of the environment without a bridge- no record of this had been found. The Court of First Instance last month quashed ...

  6. Chief executive's worrying comments challenge rule of law in Hong Kong

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Legislative Council is extremely worrying. His criticism of the launching of a judicial review leading to a court decision quashing the environmental permit relating to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge amounts to a challenge of the rule of law which is the very foundation of our society. The right to question the decisions and performance of the government by judicial review is essential ...

  7. Tsang has confidence in court's neutrality

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the comment, which was prompted by a court ruling that overturned the environmental impact report on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Legislators, meanwhile, continued to put pressure on Tsang ...

  8. Heed Wen's advice for a better tomorrow

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of government on both sides of the border can raise difficulties. Mr Tsang secured Mr Wen's endorsement for planned cross-border projects such as the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. But whether ... Premier Wen Jiabao visited Singapore last week for important regional meetings and returned to Beijing with Hong Kong on his mind. He later told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen why. ...

  9. 'Talk shop' tag hard to shake off

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... recommendations. He cited the slow progress of the proposal by the commission to build the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in 1998. Another case was the suggestion to introduce 24-hour border crossing, which ...

  10. Fight for the right for everybody in Hong Kong to breathe easier

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In April, Tung Chung resident Chu Yee-wah successfully challenged the government for allowing the environmental assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. That court decision ... and Albert Cheng in the South China Morning Post blamed the Civic Party for engineering this judicial review. In our opinion any person, organisation or party in Hong Kong that defends the right ...




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