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  1. Comment - Letters

    Mui Wo police failing to curb illegal parking and catch burglars

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by LETTERS

    ... Mui Wo police failing to curb illegal parking and catch burglars Recent articles and letters have discussed the Mui Wo parking problem. The Transport Department is partly to blame ... and seem to be afraid of the local clans. They do not fine people dumping rubbish, building illegal structures, using electrical bicycles, parking illegally in the villages nor do they monitor ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    David Roberts steps down at 50 from Aedas

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in illegal parking. So it was with some interest that we watched last Sunday's Police Report- Illegal Parking Episode 1. Superintendent John Cameron introduced the programme by observing that Hong Kong's roads were crowded, which meant "road space was at a premium and illegally parked vehicles would obstruct, endanger and cause a nuisance to everyone." ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why do FedEx vans routinely park illegally in Tsim Sha Tsui?

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:28am by Howard Winn

    ... to our attention. Five days a week between 12 noon and 7pm you are almost guaranteed to find a FedEx van parked in the yellow-hatched box at 19 Granville Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. The yellow hatching means that it is illegally parked. Its presence is frequently reported to the police who frequently give the driver a verbal warning. Occasionally if the driver is not around the vehicle ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Business elite must obey traffic laws

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... (Fixed Penalty) Ordinance. A fine of HK$320 for illegal parking plus a further HK$2,000 for refusing to obey an officer would certainly make parking in off-street facilities a more attractive ... Get tough with vehicle owners who ignore no-parking rules The report on parking violations in Central ("Chauffeurs more afraid of boss than parking fine", December 17), describes ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Illegal parking again

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Some readers have commented at the apparent decline in coverage of Hong Kong's illegal parking scandal. The scandal being that despite large notices telling drivers not to park in certain areas or risk prosecution, little is done by the authorities to show they are serious about stopping it. So it continues, blocking traffic, causing inconvenience to people ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing Twelve Chinese fishermen were given long prison terms yesterday for illegal fishing in the Philippines after ... species within the park, Alaska said, a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison. The Philippine coastguard had said hundreds of dead and frozen pangolins were seized from the Chinese fishing ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    No action taken against tycoons

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tycoons parking illegally with impunity on Wan Chai roads I work in Wan Chai near the Fook Lam Moon "tycoon's canteen" restaurant. The two, sometimes three, traffic wardens outside the restaurant do a good job to keep that 50-metre stretch of road clear, but they refuse to address the greater problem of the tycoon-movers who park illegally anywhere and everywhere ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Higher illegal parking fines are only effective if they are applied

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:30am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Great minds think alike. We have been urging that fines for illegal parking be raised as the current level of HK$320 is evidently not much of a deterrent. The police now seem ... It is generally vehicles with nobody inside that get ticketed. If the increased fine is to be effective, it has to be applied. So we are not expecting illegal parking to disappear until the police take ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mui Wo parking out of control

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We have long moaned about illegal parking and the lack of police effort to control it. However, we understand that illegal parking is completely out of control in Mui Wo ... then not only has illegal parking got worse but so have the incidents of speeding and jumping red lights. Two people have been killed recently in traffic accidents and residents are wondering what ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park bosses urged to scrap list of 'restrictive' by-laws

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... by-laws- such as defecating in public- was already illegal. The groups submitted a 300-signature petition against the by-laws to the Legislative Council. The park plans have grown increasingly ... 'Let public set the rules for new park' Planned by-laws covering the future West Kowloon park should be torn up and the public given the right to decide how the open space is used, ...




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