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  1. Dock workers say they are owed $5m

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong About 100 workers protested at the Kwai Chung container terminal yesterday, claiming they are owed more than $5 million in wages and severance payments. They worked ... During the protest that began at about 8.15am, disgruntled workers blocked the terminal's exits, forcing trucks entering and leaving the terminal to take detours. They also staged a sit-in ...

  2. Kwai Tsing: one district, two personalities

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As part of the 'Through Our Eyes' project, four aspiring photographers- Loo Suet-man, Mo Lai-fan, Lee Hoi-yan and Wong Chun-yuen- spent a day exploring the Kwai Tsing district, ... In the 1980s, there were only two bridges. But over the past 10 years, six more bridges, a tunnel and a railway have been built. The Kwai Tsing Container Terminal is the world's third-busiest port, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... whether it is desirable and safe," he said. The incinerator occupies a two-hectare site on southeastern Tsing Yi, close to the Kwai Tsing dock from where it collects oily or noxious liquid ... Kwai Tsing district councillor Tam Wai-chun said she had not received any complaints about the incinerator from residents, but would support its relocation. "Who wants something like ...

  4. Ecological fears over Kwai Chung dredging

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Millions of cubic metres of contaminated sediment will be dredged from the seabed at Kwai Chung to allow larger vessels to dock, but an academic warns the move may pose an environmental danger. Government engineers plan to remove the sediment to deepen to 17 metres the terminal basin and part of the channel leading to the port at the Kwai Chung container terminal. ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Prep time for rubber duck at Tsing Yi before debut

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Duck docks More trouble at the docks? Everyone sailing past Tsing Yi was in for a big surprise yesterday- but one certain to leave a smile on their faces. The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck, the work of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, was going through some warm-ups before being fully inflated and moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 2. ...

  6. The next Ronaldo- from Kwai Tsing?

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China Secondary Schools Students' Games. The 18-year-old from Kwai Tsing district is inspired by Ronaldo's play, and tries to copy his skills and tactics. Sheung-choi loves to watch ... day.' Most Hongkongers don't appreciate the amount of effort that players in Kwai Tsing and other outlying districts put into the sport, says Sheung-choi, who was brought up in Kwai Tsing ...

  7. Tsing Kwai Highway jammed after collision

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Traffic was backed up for about 3.3 kilometres from Kwai Chung to Tsing Yi after three goods vehicles collided on the Tsing Kwai Highway yesterday. One of the vehicles switched lanes and ran into the other two at about 9.50am. One driver, aged 38, sustained minor injuries and was treated at Princess Margaret Hospital. Police said all three drivers passed a breath test. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ROAD ACCIDENTS

    Driver, 37, killed in Tsing Yi highway crash

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Man dies in Tsing Yi highway crash A 37-year-old man was killed early yesterday when the car he was driving collided with a van in Tsing Yi. The accident occurred shortly after 3.30am on Tsing Kwai Highway near Container Terminal 3. The driver of the car suffered serious head injuries and was taken unconscious to Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung, ...


    Tsing Yi's history is a bridge to the past

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Residents can still recall a time when Tsing Yi, now linked to the outside world by eight bridges, was accessible only by taking a rowing boat History offers a bridge to the past With its well-developed transport hubs, public amenities and fresh air, many Hongkongers may see Tsing Yi as an ideal place in which to live and raise a family. Sixty years ...

  10. Collapse of scaffolding kills worker

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan One man died and three were injured last night when scaffolding collapsed at a construction site in Kwai Chung. The accident happened just before 7pm at the Stonecutters Bridge work site next to Kwai Chung Container Terminal No 8. Twelve employees were working on a 13-metre-high scaffold when the structure, measuring two metres wide and five metres long, suddenly ...




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