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  1. It may be 365 metres long but container giant can outrun pirates

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... hours to sleep,' said Coat. When the Christophe Colomb made its first call at Terminal 9 in Kwai Tsing terminal on November 17, about 3,000 containers were moved in and out within 12 hours. ... that paperwork needs to be done.' Fast turnaround Berthing time has now shrunk to 6-18 hours from 2-3 days in the past Containers moved in 12 hours when the Christophe Colomb came to Kwai Tsing ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was educational and forced people to think twice about the use of these bags. Joanne Lam, Tsz Wan Shan Backing bridge Due to the increasing traffic flow between Lantau and urban districts through Tsing Ma Bridge, the government purposes to construct a new bridge connecting Tsing Yi and Lantau to alleviate the traffic problems. This proposal has pros and cons. On the plus side it will offer ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and inexperienced workers. These wage floors cover the 16-17 and 18-21 age groups. The widespread use of these rates in low-skill industries can lower the ripple effect on wage costs. The Hong Kong ... at a prudent level to allow firms to adapt. Britain initially set the hourly minimum wage rate at GBP3.60 (HK$44.50), which only covered 5 per cent of workers in 1999. For Hong Kong, we can take ...

  4. The Planner

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the orchestra playing works by Tabakova, Stephen Yip and Tang Lok-yin, Brenet, Wu Li-ying and Chris Hung. Oct 8, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: ... Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$920 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303 Musicarama 2010: Four Gig Heads Percussion Group The local percussion ensemble play works such as Leung Chi-hin's Striking ...

  5. Power plant emissions cap to boost air quality

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the $1.2 billion project could create up to 4,000 jobs for low-skilled workers. The nullahs are in old areas, including Mongkok, Shamshuipo, Kwun Tong, Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi. Friends of the Earth ...

  6. Incinerator on island 'to add pollution'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is built in Tuen Mun, according to a study. The study to assess the environmental impact of the facility shows north Lantau, the airport and Kwai Tsing will suffer from higher levels of nitrogen ... into consideration. North Lantau includes the Tung Chung new town and neighbouring rural villages. Kwai Chung is home to the container cargo terminals and is already busy with road and marine traffic. ...

  7. The Planner

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hitler's rule. In Cantonese. Jan 7-9, 7.30pm, also Jan 8-9, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2784 7938 FlyLeung Kwok-shing directs the HK Dance ... concerts whose programmes include: Disaster Strikes (from The Palace of Eternal Life) and Pursuing the Dream (from The Peony Pavilion), Jan 7, 7.30pm; and At the Tavern (from The Palace of Eternal ...

  8. Good grief

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Christy Lam Cho-yin and 32 classmates are looking at social worker Gary Sham Chi-wing, who is holding a bag of human ashes: the remains of an elderly welfare recipient. 'This person was five ... James' Settlement, to help secondary-school students understand death and, in the process, the value of life. Social workers also take students to cemeteries and funeral homes, and even have them ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Multinationals are too big for their boots While the strike at Nestle by delivery workers for higher wages and a better incentive package has ended, there remains one outstanding issue. ... ('Nestle threatens to leave the city if strike continues, workers say', July 29), then the company should withdraw this statement and issue a public apology. Li Ka-shing tried this tactic ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Theatre's production of Szeto Wai-kin's farce about a man seeking to use his dead aunt's winning lottery ticket to pay off his debts. In Cantonese. Jan 2, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 ... about life under Hitler's rule. In Cantonese. Jan 7-9, 7.30pm, also Jan 8-9, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2784 7938 Fly Leung ...




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