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  1. Time to come clean on Lok Ma Chau Loop

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... again. Who owns the Lok Ma Chau Loop? This 100-hectare piece of land on the border, which was incorporated into Hong Kong territory by a straightening of the Shenzhen River, is home at the moment ... be no surprise that the government's own report on a public consultation in January stated: 'Non-development of the Lok Ma Chau Loop was the mainstream of views expressed at the meeting.' ...

  2. Consultation rejects trade zone near Lok Ma Chau

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Green groups say that the Pearl River Delta has seen enough development The plan to build a trade and industrial zone near the Lok Ma Chau border has suffered a major setback with most respondents to a government consultation exercise opposing the project. Green groups and professional bodies responded to 'Hong Kong 2030- Planning Vision and Strategy' by saying ...

  3. Heron found in Lok Ma Chau died of bird flu, officials say

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A grey heron found in Lok Ma Chau earlier this month died of bird flu, agriculture officials said yesterday, the third such death this year. Results of more tests to confirm if it is the deadly H5N1 strain are expected this week. A grey heron was also found dead with H5N1 last month in the same area in Lok Ma Chau, which borders Shenzhen. In January, ...

  4. Customs crack down on pirated goods and smuggling

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were arrested. In a separate operation on Monday, officers at Lok Ma Chau Control Point foiled a smuggling case and seized 159 unmanifested computer hard disks with a total estimated value of around $79,000. At 12.24pm on Monday, customs officers intercepted and searched an outgoing car at Lok Ma Chau Control Point. They seized the unmanifested computer hard disks found concealed ...

  5. Shuttle operators in protest talks

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... between San Tin and Lok Ma Chau, on the Hong Kong side, and Huanggang. For journeys into Hong Kong, passengers must transfer to taxis or minibuses at Lok Ma Chau. Mr Lai said business had already ... the interchange function of our taxis and minibuses but may also take away the business of the train and Huanggang-Lok Ma Chau shuttle services.' The Transport Department said it had no say over ...

  6. No man's land lures unrealistic dreamers

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... some questions and here is the big one: Who owns the Lok Ma Chau Loop? Let us go over the background here again. This 96-hectare site on the border was part of Shenzhen pre-1997 but was made ... to eight years at a huge expense. But why let practical realities get in the way of big dreams? The dreamers, most of them loath to declare themselves openly, want the Lok Ma Chau Loop turned ...

  7. Bus service disrupted at Huanggang

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and Shenzhen, he said. Yellow Bus is the only franchised shuttle service travelling the routes between San Tin and Lok Ma Chau on the Hong Kong side and Huanggang in Shenzhen. 'Some drivers told me ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four arrested in raid Four men, including an illegal immigrant, were arrested and 7,500 litres of illicit oil and three trucks were seized during a raid in San Tin near Lok Ma Chau. ...

  9. Border bus ban is 'bad economics'

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... vehicles; [it is] so crowded. The checkpoint has become a terminus,' he said. To cope with the demand from passengers, shuttle-bus services have been increased between Lok Ma Chau ...

  10. Broad agenda needed for mayor's visit

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is that preparing the highly contaminated and under-provisioned 96-hectare Lok Ma Chau site for development will take years and cost billions, with questionable benefits for Hong Kong. Meanwhile, ... Mr Li is in town. Ideally, the agreements to be signed will include details on how they will be tackled. As for the Lok Ma Chau plan, the Hong Kong government should insist on a proper case ...




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