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  1. Truck drivers shut Lok Ma Chau in protest

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The Lok Ma Chau checkpoint was blocked for over six hours yesterday as truck drivers' anger at slow cross-border processing boiled over. The unplanned protest started ... of the Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association, said the checkpoint normally opened eight or nine inspection booths and may open as many as 12. 'There were many trucks at that time ...

  2. Winners of the 23rd Watch & Clock design competition open group

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... WINNER 'Love in Time' (below) by Leung Kwan-hei. The hour hand represents the person who wears the watch and the minute hand represents his or her lover. 1ST RUNNER-UP 'SemiWatch' (above) by Chau To-wa. The concept comes from a jade piece cut into two. The two trust and love each other and wish to get back together. When the two parts are separated, they are two ...

  3. Effort to keep border secure welcome

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... attention most are the decisions to continue to seal off the Lok Ma Chau loop- a 96 hectare plot of land created by a realignment of the Shenzhen River- and Shataukok's Chung Ying Street, which ... the handover, industrialists have argued that the Lok Ma Chau site should be turned into an industrial zone. Its most prominent backer was none other than Henry Tang Ying-yen, who was chairman ...

  4. New abattoir site being considered

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... occupied by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation for the development of the Lok Ma Chau spur line, which is due to be returned to the government in the latter half of 2007. The nearest ...

  5. 350,000 visitors from mainland expected today

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... of the mainland's individual travellers scheme. By 10pm last night, 258,852 people had arrived in Hong Kong and 282,286 had left. The Lok Ma Chau checkpoint, popular with mainland travellers, ...

  6. Call for extra warnings on S-bend

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Extra warning signs should be erected in the zigzag section of the slip road where the fatal accident occurred to avoid another tragedy, says the Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong ... into an S-shaped motorway for about 10 days and some motorists might not be familiar with the changed road. The road was one of the main routes used by container trucks to go to the Lok Ma Chau border ...

  7. Road is death trap, say families of dead men

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the San Tin Highway near Lok Ma Chau on Thursday morning killed Tong Wai-ming, 29, his brother Tong Wai-tung, 35, and a family friend, Lai Chun-man, 27. Continuing roadworks have turned ... with the Highways Department, the Transport Department and the police, he said. The Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association also hit out at the road's S-bend after the accident, ...

  8. City briefs

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hungry ghost injury A 41-year-old man was injured while burning paper offerings for the Hungry Ghost Festival at the Hong Kong Taoist Association the Yuen Yuen Institute, Tsuen Wan. He was taken to Yan Chai Hospital in stable condition. car hits security guard A car park security guard, 25, was knocked down by a car in Castle Peak Road, Lok Ma Chau. He was taken to Northern ...

  9. Three die in traffic accident in NT

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

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.35pm: A container truck overturned and crushed a private car on Lok Ma Chau road in the New Territories- killing three people at the scene, police said on Thursday. A spokesman said the accident occurred shortly before 7.30am, when the container truck was travelling along a slip road of Castle Peak Road towards Lok Ma Chau roundabout. Upon reaching ...

  10. Cars and cigarettes seized at border

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... the dismantled left-hand-drive vehicles that were found in a container at the Lok Ma Chau control point on its way to the mainland on Wednesday morning. The lorry's manifest declared it was carrying ... being imported or exported from Hong Kong by road have been reported. This was the first time in five years that smuggled cars had been found at Lok Ma Chau. The number of smuggled cars seized ...




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