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  1. Officials developing Lok Ma Chau Loop recognise need to protect wetlands

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letter from Mike Kilburn of the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society ('Development threatens sensitive area', July 24) regarding the Lok Ma Chau Loop. The loop was formed by deposition of dredged mud extracted from the training works of the Shenzhen River in the mid-1990s. It was located in Shenzhen, but now falls within the Hong Kong government's ...

  2. Clean up the mess at Lok Ma Chau-Huanggang border point

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

    ... Why is the Lok Ma Chau-Huanggang border crossing still such a mess? I use this bus crossing point very frequently and every time I do so, I am amazed that nobody in charge has taken ... have little environmental impact and would be welcomed by most cross-border commuters, like me. Our Lok Ma Chau-Huanggang border crossing is the first experience and impression of Hong Kong ...

  3. It's not just toxic mud that stinks at Lok Ma Chau Loop

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Hi-tech industry, not real estate, is Shenzhen's preferred solution to developing the Lok Ma Chau Loop, the city's mayor says. Post, July 22 Back in 1997, ... systems' was not complicated enough, it decided that Hong Kong would administer a small part of Shenzhen. The so-called Lok Ma Chau Loop, a piece of muddy land on the Shenzhen River, which ...

  4. Immigration officers turn midwives in Lok Ma Chau drama

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Two immigration officers at Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint became emergency midwives when a pregnant mainland woman went into labour and delivered her baby girl before dawn yesterday. The drama began after the 27-year-old woman, surnamed Mai, and her Hong Kong husband arrived at the checkpoint from Shenzhen at about 5.30am. She is a two-way permit holder. 'She had ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Rail crossing to open on August 15

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The long-awaited Lok Ma Chau Spur Line is set to open on August 15, the leaders of Hong Kong and Guangdong announced yesterday. Eager travellers and the 70 shop tenants at the terminal building were told the news by the chief executive at the Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference. The conference was established in 1998 as the main forum for dialogue between ...

  7. City briefs

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

    ... is of medium build, about 1.7 metres tall and weighs 63.6kg. He was wearing a grey T-shirt, blue jeans and green and white shoes. Anyone with information is urged to call police on 2359 8214. Lok ma chau e-channels open around the clock The operating hours of vehicular e-channels at the Lok Ma Chau border control point were extended to 24 hours a day from yesterday. The Immigration ...

  8. Visa-free access to border zone proposed

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... according to a Planning Department paper released two years ago, such as Heung Yuen Wai, Kong Nga Po and Lok Ma Chau Loop. Mr Leung, who has put much effort into promoting closer Hong Kong-mainland ... that a 'special region within special regions' be established within the Lok Ma Chau Loop as a part of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen metropolis plan. The proposal would allow for the free flow of people ...

  9. Bonded trucking service to ease flow and costs

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of the traffic to be empties and laden boxes heading from Hong Kong up into China,' said OnePort chief executive Saimond Ip. 'In essence, we have changed the border to Silc because [Lok Ma Chau] lacks the capacity to conduct the interchange.' Silc is majority held by red chip Shenzhen International Holdings which has a market capitalisation of $3.46 billion and is 7 per cent ...

  10. New bridge will cut time and cost of cross-border transport

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the bridge is built, it will offer drivers the option of another highway going through Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai on the mainland. At present there are long queues of trucks at the Lok Ma Chau ... serious problem. This shows that there is clearly a need for another road option. The new bridge can alleviate these serious congestion problems at Lok Ma Chau. It has been argued that existing ...




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