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  1. All geared up to bus in the crowds

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Cross-Border Coach Ltd, expects to carry 2,000 to 2,500 passengers a day initially between the Huanggang-Lok Ma Chau border crossing and Disneyland, with the figure rising eventually to 4,000. Each ... officer Lo Yat-cheung said that, as well as going via Lok Ma Chau, mainland visitors should also use the Lowu checkpoint because it can handle more people. The government will have three emergency ...

  2. Just a pushover

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Bulldozers bring down a building at Yunongcun near the Lok Ma Chau checkpoint yesterday. The building survived blasts from 600kg of explosives in a controlled exercise touted as the mainland's biggest urban demolition using explosives. Experts said the block failed to fall as planned on Sunday because it was too close to another building. ...

  3. Villagers in walking distance of crossing want to pass on buses

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ngai Chi-kin has been watching the construction of the new Lok Ma Chau KCR Station just a stone's throw away from his home in Ha Wan Tsuen. The village chief had looked forward ... Closed Area near Lok Ma Chau, of which Lok Ma Chau Tsuen and Ha Wan Tsuen are within easy walking distance of the control point. The new crossing at Lok Ma Chau was first meant for rail ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Primary school pupils taken ill Nine primary students fell ill with suspected food poisoning yesterday after lunch at Madam Chan Wai Chow Memorial School in Marble Road, North Point. They were treated at hospital and discharged. Blows exchanged at Lok Ma Chau Two men started fighting over a trivial matter in the arrivals hall at the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint on their return ...

  5. Smoothing border flows

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Busy border' (July 25), which mentioned a border-crossing delay recently. Presumably, Gil Kemp had his unhappy experience at Lok Ma Chau Control Point, where passenger and freight traffic has been growing steadily during the past few years. After the implementation of 24-hour passenger clearance at Lok Ma Chau in late January, there has been ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Cheung King-lok completes domestic double after road race victory

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:02pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong coach Shen praises young cyclist, who adds road race gold to time trial victory Cheung completes domestic double Cheung King-lok underlined his credentials as Hong Kong's best male rider yesterday when he added the road race gold medal to his victory a day earlier in the time trial at the domestic championships. The double is a timely ...

  7. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. Five things we're all wondering about 1 Disneyland attendance falling below projection... it's not just a small world, it's an empty world after all. 2 Lok Ma Chau line opens... you know what this means, more opportunity for the KCRC to create delays, fires, cracks and train faults. ...

  8. No offices, no burgers, no trucks

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the opening of the Western Corridor checkpoint. The chairman of the Lok Ma Chau-Hong Kong Freight Association, Chiang Chi-wai, met officials of the Shenzhen control point on Thursday. He said he had ... to Shenzhen west via Lok Ma Chau,' Mr Chiang said. 'But a traffic jam can sometimes cost you up to 45 minutes.' More than 5,000 trucks have obtained permits to access the restricted ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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