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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    When China's collective vision meets America's individual voice

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by NICOLAS BERGGRUEN, NATHAN GARDELS

    ... Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan Gardels Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan Gardels say both have much to learn from the other's strengths When China's collective visionmeets ... today has ended up with the evils of the capitalist road Maoists always warned about. The strength of a democracy like the US is that everyone has a voice and can contend for power. ...

  2. Nathan Road to lose another banyan

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Chifai.cheung@scmp.com One of the city's oldest thoroughfares, Nathan Road, will lose another of its Chinese banyan trees as early as today, because disease and rot have made it an accident waiting to happen. The Tree Management Office, under the Development Bureau, said its removal was necessary to protect the public safety and contain the spread ...

  3. Safety measures have been implemented at Nathan Road

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the reports ('Safety put on hold for 'deadly' Nathan Road' and 'Danger all way on most accident-prone road in Hong Kong', May 9). Road safety has always been the Transport Department's prime concern, and finding ways to enhance it throughout Hong Kong is one of our major tasks. Regarding Nathan Road, we are aware of the situation ...

  4. Act now- before more die on Nathan Road

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the majority of road users are responsible. Some involve minor injuries. Others, sadly, result in fatalities. On a major thoroughfare like Nathan Road, which passes through some of the busiest districts in the heart of the Kowloon peninsula, it is not surprising that the accident rate is higher than for other roads in the city. There are 79 so-called accident black spots in Hong Kong. ...

  5. Nathan Road parade set to swell New Year crowds

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... The annual night parade of floats and performers, organised by the Tourism Board, will for the first time pass along Haiphong Road and Nathan Road. Last year, the 90- minute parade travelled up ... Board spokesman. Nathan Road is lined with shops selling watches, jewellery and electronics, as well as hotels and popular restaurants. The new route will still start from the Cultural Centre ...

  6. Century-old Chinese banyan tree cut down in Nathan Road over safety fears

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A century-old banyan tree in Nathan Road, which is listed on the official valuable tree registry, has been removed after it was deemed to be a safety risk. The removal, ... to grow. The Chinese banyan was at the Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard, where 39 trees of various species and about the same age, line both sides of the southern end of Nathan Road in Tsim Sha ...

  7. Nathan Road tours to expose lighting abuses

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Green group says it will show visitors the wasteful use of garish signs by businesses A green group is organising tours along bustling Nathan Road to expose what it says ... asking for co-operation. Tour participants will be led to 10 spots along Nathan Road that the group says represent the city's distorted lighting culture, which wastes energy and disturbs ...

  8. Head-spinner in nathan road

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Tired of the same old neon signs in Tsim Sha Tsui? A new one should be grabbing your attention shortly on the Nathan Road strip. Camera and digital equipment maker Canon is installing Asia's first revolving neon sign atop Oterprise Square at 26 Nathan Road, which is scheduled to be turned on next month. The flashing board is 29 metres long and 7 metres high. ...

  9. Police veto Nathan Road protest by Muslims

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Barclay Crawford, Ravina Shamdasani and Benjamin Wong Police have refused to allow Muslims to march along Nathan Road next Friday to condemn publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, which have led to violent scenes across the world. The organisers said the Nathan Road route would guarantee there would be no repeat of such scenes in Hong Kong. The refusal follows ...

  10. Bus-only Nathan Road may not ride

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Other options for reducing accident rate on Mongkok stretch will be considered first, planning official tells DAB A government proposal to make a section of Nathan Road bus-only ... by the government for public consultation last week. Under that plan, no vehicles would be rerouted but pavements would be widened at Nathan Road's junctions with Shantung Street and Waterloo Road ...




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