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  1. Exco poised to discuss Guangzhou rail route

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... it has an environmental permit, which will not be issued until the assessment has been scrutinised by the public and the Advisory Council on the Environment. In addition, about 90 New Territories ...

  2. Taxis must register airport bookings

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam In a new measure to beat the so-called discount gangs, New Territories taxi drivers picking up passengers by appointment at the airport must first register their client's flight number and particulars with the Airport Authority. Each driver can make only one appointment per shift. ...

  3. More cash for villagers affected by high-speed rail link

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam New Territories villagers who have to make way for the new high-speed rail link to Guangzhou will be offered extra compensation in an effort to clear the way for construction ... levels exceed the public housing ceiling to apply to buy government-subsidised flats. 'I believe most of the New Territories people understand the spirit of sacrificing oneself ...

  4. Cabbies drive home a point

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam New Territories' taxi drivers protest at the Central Government Offices yesterday over being shut out of two visitor attractions due to open on Lantau Island early next year. More than 20 cabbies in green cabs from an alliance of 16 taxi associations staged a slow-drive from the Tsing Yi Airport Express Station to City Hall in Central, before the drivers ...

  5. Taxi blockade leader to sue over fare changes

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The New Territories taxi driver who organised last month's citywide blockade said he planned to sue the government for losses caused by a change in the fare structure ... said Leong Wee-weng of the New Territories Taxi Drivers' Rights Alliance. 'I don't think we will see the difference so soon. The impact will probably take two months to become ...

  6. Legco nod for new green taxi fare scale

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Plan needs approval from Exco, committee Legislators yesterday backed a proposal that allows New Territories taxis to charge more on short-haul trips and less on long-distance ... by the Legislative Council transport panel came in the face of opposition from two of the 13 New Territories taxi associations who attended the meeting. Lam Kwai-keung, an opponent who participated in last ...

  7. With giant bridge built at last, new road to airport set to open

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A multibillion-dollar expressway that will cut journey times between the airport and the northeastern New Territories may come into service this year, the transport minister said ... the journey time between Sha Tin and West Kowloon to five minutes and the journey time from the New Territories new town to the Kwai Chung terminals to 15 minutes. When the bridge enters service, ...

  8. Lantau ban angers green taxi firms

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Embattled New Territories drivers are planning a slow-drive protest against exclusion from two new tourist attractions An alliance of 16 taxi associations will stage a slow-drive rally next week to protest against being barred from serving two new tourist spots opening on Lantau Island early next year. Nearly 30 New Territories taxis will drive around the Legco Building ...

  9. Authority cutting charges for car parking

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... on location and whether or not parking spaces are covered. Hourly rates at all authority car parks will also drop to $11 in urban areas and $7 in the New Territories. The authority will introduce ... war could follow. 'If the Link makes new adjustments to their charges, we can adjust ours as well.' The cuts will cost the authority $400,000 a month in lost income, but improving ...

  10. Smuggled fish seized amid supply crunch

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and New Territories Freshwater Fish Wholesale Association, said it was possible wholesalers had ordered the smuggled fish, since the industry was getting restless about the shortage of supplies ... New Territories Fish Culture Association chairman Lai Loi-chun said its fish farmers had adopted a labelling system to identify local freshwater fish in a bid to win over customers. 'From ...




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