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  1. New MTR route could lead to more trains on the Island Line

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The new MTR line from Sheung Wan to Kennedy Town could result in more trains operating during peak hours on the Island Line, the company said yesterday. Extra train services ... in Western district, opens in 2013 or 2014. While many Western district residents already use MTR services, transferring from buses to trains at Sheung Wan, the West Island Line is expected ...

  2. MTR line will bring new life to historic police station

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Island crime wing from 1935 until it was vacated three years ago. With the MTR's West Island Line now on its way to Sai Ying Pun, the monument, better known as the No 8 Police Station, will soon see new occupants from the nearby David Trench Rehabilitation Centre, which is being demolished to make way for the station exits and ventilation facilities for the new line. The MTR ...

  3. New line casts its net near and far

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai West Island expansion will feed Mid-Levels The MTR Corporation aims to attract more passengers from Mid-Levels and waterfront areas to its West Island Line stations through ... The MTR Corp says the air-conditioned corridors, escalators and lifts are an important feature of the 3km line, which will be completed in 2013 at the earliest. Apart from the trains, the rail ...

  4. Double-line dicers warned amid flyover jam

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but highways chiefs had no sympathy. They warned that anyone crossing double white lines to reach the desired lane faces prosecution. 'Drivers should stay in their lane even if it's the wrong one,' said Highways Department senior project manager Adrian Wong Kwok-kee. 'The police will continue to enforce traffic laws.' At least 10 drivers were seen crossing double lines ...

  5. Councils call for training to manage works

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny Fung District councillors want more government support, such as management skills training, to help them implement a scheme that gives the councils more autonomy to manage facilities. Wan Chai District Council chairwoman Ada Wong Ying-kay said yeste ...

  6. face-to-face book

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such as fair trade, Aids, hunger, poverty alleviation and universal education. Students who sign up for Service 100 programmes will each receive a free T-shirt, cap and towel. May 23, 1pm-1.50pm. Sun ...

  7. Lifestyle

    We test the city's 24-hour party credentials

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... cross that invisible line separating morning from night, I realise that in all of the English-language shows and fancy Central bars, I have missed the singular local quality of the late night. ...

  8. Councils told not to seek short-term political gains

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The chairwoman of one of four district councils selected for a scheme granting wider autonomy to manage facilities has called on councillors not to focus on projects for short-term political gain. Wan Chai District Council chairwoman Ada Wong ...

  9. Week ahead

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by dragon boats through the ancient waterways lined by stilt-houses. 8am-2pm, Tai O, Lantau, free. Inquiries: 2985 7229; Sai Kung Dragon Boat Races, 8am-1.30pm (associated carnival 2pm-5pm), Sai ...

  10. What does democracy mean to you?

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... minutes'. This may only be the case if the same trains currently used on the existing MTR Island line are to run continuously past Sheung Wan into the three stations in Western. If not, the change ... It is an integral part of the city and should have been part of the existing MTR Island line. Since the 1980s it was the MTR Corporation that has missed out on property development opportunities- Connaught ...




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