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  1. Review fare formula so MTR's profits can better serve needs of public transport

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... understand that the corporation needs to be responsible to shareholders and act according to the mechanism. But since the mechanism is biased and defective, a review is urgently needed to ensure ...

  2. MTR fare formula must be reviewed

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mechanism. Not surprisingly, calls for a review of the mechanism are growing. Part of the deal to merge the rail operations of the MTR and the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation in 2007, the formula ... but that does not give it the right to charge more every year automatically. As inflation is expected to bite deeper, the need to review the formula has become more urgent. It is good to see ...

  3. Review of privacy law after Octopus uproar

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The government is to review the privacy law, raising the possibility that the unauthorised use of personal data will be made a criminal offence. The privacy commissioner may ... reviewing the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance... By the autumn we will put forth a report on possible legislative changes which we may implement.' He hinted that criminalisation could ...

  4. Study urges MTR to review 'high' fares for trains running to border

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The MTR should review its 'extraordinarily' high fares for trains to the border as a way to strengthen ties between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, according to a Chinese University study on the two cities' relationship. It said the one-way fare of HK$33 between Kowloon and Lo Wu prevented people travelling between the two places and made it difficult for many ...

  5. Yam suggests Octopus review

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the bank accounts of Octopus card users. In his online opinion column Viewpoint on the authority website released yesterday, Mr Yam said now might be a good time to review how Hong Kong's ...

  6. Death on tracks sparks MTR systems review

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Anita Lam The MTR Corporation has launched a review of its emergency response systems following the alleged failure to properly investigate an alarm signal warning that someone was on the tracks. The review, confirmed by a company spokesman, follows a coroner's decision to ask police to provide a new report on their investigation into the death of Tao Mui ...

  7. Court to review MTR death case

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Barclay Crawford

    ... Anita Lam and Barclay Crawford The Coroner's Court has ordered police to provide a new report on their investigation into the death of a woman who was hit by a train after wandering onto the track at Heng Fa Chuen MTR station in February. The move fo ...

  8. Smart cards

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monetary Authority boss Joseph Yam Chi-kwong wants a review of the way in which the Octopus cards are managed and issued. Are you happy with the present system, or should it be changed? Write to us. ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Limited access to new helipad A proposed helipad next to the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai will be opened to domestic commercial helicopter services in a limited manner, transport secretary Eva Cheng Yu-wah told legislators. The helipad will mainly serve the Government Flying Service. HK-Macau ferry review set The Hong Kong government will launch a thorough review ...

  10. Priority on harbour in move to cut density

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Review will first focus on crammed districts The government will give priority to sites along the harbour in its upcoming review of building density, the development chief said ... the secretary for development said the government would soon review the density of the whole city, as set out by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in his policy address last week. Mr Tsang said on Wednesday ...




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