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  1. Central, Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on visitors. There are also well-equipped meeting and boardrooms available for rent by the hour by both Compass Offices clients and outsiders. Clients, however, have the added benefit of virtual ...

  2. Activists in 11th-hour bid to save Queen's Pier as demolition looms

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

    ... Reclamation contractor, which should have happened on February 23. Any delay now would hold up completion of the reclamation and infrastructure work at the pier site, and could give rise ...

  3. Rush-hour signal fault hits MTR services

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A forced go-slow of trains comes three days after fumes flooded compartments The MTR suffered a rush-hour failure last night when trains were forced to go slow because ... a fume-filled train in Tung Chung. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said on Saturday a repeat of such a blunder was unacceptable. Trouble struck about 6.30pm when ...

  4. Sheung Wan station to close for track work

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... shuttle bus service between the two stations from August 5 to 7, as the Sheung Wan station will be closed for track works on the West Island Line that is under construction. The track works are expected to last 54 hours, and are slated for completion in the early morning of August 8. They are preparations for the connection of the new line to the existing Island Line. An average of 40,000 ...

  5. Sheung Wan MTR station to close for three days for work on new line

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will also install new communications systems and overhead lines. It will take about 54 hours. 'The work will be conducted on a weekend in the summer when there are fewer people going to work ... consider walking to Sheung Wan, which takes around 15 minutes,' Choi said. Service shutdown The number of hours it will take to complete the preparation work on the tracks: 54 ...

  6. Crew work through night to demolish Star Ferry pier

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... for a third evening. After a one and a half hour rally, the protesters, numbering about 20, began demanding that the site foreman show them the permit allowing demolition work overnight. When he ... Helen Wu and Felix Chan A demolition crew was working through the night to take down the former Star Ferry pier, despite a third night of protests in an attempt to save the waterfront ...

  7. West End project sets standard

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Luxurious, spacious and convenient- who says you can't have it all? A new residential development, Ninety 9 Baker Street in London, offers buyers all that and more. 'It is extremely well located in terms of transport and proximity to key landmar ...

  8. Tamar HQ still far from finished

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and I now have to work 14 hours a day- two hours more than the standard shift.' Another worker, who did not give his full name, said it was almost impossible for the building to be completed ... to move to its new address in September. Some workers said the breakneck schedule was taking a toll and they were having to work extra hours and shifts to meet deadlines. 'Progress is very ...

  9. Crack on MTR line slows up rush hour

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee A crack on an MTR track caused rush-hour disruption yesterday morning and prompted lawmakers to demand greater government scrutiny. It was the MTR's second incident involving ... after nearly four hours when metal plates were inserted to brace the track temporarily at 11.30am. The rail section was later replaced. On January 19, a crack was found on the track near Sunny ...

  10. Six degrees

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by today's standards) for his services. He lost the sight in his left eye in 1789, forcing him to hang up his brushes. The condition would claim his life despite surgery. Two years later, James ... Trust is his son, Prince Charles... The heir to the British throne is an artist himself. He trained with serious teachers as a boy and is a keen watercolourist. His works have raised money ...




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