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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers of dirty vehicles face losing licences as new pollution-busting machines are unveiled

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to subsidise the replacement of catalytic converters in taxis and minibuses. Mok said it was now the responsibility of the drivers to maintain their vehicles properly to meet emission standards. Kwong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    A rough ride on train of frustration

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:33am by Ada Lee

    ... subsidised housing without a means test. Rural body Heung Yee Kuk helped the villagers to identify another piece of land, and they bought it with the compensation money. In Sha Tin, villagers from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong named ‘best city in the world for commuters’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Ada Lee

    ... Protection Department said it was pleased with the survey. It had taken measures to reduce roadside pollution by phasing out some 82,000 pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles, subsidising franchised ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Ferry fare rises of up to 6 per cent on the cards

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:37am by Ada Lee

    ... allocate HK$190 million in the next three years to subsidise the operators, up from HK$150 million in the previous three. Lawmaker and Islands district councillor Tang Ka-piu, of the Federation of Trade Unions, said the proposed increase meant the subsidy did not really benefit the public. He suggested the government subsidise manpower and fuel costs instead of maintenance so it would ...

  5. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... The airline's key selling points include a crash-free record; doting, glamorously garbed flight attendants; and flat-bed business-class seats that made it the first Chinese airline to win five stars ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Reprieve for Discovery Bay ferry after last-minute agreement over safety rule

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Ada Lee

    ... of taking a bus, which takes three times as long. One district councillor called on the government to subsidise the service to ensure it continued. The decision follows months of talks between ... imposed new conditions in the middle of the licence renewal talks. The government subsidises some ferry routes on the outlying islands, but not kaito services. Yung said the government should ...

  7. News - China Insider - TRANSPORT

    Shanghai government cracks down on taxi booking apps

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:03am by Patrick Boehler <a href=

    ... and negotiate a market price for transportation. The apps usually allow users to bid for cabs by adding an additional flat fare, but they do so at the expense of cab companies that provide dispatch ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    KMB slammed over plans for 4.3pc bus fare increase

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... would review KMB's request. Managing director Edmond Ho Tat-man said KMB "reluctantly" made the move as it was unsustainable for it to continue subsidising the 70 per cent of its ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Push to promote green cars likely to fail, analysts say

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Green car push may fail, analysts say The mainland's latest efforts to ease pollution by subsidising the purchase of green cars ... will not subsidise green car purchases for the long term and will also limit development of alternative-energy vehicles." ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    KMB’s electric bus service gets up and humming

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 03:45pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Samuel Chan

    ... HK$180 million to subsidise bus firms to buy 36 electric buses. KMB said it planned to put out a tender for 18 of the buses.   ...




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