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  1. Tour bus operators seek 3-year exemption from idling-engine ban

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Paggie Leung Tour bus operators have called for a three-year exemption from a proposed ban on parked vehicles with idling engines, a day after the government watered down ... said tour bus drivers had different operational needs than other commercial drivers. He said more time would be needed for them to get used to the new regulation. 'The passengers of tour ...

  2. Bus firms remove horror film advert after complaints

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Vivienne Chow

    ... Alex Lo and Vivienne Chow The city's three main bus companies have cancelled a giant movie advertisement on the back of their buses after public complaints that it was too gruesome. ... More than 200 buses from Citybus, New World First Bus and Kowloon Motor Bus have carried the advert across the city since the middle of last month. All three companies admitted yesterday ...

  3. Thai bus crash pair too sick to come home

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Two passengers seriously injured in the tour bus accident in Thailand must remain in hospital in Bangkok possibly for another week. The accident, in which 30 Hong Kong tourists were injured, happened on Friday afternoon when their tour bus flipped over on its way from Pattaya to Bangkok. Susanna Lau Mei-sze, general manager of the tour organiser, Hong Thai Travel ...

  4. Students design computer system to help blind passengers

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Form Four student Leung Yun-yee and four of her classmates have designed a computerised bus service system that could help elderly and visually impaired people catch the right bus. Passengers press a button indicating the number of the bus they are waiting for, sending an electronic signal alerting the bus driver not to miss the stop. A computer screen also ...

  5. HK and mainland directors bag accolades

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Hong Kong film director Pang Ho-cheung's The Bus and mainland director Ning Hao's 7 Dreams beat 23 other movies to take the top prizes at the sixth Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum. Young mainland filmmaker Tang Xiru's Fugitive Club received the Rome Film Festival Award. The Technicolor Thailand Awards went to Hong Kong director Carol Lai ...

  6. 6 million cross-border trips likely in Labour Day holiday

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... time, mainland tourists will be able to take a morning bus directly from Huanggang, on the Shenzhen side of the Lok Ma Chau crossing, to Ocean Park. On the return trip the bus will stop at Tsim ...

  7. National Shopping Day

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... week, as they are extremely user-friendly for those who are not familiar with the area. The Star Ferry and tram will also be popular with tourists. For stress-free commuting, find out which bus and mini-bus routes are your best alternative to the MTR. Learn Putonghua. It's impossible to master a language in just three days, but here are some useful phrases should a mainland tourist ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and the new "Boris" bus- a modern version of the traditional Routemaster double-decker ordered by London mayor Boris Johnson. Heatherwick has left many traces of his creativity in Hong Kong. ...

  9. Arresting night for PTU at film awards

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... search through the streets of Kowloon for a colleague's missing handgun. Cecilia Cheung Pak-chi won the best actress award with her role as a mini-bus driver grieving for her husband in Lost ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    TVB drama draws complaints for fuelling Hong Kong-mainland conflict

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... appears to be based on Li Hau-chun, the "bus auntie" tour guide who in 2010 sparked headlines after her tirade against mainland clients for not shopping enough and thus not generating ...




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