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  1. Miraculous escape as bus plunges off flyover

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Ada Lee Two taxi drivers, asleep in their cabs, received a frightening awakening yesterday when a tour bus plunged 16 metres off a flyover near the airport and landed on their vehicles. The driver of the 35-seater bus, which had no passengers on board, was cut from the wreckage by firemen. Wong Ping-yiu, 59, was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital and was in critical ...

  2. Campaign to keep bus terminal goes up a gear

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Tsim Sha Tsui bus terminal is considered by many to be an ugly, messy blight on the landscape of no historic value. The government believes the public would be better served with a piazza in its place. Leslie Chan Ka-long, 30, and thousands of members of the Our Bus Terminal group are aware of those views but they do not agree. They also know they lack the support ...

  3. No excuse not to switch bus fleet to diesel-electric hybrid models

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... those from diesel buses. Even though bus companies have pushed for more environmentally friendly buses over the past few years, there is room for improvement. As the largest bus operator in Hong ... such as mechanical reliability, battery life, fuel economy, drivability and passenger capacity would need to be improved before diesel-electric technology could be seriously considered for a mass-transit bus ...

  4. Firms to pay 21m yuan for copying bus design

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A mainland court has ordered three Chinese firms to pay a German bus maker more than 20 million yuan (HK$22.69 million) for design violations, one of the largest awards to a foreign company under intellectual property laws. The Beijing court ordered the firms to pay MAN Group's Neoplan Bus 20 million yuan in damages plus 1.16 million yuan in costs, said mainland ...

  5. Cross-harbour bus plan reconsidered

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Faced with opposition from Ma On Shan residents, the government has told legislators it is reconsidering its plan to cancel cross-harbour bus routes serving the new town which will compete with the KCR's Ma On Shan rail line. Instead, it was considering reducing bus frequencies to avoid giving the new rail line too much competition, said Arthur Ho Kin-wah, deputy ...

  6. FleetHost helps Citybus keep track of its fleet

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can build only so many roads across its small land area, traffic jams are often just a car accident away and air pollution is a lingering threat to public health. Bus operator Citybus, one of the city's three major bus operators, has turned to information technology and transport specialist KG Intelligent Systems (KGIS) for help. After years of tests, Citybus introduced recently ...

  7. Seat belts fitted in all minibuses could be years away

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo While new minibuses will be required to have seat belts from August, it could take up to a decade before they are fitted in all of them. Transport Department officials said minibus operators would not be forced to equip existing vehicles with se ...

  8. Second executive reshuffle at M Channel

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On-bus advertising firm M Channel has announced a further management reshuffle with the resignations of its chairwoman and three non-executive directors. Yesterday, it said Wendy Yeung ... maker Charles Chan Kwok-keung, agreed to sell its Hong Kong bus advertising assets to First Place - the advertising agency for New World First Bus - for $25 million. M Channel's net loss ...

  9. Nifty twist hides handsome players' USB connectors

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NEIL TAYLOR Product: JNC SSF-1000 and SSF-1002 Price: $1,390 (SSF-1000); $1,790 (SSF-1002) Pros: Neat twist device to expose USB Cons: Menus need improving This year's must-have fashion accessory is without a doubt an MP3 player. Though with new mode ...

  10. KMB nears Shenzhen stake deal

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Faced with uncertain prospects at home, the transport operator will gain instant access to a promising market Kowloon Motor Bus Holdings (KMB) is set to seal a 497.6 million ... Wing-mui, an executive director of Hong Kong's largest franchised bus operator, told the South China Morning Post that the joint-venture agreement between the two companies would be in place ...




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