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  1. We need alternative to bus, say residents

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be on time for people, which is important as a practitioner,' she said. Luke Smith, an airline pilot, relies on hire cars to get home after late-night flights and he says bus schedules ...

  2. City briefs

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... subscription copy only Four hurt as bus hits car and taxi Four people were injured in a three-car pile-up at the corner of Princess Margaret Road and Argyle Street, Mongkok, at 2.30am. Police are investigating whether one of the vehicles jumped a red light. The accident happened when a car turning into Argyle Street and a taxi collided. A bus travelling beside the taxi ...

  3. New taxis offer choice- and empty seats

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conventional taxis inconvenient. But they are not targeted only at them. The Hong Kong Public Light Bus Owner and Driver Association says the aim is to improve taxi services. It is hoped that the other ...

  4. Slack stack of votes derails MTRC plans

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp YOU MAY HAVE noticed the franchised bus companies clamouring loudly at a Legco transport panel meeting on Friday against plans by the MTR Corp to build two lines to the south side of Hong Kong island. It could result in up to 3,000 jobs being lost, they said. There would no longer be the same demand for bus services in the area and bus operators would have ...

  5. Driving demand

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taxi and minibus operators in Shamshuipo yesterday vowed to step up their campaign for tougher regulations on goods vans which they claim are being used to transport paying passengers. The Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern Group said its members would hold daily protests in their vehicles outside major government premises such as Government House, the Murray Building and Police ...

  6. Taxi drivers protest over fare bargaining

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng About 100 taxi drivers staged a slow-drive in Central yesterday calling for a law to ban fare bargaining. The action, initiated by the Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern Group, came after officials told lawmakers in September that it would not introduce such a law because it would be difficult to enforce. The taxis went from the Central ferry piers to the Murray ...

  7. Disabled welcome debut of taxi able to take wheelchairs

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is like fighting a battle riding in an ordinary taxi.' Mr Lee was commenting on an announcement yesterday by Lai Ming-hung, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Public Light Bus Owner ... When applying for transport from a rehabilitation bus service, 'sometimes we may have to reserve seats up to six months in advance. But who knows where they will go six months ...

  8. Cab chat

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... There are so many bus routes and many of them are duplicates. The government should ask the bus companies to cut some routes. The government should also control the growth of private car use. Many ...

  9. Taxi four got pair to take the blame for traffic offences

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... challenged the law. All but one was spared imprisonment because of their remorse and positive probation reports, he said. Speaking after the case, Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern Group chairman Lai ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of these law-abiding taxi drivers. There is a law protecting bus fares. Therefore, in this regard, taxi drivers should not be ignored. They are in the same situation as bus companies and, therefore, bargaining ...




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