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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Just wave your toll goodbye at tunnels

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Just wave your toll goodbye at tunnels Contactless electronic payments may be accepted at toll tunnels and roads by 2016, under a new government proposal. ... manual toll booths at the five government toll tunnels- Aberdeen Tunnel, Cross-Harbour Tunnel, Lion Rock Tunnel, the Shing Mun Tunnels and Tseung Kwun O Tunnel- and two government toll roads- ...

  2. News - World - GAZA

    Netanyahu vows to destroy Hamas tunnels in Gaza ‘with or without a cease-fire’

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 05:07pm by AFP

    ... toll in Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday the army would continue working to destroy tunnels used by Gaza militants for cross-border attacks with or without a ceasefire, after Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists to bolster forces fighting in Gaza “Until now, we have destroyed dozens of terror tunnels and we are determined to finish this mission ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza death toll tops 340 as UN chief heads to Middle East in peace effort

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Death toll in Israeli offensive in Gaza rises to at least 333, with 2,250 Palestinians and several Israelis wounded, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon departs for the region UN chief pushes for peace in Gaza Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza again, taking the death toll from a 12-day bombardment to 341, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to join truce ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Adjusting tolls to ease congestion in Hong Kong tunnel pointless: minister

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Trying to get Legco to agree would have delayed congestion-busting plan until 2016 Adjusting tunnel tolls pointless: minister Adjusting tolls to ease ... adjustments provoked criticism from some drivers. The 2010 study found that cutting tolls for the eastern tunnel by HK$5 to HK$20, while increasing Cross-Harbour Tunnel tolls by the same amount ...

  5. Man vs machine in tunnel debate

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A new proposed route for the Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel is promising to save nine hectares of land from being used for a toll plaza, but asks drivers to put their full faith ... tunnel toll plaza in favour of sole use of an electronic charging system, the Civil Engineering and Development Department said yesterday. While a district councillor and some drivers welcomed ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:39am by Reuters in Gaza and Jerusalem

    ... Reuters in Gaza and Jerusalem Diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Gaza continue after 17 days of fighting between Israeli security forces and Hamas militants The death toll in Gaza ... stores and wipe out a vast network of tunnels Israel sees as having been built for the purpose of infiltrating its territory. But Israel is also under growing pressure to curtail the fighting, ...

  7. News - World - GAZA

    Deaths in shelling of Gaza market, school enrage UN as toll in conflict tops 1,360

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:05am

    ... families suffered a reprehensible attack.” UN chief Ban Ki-moon Early on Thursday two more people died of wounds sustained previously, bringing the death toll from 23 days of unrelenting Israeli ... to 56 since the operation began on July 8. Public radio quoted Major General Sami Turgeman, the senior officer for the Gaza region, as saying that the destruction of militants’ remaining tunnels ...

  8. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... level by 2030. Beijing’s rapid urban development in the past decades have taken a toll on its environment. Allowing unbridled vehicle emissions, as well as pollution from coal-burning factories ...

  9. Tai Lam Tunnel firm declines to raise tolls

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The operator of Tai Lam Tunnel is not raising its tolls despite being legally allowed to, the government says. Although the prices it is allowed to charge go up HK$5-HK$15 today, tolls will not change. The maximum it may charge for private cars and taxis rises from HK$50 to HK$55, but the toll will stay HK$30, according to the Transport and Housing Bureau. ...

  10. Tate's Cairn Tunnel wants HK$1 increase in toll for all vehicles

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Tate's Cairn Tunnel Company has applied for an increase in its tolls, the second increase in a year, after talks with the government on extending its franchise showed ... for toll rises until the tunnel's return reached 13.02 per cent, but said a franchise extension would ease pressure to increase tolls. A Transport and Housing Bureau official told lawmakers ...




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