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  1. DAB wants bypass to ease traffic jams in NT

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng A political party urged the government yesterday to urgently and seriously consider building the Tuen Mun western bypass to ease worsening traffic congestion in the northwest New Territories. The call came from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong, which said it feared that traffic from the planned bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai would ...

  2. Sunday 3pm and the higher fees take their toll

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Transport officials are warning of severe cross-harbour traffic congestion tomorrow- the first working day after the Eastern Harbour Tunnel toll rise. The warning came as traffic at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel was heavily congested late into the night yesterday as drivers shunned the Eastern tunnel on the first day of the new tolls. Transport officials acknowledged ...

  3. Drop in passengers and cargo at airport blamed on recession, flu

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to 3.6 million last month, while 259,000 tonnes of cargo were handled, down 17.6 per cent. 'In May, both air-traffic movements and passenger throughput recorded significant drops, more than ... reducing flight frequencies. This prevailing trend in passenger traffic and air-traffic movements is expected to continue and will likely further deteriorate in June.' The decline in passenger ...

  4. Convention centre's expansion set to begin

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Foster Wong Town Planning Board notes traffic concerns, but approves $1.3b scheme The $1.3 billion expansion of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai was given approval yesterday despite concerns it will add to traffic congestion. Work will start in January. The extension of the centre's atrium was approved by the Town Planning Board ...

  5. 20,000 Lions to parade, so stear clear of Wan Chai

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Transport officials are warning of evening rush-hour traffic congestion on Tuesday when a 20,000-strong parade snakes its way from the Convention and Exhibition Centre ... earlier that day or simply avoid the area,' said Harry Chan Kam-shun, the Transport Department's senior engineer for Wan Chai. 'We are also moving some bus routes to avoid traffic ...

  6. No discounts, says tunnel firm

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Elaine Wu

    ... Dennis Eng, Elaine Wu and Cheung Chi-fai The Eastern Harbour Tunnel operator yesterday ruled out offering discounts despite traffic volume dropping up to 46 per cent a day since it raised ... Sarah Liao Sau-tung yesterday to offer off-peak discounts to lure drivers to the tunnel. The spokeswoman added the operator did not believe the impact of the toll rise on traffic volume ...

  7. Star Cruises proposes to use revamped Kennedy Town pier

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Olga Wong

    ... of supporting infrastructure would frustrate visitors and might aggravate traffic congestion. In an informal meeting with district council members yesterday, Star Cruises said the China Merchants Wharf ... its shuttle buses to the Western Harbour Tunnel to avoid causing serious traffic congestion. Another councillor, Tanya Chan of the Civic Party, urged the government to explain details ...

  8. HK airport gets high marks for safety in international audit

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Civil Aviation Organisation, was not finished. The airport off Lantau Island is about to become even safer. It is preparing to switch to a state-of-the-art traffic control centre in 2013. ... the expected growth in air traffic up to 2025, the director general said. The airport's two runways can handle up to 57 aircraft landings or take-offs every hour. Mr Lo said capacity was expected ...

  9. Cross-strait air links agreement met with caution

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Lawrence Chung

    ... 'Given the number of flights involved, we do not expect it to have a significant impact on traffic through the Hong Kong hub.' A Dragonair spokesman also said the cross-strait arrangement ... David O'Rear said the agreement's impact on passenger and cargo traffic should be minimal. He said there was only a modest pick-up in traffic during the main holiday periods, while ...

  10. Two weeks to clear backlog, Cathay estimates

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans, Dennis Eng

    ... a plane to London in the morning. Although air traffic in Europe was largely back to normal after the huge cloud of Icelandic volcanic ash prevented planes from taking off and landing ...




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