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  1. HK traffic forced our hand, say Brits

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Fears over congestion behind decision to base pre-games camp in Macau Fear of logistical nightmares arising from Hong Kong's worsening traffic drove Britain to choose ... facilities to each other is a significant factor, and there is much less traffic between the athletes' hotel and training camps. It would have been incredibly difficult [in Hong Kong] to locate ...

  2. Media told to be kind in reporting on traffic ban

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... warning against negative coverage of the measure. It exhorts journalists and editors to drop any reports on traffic woes and an overloaded public transport system, while websites were told to keep a close watch on chat rooms and forum postings and delete complaints about traffic inconvenience the test may cause. The city government also published an open letter to Beijing residents, ...

  3. Cricket's master blaster poses a traffic hazard

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A match at the Hong Kong Cricket Club has been postponed today because of fears that big-hitting batsman Hussain Butt is a safety threat to passing traffic. Butt, the player of the tournament at last weekend's Hong Kong Sixes, forced club officials to take the unprecedented step of calling off today's match after he hit a barrage of sixes in a separate game ...

  4. Coach driver dies, six injured in traffic accident on Lantau

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 1.10pm: A coach driver was killed and six people were injured in a traffic accident on Lantau Island on Tuesday morning. Shortly after 4.20am, a coach driven by a 32-year-old man was travelling along the first lane of North Lantau Highway towards the airport. After passing through Penny?s Bay, it reportedly ran up an elevated lay-by designated for police ...

  5. Olympic challenge

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An International Olympic Committee delegation has acknowledged good progress is being made for the Beijing Games, but says the environment and traffic are still a problem. What can be done? Write to us. ...

  6. Special unit to hunt down car racers

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An intelligence unit has been set up to gather information and track down illegal car racers. The Traffic Intelligence Co-ordination Group was formed in September and is modelled on the Criminal Intelligence Bureau. 'We find our crime intelligence unit works very well and we hope that by setting up an intelligence unit on traffic, we can be more efficient ...

  7. Residents of capital anxious and proud

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Authorities need to speed up efforts to improve Beijing's traffic, air quality and hygiene in the two years before the capital hosts the Olympic Games, city residents ... in terms of traffic and hygiene. 'Traffic is an old problem here which can hurt the city's international image. There are frequent traffic jams and people here don't follow ...

  8. News - China - SPORT

    China's team praised as London Olympics close

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... Minister David Cameron called the Games the "best ever", while Rogge said the IOC was "very happy, very satisfied". Security woes were overcome, traffic and transport nightmares ... time. But before then, the host city, like London, must resolve a range of issues- in Rio's case, traffic gridlock, slum violence and the need for new accommodation and infrastructure.       ...

  9. Park Ji-sung kicks departure rumours into touch as he tells HK fans of dream role playing for United

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of fans obstructed traffic on Lock Road as they waited outside the restaurant for their idol. Park was tired after a morning 'meet and greet' session and an afternoon signing autographs ...

  10. NBA millionaires jump on fast track to... hotel

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... faster than their specially catered-for athletes' bus which, even though it can use the special Olympic lanes, is often caught up in traffic. Sometimes it pays to be a plain Joe and travel ...




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