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  1. New traffic strain as millions head back

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... The mainland has entered another crucial traffic crunch period, with millions of migrant workers heading back to coastal provinces after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday. The Ministry ... into use every day. The trains had an average daily capacity of 5.57 million passengers, 430,000 more than last year. Back to work The mainland is facing a traffic crunch at the end of the Lunar ...

  2. Workers protesting over unpaid wages cause traffic chaos in Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About 60 angry construction workers blocked Wan Po Road to protest against unpaid wages, causing traffic chaos in Tseung Kwan O yesterday. The workers, who first protested outside a residential project on Wan Po Road at 8am, extended their battlefield an hour later, blocking traffic during rush hour. They accused the main contractor, Able Engineering Company, ...

  3. Traffic and security are priorities for Olympic city

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... to be given to the issues of traffic congestion and security. Along with construction of pavilions in the Olympic park and supporting infrastructure projects, the essential part of the comprehensive ... to open offices, set up research and development institutions or purchasing centres, and to bring in new management skills and world-class services, he said. To tackle traffic congestion, Mr Wang ...

  4. Stopping the traffic

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... Mutsuko Murakami Last week, as Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi flew out to visit Brazil and the United States, a modest delegation of officials took off on a mission to the Philippines and Thailand. Consisting of investigators from the Cabinet o ...

  5. Traffic jams

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kwong-ching is pure fiction. Mr Woo has never raised the subject of Wan Chai traffic jams with the police commissioner. He has asked the TDC's executive to take heed of neighbours' concerns ... for the just-concluded electronics fair, where exhibitors reported a big increase in orders. Besides working closely with police, the TDC stepped up communication through traffic advisories on radio ...

  6. Cost of platform safety doors a small price to pay for peace of mind

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Doug Miller has written that platform safety doors are not only pointless, but a 'misuse of funds' ('MTR platform doors would not reduce suicides but drive them elsewhere', February 17). He admits to an inability to grasp how they serv ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... think of the standard of road safety? I am aware - with so many road traffic accidents so far this year - that road safety standards in Hong Kong are declining. Car drivers and pedestrians ... to follow the rules of the road. Pedestrians should follow the rules at traffic lights. If the red light at a pedestrian crossing is on, they should not cross until they see the green man. Simple ...

  8. Macau riders protest against tougher law

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... More than 3,000 motorcyclists yesterday jammed Macau's main roads in a two-hour slow-ride protest against a traffic law which takes effect today. Sounding their horns, the riders travelled from Iao Hon Park in the northeast of the Macau peninsula to the government headquarters and legislature in the south. The new law toughens the enforcement of fines, with those failing ...

  9. Drivers plan protest with go-slow

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A group of drivers plans to protest against the proposed new red-light jumping penalty tomorrow and Thursday by slowing down at all traffic lights. Tam Wai-to, chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Transport Worker Organisations, said the union was against the government increasing the penalty from three driving-offence points to five, without first installing cameras. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Young should take real risks before fighting for democracy

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... right now! That's the sense of entitlement and instant gratification of the iPhone-pan-democrat generation. Parallel traders blocking MTR traffic? It's the government's fault. ...




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