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  1. Bridge traffic already running into problems

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of getting traffic onto it. Just five years before its scheduled opening, the most rudimentary of schemes, trialling of a cross-border permit at a single checkpoint, has seemingly stalled. The ad hoc ... If the bridge is going to pay off, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Allowing a free flow across both sides of the border would immediately open the possibility of 7.4 million vehicles. ...

  2. Will it be a bridge with no traffic?

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the bridge will see just a fraction of that traffic. If the cross-border licence system continues as it is, and the tight restrictions for left-hand-drive cars entering Hong Kong also remain, ... the fact that a large number of mainland cars could clog Hong Kong's already congested roads, and vice versa. This would lead to traffic jams and pollution problems, said the official, who ...

  3. Accept the inevitable: HK's days of bustling port traffic are over

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... port's traffic has come to depend on transshipment rather than on direct export/import trade. It's all just make-show to prop up the numbers on container throughput and keep up the pretence. ...

  4. Shenzhen container traffic declines 19.8pc

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Container throughput in Shenzhen, the mainland's second-busiest port, declined further last month, dimming hopes of a quick recovery in the country's exports. Total container throughput fell 19.8 per cent year on year to 1.41 millio ...

  5. Yantian container traffic drops amid US downturn

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Shenzhen Shenzhen port hurt by weaker economy and policy changes For the first time in its history, container volume at Shenzhen's huge Yantian port has fallen, a sign that a slowing United States economy and mainland policy changes a ...

  6. Shenzhen plans to ease bus traffic

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Shenzhen hopes a streamlining plan will help the Huanggang checkpoint cope with increasing cross-border bus traffic, a Hong Kong legislator was told yesterday. The plan involves opening an extra exit at an abandoned multi-storey car park next to the checkpoint to separate inbound and outbound bus traffic. Lau Kong-wah, a Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong ...

  7. Shippers drive Shenzhen traffic to record volumes

    Posted Sep 08th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The port of Shenzhen last month handled a record volume of manufactured goods as western and Asian consignees continued to direct carriers to ship their purchases through the cheaper facilities across the border. The Shenzhen port complex, ...

  8. Traffic at main ports forecast to grow at a slower pace

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Container throughput growth at the mainland's main ports is expected to slow this year as regulatory changes and trade disputes restrain exports and economic expansion. Credit Suisse First Boston chief economist Dong Tao said throughput ...

  9. Industry is important, worries about effects of growth can wait until later

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

    ... He Huifeng Xie Wenjie, Used-car sales manager Increasing traffic congestion in major cities has done little to slow interest in car ownership on the mainland and the situation ... the traffic gets or how expensive fuel becomes.' Mr Xie agreed the boom in the used car market in recent years had added to the road chaos. 'There are estimates that more than 60,000 used ...

  10. 18 killed by truck after earlier escaping bus crash

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Eighteen people- including a traffic policeman- were killed yesterday after a truck ploughed into a group of bus passengers standing on the side of a Guangdong ... 11pm on Wednesday in which none of the passengers were hurt. A traffic policeman who arrived at the scene moved all the passengers to an open area on the roadside. Shortly after midnight, two ...




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