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  1. Demonstrators sparked public backlash by blocking traffic

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani commented in Public Eye on the statement I made against groups of protesters who cut off traffic on major thoroughfares in Central and Queensway on the night of July ... of Connaught Road Central, policemen had to give chase in the midst of fast oncoming traffic. The occupation of the main roads in Queensway and Central took place at the end of the demonstration ...

  2. New high-rise will make traffic problems worse in Mid-Levels

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice Cheung is of the opinion that the Town Planning Appeal Board 'had wrongly taken traffic and visual considerations into account in blocking' Swire from building a 54-storey building on a one-way narrow and winding part of Mid-Levels [the junction of Seymour and Castle roads]. If traffic and visual considerations are not important enough, what about air quality ...

  3. Holy traffic jam! Arrival of Batman a concern

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

    ... Zoe Mak Batman's impending arrival in Central has prompted concerns among district councillors about traffic jams, road closures and inconvenience for residents. They want to know ... who represents Central and Western, at a meeting of the council's traffic and transport committee yesterday. The Warner Bros film, tentatively titled The Dark Knight, is scheduled ...

  4. Destruction of our harbour justified by ghost traffic

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the already heavy traffic in Central, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay by putting new developments on top of land reclaimed from the harbour. And all this was originally justified by ghost cars. ANNELISE ... instead of the current ground-based point-source navigation aids. As for the 10,000-foot restriction imposed on Hong Kong traffic entering or leaving mainland air space, it should be appreciated ...

  5. Why more roads are not the answer to traffic congestion

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Central harbourfront. I disagree. Every driver knows that, depending on the time of the day, traffic congestion on the Gloucester Road-Connaught Road corridor is caused by the stacking of traffic trying to enter the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Mid-Levels and Central. The proposed Central-Wan Chai bypass will allow through traffic- a small group of the current corridor ...

  6. HK's blinkered bureaucrats bypass cause of traffic jams

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

    ... I had the misfortune to get stuck in a traffic jam on Sunday while trying to get from Tin Hau to Mid-Levels. Was the holdup the result of a big event in Happy Valley? A street party in Wan Chai? No, as usual it was caused by traffic trying to get into the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. But this was traffic coming from the east, and the queue stretched back onto the Island East Corridor. ...

  7. Asian Traffic

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre Ends Apr 15 On a virtual highway of expression and art, 10 local and Australian artists with Asian backgrounds intersect at the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre. Owen Leong, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Renee So, Mahmoud Y ...

  8. Police investigate fatal traffic accident

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.26pm: Police on Wednesday appealed to the public for information about a fatal traffic accident which occurred in Western District on Sunday and resulted in the death of a middle-aged man. A spokesman said that shortly before 3.20am on Sunday, a public light bus driven by a 51-year-old man was travelling eastbound on Des Voeux Road West. When reaching ...

  9. Reclaim or suffer traffic jams: you decide

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Stymied in its efforts to press ahead with the hotly opposed Wan Chai reclamation- which would include a traffic bypass to Central aimed at easing congestion- the government ... was needed to 'meet the urgent need'. 'As Asia's world city, we must not allow the traffic congestion problem to affect our economic activities and the public's daily ...

  10. A little courtesy goes a long way

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani If you are at a pedestrian crossing with no traffic lights and a vehicle approaches just as you are about to cross, who gets the right of way? The answer is obvious, right? ... Road Central traffic light for what seems like ages for a green light, to cross. When it comes, it lasts for what seems like just seconds. People hurrying to cross from either side not only ...




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