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    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... as the bodywork, with all crevices clean. Exhaust system (5): Must be complete and effective. No points are lost for non-original stainless steel system. Electrical equipment and wiring, pipe lines, ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if we pursue this path. As a manager within the road transport industry for over 40 years (nine years of which have been in Hong Kong), I believe that it is time to introduce a system like ... and although I am a seasoned transport manager who has tested many drivers before employing them, I was scared to death at the speed and the erratic manner in which the minibus was being driven. ...

  3. Chaos as MTR routes change

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passenger. 'But it's quite messy here today.' A new fare collection system allows passengers to travel between MTR stations and the former Kowloon-Canton Railway stations on one single-journey ticket- a concession granted to Octopus card users since the two lines merged in December. Newly elected legislator and former chairman of the transport panel Andrew Cheng Kar-foo ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that this situation has been obvious for years. That Hong Kong's tax system remains so horribly unbalanced to be over-reliant on volatile sources of revenue is down to the lack of wit on the part of Mr ... with the problem. We have a low and simple tax system in the special administrative region and a reputation as a free port. This reputation could be harmed with such a levy. Besides, it would be difficult ...

  5. South Korean tank seized by HK customs

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... a 7.63mm machine gun and can fire guided missiles at other tanks. It also has an advanced battle management system that allows it to receive a constant flow of information from sensors on soldiers ...

  6. Cyclists lose out as MTR stands firm on bike ban

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on bicycles lifted. The cyclists want to travel on the rail transport system with their bikes at least during off-peak hours. But the MTRC will not budge on its position that the only acceptable kind ... on trains two weeks ago. It left many bike riders without public transport to Tung Chung, which cyclists favour because of the area's flat roads and light traffic. Nerida Rigg, president ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... isolated from existing public transport links. It therefore requires a dedicated, environmentally friendly public transport system that can integrate with the arts hub and also advertise it in the environs with a distinctive vehicle design. This can most readily be achieved by means of a light rail system which would not only feed visitors into the hub from existing southern Kowloon public ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a wildly competitive situation, those numbers inevitably become the 'be all and end all'. Hong Kong students (and their parents) will play whatever 'game' the education system presents to them and this system is solely about bean counting. How can it be that a significant number of students who qualify to continue their education are stopped from doing so by a lack ...

  9. Blind union finds updated crossing signals confusing

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Transport officials ignored requests for further systems evaluation, group says New signals for blind people using pedestrian crossings are confusing and could endanger lives, the city's biggest group for the blind says. It claims transport officials have ignored its objections to the $30 million system. But, following a demonstration yesterday by members of the Hong Kong ...

  10. System setback for Philippine polls

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles in Manila With only five days left before national elections, tests of a controversial automated system have shown error rates near 90 per cent, feeding fears the May 10 polls ... 10 will be the first time an automated system has ever been used for a national election, an exercise traditionally marked by violence, inefficiency, slow counts and massive fraud. ...




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