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  1. Business - Economy

    Guangzhou looks to open up more industries and improve transport network

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Guangzhou eyes more openness, better transport Guangzhou is stepping up efforts to upgrade its economy, with plans to open more industries to foreign investors and a big investment in improvements to the city's transport network this year. The capital of Guangdong province, which is waiting for approval from Beijing to set up a free-trade ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Transport officials must take heads out of sand

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... Transport officials must take their heads out of the sand Concerning congestion and related roadside pollution, our government appears to copy the ostrich. It is projected that the number of mainland visitors will grow massively and, at the same time, the Planning Department is looking at raising urban plot ratios for redevelopment by 20 per cent ("Planners look to cram in even ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government clearly off the rails on transport policy

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:28am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn All the excitement over the government's decision not to adjust the tolls of the various tunnels misses the bigger question of what's behind its transport strategy, ... claims to have a railway-led transport policy. But that is clearly not so. If it did it would be building more railways and introduce electronic road pricing or congestion charges to encourage ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cycling deserves more respect Bicycle transport is a hard sell in Hong Kong, not least because of the government's negative thinking on its role as a people mover ... a form of recreation. Hopefully, however, it will prompt people to reflect on the potential of the bicycle for travelling to work or school or running errands. The Transport Department says roads ...

  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government pins hopes for growth on public transport and utilities infrastructure plan

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... plans to boost urban infrastructure, especially underground facilities, such as subways, drainage and utilities, in support of the nation's urbanisation drive. The statement, posted ... without causing overcapacity in industry, experts said. Cities are being asked to give priority to public transport, with the State Council setting a goal to extend subways and light rail systems ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - TRANSPORT

    Billionaire Elon Musk unveils futuristic ‘Hyperloop’ transport plan

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 08:36am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco 'Hyperloop' will send passengers from LA to San Francisco in just 30 minutes- if it gets built Billionaire US entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled plans on Monday for a futuristic “Hyperloop” transportation system to whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in under half an hour. The highly anticipated announcement put to rest some ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-government protesters say they won't target public transport

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... the kingdom's airports or public transport during a planned "shutdown" of Bangkok. The demonstrators, who are seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and curb her billionaire family's political dominance, say they will occupy the Thai capital from January 13. "Operation Occupy Bangkok does NOT involve airport closures or the disruption of any mass transport ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Live chicken may be off the menu as retailers plan boycott over price rises

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by LO WEI, Emily Tsang

    ... Lo Wei and Emily Tsang Live-chicken retailers plan boycott as prices soar Fresh chicken could be off the menu for the second time this year from Monday as a poultry traders' ... of half the 40 or so trucks used to transport the birds have also agreed to take part after wholesalers doubled their prices. They believe wholesalers are cashing in on a lack of competition from ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Worldwide Cruise Terminals working to meet passenger transport requirements

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:14am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Cruise terminal working to meet transport needs I refer to the letter from Graham Davis (" Terminal decline in city's taxi ranking ", April 10). First, ... to transport approximately 1,300 passengers and their baggage per hour. It also arranged 13 additional paid shuttle buses, like the one Mr Davis took, to the Kowloon Airport Express station, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    All Hong Kong must get behind plans for incinerator and landfill extensions

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:12pm by RICHARD VUYLSTEKE

    ... Richard Vuylsteke Richard Vuylsteke says other measures will take time to gain momentum HK must get behind plans for incinerator, landfill extensions The Environment Bureau's ... being introduced or still under planning. Moreover, these initiatives may at first have only a gradual impact until people change their behaviour patterns. In addition, even with the landfill ...




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