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  1. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Man survives 60 metre suicide leap from Tsing Ma Bridge

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 10:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... The 30-year-old man, surnamed Ng, is the first person to have survived a jump from the bridge since it opened in 1997 A man who attempted suicide by jumping off the Tsing Ma Bridge ... Kong's largest bridge since it opened in 1997. In the last 16 years, there have been 10 reported cases of suicide jumps from the Tsing Ma and neighbouring Kap Shui Mun bridges.   24-hour suicide ...

  2. Nanny dies after jumping out of school bus on Tsing Ma Bridge

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A school bus nanny, suspected of jumping out of a moving bus to commit suicide, died in hospital after being found unconscious yesterday on Tsing Ma Bridge. The driver told ... entered the airport-bound lane on Tsing Ma Bridge. Police said the driver did not realise she had fallen out and the bus continued to head for Tung Chung. Emergency crews were called when ...

  3. Focus on Tsing ma bridge deaths

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Researchers are to investigate the rising number of suicides from the Tsing Ma bridge but say fencing it off is not necessarily the solution. Police have suggested putting ... said that although the method had been effective in Times Square last year, the reason for the Tsing Ma bridge suicides had to be understood first. 'Why do people jump off the Tsing Ma ...

  4. Tsing Ma Bridge workers to help prevent suicides

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Workers on the Tsing Ma Bridge have been told to step up patrols to prevent suicidal people from leaping to their deaths, transport chief Sarah Liao Sau-tung said yesterday. Four people ... and hamper regular inspection and repair work. 'To stop people from jumping off the bridge, the Tsing Ma Management Company Limited has already strengthened its monitoring work,' she said. ...

  5. Hunt on after man leaps from Tsing Ma Bridge

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An air and sea search was under way last night for a taxi driver who was believed to have jumped off the Tsing Ma Bridge. Tsui Tak-on stopped his taxi on the airport-bound lanes on the bridge at about 3.30pm and was seen climbing over the railings, police said. He left a suicide note in the taxi. Staff from the bridge management company saw him on a surveillance ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Rising suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by DANNY LEE

    ... Kong's largest bridge at Tsing Ma, as well as Ting Kau and Kap Shui Mun bridges, between 1997 and 2007, according to the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong. ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Installing telephone hotlines to counsellors could save lives of those in distress, say charities Suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms The marine police ...


    Tsing Yi's history is a bridge to the past

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... km, the island is now home to about 200,000 people. It is connected by eight bridges all around the island, including the Tsing Ma Bridge, which has two decks and carries both road and rail ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Residents can still recall a time when Tsing Yi, now linked to the outside world by eight bridges, was accessible only by taking a rowing boat History offers ...

  8. Cabbie fails to stop man jumping to his death

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A taxi driver promised to sell his car and give the money to his suicidal passenger- a cancer patient- in a vain attempt to stop him jumping from Tsing Ma Bridge yesterday. His ... in Bonham Road, Mid-Levels, at 4.30am. He was told to drive to a shop to buy snacks and beer before heading towards Chek Lap Kok airport. Travelling along the airport-bound Tsing Ma Bridge, Yeung ...

  9. 'Bridge doctor' keeps city's structural marvels in shape

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com The Tsing Ma Bridge, with its long span, lofty towers and imposing cables, may look like an unshakeable engineering marvel standing proudly in Hong Kong. ... For the Tsing Ma Bridge, which connects Tsing Yi and Ma Wan islands, the sensors also measure any movement of the bridge decks and towers, along with the deflection and rotation of the kilometres-long ...

  10. Where To Live: Tsing Yi

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsing Bridge, Tsing Lai Bridge and Tsing Ma Bridge. An eighth bridge, the Stonecutters Bridge, linking the island with Kowloon and Sha Tin, also known as Route 8, is under construction. ... walking trails for hikers. The trails offer magnificent views of the Tsing Ma Bridge, as does the Lantau Link View Point at the northwest corner of the island. Temples reflect the island's ...




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