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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Thousands threaten to 'occupy tunnel' over Sheung Shui village compensation demands

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Tunnel' threat by villagers A Sheung Shui village head has threatened to mobilise thousands of residents to occupy a tunnel in the city if the government rejects their demands for compensation ... an "occupy" movement if the government failed to address demands. "We will lie on the ground in a tunnel and paralyse traffic for a whole day," he said. "We're not afraid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1410586/sheung-shui-village-threatens-occupy-tunnel-action-compensation-bid
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong facing shortage of 10,000 construction workers- and MTR is suffering

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:32pm

    ... the delay was caused by damage to a tunnel-boring machine and tougher-than-expected geological conditions at the West Kowloon terminus, it admitted that it still had not hired enough workers for its ... for imported workers. Construction Industry Council executive director Christopher To said it was difficult to hire tunnel workers because no training had been done for years. "It is difficult ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519855/hong-kong-facing-shortage-10000-construction-workers
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Luxury estates targeted for more housing

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY FUNG, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and Central, causing the Aberdeen tunnel to close several times a day due to over-capacity. The tunnel closed about 300 to 400 times a month, he said. "The government has been looking at all sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510950/luxury-estates-targeted-more-housing
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Rail delay rocks culture hub plan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by ADA LEE AND VIVIENNE CHOW

    ... cited the breakdown of a tunnelling machine at Yuen Long as the main problem. But MTR projects director Chew Tai-chong also said that underground rock strata at the terminus were at a level ... It is understood that M+, the museum of visual culture due to open in 2017, should not be affected as it is above the existing Airport Express tunnel. The MTR said it had been communicating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484805/rail-delay-rocks-culture-hub-plan
  5. Sport - Soccer - DEVELOPMENT

    David Beckham targets Port of Miami for new Major League Soccer team

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 08:12pm by NYT

    ... at the Port of Miami would be built without taxpayers' money and that fans could drive there using the Port of Miami tunnel and seek limited parking spaces. However, Beckham said he was headed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1457091/david-beckham-targets-port-miami-new-major-league-soccer-team
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... They also suggest a tunnel linking Mui Wo on southeastern Lantau to the North Lantau Expressway, and extending the Tung Chung to Ngong Ping cable car to Tai O. Ben Chan Han-pan, a lawmaker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452652/urgent-action-needed-avoid-conflict-lantau
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Deadline in threat to block traffic

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... will lie on a highway or in a tunnel in order to block traffic," said Tsang, who knelt in front of Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor in an emotional appeal when handing her a petition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431268/deadline-threat-block-traffic
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Call to postpone building of new Kowloon highway

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by Johnny Tam

    ... on roads across the central Kowloon area. A group of Yau Ma Tei residents want the section of the highway that passes through their home to be a covered tunnel to reduce the level of noise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392672/call-postpone-building-new-kowloon-highway
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border costs blow out by HK$8.5 billion

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... been completed by the time the original budget was drawn up. But a number of faults were later found straddling a stretch of tunnel of about 1.4 kilometres long. A tight schedule ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1393371/liantang-heung-yuen-wai-border-costs-blow-out-hk85-billion
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Pressure over budgets after cost blowout

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Olga Wong

    ... kilometre dual three-lane road. The bypass, of which 3.7 kilometres is a tunnel, will cut a 15-minute trip from Central to North Point to just five minutes. Undersecretary for Transport and Housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356987/pressure-over-budgets-after-cost-blowout

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