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  1. Tunnel chaos expected today as charges rise

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Motorists have been warned to expect heavy congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel from today when higher tolls take effect at the Eastern Harbour Tunnel. Deputy Secretary ... predicted congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel from 10am to midnight today and tomorrow. The department and police will have extra staff at major road junctions to monitor traffic flow. A dozen ...

  2. Return of trucks likely to increase congestion

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Traffic flow at the three harbour tunnels was down 9 per cent on usual numbers yesterday afternoon, with virtually no sign of traffic congestion caused by the fare rise at the Easter Harbour Tunnel. There was little traffic congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel even during evening rush hour, transport officials said. Traffic flow was down 2 per cent ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 24, 2013

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... as the light begins to fade in the late afternoon or evening. They should also be used when it is gloomy or overcast, when entering a tunnel, when entering a covered or partially covered car park, when ... not turn until I reached Tai Lam Tunnel toll plaza. I explained my predicament to an attendant and asked for a place to make a U-turn. I was told to go to the administration office to pay HK$36 ...

  4. Class Notes

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of fuel supply and sustainable energy development in Asia. Construction students get wind tunnel A state-of-the-art wind-testing facility has been unveiled at City University. Situated on the roof of Mong Man Wai Building, the 20 metre-long Wind Tunnel Facility will be used by students of the department of building and construction. Models of architectural structures can be put inside ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Truck catches light at toll booths A driver escaped injury when his truck burst into flames near toll booths at the Kwun Tong entrance of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel. The man, 60, had pulled over when he noticed smoke belching from the back of the vehicle. The fire started when he got out to check. Kindergarten bus in collision Three kindergarten pupils complained of headaches ...

  6. Class Notes

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Professor Kenneth Valpey from Oxford University, who will run four new courses, ranging from traditional religion to modern India. HKU finds green solution in tunnels The University of Hong Kong has signed an agreement with the Water Supplies Department to excavate tunnels for the storage of saltwater for the university's centennial campus. The tunnels will form a subterranean ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... acquire a knowledge of our nation through a proper learning pathway. Simply pulling back from this issue is not the best solution for our future generations. Tse To-yap, Kwai Chung Tunnelling ... are using the trenchless tunnelling method for pipe laying. The current work site near Nathan Road is a working pit for the tunnelling works across Nathan Road towards Austin Road. This involves ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... back the Western Tunnel from the tunnel company and tear down the Star Ferry car park and move the General Post Office and City Hall and the Tamar site, we will have more than enough space ... of their inflexibility to change? Stephanie Ngar Ling-liu, Tuen Mun Q Are the Western Harbour Tunnel fees too high? The biggest problem is not whether the fees are too high so that people take other tunnels ...

  9. Parents pray for exam rule change

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Liu Yuliang, a mechanical engineer originally from Shandong province, said he saw a glimmer of hope in the government's timetable for an overhaul of the national university entrance examinations, also known as the gaokao. 'I've seen light at the end of the tunnel, but still don't know how long the tunnel is,' said Liu, who moved ...

  10. School's plan for flats will be bad news for residents in Repulse Bay

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and institutional land uses provide a welcome relief in our high density and congested environment. With the intermittent closure of the Aberdeen Tunnel now averaging 10 times a day, is there room for 63 ...




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