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  1. Double-line dicers warned amid flyover jam

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for traffic chaos since the start of the morning rush at 7.30am. But it was not until two hours later that the jams began building up, with eastbound vehicles heading for Victoria Park Road backed up ... to avoid the area for at least a week. The vice-chairman of Wan Chai District Council, John Tse Wing-ling, said the signs rerouting drivers were unclear. Signs on the right-hand lane of Victoria ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taxi driver fails breath test A taxi driver was arrested for drink-driving after his vehicle ran into the back of a taxi and pushed it into the back of another taxi on the Canal Road Flyover in Wan Chai at 5am yesterday. The man, 28, and two male passenge ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at risk. Collectors rush for new stamps Collectors flocked to post offices to buy the first set of hexagonal stamps issued in the city. The four-stamp set has a 'civic education' theme ...

  4. Hassle? What hassle?

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Joshua But The drivers' union apologised for the inconvenience caused to passengers as a result of yesterday's industrial action but commuters said there was none of the chaos that was predicted. Traffic in Wan Chai and Mongkok rem ...

  5. Old woman's junk blamed for worsening flood

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Junk collected by an elderly woman who collects rubbish for a living has been blamed for blocking drains, increasing the severity of flooding in Central and Western in June. District councillor Cheng Lai-king said rubbish washed away from the wo ...

  6. Life after death

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Carmen Ting

    ... Carmen Ting Forget jungle print. Get the real thing in the form of tree trunks bearing the imprint of more than 100 years of life. But greenies needn't worry about forests being denuded for the sake of home accessories. According to Thomas Ma, direct ...

  7. Hit-and-run driver jailed for 3 months

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A hit-and-run driver originally ordered to perform community service was yesterday jailed for three months after the prosecution sought a review of the sentence. Wong Chi-fai, 45, reversed his van for 170 metres against the traffic flow in Sh ...

  8. Burst pipe causes traffic chaos

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A water leak last night caused cracks up to 20 metres long in Gloucester Road, leading to serious traffic congestion in Wan Chai. The Transport Department advised drivers to avoid the area this morning. The leak in an underground pipe in Harbour ...

  9. Pump station design key to end floods

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani System to prevent inundation of Sheung Wan streets Polytechnic University engineers have refined the design for the Sheung Wan pumping station, which the government hopes will end the district's annual flooding. The station, due to ope ...

  10. 38 injured in five-vehicle collision

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.59pm: Thirty-eight people were injured in an accident involving five vehicles at the Hong Kong exit of the Western Harbour Tunnel, local media reported on Monday. Shortly after 8am, two coaches, a bus and two minibuses travelling ...




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