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  1. Tunnel tolls may be cut to divert traffic flow for WTO

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Quinton Chan

    ... proposal has drawn positive responses from the tunnel operators. But it is unclear what the toll reductions would be. The likely toll cuts for the eastern and western harbour crossings come two ... Tolls for the western and eastern crossings are $40 and $25 respectively, compared with $20 for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which has an average daily traffic flow of more than 120,000 vehicles. ...

  2. HK's bill for airports rail link put at HK$50 billion

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... that it would be expensive to build the 50-kilometre cross-border link because most of the Hong Kong section would have to be built underground and include a seven-kilometre cross-harbour tunnel between ... airports comes as transport officials are striving to keep the cost of the Hong Kong section of another cross-border rail link, the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, below HK$50 ...

  3. Vision of a speedy cross-delta journey

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... minutes per trip; drivers crossing the border at Lok Ma Chau currently need up to two hours. A shared border checkpoint will also be set up on the Western Corridor linking Deep Bay and Shekou ... to Macau and Zhuhai, cross-border hold-ups are likely to be a thing of the past. The mainland and both special administrative regions (SARs) would perform immigration and customs checks at a shared ...

  4. Hongkongers turn out in their thousands

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Eva Wu Hongkongers turned out in their hundreds of thousands to celebrate the 60th anniversary by viewing the harbour fireworks display and attending the flag-raising ceremony. An estimated 350,000 packed both sides of Victoria Harbour last night to view the fireworks. The HK$3 million, 23-minute display featured a series of scenes on patriotic themes in bursts ...

  5. Bridge plan not affected by cancelled meeting

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... expected to focus on the cross-delta bridge. However, the meeting was postponed because of the current political crisis. Speaking after a seminar on economic co-operation between Hong Kong ... weeks ago that he and Mr Huang would take personal charge of the cross-border forum. Until now it has been led by Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and the executive vice-governor. Mr Tang ...

  6. New HK starting point for bridge proposed

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... administrative regions, which is overseeing preparations for the construction of the cross-delta bridge, will consider the proposal at its second meeting in mid-October in Zhuhai. Landing points ... starts at San Shek Wan, the connecting link would take the form of a short tunnel south of Sha Lo Wan village and a bridge near Hau Hok Wan. The road would then cross the waters east ...

  7. Authorities back HK bridge design

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the economic development of Hong Kong and the western side of the delta. The source told the South China Morning Post that the study suggested the bridge be given priority over two other proposals for cross-delta bridges. These are the Lingdingyang bridge proposed by authorities in Zhuhai, part of which has already been built, and a bridge further north, running through Longxue Island and Nansha, ...

  8. Drop border post at Shenzhen: academic

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... every year. Meanwhile, Mr Liu said the shared border checkpoint at the Western Corridor linking Deep Bay in the northwest New Territories with Shekou was expected to be complete by the end of the year. He said the Hong Kong government would be responsible for traffic control on the Western Corridor. But he said it was up to the central government to decide when the cross-border link, ...

  9. Tycoons, professionals on DAB roll

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... and professionals, including Lewis Luk Tei, deputy chairman of Hutchison Harbour Ring, and Dennis Wong, managing director of financial planner Cash Frederick Taylor, a listed company in Hong Kong. Tsang ... or professionals. Despite its working-class base, the DAB has been addressing cross-sector issues over the past few years. It is stepping up efforts to recruit members with professional backgrounds ...

  10. Infrastructure project work set to be moved forward

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Gary Cheung

    ... the economy. In an interview with Metro Radio yesterday, Mr Yau said construction of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, as well as the western extension of the Mass Transit ... between Guangzhou and Hong Kong by shifting its route westwards to avoid built-up districts in southern Hong Kong. The cross-border link, which is expected to be completed by 2015, would shorten ...




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