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  1. University pushed over Sun statue

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Cross Harbour Tunnel. The entire project is expected to take two years. Sun Yat-sen was forced out of Hong Kong by the British colonial government because of his role in the Chinese revolution. ... promised to have it erected in February. But then Sun was shocked to receive a letter from him on June 1 saying he would not have time to deal with the matter before he retired. Central and Western ...

  2. Storms sweep city with chaos

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... continued to have an impact. The Cross-Harbour Tunnel carried 374 more vehicles than on a normal Monday and the western crossing 374 more, but the eastern crossing's patronage dropped 17 per ... to build at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel at 7.20am, about 10 minutes earlier than usual, and dispersed at about 9am. Eastbound traffic on Gloucester Road snaked past Wan Chai Sports Ground, and beyond ...

  3. Will to act

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... such as buses, trams and ferries and take over the operation of the eastern and western cross-harbour tunnels. Eventually, that will all help lower transport costs and boost our competitiveness. ...

  4. Storms sweep city with chaos

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Western, closing the road for about 90 minutes from 3pm. Traffic started to build at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel at 7.20am, about 10 minutes earlier than usual, and eased at about 9am. East-bound ... vehicles, between 6am and 9am, as the Eastern Harbour Tunnel toll rise continued to have an impact. But by 8pm the Cross-Harbour Tunnel had carried 16 per cent fewer vehicles (15,406), the western ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the truth. Elsie Tu, Kwun Tong Simple way to reduce traffic Thank you, Jake van der Kamp, for summarising how best our traffic into the Cross Harbour Tunnel might be eased by equalising the tunnel ... was held in Hong Kong I wrote to ask the Western and Eastern harbour tunnel operators how significantly usage had increased during the WTO week. For that week all tunnels operated at HK$20 per per ...

  6. Harbour defender's sweetest victory

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Winston Chu

    ... Winston Chu has stalled the government's harbour reclamation- for now, writes Liz Heron Her Mid-Levels penthouse once had a breathtaking view over the blue expanse of the Western ... for a giant promontory joining Green Island to the western tip of Hong Kong Island, it all added up to the loss of 584 hectares of the harbour- or 5.86 sq km. 'We have brought seven legal ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dilemma and save harbour in one hit', May 30). Increase tolls at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel to the same level as the eastern and western tunnels, and the congestion problem is solved. However, that might just make the totally destructive harbour reclamation project totally unnecessary. Ouch- that would be a blow for the Lower Albert Road bureaucrats who are hell-bent on repeating all ...

  8. Are we ready?

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... announce that the cross-harbour tunnels are to be closed. The Mass Transit Railway network also announces that services will be immediately suspended. Chaos ensues with some people scrambling up ... on the harbour front facing Kowloon, makes a resounding boom that sounds as if it is coming in an arch behind him. Minutes later, a wall of water surges from the western side of the harbour to the east, ...

  9. Wen, Kim set the stage

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... economy. These deals won't just lead to a jump in cross-border trade, a rising flood of Chinese tourists or better electronics. They also will undercut UN sanctions, imposed after North ... that guarantee the permanence of North Korea's nuclear programme. In the face of repeated US assurances that it harbours no nuclear weapons in South Korea, the North has for years said ...

  10. Upgrade piers for more activities along harbour, study urges

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Underused ferry piers along Victoria Harbour should be upgraded to include more cafes, restaurants and retail stores, a study has suggested. Promenades incorporating unique designs and activities should be extended to less prominent areas such as Sheung Wan, Shau Kei Wan and Tai Kok Tsui, according to the study, released by the Harbour Business Forum yesterday. ...




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