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  1. Toddler takes cross-harbour jaunt- alone

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... officer in the Wan Chai police station, Ah Chun, who loves to take bus rides, said he had slipped onto a cross-harbour bus, after leaving his family, and got off it in Causeway Bay. His ...

  2. Cross-border dumping set to begin soon

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Shipments of construction waste to a reclamation site in western Guangdong are expected to start early next month, easing the excessive stockpiles in Hong Kong. ... a win-win situation, as there is no other [option for disposing] the materials,' said Hon Chi-keung, deputy head of the Civil Engineering Office. The unprecedented cross-border transfer, which ...

  3. Harbour swim 'a health hazard'

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam maggie.tam@scmp.com People taking part in Hong Kong's first cross-harbour swim in 30 years face a significant risk of infection, according to a new water quality report. ... cross-harbour swim in three decades includes two of the eight seashore water quality control points set up by the new concern group Green Harbour Actions. The two control points- North Point promenade, ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Buying back tunnels is fiddling at the margins of traffic gridlock

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The odd conclusion in the study to resolve the traffic distribution among the three harbour crossings is that buying back the two privately owned tunnels should be discussed after 2017 when the Central-Wan Chai bypass is ready and the eastern tunnel is returned to the government ('Consultant offers nine scenarios to ease traffic', November 4). The use of the Western ...

  6. Department's live online route-finding guide has its limits

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to the Central ferry pier from Kowloon Tong MTR station, to go via Waterloo Road and the Western Harbour Tunnel, a trip it estimated at 14 minutes. But it took 22 minutes, more than the supposedly slower option through the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which the system expected to take 15 minutes but which actually took 20. The website also recommends routes based on distance and tolls. Transport ...

  7. Crowds can take race to new heights

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on Nathan Road. 'With the 10km runners not having to cross the Western Harbour Tunnel, there won't be any bottlenecks and congestion. This will reduce the problems we faced in previous ... at Shau Kei Wan - finish at Victoria Park. Half-marathon and marathon: Same start and similar route to previous years - after Western Harbour crossing, instead of turning left at Convention ...

  8. Calls for u-turn on harbour complex

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... announced the reclamation of land from the harbour for a Central-Wan Chai bypass, it said the harbourfront would be a world-class amenity. But its initial proposal- to use much of the waterfront ...

  9. A good week for ...

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be environmentally friendly and just 11cm long, no more than twice a day in the corridor, with each session lasting for only 30 minutes. Victoria Harbour After a 33-year absence the annual cross-harbour swim ... is cleaning up the harbour, had no objections to the race, although it had said the water would not be clean enough until 2013. Liang Guanglie China's defence minister attended a regional ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gallery, G/F, 83-85 Sing Woo Rd, Happy Valley. Ends today Fine Art Asia 2011 Annual international art and antiques fair with exhibitors specialising in Asian antiques, Western contemporary art ... including Kwon Ki-soo, Hur Jin, Jang Seung-hyo and Chae Sung-pil. Opens today. Today-Oct 11, 10am-8pm, Oct 12, 10am-4pm, Pao Galleries, 5/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2529 ...




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