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  1. Lack of space and facilities holding back Kwai Chung

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Poor land-use planning coupled with a shortage of logistics facilities could limit the capacity of Kwai Chung's container terminals and air cargo ... it was vital to provide additional land around Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi for container terminals and related uses as a first priority and that in the short term this would provide additional capacity ...

  2. Minibus catches fire in Kwai Chung

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A green minibus caught fire in Kwai Chung yesterday morning. The blaze broke out at about 10am, when the minibus arrived in Lam Tin Street. The driver and the six passengers fled the scene. Firefighters took about 10 minutes to put out the fire and the vehicle was severely damaged. Initial investigations by police found the vehicle's engine had overheated. ...

  3. Kwai Chung bus collision injures 31

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Thirty-one people were injured when a double-decker bus and minibus collided in Kwai Chung last night. The buses smashed into each other almost at a right angle, trapping the two drivers in their seats until firefighters arrived and freed them. The minibus driver, 35, and a female passenger were in critical condition at Princess Margaret Hospital last night, while ...

  4. Suicide probe after girl, 9, found hanged in Kwai Chung

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A nine-year-old girl was found hanged in her Kwai Chung home last night. A police spokeswoman said the mother found the girl, surnamed Wong, hanging by a rope from a window in her bedroom at the family flat in Ying Kwai House, Kwai Chung Estate, at 7pm. Her mother untied her and called an ambulance. The child was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital where she was declared ...

  5. Couple found dead in Kwai Chung

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The body of a 25-year-old woman was found in a flat in Kwai Chung after her boyfriend, 26, jumped from the building. Police said they received a report of a man on the ground outside Yeung King House, a public housing block on the Lai King Estate, at 10pm. He was declared dead at the scene. Officers forced their way into his 11th-floor flat and found the woman's ...

  6. Warning of serial sex attacker in Kwai Chung

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A serial sex attacker who preys on young girls in school uniforms may be operating in Kwai Chung, police warned yesterday. Police patrols have been stepped up in the area ... of taking a lift with a stranger. They should go to pick up their children after school,' he said. Police said Tuesday's attack was the first case of its kind at Kwai Chung in months, ...

  7. China's ports drag on Kwai Chung

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Cargo volume at the Hong Kong facility slides as exporters seek lower costs The amount of cargo flowing through the main container terminals at Kwai Chung port shrank for the fifth month in a row last month as exporters continued to ship their goods directly from the cheaper facilities across the border. Boxes moving across the docks at Kwai Chung shrank 2.7 per cent ...

  8. Kwai Chung tragedy highlights vague law

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The fatal toppling of several stacks of shipping containers at Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi had observers demanding answers yesterday and the terminal operators crying out ... to senior port executives. Whether those practices adequately protect workers on Hong Kong's space-constrained docks remains open to question, they say. The Kwai Chung docks are the busiest ...

  9. Kwai Chung needs to reverse the tide

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Chung. Although the writing has been on the wall for years, when the official figures are released tomorrow they will reveal that Kwai Chung handled just under 13.4 million boxes last year, up ... Chung's rate of growth will slow to mid-single digits this year because its operators are unlikely to repeat the one-off boost they generated from substantially dropping box-handling fees ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... assembly at Kwai Tsing Theatre, Kwai Chung, at 7.30pm on Thursday in honour of the tour guide slain in Manila, Masa Tse Ting-chunn. Members of the public will be able to present flowers after ...




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