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Bonny Tam

Inquiry into lift tragedy near end

THE inquiry report on Hongkong's worst construction accident will be ready on June 16.

Tuesday, 8 June, 1993, 12:00am

Transport chief seeks more funds

LACK of money has prevented the Transport Department from expanding its licensing office and keeping pledges to provide a speedy service for motorists.

Assistant Commissioner for Transport, Mr Ernest Lee Shu-wing, said yesterday he would make a further plea for funds.

20 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

NCNA to face questions over missing ships

THE Government will seek clarification from the local branch of the New China News Agency on a reported incursion into Hongkong waters by uniformed Chinese aboard a high-power speedboat.

25 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Sky Rail project hits the buffers

THE Executive Council has rejected a $3 billion plan for an elevated railway for southern Kowloon following strong objections.

Objectors claimed the system would be noisy and would spoil the look of the tourist district.

The decision ended four years of controversy over the futuristic Kowloon Sky Rail project.

20 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Operators counter fare deal

URBAN taxi operators have rejected the Transport Advisory Committee's (TAC) suggestion of raising the flagfall charge to $13.50 fearing it would deter passengers from taking short trips.

But the operators have called for a more subtle increase in fares totalling 22 per cent in an attempt to boost their revenue.

18 Mar 1993 - 12:00am