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Letters to the Editor, April 13, 2013

I would like to ask the managers at Citybus if their staff have been given basic people-management skill training. I boarded the A29 bus at 3.05pm at the airport on April 8 along with 15 local passengers and was the only expat.

Saturday, 13 April, 2013, 3:25am 1 comment

Buses for pet lovers set for trial run

Pet owners dismayed at not being able to take their four-legged friends on buses may soon have another option, thanks to a planned transport service designed to serve canine, feline and humans alike.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Funding woes put gay pride march on hold

This year's gay pride parade has been put on ice because the HK$140,000 budget has not been raised.

Critics said the parade had become too bourgeois, but organisers fired back, saying higher costs were projected this year because a higher turnout had been expected, and they had not been met by donations.

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am


Open abuse of small-house policy is tragic

I write regarding the saga in Shan Liu village in Tai Po ('Developer reveals why illegal bridge was built', May 19).

That a developer is eyeing the land with the intention to build houses on it - undoubtedly houses under the small-house policy - should warrant more than a passing remark.

21 May 2010 - 12:00am

21 hurt as loose road covers hit double-decker in Aberdeen

A bus driver and 20 passengers were injured yesterday when metal panels covering pipe works beneath a road in Aberdeen dislodged and bounced up hitting the double-decker.

Describing the incident as 'very rare', Citybus said it appeared that the panels had ruptured the fuel tank of another bus which had minutes earlier driven over the same works site in Wong Chuk Hang Road.

21 May 2010 - 12:00am

Bus driver held over hit-and-run

A Citybus driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed an 83-year-old woman in Moreton Terrace, Causeway Bay, on Sunday.

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am


What do you think of the drug-testing system?

It seemed a bit out of place in an article on the school drug-testing saga for Peter Wei (Talkback, August 12) to blame the influence of a decadent, Western materialistic world.

To say the Western world is a bit like saying the Asian world; there are many diverse cultures in both.

15 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

New World First Bus workers cancel strike

New World First Bus drivers and technicians have cancelled a planned strike called for Friday, after the company agreed to review fringe benefits for contract staff.

New World First Bus Staff Company Union chairman Chung Chung-fai said the proposed strike was aimed at fighting for better medical and fringe benefits for 200 contract employees.

12 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

KMB may join rival in driver breath tests

KMB is studying whether to conduct alcohol breath tests on its drivers before work - a practice that bus captains at rival New World First Bus strongly opposed.

16 Apr 2009 - 12:00am


Citizens are now standing up to developers

John Cheng ('Strike balance between causes', December 25), is concerned that one of our developers is being unfairly picked on.

1 Jan 2009 - 12:00am