A report to be released within days is expected to partly blame the impact of construction work on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge for a continuing steep decline in the number of pink dolphins in Hong Kong waters.Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 6:42am 1 comment
The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. But given what the city's largest island has in terms of infrastructure and the implications of the completion of the bridge to Zhuhai and Macau as early as 2016, it is obvious that it offers massive development potential.22 Mar 2013 - 4:00am 8 comments
Hong Kong should bid for the 2023 Asian Games, a senior sports official said after the Olympic Council of Asia decided the host city for the 2019 Games yesterday.
The vice president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, Vivien Lau Chiang-chu, said: "We will have all sports infrastructure, including the Kai Tak sports hub, ready by 2023 and, timing-wise, it will just be perfect."9 Nov 2012 - 2:40am
One worker died and 14 were injured when a platform collapsed yesterday during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap Kok airport26 Oct 2012 - 4:19am
A worker was killed and 15 others injured – two seriously – when they were hit by falling metal bars at a construction site for the massive bridge across the Pearl River estuary on Thursday.25 Oct 2012 - 4:52pm
A worker was killed and 15 others injured – two seriously – when they were hit by falling objects at a construction site for the bridge across the Pearl River estuary on Thursday.25 Oct 2012 - 4:38pm
Beijing's so-called gift stimulus measures offered to Hong Kong on the eve of the 15th anniversary of the handover are not considered by everyone to be a panacea to the city's economic ills.
In fact, while the measures may have excited tourism operators and retailers, the financial sector has been left nonplussed.30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Problems of illegal construction practices, safety and quality have surfaced in the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and other major infrastructure linking Hong Kong with the mainland.8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The price tag of a road project linked to the controversial Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has soared by 55 per cent to over HK$25 billion in the space of about five months, according to new estimates by the Transport and Housing Bureau.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Mainland travellers who cross the borders with Hong Kong and Macau more than once a day will forfeit their duty-free quota and their luggage will be subject to thorough inspection, under a Guangdong customs policy from Friday.
The move is the latest step by authorities in the province to crack down on rampant cross-border smuggling.18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
News that Shenzhen is pushing for financial reforms, including allowing its companies to take out yuan loans from Hong Kong banks and vice versa, pushed up stocks on Wednesday but the euphoria may have been premature.14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am