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  • Sep 3, 2014
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The MTR Corporation (its original full name was Mass Transit Railway Corporation) is listed on the Hong Kong Exchange and is a constituent of the benchmark Hang Seng Index. MTRC operates the Hong Kong underground rail system and is a major property developer and landlord in the city. It also invests in railways outside Hong Kong.

Unfair to blame MTR for dog's death

I love dogs so much that I have always refused to have one in Hong Kong. That may seem paradoxical, but I can explain.

Monday, 1 September, 2014, 3:40am 5 comments

Hong Kong's MTR shows bad crisis management over stray dog

The unfortunate MTR stray dog incident has become a full-blown crisis. Protesters used the full might of social media and street protests to demonise MTR staff and management.

26 Aug 2014 - 10:22am 15 comments

Dog's death was unfortunate, says MTR acting CEO Lincoln Leong

The death of a dog on the MTR's East Rail Line was "an unfortunate incident that no one wanted to see", said the MTR Corporation's acting chief executive officer.

26 Aug 2014 - 10:06am 1 comment

MTR to take HK$3 b hit over project delays

MTR Corp said it would absorb the HK$3 billion cost overrun on the delayed West Island and South Island lines as the firm unveiled a 28.5 per cent rise in first-half earnings to HK$7.9 billion.

26 Aug 2014 - 1:08am

Death of a dog on the MTR tracks shows up our selective sympathy

The recent incident involving the death of a stray dog struck and killed by an MTR train once again reveals a disturbing hypocrisy with regard to the treatment of and concern about animals.

26 Aug 2014 - 3:43am 10 comments

MTR staff need guidelines on handling animals on tracks, unions say after dog is killed

MTR staff have little idea of what to do when animals get onto railway tracks because the company has not set guidelines, a coalition of three staff unions said after a dog was killed.

25 Aug 2014 - 10:35am 13 comments

Animal welfare tough for MTR

The MTR Corporation has found itself in the doghouse of public opinion from time to time recently for various reasons, from service disruption to cost overruns and delays on major new projects.

25 Aug 2014 - 8:53am 10 comments

Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

Hundreds of people turned up to mourn a dog killed after straying onto railway tracks on Wednesday, as pressure built on the MTR Corporation to take responsibility and avoid a repeat of the case.

24 Aug 2014 - 1:24pm 40 comments

MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

The MTR Corporation has promised to teach staff how to handle animals that wander onto the tracks after the death of a dog hit by a train led to public outrage.

24 Aug 2014 - 1:27pm 37 comments

Hong Kong's MTR should have shown some humanity over stray dog

The Mass Transit Railway has blood on its hands. Train command centre staff could have saved a stray dog which accidentally wandered onto the tracks of its East Rail line.

22 Aug 2014 - 4:40am 16 comments