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Airport worker's room for complaint

ROOM for rent: no running water, no shops for miles, no television, eating or cooking allowed. Cost: just $7,500 a month.

Sunday, 19 May, 1996, 12:00am

Airport worker's room for complaint

ROOM for rent: no running water, no shops for miles, no television, eating or cooking allowed. Cost: just $7,500 a month.

Chek Lap Kok worker Les Pope may have a room with a view, but he has to brush his teeth with water from the toilet cistern, sometimes go for days without a proper wash and catch a boat to the mainland for shopping.

19 May 1996 - 12:00am

Airport authority accused of rip-off

THE Provisional Airport Authority (PAA) has been accused of ripping off contractors and charging higher than average prices for accommodation and food at the Chek Lap Kok site.

29 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Save wonderful creatures

I RECENTLY joined a day trip looking for sightings of the Chinese White Dolphin, around Chek Lap Kok.

1 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Freight body turns down airport site

THE Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding Agents (HAFFA) has rejected plans for a forwarding centre at Chek Lap Kok and has threatened to develop its own facility off airport grounds.

22 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Saving dolphins, not face

THE Advisory Council on the Environment's rejection of plans for a temporary fuel depot for the new airport project is good news for dolphins at Chek Lap Kok - and bad news for the 'sardines' at Kai Tak. The present airport is so overcrowded regular travellers may see red that pink dolphins have given the Provisional Airport Authority a black eye (PAA).

22 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

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