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
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
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
I RECENTLY joined a day trip looking for sightings of the Chinese White Dolphin, around Chek Lap Kok.1 Jun 1995 - 12:00am
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
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
CHINESE pink dolphins earned a reprieve yesterday when the Advisory Council on the Environment, in a unprecedented vote, rejected plans to build an aviation fuel depot at Sha Chau which would supply fuel to the new airport.21 Feb 1995 - 12:00am
THE future of the new airport has been put in jeopardy after a proposal for a temporary fuel depot at Sha Chau was rejected yesterday by the Advisory Council on the Environment.
The Provisional Airport Authority (PAA) wants to have the site approved immediately. Without a guaranteed fuel supply for Chek Lap Kok, the 1997 opening date for the airport is thrown into question.21 Feb 1995 - 12:00am
CONSTRUCTION of the second runway at Chek Lap Kok airport could be brought forward to meet increased aircraft traffic demand, the Provisional Airport Authority (PAA) has revealed.
PAA project director Douglas Oakervee said the level of air transport had risen since the original airport masterplan was completed in 1990-91.13 Feb 1995 - 12:00am