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Transport

Driving investment

China poised for classics boom, writes Tim Huxley.

Monday, 19 November, 2012, 1:27am

The great driving licence handout

More driving licences are issued under a scheme which allows non-local drivers to obtain a Hong Kong licence without a test than through the city's driving examinations, Transport Department figures show.

17 Jun 2013 - 5:39am

Device can cut minibus speed

The government is responsible for approving, monitoring and ensuring that the laws concerning public transport are not only obeyed but, even more importantly, rigorously enforced.

2 Jun 2013 - 3:59am

Car firm flies Red Flag against Audi and BMW

Chairman Mao Zedong's Red Flag cars go on sale to the public today after a US$300 million overhaul, pitting the symbol of Communist privilege against Audi and BMW for the mainland's elite.

30 May 2013 - 4:33am

Talking points

Tram and harbour ferry rides are free for the day thanks to sponsorship from the General Chamber of Commerce in support of the government campaign "Hong Kong: Our Home".

29 May 2013 - 6:35am

Carmakers exaggerating fuel efficiency, study shows

The gap has widened between the fuel-efficiency that carmakers declare for their models and the reality for drivers, with luxury German vehicles showing the biggest divergence, a study has found.

29 May 2013 - 12:38am

Jakarta faces lengthy wait for metro fix to gridlock

Ajeng Dewanti wakes up every weekday before sunrise, squeezes into an overcrowded car, and spends the next two hours making the 17-kilometre journey through the Jakarta gridlock to her work.

6 May 2013 - 4:47am

Grabbing a cab can put you on a road to ruin

Hong Kong may have one of the cheapest transport systems of any major, developed-world metropolis, but the temptation of another quick cab ride always beckons - and, added up, it can eat away at your bank account.

15 Apr 2013 - 3:11am 1 comment

Mainland China moved by trains, not planes

The report about how China's domestic air carriers are feeling the pinch from competition with high-speed rail was inevitable ("Mainland airlines fly into headwinds from high speed trains", February 20).

I have been warning for years that railways are the sensible way to go and that ever-expanding aviation is doomed because of its environmental destructiveness.

2 Mar 2013 - 3:30am

KMB to bump up fares by 4.9pc, citing financial squeeze

About three out of four Kowloon Motor Bus passengers will face fare increases of up to 40 HK cents per trip next month, after the bus operator received government approval for an average 4.9 per cent rise yesterday. The increase is higher than the previous two fare rises - 3.6 per cent in May 2011 and 4.5 per cent in June 2008 - but much lower than the 8.5 per cent that KMB asked for in November. 

20 Feb 2013 - 4:50am

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