Vehicles entering the Western Harbour Tunnel. The tunnel is the most expensive of the three cross-harbour tunnels and the government is trying to cut tolls on it and raises those on the other two to alleviate congestion. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong government may shelve proposed increases to cross-harbour tunnel tolls after two Legco allies say they will not support it

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Vehicles entering the Western Harbour Tunnel. The tunnel is the most expensive of the three cross-harbour tunnels and the government is trying to cut tolls on it and raises those on the other two to alleviate congestion. Photo: Edward Wong
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