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The focus should not be on one airline as poor treatment and even harassment of mainland tourists and new arrivals has long been a problem.
Misuse of concessionary system for elderly and disabled in Hong Kong has raised questions over its financial sustainability.
The city’s cabbies have to show that they are fit to drive and no danger to themselves, passengers and public
Cliff Buddle adjusts to US$38 ‘fast’ train trips, UK village buses, strikes, and driving again after nearly 30 years of relying on Hong Kong’s cheap and efficient public transport network.
As the devices attract more users and accidents, the need for regulation is obvious in Hong Kong, which need not ban them from its roads.
Fare increases of between 3.9 per cent and 7 per cent to take effect on June 18.
Authorities have fixed quota of 200 cars per day in first week and 300 daily in second to ensure smooth start.
Road tunnel begins only accepting payments through HKeToll system, requiring drivers to pay flat rate of HK$8 through detection tags.
Mainland China boosts capacity to inspect vehicles of Hong Kong drivers wanting to travel to Guangdong.
Scandal-hit airline’s bosses must also reflect on their role and not just suggest current woes are about proper training, public relations experts say.
City’s embattled carrier grappling with disgruntled staff as it claws its way back from pandemic.
Commissioner for Transport says as drivers become used to system, vehicles will move faster through tunnel.
In internal memo, CEO Ronald Lam calls for soul-searching within company, argues behaviour of fired attendants had compromised hard work of other colleagues.
Ricky Chu, who chairs the Equal Opportunities Commission, also voices hope work on legislation against intra-racial discrimination will be completed soon.
Chief Executive John Lee says he understands the concerns over scheme, but stopped short of confirming if review is needed.
Environment and Ecology Bureau says government has been liaising with manufacturers about introducing new models to add to single type currently available.
Hundreds of drivers and their passengers fled for their lives when a Kowloon-bound Toyota burst into flames in the tunnel. A government minister criticised tunnel staff for a slow response and not following procedures.
Change would close gap in current legislation, as city has no dedicated law to regulate operation of vessels while under influence.
Union chief says morale is low, with recent slow plane taxiing incident at airport stemming from pilot frustration.
Hong Kong Taxi and Public Light Bus Association chairman says drivers for minibuses are generally older than those for taxis.
Lawmakers suggest hike after suspected cases of abuse reached 314 last year, two times more than 156 registered in 2020.
Ronald Lam tells shareholders ‘aggressive’ target of 70 per cent pre-pandemic passenger capacity by year-end unlikely to increase.
New policy by Beijing aimed at easing crunch since border between city and rest of country reopened in February after years of pandemic shutdown,
No hiccups for morning rush hour traffic at Tsing Sha Control Area, which charges flat rate of HK$8.
‘All [roster] arrangements have to secure consent of workers before being implemented,’ Secretary for Labour and Welfare Chris Sun says.
Spate of recent accidents involving cabbies over 80 puts spotlight on older drivers and road safety.
Transport commissioner says notice of payment will be issued to such drivers, with increasing surcharges if fee not settled.
Project covers 13 stations and involves 35 platforms and almost 1,600 pairs of platform gates, company says.