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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Terminating trains on the MTR
The MTR in Hong Kong is one of the heaviest used and most efficient rapid transit railway networks in the world: I have previously blogged about the signalling systems and platform operations used to achieve the short headways between trains, but what happens to trains at the end of the line?
Posted in Transport Tagged Hong Kong, Mass Transit Railway, MTR, rail operations, railway 3 Comments
Welcome (part 2)
Over the past few months my main blog at http://wongm.com/ has been a mix of different topics – with one big scoop of photo essays from Hong Kong, and the rest being whatever topics take my fancy. I have decided to split the Hong Kong related posts onto their own domain, which is what you are reading right now.
Posted in Housekeeping 1 Comment
US$500 a month and my chores are done?
If you spent yesterday with me wandering around Lamma Island, you might have seen some flyers like these, posted by Filipinas looking for work as domestic help. Buy why are there so many of them?
Posted in Everyday Life Tagged Hong Kong, industrial relations, labour relations 2 Comments