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  1. HK airport still Asia's top business and leisure transit hub

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Airport Authority keen to lift revenue from budget airlines to boost value before partial privatisation Hong Kong International Airport remained Asia's top transit ... through the airport, up a comparative 7.5 per cent. Even with robust business growth, the Airport Authority said it was keen to tap new revenue streams- such as the budget traveller market- ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rise in Macau airport visitors Year-on-year growth of 10 per cent in passenger volume was reported by Macau International Airport for last month when it handled more than 420,500 visitors and 4,568 flights. ...

  3. Right time for an aviation career to take off

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plans to double its airport capacity in the next few years. This move, along with the establishment of new airlines and additional services, will create hundreds of jobs in the city's aviation sector, which is estimated to grow 8 per cent annually until 2010. The main expansion project will let Macau International Airport handle 12 million passengers a year and should take about ...

  4. Rail bridge would be far better way to move people and freight

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it with a freight line to the container ports. In addition, we should replace the road bridge to Macau with a rail bridge. Then you could also scrap the road tunnel from Tuen Mun to the airport and you would need much less reclamation at the airport for cross-border truck handling. In future, there will still be the possibility of carrying cargo on the MTR, the Airport Express and the casino ...

  5. Tunnel makes life easier

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Discovery Bay's accessibility has improved dramatically with the completion of the tunnel to Sunny Bay. Also, 24-hour buses to the airport make Discovery Bay popular with pilots- some 700 pilots from Cathay Pacific and Dragonair call it home. Other developments include the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Express Line and the future Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which ...

  6. Ao denies HK tycoons gave HK$20m bribe

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong tycoons. He also said the tycoons, Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing, had never offered him bribes over the bidding for five plots of land opposite the Macau airport. Ao appeared ... on the land opposite the airport that had been sold, once told Ao he had received a HK$20 million pre-payment from Lo. He transferred the money to Ecoline to repay debts. The court earlier heard ...

  7. Double happiness as pandas fly in

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The two giant pandas that Beijing has given Macau received a warm welcome when they arrived at their new home. Hoi Hoi and Sam Sam flew into Macau airport at 3.25pm after having their last breakfast in the Chengdu Panda Base. Literally, 'Hoi sam' means happiness in Chinese. The pandas will be quarantined for a month before greeting the public. According to Macau ...

  8. Thomas Lau 'co-signed HK$20m cheque to Ao'

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... or both, at least 11 times between 2005 and 2006 over the sale of five plots of land opposite the Macau airport. Three Macau Independent Commission Against Corruption investigators made ... company set up by Lo. The money was subsequently passed to Ecoline, a company controlled by Ao, after the sale of the airport land. The bid was won in 2005 by international property consultancy ...

  9. Macau may seize La Scala flats

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a corruption trial that saw jailed former public works chief Ao Man-long convicted again last week. The Chinese Estates Holdings project is being built on five parcels of land opposite the airport ... of land opposite the Macau airport was won in 2005by Moon Ocean, a company previously owned by Lo and now owned by Chinese Estates. The Macau court heard the tycoons offered Ao HK$20 million over ...

  10. Jailed works chief fronts court in bid to delay trial

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of money-laundering for six government projects. One of the projects was a tender for five plots of land opposite the Macau airport, through which Ao allegedly pocketed HK$20 million. 'I am sorry. I have ... an official, who reviewed bids for airport land, contacted Ao during the review period from June to October in 2005 ...




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