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  1. Forecast of greater demand for airport may be based on faulty statistics

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Airport Master Plan 2030 is now being discussed as part of a public consultation process. Two assumptions are made under this plan in accordance with its forecast analysis. First, there will be a growing demand; second, the capacity of our airport will not be sufficient to cater to this demand. Despite its effort to incorporate as many factors as possible into the analysis, some ...

  2. Arrests over threats to bomb Shanghai airport, supermarkets

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Two men suspected of making at least 10 bomb threats against an airport and several supermarkets in Shanghai in the past two months have been arrested, state media reported ... police threatening to bomb the city's Hongqiao airport. Xinhua said Xu was upset that police had failed to track down his girlfriend. It added that police later located the woman and were ...

  3. HK Airport keen to retain stake after Xiaoshan IPO

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong International Airport wants to retain its 35 per cent stake in Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which is planning to go public, the management of the country's eighth-largest airport announced. Proceeds from the share sale will be used to fund a 10 billion yuan (HK$11.02 billion) expansion so that the airport can handle traffic overflow from ...

  4. Shanghai airport expansion cleared

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... domestic airport, including a second runway and new terminal, as the city moves forward with plans to build a major air hub. The National Development and Reform Commission approved the expansion of Shanghai Hongqiao Airport at the weekend, the Shanghai Securities News reported yesterday. An official of Hongqiao Airport Co confirmed completion was scheduled for 2010, when Shanghai will host ...

  5. Airports lead way in forging links

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai HK and Shanghai hope to share expertise in cargo and management, opening economic development doors Hong Kong and Shanghai's airport authorities yesterday signed ... the way yesterday, the airport authorities from Hong Kong and Shanghai signed a letter of intent centred on sharing management experience and co-operating in the cargo sector. Victor Fung ...

  6. Financial hub rolls out the red carpet

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui Shanghai is undergoing a massive revamp as it paves the way for World Expo 2010, with citywide construction geared to welcome 70 million domestic and international visitors. Transport expansion projects include the Hongqiao Airport, new Shanghai Pudong airport terminal, three new tunnels connecting Puxi and Pudong plus an expansion of Metro Line 2 to link Pudong ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    China Development Bank loans point to stealthy economic stimulus

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, JANE CAI

    ... separately with the Hebei , Jiangsu and Qinghai governments. The bank will offer financial support for a variety of local projects, ranging from a new airport to public housing, a CDB source, who ... for road, railway and waterway construction projects. Hebei planned to use its funding to tackle the redevelopment of slum areas and construction for its new airport zone, said the source. The MOU ...

  8. Hongqiao hub 'exceeds profit expectations'

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih in Shanghai hanshih.toh@scmp.com Shanghai's massive Hongqiao transportation hub, which includes an airport and a network of railways, has surpassed expectations by earning 500 million yuan (HK$609 million) last year alone, an official says. The figure was far above the 50 million yuan annual revenue target of the project's proponents, Hong Kong Airport ...

  9. Metro boost is bad news for maglev

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Shanghai is planning to extend a metro line to link the city's two airports, according to a newspaper report. The extension of the Number Two Metro Line to both Hongqiao Airport and Pudong International Airport could bring more competition for the new maglev train which already serves the Pudong airport. Under the plan, the city would extend the 19km line ...

  10. When crime can be seen as protest

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Outrage and condemnation should be expected to follow the brutal murder of a hospital intern by a patient and the invasion of airport runways by passengers. But not on the mainland. Both ... and their services are much in demand and equally valued. And airports are no place to break the rules. Hundreds of lives could be at risk when they are ignored. Why, then, did the majority of respondents ...




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