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  1. DP World reflects US national insecurity

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The bipartisan furore over national security that has engulfed the United States political arena since DP World's successful GBP3.88 billion ($52.54 billion) bid last ... Moreover, the politically inspired soundbites emanating from Capitol Hill defy logic on so many levels it is hard to know where to begin any critique. Two of the more egregious assertions being ...

  2. Questions raised over OOIL's share repurchase

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok, Russell Barling

    ... in the United States and India, where politicians are suspicious of his ties to Beijing? Or did Mr Li wish to disassociate himself from Mr Tung, whose political future is looking rockier than ever before? However, OOIL and Hutchison Whampoa both denied any political motive for the purchase. Senior management sources close to the transaction insisted it was purely commercial. Referring to Mr ...

  3. Great Wall woes highlight risks of investing in China

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... and institutional. Just ask Singapore Airlines (SIA), the latest flier caught in the honey trap and its parent, Temasek Holdings, which together own 49 per cent of Great Wall. United States authorities ... Russell Barling The political debacle that resulted in the grounding this week of mainland all-cargo carrier Great Wall Airlines should serve as yet another cautionary tale of the myriad ...

  4. Mainland air services deal perhaps not worth the risk

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... was in negotiating the first set of beyond rights- to North America- ever afforded Hong Kong carriers through the mainland. Making these rights a reality will be a hugely delicate political process. The Basic Law states that any air service deal with Hong Kong involving so-called 'fifth freedom' rights- the ability to pick up passengers and cargo bound for a third market- must ...

  5. Beggars can't be choosers- air talks must be put in perspective

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... team, greater access to the Hong Kong market- or perhaps more importantly the ability to use Hong Kong as transit point to the United States- would be a small fillip for new carriers such as Jet ... 777 aircraft. India's established carriers, Air India and Indian Airlines, with the political influence to push the Indian side to the table, have yet to fully utilise rights won under ...

  6. Planes purchase a welcome gift for Bush

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... yesterday. Mr Bush will meet President Hu Jintao tomorrow, with the growing trade deficit between the United States and China said to be high on the agenda in talks between them. The purchase would ... China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Corp. But the deal could make up only part of a bigger sale. China's state purchasing agent would buy up to 400 single-aisle aircraft in the next ...

  7. China buys 60 'lucky' Boeing Dreamliners

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Russell Barling

    ... on which to open the Olympic Games. 'They are being fitted into the delivery stream so that [mainland airlines] receive the aircraft before the Olympics,' a United States-based Boeing ... prices, was bought by the state-owned China Aviation Supply Co (CASC) for Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen Airlines and Hainan Airlines, ...

  8. Air China, United Airlines seal cargo-handling deal

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... ex-China trade. 'This agreement will help us expand our network out of the United States into China,' United senior vice-president Scott Dolan said. 'We already have a good ... and the US, Onward flights to seven mainland cities are included. United, which is scheduled to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States on February 1 next year, has ...

  9. Air China confirms freight unit talks on tie-up

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... watchers believe the impetus for a closer working relationship between the two state-owned air freight divisions would be coming from China Eastern, which lost 955 million yuan in the first three ...

  10. Shipping lines cash in on mainland trade boom

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... cent more cargo during the period, or 830,480 20-foot equivalent containers. Intra-Asia trade was particularly robust for OOCL. Average revenue per unit carried in the sector increased a comparative 20 per cent to US$668.75, while its overall contribution to sales rose 40.8 per cent year on year. China's state-owned bulk shipping specialist China Shipping Development saw its ...




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