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  1. The very best of British

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... making Hong Kong Britain's 13th largest export market. Power-generating machinery and equipment- valued at GBP1.05 billion (HK$13.24 billion)- made up the bulk of exports, although ... billion, a slight decrease on 2010. One of the most prominent British corporations associated with Hong Kong business is British Airways (BA). The British flag carrier has long played a part ...

  2. Cold shoulder as US carrier steams into HK

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Greg Torode and Minnie Chan A US aircraft carrier arrived in Hong Kong yesterday despite cooling Sino-US ties- but there was little warmth in the welcome from the PLA garrison in the city. While local PLA chiefs usually snap up US consulate invitations to tours and parties aboard US carriers in Hong Kong, none are expected to accept offers to visit the USS Nimitz and its four ...

  3. Mainlanders boon to travel and hospitality industry

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an unprecedented number of monthly arrivals recently- the bulk of which he attributed to visitors from the mainland to the north. 'The romance of travel has really bitten mainland China, and this is propping up the region,' Chan says. 'In Hong Kong, there were record arrivals in short-haul flights, and a lot of these were from carriers that operate between Hong Kong and China,' ...

  4. Carrier holds a ticket to a global career in IT

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Charlotte Petrie

    ... Charlotte Petrie Hong Kong is home to one of the world's leading container transport companies. While the Orient Overseas Container Line's (OOCL) headquarters is in Wan Chai, its 160 offices span more than 50 countries. Besides being one of the world's fastest-growing container carriers, it is also well known as a logistics service provider for China. For more ...

  5. US carrier eyes China

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... a combination of wide-bodied 747s and 777s. All-cargo service might be introduced at some point in the future.' Meanwhile, the carrier's operational priority is to make better use of capacity ... improvement of aviation infrastructure in Hong Kong had been the spur for demand and made faster growth possible. 'More choices of carrier to more destinations and reduced transit times have ...

  6. Carrier traces a modern Silk Road

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... been a very popular carrier with students from Hong Kong studying in Britain because of its pricing,' Mr Koh said. 'Unlike some of our competitors, who spend a lot on building ... to grow,' he said. 'There is limited growth potential on the passenger side because supply is expanding in relation to demand as new carriers start serving Hong Kong.' A largely untapped ...

  7. This IPO is an infrastructure project, not a mining company

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... as the port facilities needed to berth two 200,000-tonne bulk carriers once it reaches there. According to the prospectus, this will cost an eye-popping A$8 billion (HK$66.6 billion). In Western ...

  8. How Hong Kong helped to convict a gunrunner

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... for unspecified reasons by Hong Kong authorities for five days in July 2003 and had last docked in the city on November 16 last year. The 22,009-tonne bulk carrier now goes by a new name- Raffles- but its ...

  9. Former chef's Invincible plan defeated

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney UK-based businessman Lam Kin-bong, a former Hong Kong chef, sees his dream of turning HMS Invincible, one of Britain's best known aircraft carriers, into a floating international school off Zhuhai, scuppered. He bid GBP5 million (HK$62.6 million) for the vessel, but the British sold it to Turkey for scrap for only GBP2 million. ...

  10. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Port Everglades agent bound for Pearl River Delta in exports push

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... including vehicles, heavy engineering equipment and dry bulk cargo are all growth areas. He said the expanded Panama Canal will also allow the port to have better access to non-Asian markets, ...




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