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  1. HK-bound jet grazes another plane in Canada

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Hong Kong-bound Air Canada jet grazed another plane from the airline minutes before taking off from Vancouver International Airport. A Canadian transport safety official said the collision, which disrupted flights, was not a rare occurrence at the airport. The wingtip of the Air Canada Airbus A340, carrying about 300 passengers, hit the tail of an Air Canada Jazz Dash-8 ...

  2. Canada's car parts makers under attack

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... into the long-secure US$19 billion per year components trade between Canada and the United States, using low-cost factories in Shandong province to drive down prices and wrest market share away from local suppliers. According to the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC), Chinese vehicle parts exports to Canada skyrocketed almost 40 per cent last year, cutting the country's trade surplus ...

  3. Island life

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

    ... the largest city on Vancouver Island and the most robust relic of Canada's British past, seems a world away from the mainland, whether you are in the city itself or thinking about it from ... it's a short drive into the heart of Victoria. Once in the city- one of Canada's urban gems- you're better off walking than driving. The central bus terminal is downtown and a short ...

  4. Vibrant relationship built on enduring personal connections

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Stephanie Harrington

    ... Reports by Stephanie Harrington Robust ties strengthen trade and education links and ease Canadian business with the mainland THE STRONG BONDS between the people of Canada ... years later in the 1970s, thousands of Hong Kong people began moving to Canada, with the immigration figure reaching a peak of 40,000 in 1994. About 1.1 million people of ethnic Chinese origin, ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies, to enhance its services in the United States and Canada while aiding its entry into South America. Donald Tan Yijun, China Telecom Americas president, said: 'Giving users access ... Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier, has bundled digital-media software from Canada's Corel Corp with its new consumer-focused, Blu-ray Disc-ready IdeaCentre ...

  6. Events diary

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: 'Sustainability, Governance & Participation', presented by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce through the Business Coalition on the Environment and Intercham, takes place at the Island Shangri-La. For enquiries: 2110 8700 or canada@cancham.org Tomorrow, HK: AmCham presents its second Women of Influence Conference and Awards, 'Your Future- Your ...

  7. Oldest bookshop turns new page with e-reader

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... on the market. Kobo had a team tasked with choosing books specifically for the local readership, said Michael Tamblyn, vice-president for content, sales and merchandising of the Kobo's Canada ...

  8. Brazilian-built regional jet operates in 35 nations

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

    ... 200 of the aircraft are in service in 35 countries including the United States, Japan, Australia, Panama, Kenya and Israel; buyers have included big airlines, such as Air Canada, but most ...

  9. Big three racing to a dead end

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... the heavy rebates 'a self-defeating exercise that gives the impression that the company is having trouble selling its cars'. For neighbouring Mexico and Canada, the demise of the big three ... a global market share of 15 per cent and surpass GM as the world's No1. The Japanese car giant decided to build its new factory in Canada because of lower taxes and health-care premiums, ...

  10. Trial for drug to cut cost of eye therapy

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... 500 patients. Approval from an ethics committee would be needed. He said overseas health systems, including in the United States, Canada, Britain and some European countries, were also ...




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