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    China news round-up: Dandong denies halt to North Korea tourism, cargo traffic reported normal

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 06:59am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler North Korea 163.com* Cross-border cargo traffic is reported to be normal. Southern Metropolis Daily* Border-town Dandong's tourism bureau denies official suspension  of tour groups to North Korea, says April is "low season." Global Times* Editorial: North Korea is going too far. The Guardian The stand-off at the 38th parallel is "about oil ...

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    Canada, China to boost air links as accord reached

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:38am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Accord enables Chinese airlines to offer passenger and all-cargo services to third countries in connection with Canada ...

  3. China's helping hand on cargo 'impractical'

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... firms' business by allocating more cargo to them could be tricky to implement. Richard Lidinsky, chairman of the US Federal Maritime Commission, said: 'Some kind of China cargo reservation system [would be] very difficult to do.' But he also said the US had controls on freight so that at least 75 per cent of US agricultural cargoes and at least half of the freight shipped ...

  4. Chinese cargo ships return to Mekong

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter China resumed cargo ship traffic on the Mekong River for the first time since the killing of 13 Chinese sailors last month. Ten cargo ships, escorted by patrol vessels, ... escorts to the cargo ships. Yesterday's escort mission was jointly carried out by forces from Thailand and China. It is the first time in decades that armed Chinese vessels have entered ...

  5. Jade Cargo shifts focus to western provinces

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Jade Cargo Airlines, the joint venture between Lufthansa and Shenzhen Airlines, plans to expand its operations in the mainland's western provinces as it copes with a steep decline in the cargo business. 'It has been rough and tough from the beginning of this year but we've seen the worst already,' Kay Kratky, chief executive ...

  6. US wants to set up cargo hub in China

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu The United States has requested regulatory flexibility to set up a cargo hub in China during two days of informal discussions with mainland aviation officials. ... requested the right to change the gauge of the aircraft they use in any given city, which would allow them to fly larger aircraft and distribute cargo with smaller planes within the region. ...

  7. Cargo jet connects Taiwan to mainland in a first

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The first direct cargo flight between Taiwan and the mainland since 1949 has been hailed as a small but significant step in moving towards direct transport links. ... Airport at 1am today with a cargo bound for the local plant of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, mainland and Taiwanese media reported. Mainland academic Liu Guoshen, who is director ...

  8. Air cargo fortunes can't be allowed to go way of port trade

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... million tonnes of cargo comprised just over 1 per cent of Hong Kong's overall trade volume, it represented 34 per cent of the value. Moreover, the goods being handled are accelerating ... pay a premium to transport. Express now makes up 10 per cent of the total tonnage at the airport, compared with 6 per cent in 2000. Comparing the fortunes of our maritime and air cargo ...

  9. Great Wall woes highlight risks of investing in China

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

    ... 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 ... international flights by 2010 and air cargo volume is expected to expand 10 per cent a year in the interim. But that promise has not stopped the sector from being a graveyard for investors, public ...

  10. Container trade booms as firms dodge China quotas

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The port's main terminals in Kwai Chung handled their highest number of containers in more than three years last month as cargo owners increasingly used Hong Kong ... on mainland products in the United States and Europe by shipping through Hong Kong. A higher proportion of trans-shipment cargo drove up throughput 13.1 per cent last month at the main terminals where ...




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