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  1. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Taxi drivers in big European cities stage strike in protest at privateers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Drivers protesting at apps like Uber which they say cut into their business Taxi strikes snarl cities in Europe Taxi drivers brought parts of London, Paris ... and Uber has taken advantage by offering discounts during the strike. The London protest was joined by drivers across Europe, where the focus on Uber has reignited long-running disputes about ...

  2. News - World - TRANSPORT

    London Tube strike causes chaos as commuters scramble for buses, taxis and bicycles

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:26pm by BLOOM

    ... previously taken out of service. Many passengers at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, avoided the Tube by travelling by black cab, while private taxi operators reported surging business. ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... in the US and Europe, and we will continue to acquire them. We need a batch of world-class companies to emerge from China to help the country's growth." That's a familiar refrain ...

  4. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Train cuts time for Europe freight deliveries

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun celine.sun@scmp.com Debut service from Zhengzhou may take up to 18 days to reach Hamburg, but it beats sea routes Train cuts time for Europe freight deliveries The first freight train from Henan province to Europe started its journey yesterday on a route that offers an alternative to slower and riskier sea freight. The train left Zhengzhou, capital of the province ...

  5. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Eurostar hits 10m passenger target, but runs 15 years late

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 08:59pm by GDN

    ... numbers rose to 9.9 million, just missing the critical mark despite the twin boost of the London Olympics and Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. A recovery in the UK economy, along with a busy summer for leisure travel across its routes, have helped Eurostar to reach its target, the train operator said. Travellers from across Europe have joined an increasing number ...

  6. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Guangdong aims to open up province with railway programme

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:04am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing Jing.li@scmp.com Network set to open province's less developed areas to investment, but costs will be huge Guangdong rail plan aims to spread prosperity A railway construction boom in Guangdong will help boost the economy by opening up more deprived areas to investment and improving links between cities in the province, experts said. But the huge cost of the projects ...

  7. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Shenzhen airport set for move to new home

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:14am by He Huifeng

    ... Zhang Huai. "We will launch more flights to Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the Middle East, North America and Europe ...

  8. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Shippers won't be able to steer clear of volatility

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com While Maersk is raising rates on Asia-Europe route, fluctuations are expected as sailing cancellations rise and a surge in new capacity looms Shippers ... and short-lived. While Danish shipping line Maersk announced a US$950 rate increase on its Asia-Europe route effective next month, Tan Hua-joo, executive consultant of shipping research firm Alphaline, ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRANSPORT

    Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Delayed and over-budget project's re-routing by government does little to enhance its reputation Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism Macau chief executive Fernando Chui Sai-on has bowed to pub ...

  10. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Iron silk road delivers trade edge

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Companies in central China are benefiting from a quicker freight service to Europe, bolstering Zhengzhou's bid to become a logistics hub Iron ... linking the central province with one of Europe's largest traffic hubs- Hamburg in Germany. Hailed as a "new silk road" by the provincial government, the cross-border rail route has ...




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