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  1. Premier points to a better tomorrow

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Gary Cheung, Joseph Lo

    ... financial centre and develop high value-added industries. 'Hong Kong's direction and goals in economic restructuring are clear - a highly developed knowledge-based society, ...

  2. Hard and fast agreements, not flights of fancy, will revive Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... and John F Kennedy in New York. Put aside, for a moment, the financial aspects of such a move for Cathay and the impact that it would have on the rest of the airline industry in Hong Kong, ... in November, Dragonair could be turned away given the increase in capacity on the route due to Virgin. As such, Hong Kong officials must consider the overall good of the industry, while assessing what ...

  3. Indian carriers to soar on wind of reform

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo in Singapore Deregulation and rising incomes draw new players India's aviation industry is on path to finally become a key driver of economic growth and tourism ... over-protected industry would result in increased international and domestic market share for private carriers, airline entrepreneurs and executives said. Alex Wilcox, president and chief operating ...

  4. Let's not get lost in transit

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... There is no disputing the importance of Hong Kong's aviation industry to the local economy, and neither should the SAR's competitive advantages be underestimated. Hong Kong's importance as a financial and business centre is one reason why we are a leading regional air hub. This is where business people must congregate - and most arrive by plane. Our second ...

  5. Means of evaluating airport remain up in the air

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... of aviation.' So how will a valuation be determined to give a decent return for the government and IPO investors in the airport? Legislators and industry experts say they do not know and the government ... of growth, average returns of about 10 per cent should be attainable within five to 10 years, industry analysts said. A Singapore-based consultant who advises airlines on airport charges said ...

  6. Xiaoshan stake boost for Airport Authority

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Joseph Lo

    ... Annette Chiu and Joseph Lo The decision to invest in Hangzhou's Xiaoshan International Airport should enhance Airport Authority Hong Kong's (AA) financial attractiveness ... Delta, and boost its growth potential for investors as the authority prepared for a listing on the stock exchange, industry consultants said. 'I don't see any special synergies between ...

  7. Last block to free-trade pact set to fall

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... a definition. 'If a product has only 20 per cent of its value added in Hong Kong, it should not be classified as goods of Hong Kong origin,' Mr An said. Financial Secretary Antony Leung ... details,' he said at the lunch. At a Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) seminar on Cepa earlier yesterday, Denise Yue Chung-yee, Permanent Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology, ...

  8. Cathay Pacific maintains expansion path despite rising jet fuel bill

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Oil prices are again nearing record highs. That's a good reason to be pessimistic about the fate of the region's airline industry this year. Well, maybe. Certainly, ... the previous high of $5 billion in 2000. Even so, the airline still reported a $4.4 billion net profit, a figure which handily exceeded the forecasts of nearly every financial analyst covering Cathay ...

  9. Plan to privatise airport needs thought

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... utility play and property developer has been repeatedly hit by a government trying to come to terms with a burst property bubble, economic recession and sharply deteriorated financial situation. ... of its own entertainment and gaming industry will certainly be mirrored by an increase in the number of direct airline connections to the former Portuguese enclave. Will travellers fly to Hong ...

  10. Johnson Electric acts as material costs soar

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Chairman Patrick Wang Shui-chung said in a statement: 'In common with many industrial manufacturing businesses, our profit margins have been negatively affected by increased global commodity ... macroeconomic environment would continue to constrain its financial performance. But recent sales trends indicated that the company was on track to deliver overall annual revenue growth of 10 to 11 per ...




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