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  1. Citic Pacific targets unit in Dalian

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... First-half earnings at Citic Pacific Communications, which controls wholesaler Citic 1616 and CPCNet, fell 68 per cent to $112 million. ... Fresh management and a controlling stake should help revive the ailing mainland telecoms joint venture Citic Pacific hopes fresh management blood and a controlling equity stake will help ...

  2. Citic Pacific expands power base

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The US$540 million project in Jiangsu will increase capacity in the company's energy portfolio and will help lift profit Citic Pacific is planning a US$540 million power ... extension to the 2,600MW Ligang plant, the largest power plant in its portfolio. The move was necessary as Citic Pacific suffered a shortfall in operating profits arising from forced sales of its ...

  3. Pacific Century to press hunt for property

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and as a long-term investment.' Tuesday's Kowloon Bay site sale was Pacific Century Insurance's first auction foray but staff had pulled out at $1.02 billion, Mr Yuen said. Sino Land had ... Enoch Yiu Insurer remains undeterred after failed bid at latest auction Pacific Century Insurance Holdings, which came up empty-handed in a bid for its own premises at Tuesday's land ...

  4. Hutchison 3G fires first shot in new mobile war

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... calls and a bundle of 80 multimedia content messages and 50 text messages. Francis Cheung, a telecom analyst at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets, said: 'They're offering 3G at 2G prices. ...

  5. Hutchison fires first shot in 3G price war

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... minutes of video calls and a bundle of 80 multimedia content messages and 50 text messages. Francis Cheung, a telecom analyst at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets, said: 'They're offering 3G ...

  6. University of Hong Kong first in the region to use JDS

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The University of Hong Kong has started deploying the Java Desktop System (JDS), a move that may help boost the city's adoption of alternative desktop operating platforms to Windows. This move makes it the first university in the Asia-Pacific region to conduct a large-scale rollout of JDS, according to university alumnus and Sun Microsystems Hong Kong general manager ...

  7. Cathay flight diverted after man collapses

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... A Cathay Pacific flight to South Africa was forced to make an emergency landing in the Maldives when a 44-year-old passenger suffered a fatal heart attack. The Airbus A340-300 was flying ... on board helped cabin crew give the man first aid, and the pilot - who was unable to establish a satellite link with the medical service Cathay uses - decided to touch down at the nearest airport. ...

  8. Asia-Pacific will be biggest telecoms market

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min in Seoul The Asia-Pacific's adoption of new wireless technologies that offer low-cost, high-speed internet access for the mass market will fuel steady growth for the region's information technology and communications industries. This was the consensus reached by senior executives who attended the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) Telecom Asia 2004 ...

  9. Chicken or beef?

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... www.airlinemeals.net. The website's motto is 'the world's first site about nothing but airline food'. The site gives a behind-the-scenes look at airline catering, but its focus is the pictures of inflight meals posted by passengers along with descriptions and ratings. They also include information on their destination and whether they were flying first, business or economy ...

  10. PCCW earmarks US$40m for UK roll-out

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... The first stage would involve the establishment of 60 base stations, with precise locations and a time frame yet to be finalised, he said. He added that a total of 900 base stations could eventually ...




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