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  1. News - Asia - AVIATION

    More than 350 new airports planned across Asia-Pacific as tourism booms

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Organisation. To cope with this, construction is being ramped up. The Canada-based Airports Council International said Indonesia plans to build 62 new airports in the next five years, in addition to its ... capacity to 100 million a year by 2020, while Hong Kong wants to handle 97 million annually by 2030, up from 60 million in 2013. In Beijing- which already has a hub servicing 80 million people- ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    2 Hong Kong men, one aged 17, arrested in Indonesia on drug charges

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta 2 HK men arrested on drug charges Two Hong Kong men- one aged 17- have been arrested trying to smuggle almost US$600,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine into Indonesia, an offence punishable by death, an official said yesterday. The teenager was the youngest ever person caught trying to traffic drugs through the international airport that serves ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - Ebola virus

    Legacy of Sars leaves Hong Kong better prepared for Ebola fight

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 10:58am by AFP

    ... and was carried to Hong Kong by a doctor. Staying in a four-star hotel, he passed it to international guests and visitors who eventually helped the disease spread to dozens of countries, affecting 8,000 ... Agence France-Presse The Sars outbreak of 2003 put Hong Kong on the frontline of a global health crisis – but the city’s ultimately successful war on the virus offers lessons for those now ...

  4. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Asian-led groups win Australian casino bids

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brisbane Asian-led groups win Australian casino bids A Hong Kong billionaire and a Chinese-Australian investment consortium have won bids to build ... for an integrated resort development in the regions, particularly the potential to attract inter-state and international tourists as both these centres have international airports," Seeney said. He ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Vietnam-born Muslim convert goes to top British court over UK decision to strip him of citizenship

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... citizenship because of alleged extremism took his case to Britain's top court. The former refugee, identified only as "B2" and who spent time in Hong Kong before entering Britain, ... from Hong Kong in 1989 and acquired British citizenship six years later, court papers said. He converted to Islam aged 21 and is alleged to have become an Islamic extremist, travelling to Yemen ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... out at sea, picking up energy from the warm waters as it headed for Hainan. READ: Typhoon Rammasun set to bring weekend washout to Hong Kong Rhea Catada, who works for Oxfam in Tacloban, which ... shut. More than 200 international and domestic flights have been cancelled. A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200 suffered a hole on its left wing when wind gusts pushed the aircraft five metres ...

  7. News - World - VATICAN CITY

    Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten to lead Vatican media reform

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vatican City Patten to modernise mediaset-up for Twitter fan pope Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten is to head up an advisory committee to modernise the Holy ... messages reach more of the faithful around the world, especially young people." Franssu will lead a newly streamlined bank following internal investigations into thousands of suspicious, ...

  8. News - World - DISEASE

    Sierra Leone starts three-day shutdown to contain spread of Ebola disease

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... will end the scourge. We support the government," said 60-year-old Samuel Johnson, who recently lost a daughter to Ebola. Malta has refused entry to a Hong Kong-registered cargo ship ... adopted a resolution declaring that the "unprecedented extent of the Ebola outbreak in Africa constitutes a threat to international peace and security". It called for immediate aid ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila airport's Terminal 1 voted world's worst- again

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... airports were Singapore Changi, Seoul Incheon, Amsterdam Schiphol, Hong Kong and Helsinki Vantaa. Hong Kong has consistently rated as one of the best airports in the world by numerous surveys. ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila airport terminal world's worst – again The Philippines' main Manila airport terminal has been named the world's worst for the second ...

  10. News - World - WILDLIFE

    US-Africa summit on wildlife poaching addresses Asian demand

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:24pm by AFP

    ... elephants," he said. When more tusks originating from Togo were stopped in Hong Kong, he realised that the problem originated elsewhere. They were being trafficked through his tiny West African ... activity generates billions of dollars in revenue every year, fuelling growth in international criminal syndicates and reversing decades of hard-won conservation gains across the continent," ...




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