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  1. News - Asia

    Murdered hydrofoil pioneer who rose from rags to riches

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew Hydrofoil pioneer who rose from rags to riches In death as in life, prominent banker Hussain Ahmad Najadi, 75, made an impact when a gunman shot him dead in Kuala Lumpur, with his ... in the late 1960s, Najadi was the man who first introduced hydrofoils using the Supramar technology to replace the slow ferries plying the route between Hong Kong and Macau. In his autobiography ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1302148/murdered-hydrofoil-pioneer-who-rose-rags-riches
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object, 85 hurt

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:27am by AP

    ... HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities say 85 people have been injured in a predawn accident in which a high-speed ferry heading for Macau hit an unidentified object off an outlying island. The hydrofoil carrying 105 passengers and 10 crew struck the object at 1:15 a.m. Friday. The ferry was towed back to the Hong Kong ferry pier and the injured were sent to hospital. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368531/hong-kong-ferry-hits-unknown-object-85-hurt
  3. New bridge will cut time and cost of cross-border transport

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hydrofoil services will be preferred over the bridge as they offer a better option, but I do not agree. Although you have a faster journey by sea, you are not being offered a point-to-point service. ... terminal before their trip, customers have to buy their hydrofoil tickets. There are often long queues. If the sailing of their choice is full they may have to wait for an hour or two to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728948/new-bridge-will-cut-time-and-cost-cross-border-transport
  4. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Rescuers search sea for 11 crew missing in cargo ship sinking

    Posted May 06th 2014, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a high-speed double-deck hydrofoil ferry travelling from Hong Kong to Macau collided with an “unidentified object”, injuring 87 people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1505789/rescuers-search-sea-11-crew-missing-cargo-ship-sinking
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object, 87 hurt

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 02:47pm by AP

    ... HONG KONG (AP) — A high-speed ferry heading from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object off an outlying island in the predawn Friday, leaving 87 people injured, authorities and the ferry company said. The hydrofoil, carrying 107 passengers and 10 crew, struck the object at 1:15 a.m. Friday near Hei Ling Chau, a small island in waters on the western side of Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368651/hong-kong-ferry-hits-unknown-object-87-hurt
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object, 85 hurt

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 01:56pm by AP

    ... HONG KONG (AP) — A high-speed ferry heading from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object off an outlying island in the predawn Friday, leaving 85 people injured, authorities and the ferry company said. The hydrofoil, carrying 107 passengers and 10 crew, struck the object at 1:15 a.m. Friday near Hei Ling Chau, a small island in waters on the western side of Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368618/hong-kong-ferry-hits-unknown-object-85-hurt
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object, 85 hurt

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 11:16am by AP

    ... HONG KONG (AP) — A high-speed ferry heading from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object off an outlying island in the predawn Friday, leaving 85 people injured, authorities and the ferry company said. The hydrofoil, carrying 107 passengers and 10 crew, struck the object at 1:15 a.m. Friday near Hei Ling Chau, a small island in waters on the western side of Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368550/hong-kong-ferry-hits-unknown-object-85-hurt
  8. Cheap transport to Macau can be a losing bet

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the eldest Liang established the Hongkong Macao Hydrofoil Company to compete on the popular route against a rival business operated by Stanley Ho, who held the Macau gaming monopoly from 1962 until ... community leader and the father of former Macau chief executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah. Liang Yuen-cheong took majority control of the hydrofoil company in 1974 and, after his death in 1979, his stake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979221/cheap-transport-macau-can-be-losing-bet
  9. Thursday Thinktank

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Five things we're all wondering about 1 Macau ferries collide during fog ... with so many passengers now, you'd think they could afford a little device called a sonar. 2 Tycoon's Ferrari s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/623251/thursday-thinktank
  10. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Luna Rossa cruises to win over Artemis

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 11:08am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... the catamarans past the long-shuttered Alcatraz Island prison. Luna Rossa easily stretched its lead as Artemis struggled, getting onto its hydrofoils in winds that were lighter than Tuesday’s contest. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1295208/luna-rossa-cruises-win-over-artemis

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