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  1. News - Asia

    Myanmar's poor infrastructure holds it back but Hong Kong firms see opportunities

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Deficiencies in infrastructure are holding back progress in realising the country's huge potential, but they're also golden opportunities Myanmar's rocky road into the future Myanmar's backward infrastructure threatens to create a bottleneck, holding back the country's rapid development. But for Hong Kong companies fresh ...

  2. This IPO is an infrastructure project, not a mining company

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the coast. This will require a further A$2.7 billion investment. In other words, Resourcehouse is not so much a mining company as a collection of very expensive infrastructure projects. Viewed like that, the case for investing in its shares suddenly becomes a lot less compelling. Usually infrastructure projects go public only once they are up and running and generating predictable cash ...

  3. Hong Kong's infrastructure projects have bright future

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The construction industry is worried about a financial crisis coming after the government's 10 mega-infrastructure projects are completed. Yet, there are still quite a number of other much-needed infrastructure projects which will have a critical impact on the future sustainable development and survival of Hong Kong. What is important is to identify the programmes and plan how best ...

  4. Infrastructure spending not generating enough returns

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that spending on infrastructure is a good thing to do and we had best beware that we do not underspend. A good number of people take this view, and I am not saying they are wrong. But there is also such a thing as overspending on infrastructure, either in general or in particular sectors. I think it apparent that the mainland is now overspending on infrastructure in general and we in Hong Kong ...

  5. Infrastructure overkill fed straight from pork barrel

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'My persistent efforts brought to fruition of the announcement of ten mega infrastructure projects as announced in the 2007 Policy Address... 'From October ... has declared in public through his newsletter that the reason he pushes infrastructure projects is to generate contracts and employment for his 7,700 constituents. He makes no mention ...

  6. New infrastructure projects planned

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Robert Cairns

    ... ROBERT CAIRNS Updated at 2.49pm: Hong Kong was planning new infrastructure projects- including additional airport facilities, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced in his first policy address on Wednesday. Mr Tsang said that over the next two years, infrastructural projects with a total value of $6.5 billion would be completed at Hong Kong International Airport at Chek ...

  7. Build infrastructure and Islamic funds will come, says envoy

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... but the city had not done enough to cater to the needs of Islamic investors. Despite this lack of infrastructure, however, Mr Aljunaibi said Hong Kong's close ties with the mainland- the Arab ...

  8. It's never too late for a good change in infrastructure plans

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in infrastructure development. Equally so, we need to address why the administration failed to pick up feedback from the community. Can the administration identify and respond to concerns and ideas earlier? ...

  9. Infrastructure boom opens door for experts

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hardly a month passes without news of plans for further infrastructure investment on the mainland. Urban transport systems, national roads and rail networks are being upgraded and will create additional long-term demand for engineering skills. Construction of new ports and possibly up to 30 regional airports is planned to support tourism and the ongoing export boom, which ...

  10. As if by magic, thousands appear to justify infrastructure plans

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... journalists have nasty suspicious minds. All of our big infrastructure projects at the moment were launched on the basis of wildly excessive population forecasts. This poses a problem. Shall we cut ...




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