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  1. Subway line rushed for Asian Games 'fails safety standards'

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'death-defying grandpa', has alleged that its No 3 Metro line failed to meet safety standards. The 67.25 kilometre line, linking Baiyun International Airport with the city's East Railway Station, is the mainland's longest subway line. Although part of the line has been operating for some years, the entire length was only completed on October 30, according to the website of CSR ...

  2. China Mobile to link fixed line to 3G

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile Communications Corp, the nation's largest mobile operator, has been required by the government to introduce fixed-line telephone services through its ... the industry watchdog. The ministry also disclosed terms of the licences held by China Telecom Group and China Unicom Group. With the acquisition of fixed-line carrier China Tietong last year, China ...

  3. China Unicom to acquire parents' fixed-line assets

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Mainland telecommunications operator China Unicom (Hong Kong) yesterday announced that it would acquire fixed-line assets from its parent companies to boost its network coverage in southern China for 6.43 billion yuan (HK$7.28 billion). The expansion of its fixed-line network in southern China could help Unicom implement its 3G mobile strategy across the nation, ...

  4. China Mobile faces fixed-line limits

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile Communications Corp, the mainland's biggest mobile phone operator, is expected to receive a fixed-line licence after the industry has been restructured, ... to extend its dominance of the cellular market to fixed-line services. The mainland telecom sector is undergoing restructuring that will see the emergence of three full-service operators providing ...

  5. China Mobile may acquire Tietong fixed-line assets

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile may acquire part of China Tietong's fixed-line assets as part of the revamp of the mainland telecommunications sector, industry sources said. The state ... phone operator extend its reach to the fixed-line segment. Since then, China Tietong's general manager Zhao Jibin has joined China Mobile Communications as deputy general manager. Sources ...

  6. A line in the sand

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Broadhead

    ... explains the ship, the Jin Cheng, was bought from another shipping line last year and came with a contract arranged by the previous owner that Jinhui had an obligation to fulfil. 'Being ...

  7. Bus lines win rises but amount still to be set

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam 5 out of 6 bids for fare increases approved The Transport Advisory Committee has approved all but one of six fare rise applications by five bus companies, which will now go to the Executive Council for Approval, with the increases ranging from 2 ...

  8. Terminal for big ships on course

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Victoria (the Cunard Line's latest super-liner) and the Sapphire Princess- have made stopovers in Hong Kong over the past two years. These create lucrative knock-on benefits to Hong ...

  9. HSBC should toe the line on interest rates, says Li

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong HSBC risks losing customers if it does not follow smaller competitors in raising savings deposit interest rates in the next two to three weeks, says a senior banker. David Li Kwok-po, the chairman and chief executive of Bank of East Asia, said he expected Hong Kong's largest bank would raise its prime lending and savings rates in line with the market. HSBC ...

  10. Star sees silver lining on film industry cloud

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Stephen Chiau Sing-chi yesterday expressed confidence in Hong Kong's film industry, while welcoming more foreign investment. 'I have confidence and I believe everything will be fine,' Chiau said, despite widespread gloom about prospects for ...




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