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  1. 'Three links' mean pain before gain

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang The so-called 'three links' between Taiwan and the mainland would initially have a harmful effect on Hong Kong but bring benefits in the long run, an economic consultant to Taipei said yesterday. Kan Chak-yuen said if direct trade, postal and transport links were established, volumes conducted through Hong Kong would drop by 5 per cent a year. At present, ...

  2. 'Three links' move would cost the city HK$3b

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Hong Kong will lose more than HK$3 billion a year in travel-related revenue when the 'three links' are established between the mainland and Taiwan, city tourism ... they would also mark Hong Kong as one of their travel points.' Timothy Wong Ka-ying of Chinese University's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies said the 'three links' would not have ...

  3. Logistics sector worried by 'three links'

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong's logistics industry is calling for government support to help it weather a possible loss of business if the 'three links' are implemented between Taiwan and the mainland. Despite assurances by Premier Wen Jiabao that the 'three links' could help promote the city's economic development, Hong Kong Logistics Association ...

  4. Three-city bridge link reaches final stage

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough in Guangzhou Hong Kong Highways Department director Mak Chai-kwong said inter-government studies of the mammoth 49km bridge that would link Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai had reached the final stages. The three regional governments are examining the final feasibility studies for the multibillion-dollar project after having finally reached a consensus on alignment ...

  5. HK stays lost in the clouds as skies open all around us

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... under the Tung administration. Over the past year, three important sets of bilateral talks took place between our air-services negotiators and their counterparts from the mainland, India and Japan. These three national markets in Asia are important to Hong Kong's economic potential. Yet, all the talks failed to meet industry expectations and provide real opportunities ...

  6. Could city still fly without runway 3?

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Is the HK$136.2 billion third runway project our only choice to remain competitive? The barrage of information in the three weeks since the proposal's ... quite reached breaking point yet, we are no longer the up-and-coming economy we were three decades ago, when development ruled above everything else. For those who find Mong Kok and Causeway Bay ...

  7. Banks eye role in bridge connecting three cities

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong and Macau banks will have the opportunity to take part in the financing of a bridge linking the two cities with Zhuhai under the financing framework scheduled ... in 2015-16. Representatives of the three sides in the bridge's advance work co-ordination group are to attend a contract-signing ceremony in Zhuhai today for the start of the preliminary design ...

  8. Urgent calls from Three wise men

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis As a strategic location for fostering business links with the mainland, Hong Kong's sound legal and financial infrastructure, coupled with a clear understanding ... If Hong Kong doesn't adjust to the challenge by making sure there is enough investment and support to develop IT, it could be overtaken by these places in the next two or three years,' ...

  9. Three-point agenda for new HKMA chief

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... profess absolute faith in the link and insist there is no prospect of regime change in the foreseeable future. But with the American economy facing the risk of a protracted period of subdued ... to the US currency may not be as attractive for Hong Kong in the future as it was in the past. Meanwhile, with Hong Kong ever more closely linked to the mainland and with the yuan gaining in stature ...

  10. Rail chiefs talk up rapid link

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... businessmen much faster between two places,' Wong said. It takes roughly three hours to travel between Wuhan and Guangzhou. Li Zhongjie, logistics director of Wuhan International Container ...




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