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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARCHITECTURE

    Kim Jong-un gives nod to Hong Kong firm to redesign Pyongyang airport

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... urban planner Otto Cheng Ping-lun, of PLT Planning and Architecture, told the South China Morning Post his proposal to redesign the military airport at Kamgang Tourism Zone, Wonsan, into one ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Local firm's design impressed Kim Jong-un, who asked that Pyongyang's airport be upgraded too Kim Jong-un gives nod to HK firm An unidentified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1292724/kim-jong-un-gives-nod-hong-kong-firm
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... Associated Press in Seoul North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, a day after South Korea rejected its proposals to reduce tensions, including the cancellation of annual drills between Seoul and Washington. The projectiles, with a range of 180km, were fired from the eastern coastal city of Wonsan and harmlessly landed in the sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544734/north-korea-fires-two-short-range-projectiles-after-seoul-rejects-call
  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Number of people trying to smuggle weapons through Hong Kong airport triples

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Security questioned as crime rises at airport The number of passengers trying to take weapons, mainly stun guns, through Chek Lap Kok more than tripled last year, amid an overall increase in crime at the airport. The total number of crimes reported at the airport district jumped by more than a third, to 1,003 incidents last year from 750 in 2012. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550592/security-questioned-crime-rises-chek-lap-kok-airport
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong airport must meet global demand or risk falling behind

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:05pm by JULIA YAN

    ... To meet future air traffic demand, the Airport Authority is proposing to expand Hong Kong International Airport by building a third runway. The environmental impact assessment report ... will be severely undermined. Those who believe Hong Kong needs only two runways argue that London Heathrow Airport's two-runway operations allow it to "maximise the value of the runways" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1549621/hong-kong-airport-must-meet-global-demand-or-risk-falling-behind
  5. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com No room for error at new airport When it opens next month, the airport in Hechi in southern Guangxi province should prove a nail-biting landing for arriving passengers. Dozens of hilltops were levelled to clear way for the 850-million yuan (HK$1.06 billion) airport, built 677 metres above sea level. There is a single terminal and one runway extending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549198/new-airport-guangxi-mountains-offers-nail-biting-landings
  6. News - World - AIRPORT SECURITY

    Being forced to switch on smartphones at airport security may lead to delays

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:20am

    ... have faced tighter airport security in recent days over fears that militants linked to al-Qaeda are developing new explosives that could be slipped onto planes undetected. The checks focused ... The Department of Homeland Security, of which the TSA is part, is also asking that airlines and airport authorities in Europe and elsewhere examine the shoes of passengers headed for the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548599/switching-smartphones-airport-security-may-lead-flights-delays
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to back up their claims that building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok would not threaten Chinese white dolphins in the area, a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for take-off on third runway The arguments for and against a third airport runway have been so well rehearsed by supporters and critics that they risk becoming clichés. ... are not to be ignored. The question is how to minimise the impact without holding back development. This is what the Airport Authority is doing. In a renewed attempt to meet the standards laid down by the law, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542596/hong-kong-risks-losing-out-rivals-without-third-airport
  9. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong Airport dividend payout of HK$5.3 billion raises eyebrows

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Big airport dividend raises eyebrows Questions have arisen over the Airport Authority's dividend policy after it paid a record HK$5.3 billion to its sole shareholder, the Hong Kong government. The generous dividend comes as the airport operator struggles to formulate a financing plan for a multibillion-dollar runway expansion that it has been advocating. Compared with last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540603/hong-kong-airport-dividend-payout-hk53-billion-raises-eyebrows
  10. News - World - YEMEN

    Yemeni airport briefly seized as 8 soldiers killed in two attacks

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Aden Airport briefly seized in deadly raid Suspected al-Qaeda gunmen stormed and briefly seized an airport in Yemen's southeastern Hadramawt province yesterday, just as a civilian airliner was landing, officials said. Three soldiers were killed in the attack on Sayun airport, while another five died in a simultaneous suicide bombing at a nearby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541353/yemeni-airport-briefly-seized-8-soldiers-killed-two-attacks

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