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Oil-spill awards raise eyebrows

The PetroChina subsidiary that manages the site of last month's oil spill in Dalian has handed out awards to staff who dealt with the explosion that caused the spill, despite a central government report blaming the company for the disaster.

Tuesday, 10 August, 2010, 12:00am

Officials put spill clean-up heroes at risk

Greenpeace criticised the city government of Dalian, Liaoning , yesterday for mobilising tens of thousands of fishermen to clean up the massive oil spill 12 days ago without regard to the potential health hazards they faced.

28 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Environmental messages go over visitors' heads

National pavilions promoting a sustainable lifestyle and a rethink of city planning at the World Expo in Shanghai are having a hit-and-miss impact on visitors, with many admitting the messages are going over their heads.

6 May 2010 - 12:00am

Great escape from boredom

Sometimes a well-paid corporate job just does not feel right. That is what Derrick Chang Dao-yan discovered nine years ago in his then role as a Toronto-based project manager with telecommunications company Bell Canada.

9 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Dalian Port to expand oil, vehicle operations

Dalian Port plans 800 million yuan (HK$907.68 million) to 1 billion yuan of capital spending this year, including growing its oil and vehicle operations, to fulfil its aim of being a major oil and automotive port, said Dalian Port chairman Sun Hong.

'We have confidence in the future of our oil business,' said Mr Sun.

25 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai to offer incentives

Shanghai plans to offer land at below market price to lure developers into speeding up the development of Lingang New City in Pudong.

A master plan for the new city, strategically located near the Pudong International Airport and part of Yangshan Port, envisages an investment of 22.5 billion yuan (HK$25.52 billion).

8 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Red Lights

Red Lights

by Tiantian Zheng

University of Minnesota Press


The concept is captivating. In a move that would give any fly-on-the-wall documentary or reality television programme a run for its money, anthropology professor Tiantian Zheng goes on a bizarre field trip.

7 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

China Shipping Development inks US$228m tanker deal with Dalian

China Shipping Development has signed a US$228 million deal with Dalian Shipbuilding for four 76,000 deadweight tonne oil tankers for delivery in the second half of 2011. China Shipping said 80 per cent of the money would come from bank loans and the rest from internal resources. Carol Chan

11 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Litany of disasters

Death tolls from other large-scale transport tragedies

280 Nov 24, 1999

9,000-tonne ferry Dashun catches fire and capsizes in rough seas off eastern port of Yantai, Shandong. It was carrying 312 passengers from Shandong to Dalian in Liaoning

112 May 27, 2002

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

PDA Corp plans 3b yuan bond offering

PDA Corp, the parent company of Hong Kong-listed Dalian Port (PDA), plans to raise funds through a bond sale to help fund its 17 billion yuan (HK$18.78 billion) capital expenditure over the next three years.

24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Dalian Port to unload two berths

Dalian Port (PDA) will sell two container berths to its partly owned joint venture for 1.25 billion yuan as part of its promise in its initial public offering in 2005.

The company expects to book a gain of 221 million yuan from the sale but it will not pay special dividends, according to its joint company secretary Arthur Lee Kin-yu.

13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Dalian forum strives to put forth more than talk-shop image

Last Tuesday about 1,700 chief executives from the world's biggest firms, government officials, academics and hundreds of media representatives poured into Dalian, a coastal tourist city in the mainland's north, for the summer meeting of the World Economic Forum - the first held in the country in the 36-year history of the non-profit organisation.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Economy seen slowing after Games euphoria

The mainland's rapid economic growth is likely to slow next year as the euphoria in the run-up to Beijing's Olympic Games fizzles out, according to a senior economist.

9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Citi moving back to Dalian after 84 years

United States banking giant Citi will return to Dalian in December after an 84-year absence from the city in Liaoning province, according to chairman, president and chief executive William Rhodes.

8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Dalian Port asset sales by parent to spur growth

Dalian Port (PDA), which operates the second-busiest container port in the country's northeast, said its parent PDA Corp is working on proposals to sell some assets to the Hong Kong-listed company to spur growth, according to a senior official.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am