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HKND Group

HKND Group, a unit of holding company the HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment, won a concession in June 2013 to design, build and manage a US$40 billion canal in Nicaragua to rival Panama despite having no infrastructure experience.

High-powered Nicaraguan canal delegation quietly visits mainland China

A top-level Nicaraguan delegation - headed by the president’s son - travelled to mainland China and Hong Kong last week to discuss what could be the world’s largest waterway project, the South China Morning Post has learned.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2013, 2:52pm 3 comments

Interview: HKND chairman Wang Jing aims to keep politics out of controversial canal

Nicaragua’s planned alternative to the Panama Canal just got a boost in popularity as a delighted Nicaraguan delegation left Hong Kong after visiting the canal’s architects at China Railway Construction Corporation on the mainland and in Hong Kong.

29 Oct 2013 - 2:44pm

Nicaraguan canal team quietly visit mainland

A top-level Nicaraguan delegation - headed by the president's son - travelled to mainland China and Hong Kong last week to discuss what could be the world's largest waterway project, the South China Morning Post has learned.

29 Oct 2013 - 2:53pm

Canal deal will 'massively benefit' Nicaraguan economy

A Hong Kong-based adviser for construction of a massive interoceanic canal through Nicaragua said the construction projects would bring "massive economics benefits" to the impoverished country.

11 Jul 2013 - 11:01pm

Canal deal cripples Nicaraguan sovereignty, again: activist

History repeats itself with the signing of the Ortega-Wang Jing Treaty, which alienates Nicaraguan sovereignty to a private company for a century, thus turning Nicaraguans into pawns, yet again, for big interest and the super powerful.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Revealed: China state-owned contractor involved in Nicaragua canal project

One of China's largest state-owned companies is carrying out a technical feasibility study of the Nicaraguan inter-oceanic canal project, which, if built, would be the world's largest civil engineering project.

12 Jul 2013 - 4:40am 1 comment

Nicaragua indigenous groups challenge Hong Kong-built canal

Nicaraguan civil society groups have challenged plans by a Hong Kong company to build an interoceanic canal through the Central American country, arguing that they have not been sufficiently involved in the decision-making process.

4 Jul 2013 - 3:40pm

Nicaragua to become richest in the region

A proposed waterway to rival the Panama Canal could make Nicaragua the richest country in Central America, a project official said. The country recently approved the US$40 billion project, granting the concession to little-known Hong Kong company HKND Group.

2 Jul 2013 - 2:51am 1 comment

Nicaragua canal builder heads off risks with army of consultants

The man whose Hong Kong firm plans a canal across Nicaragua to rival the one in Panama admits the project faces many obstacles, but he says US$900 million of feasibility studies will help reduce the risks and ensure success.

27 Jun 2013 - 9:45am 1 comment

HKND outlines grand vision for US$40b Nicaraguan canal to rival Panama's

Wang Jing, chairman of the Hong Kong-based HKND, which has won a concession to design, build and manage a canal to rival Panama's, was upbeat about the project, despite its huge cost.

26 Jun 2013 - 5:03pm