Fickle winds foil Cheng in games

Hong Kong's Cheng Kwok-fai endured mixed results on the third day of the men's mistral event at the 10th National Games yesterday as fickle winds disrupted the fleet.

Monday, 26 September, 2005, 12:00am

Chan out to make amends in games

Hong Kong team coach Rene Appel hopes Chan Wai-kei can bounce back from a disappointing World University Games and show her true form at the National Games when the windsurfing event starts today.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Sinotrans invests in Jiangsu facility

The company will spend 220m yuan on a bulk-cargo joint venture

17 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Former vice-mayor jailed for 14 years

The former vice-mayor of Lianyungang city Lu Chongyou has been jailed for 14 years on corruption charges.

Assets worth 20,000 yuan (HK$18,600) were confiscated, as well as an unknown amount of bribery money. Lu also was expelled from the Communist Party.

24 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Road operation deal finalised

Jiangsu Expressway has completed a $419.7 million deal to acquire the operating rights to the Nanjing section of the Nanjing-Lianyungang Highway from the Jiangsu provincial government. The price was about $53.2 million lower than previously announced.

4 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Lianyungang throughput up

The Asian-European land bridge link at Lianyungang, in Jiangsu province, handled 28,500 teu (20 ft equivalent units) between January and November last year.

This compares with transit throughput of 40,000 teu for the previous past five years to mid-Asia, West Asia and western Europe - 95 per cent of which passed through Lianyungang.

7 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Economic zone to lure investors with offer of free space

LIANYUNGANG Economic & Technical Development Zone is to offer free space as an incentive to foreign investors in response to the abolition of preferential treatment for foreign-funded companies.

11 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Straggler ready to join race for growth

LIANYUNGANG has remained largely undiscovered by foreign investors but it could be about to make its presence felt.

The city has lagged its rivals despite being among the first batch of coastal cities to be opened to development in 1984.

But municipal officials are convinced that Lianyungang's economy is now ready for take-off.

11 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Japan-China container cargo grows

CONTAINER cargo hauled between China and Japan in September totalled 64,664 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), up up 8.3 per cent over the September 1993 figure, according to the Japan China Marine Transportation Association.

Containers hauled from China to Japan totalled 49,235 TEUs, up 8.6 per cent, and those from Japan to China numbered 15,429 TEUs, up 7.1 per cent.

6 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Container 'Silk Road' under study

THE Chinese railway authorities are keen to develop the China Landbridge (CLB) into a modern day container ''Silk Road'' linking China and other Far East regions to West Asia and Europe.

This was conveyed to a delegation of the Japan Container Association (JCA) which visited China recently.

29 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Hailed railway victim of USSR breakup

THE disintegration of the Soviet Union has caused a suspension of railway services by the epoch-making Eurasia Continental Railway for more than two years, according to Chinese officials.

12 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Lianyungang seeks aid to boost competitiveness

LIANYUNGANG, the Rotterdam of China, is seeking foreign assistance to speed up its infrastructure construction so that it can compete with other coastal cities.

In addition to a nuclear power plant and a port expansion programme, a domestic airport and a highway to link the city with Nanjing on the Yangtze river are included in infrastructure requirements.

12 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Airport to be expanded

THE airport of Lianyungang, one of China's open coastal cities in Jiangsu province, is being expanded to meet the needs of the country's rapid economic development.

An official in charge of the work said that when the airport completed its expansion later this year, it was expected to accommodate Boeing 767 planes.

5 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Jiangsu seeks more investment

JIANGSU aims to attract more foreign investment through a presentation fair in the territory.

The fair would be held in May, said Mr Tao Xudong, deputy director of the Jiangsu Provincial Key Projects Leading Group Executive Office.

24 Mar 1993 - 12:00am