Pacific Rim

Blocks of Hong Kong destroyed... but don't worry, it's only a movie

A Chinese robot defends its land from a monsters' attack in Pacific Rim. Photo: SCMP

It's the stuff of movies: a 25-storey-tall robot drags an oil tanker through the streets of Hong Kong, creating a trail of destruction, to face off with a sea monster. Hong Kong's not new to Hollywood, but more and more foreign filmmakers are finding the city's appeal to moviegoers around the world is worth putting their money on.

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Aoteoroa, a small country on the fringes of the Pacific Rim, is noted for the quality of its white wine, excellence of its seafood and lamb and for producing some of the greatest rugby players the world has ever seen.

20 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Shining light on global markets

The American Productivity & Quality Centre is honoured to join with the Hong Kong Productivity Council in launching the Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse.

It represents a global alliance that will give Pacific Rim companies access to results-oriented information necessary to improve, adapt to and anticipate the needs of the global market.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Colleges offer courses aimed at Pacific Rim

Students looking for a career in trade or commerce in Asia could consider the Pacific Rim studies programmes offered at two Vancouver community colleges.

18 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Pac Rim poised to sign major sponsor deal

Japan are on the verge of signing a title sponsor for next year's Pacific Rim Championship. This will hopefully bail the event out of the red, it was revealed at an executive committee meeting here yesterday.

14 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Pacific Rim teams urged to improve rugby standards

CANADIAN rugby union coach Ian Birtwell has asked Hong Kong and the other competitors in the inaugural Pacific Rim Championship to set their sights higher in an effort to compete with the world's top teams.

7 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Continue as role model

IT is, indeed, a great honour and privilege for me to have an opportunity of sending this congratulatory message on the HKCA's 75th anniversary.

On behalf of the International Federation of Asian and Western-Pacific Contractors' Associations and CAK, I would like to extend my warmest greetings and felicitations to all of you.

8 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Ports fighting for cargo

COMPETITION between ports on the east and west coasts of the United States is expected to intensify with the expansion of global trade, according to Standard & Poor's.

2 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Students shoulder reform costs

STUDENTS may have to shoulder a larger share of education costs after 1998 if ambitious plans to boost tertiary education development are adopted, according to a new report.

2 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Asians warned on China investment

SOUTHEAST Asian Chinese are emerging as the dominant investors in China, responsible for between 75 and 80 per cent of money poured into the country over the past 12 months, says Pacific Rim Conference chairman Alan Carroll.

30 Jun 1993 - 12:00am