New airport contract for Japan firm

JAPAN'S Aoki Corporation has been awarded a $188 million contract for a drainage system on reclaimed land that will form part of the new airport project, the Government announced yesterday.

Work on the reclamation project will start next month and is expected to be completed in 1996.

The project includes reconstruction and improvement of an existing drainage system on reclaimed land in Kowloon.

The Government has now awarded 30 contracts worth $38.5 billion in connection with the airport project.