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Ferris wheel in Central on course for soft launch in September, director claims

The man behind Hong Kong's answer to the London Eye has sought to allay fears the big wheel project might never get off the ground, saying all the parts are now in the city and a soft launch is on schedule for September.

8 Jun 2014 - 5:23AM

The man behind Hong Kong's answer to the London Eye has sought to allay fears the big wheel project might never get off the ground, saying all the parts are now in the city and a soft launch is on schedule for September.

Ferris wheel in Central on course for soft launch in September, director claims
60-metre-high Ferris wheel to open in September at HK$100 per trip

People willing to part with HK$100 will be able to view Victoria Harbour from 60 metres in the air from this autumn. 

14 Jun 2018 - 12:42PM

People willing to part with HK$100 will be able to view Victoria Harbour from 60 metres in the air from this autumn. 

60-metre-high Ferris wheel to open in September at HK$100 per trip
Wheel or imagined? Contractor's readiness for Hong Kong Ferris wheel questioned

The capability of the company chosen by the government to build Hong Kong's answer to the London Eye has been cast into doubt by a rival who lost out in the race to take on the big-wheel project.

13 May 2014 - 2:17PM

The capability of the company chosen by the government to build Hong Kong's answer to the London Eye has been cast into doubt by a rival who lost out in the race to take on the big-wheel project.

Wheel or imagined? Contractor's readiness for Hong Kong Ferris wheel questioned
Ex-diplomat Raymond Poeteray didn't' spy while in HK, court told
Ex-Dutch envoy accused of spying for Russia in Hong Kong goes on trial

The former Dutch foreign service employee, Raymond Poeteray, worked at the consulate in Hong Kong between 2004 and 2008. He faces charges of passing state secrets to Russian secret service SVR - the successor to the KGB - as well as bribery, laundering more than HK$870,000 and possession of a firearm.

7 Apr 2013 - 6:47AM

The former Dutch foreign service employee, Raymond Poeteray, worked at the consulate in Hong Kong between 2004 and 2008. He faces charges of passing state secrets to Russian secret service SVR - the successor to the KGB - as well as bribery, laundering more than HK$870,000 and possession of a firearm.

Ex-Dutch envoy accused of spying for Russia in Hong Kong goes on trial
Former Dutch diplomat based in Hong Kong faces 15 years' jail for spying

A former Hong Kong-based diplomat accused of selling state secrets to Russia has been described as "the biggest Dutch spy in recent history'' by prosecutors in the The Hague.

14 Apr 2013 - 10:59AM

A former Hong Kong-based diplomat accused of selling state secrets to Russia has been described as "the biggest Dutch spy in recent history'' by prosecutors in the The Hague.

Former Dutch diplomat based in Hong Kong faces 15 years' jail for spying