The runway project needs more sand. The local government thinks it has found the solution. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong airport’s third runway project to get help with sand supplies from Guangdong and Guangxi provinces, city leader Carrie Lam says

  • Chief executive announces mainland Chinese help for project, which was delayed for four months by the suspension of sand supplies and bad weather
  • But legislator notes lack of details given about the plan
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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The runway project needs more sand. The local government thinks it has found the solution. Photo: Martin Chan
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Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan is confident of the city’s status in the battle for the skies under China’s Greater Bay Area. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s status as global aviation hub in Greater Bay Area unbeatable even with Shenzhen as rival, finance chief Paul Chan says

  • Finance secretary says authorities are pushing for value-added air cargo and logistics businesses
  • He allays fears about competition from neighbouring city, saying it’s up to Hong Kong to figure out what works best
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan is confident of the city’s status in the battle for the skies under China’s Greater Bay Area. Photo: Dickson Lee
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