Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cathay Pacific’s new, long-range, fuel-efficient Airbus A350-1000 flies in to Hong Kong

As oil prices see-saw from geopolitical instability and trade war fears, Cathay Pacific Airways is looking to control its jet fuel costs with new long-range planes that can take passengers further while using 20 per cent less fuel than its current Boeing 777 aircraft. On Wednesday, its latest purchase, the technologically advanced, long-haul Airbus A350-1000,…

Cathay Pacific’s new, long-range, fuel-efficient Airbus A350-1000 flies into Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Airways is looking to control its jet fuel costs with new long-range planes that can take passengers further while using 20 per cent less fuel than its current Boeing 777 aircraft, as oil prices see-saw from geopolitical instability and trade war fears. On Wednesday, its latest purchase, the technologically advanced, long-haul Airbus A350-1000,…

German publisher Taschen enters Hong Kong market with first Asian bookstore

A German publisher has swum against the tide by opening a bookshop in Hong Kong – its first in Asia – with a game plan for success in a battered industry. The 1,700 sq ft Taschen store is located at the Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, a cultural preservation project occupying the former…

German publisher Taschen enters Hong Kong market with first Asian bookstore – and a...

A German publisher has swum against the tide by opening a bookshop in Hong Kong – its first in Asia – with a game plan for success in a battered industry that includes a book costing HK$250,000. The pricey collector’s item from the new Taschen store is a compilation of previously unseen photographs, drawings and…

German publisher Taschen enters Hong Kong market with first Asian bookstore – and a...

A German publisher has swum against the tide by opening a bookshop in Hong Kong – its first in Asia – with a game plan for success in a battered industry that includes a book costing HK$250,000. The pricey collector’s item from the new Taschen store is a compilation of previously unseen photographs, drawings and…

Highways Department slams MTR Corp for repeated failure to report shoddy work on Sha...

The MTR Corporation’s repeated failure to notify the Hong Kong government of substandard work on the HK$97.1 billion (US$12.4 billion) Sha Tin-Central rail link was “totally unacceptable”, the Highways Department said on Wednesday morning as it expressed “deep regret” over the transport operator’s attitude. In a response to a written account submitted by the company…

Highways Department in Hong Kong slams MTR Corp for repeated failure to report shoddy...

The MTR Corporation’s repeated failure to notify the Hong Kong government of substandard work on the HK$97.1 billion (US$12.4 billion) Sha Tin-Central rail link was “totally unacceptable”, the Highways Department said on Wednesday. The department expressed its “deep regret” over the transport operator’s attitude in response to a written account submitted by the company on…

Transport minister Frank Chan fends off calls that he resign over MTR problems on...

The MTR Corporation’s repeated failure to notify the Hong Kong government of substandard work on the HK$97.1 billion (US$12.4 billion) Sha Tin-Central rail link was “totally unacceptable”, the Highways Department said on Wednesday. The department expressed its “deep regret” over the transport operator’s attitude in response to a written account submitted by the company on…

Downward spiral of Sino-US trade spat will hurt Hong Kong, commerce chief Edward Yau...

The impact of the escalating Sino-US trade row on Hong Kong is “worrying” as punitive tariffs ­“spiral downward”, the city’s secretary for commerce and economic development has warned. Edward Yau Tang-wah, travelling with Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on a business tour in Europe, said in a phone interview with the Post on Tuesday…

Downward spiral of US-China trade spat will hurt Hong Kong, commerce chief Edward Yau...

The effects of the escalating US-China trade row could spiral down and hurt Hong Kong, the city’s commerce chief has warned. Edward Yau Tang-wah, travelling with Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on a business tour in Europe, said in a phone interview on Tuesday night that about 17 per cent, or HK$60 billion (US$7.6…
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