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    Direct sky casino flights planned between Hong Kong and Las Vegas

    In-flight gambling proposed for Venetian Las Vegas – Venetian Macao-linked route Feb. 13 – Plans have been announced in the Las Vegas Review Journal to launch VIP flights between Hong Kong and Las Vegas to capture some of the high roller market operating in Macau and its American counterpart. Las Vegas Sands Corp, the U.S./Macau[…..]

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    37,000 reservists, 30 aircraft, 4,000 rocket launchers and 7,000 anti-aircraft guns

    China’s meteorological bureau guarantees good weather for Olympics BEIJING, Feb. 1 – Beijing’s Meteorological Bureau announced yesterday at a Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee meeting that they are fully prepared to take control of the most unpredictable element in sports – the weather. China is a world leader along with the Russians in what is known[…..]

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    New railways to further link Xinjiang to Central Asia

    Jan. 28 – Construction will hopefully start this year on two railways linking China’s westernmost Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region with the central Asian nations of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Xinjiang government sources said. The railway, expected to be completed within the year, will link Korgas on the China-Kazakhstan border with China’s inland railways. From the[…..]

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    China to build 97 airports in next 12 years

    Jan. 28 – Xinhua is reporting that China announced plans Saturday to build nearly 100 new airports by 2020 to cater for soaring demand. The proposals will mean eight out of every ten residents will live within 100 kilometers of an airport within 12 years, the General Administration of Civil Aviation said. It put the[…..]

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    “Can you afford it?” rather than regulatory barriers now join the issues for entering the China market

     China Mobile suspend talks with Apple over selling iPhone in China China Mobile has announced they have just broken off talks with Apple over the sales of the iPhone into the Mainland China market. The deal’s bone of contention essentially is over the industry practice of mobile operators giving equipment suppliers a cut of the[…..]

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    Oil imports up 12.4 percent to 163.17 million tons in 2007

      Jan. 14 – China’s crude oil imports rose 12.4 percent in 2007 over the previous year to a record 163.17 million tons, according to customs figures. Crude oil imports for 2006 were 138.8 million tons, representing an increase of 16.9 percent from the previous year. Exports, however, fell 38.7 percent year-on-year to 3.89 million[…..]

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    China’s national highway system to focus on rural roads in 2008

    Jan. 9 – China will build at least 5,000 km of expressways this year, bringing the total length of expressways in the nation to almost 60,000 km by the year-end, Minister of Communications Li Shenglin said on Saturday. According to the Ministry of Communications, there are currently 53,600 km of expressways traversing the country, of[…..]

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    Tianjin airport finishes Olympic Games expansion

      Dec. 26 – Tianjin airport has completed its large expansion project, including a new terminal and runway expansion, ahead of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The new terminal building is five times larger than its predecessor with a handling capacity of 10 million passengers annually airport sources told Xinhua. The project, with[…..]

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