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    Hainan Airlines to launch non-stop Beijing-Seattle route

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 13 – Hainan Airlines has applied to operate non-stop flights between Beijing and Seattle starting next June authorities at the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced. Hainan Airlines will become the fourth carrier to operate flights between the mainland and the United States, joining Air China, China Eastern, and China Southern. The proposed Beijing-Seattle route would[…..]

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    Express air service between Beijing and Shanghai launched

    Flights between Shanghai and Beijing just got faster and more reliable, at least that’s the word from five Chinese airline companies who launched an express air service between the two cities yesterday. Operated by Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, a total of 36 express flights taking off almost every[…..]

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    Tianjin to go wireless

    The Tianjin municipal government has signed and agreement with the Ministry of Information Industry to construct a wireless broadband network in the Binhai New District of Tianjin. The Binhai district will be a trial location for China’s comprehensive reform of its computer networks according to ChinaTechNews.com. Tianjin’s push to create a wireless city zone has made it one of the most[…..]

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    Guangzhou airport looks to become international cargo hub

    GUANGZHOU, July 31 – Guangzhou Baiyun International, China’s third busiest airport after Beijing and Shanghai, is expanding its efforts to become an international air cargo and logistics hub in prosperous South China. China Daily reported that international logistics companies will play a larger part in reaching the goal, according to Liu Zijing, president of the[…..]

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    Tianjin port expands to accommodate 30 percent year-on-year growth

    The Tianjin Bonded Zone is seeing a lot of construction these days as the port is dredged and streets leading to the zone are dug up to lay cables and pipelines for telephone, electric and gas facilities to feed the new logistic parks under construction. By the end of 2007, according to an article in[…..]

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    Conservation efforts look to turn China’s Grand Canal into World Heritage site

    The Grand Canal, a 1,800 kilometer-long waterway stretching from Beijing in the north to Hangzhou in the south linking six of China’s river systems – the Yellow, the Huai, the Qiantang, the Wei, the Hai and the Yangtze – is seeing a revival of conservation efforts following the establishment of a national organization to protect the world’s oldest canal[…..]

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    China’s African Odyssey

    By Andy Scott Part One: The Oilmen Cometh I couldn’t help asking him once what he meant by coming there at all. “To make money, of course. What do you think?” he said, scornfully. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness. Foreign governments have been attracted to Africa for more than two centuries, greedily pursuing the continents’[…..]

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    AirAsia launches cheap flights to Shenzhen

    AirAsia launched its Shenzhen service today with nonstop flights from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, the first routes into mainland China for the Malaysia-based budget airline founded in 1993. Group Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Tony Fernandes Berhad of AirAsia said, “We have continued to create history by introducing flights to untapped markets as we have always[…..]

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