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May 11, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
British-Japanese Group Wins Bridge Contract: An Anglo-Japanese consortium led by Trafalgar House has won a contract to build one of the world's longest suspension bridges, linking Hong Kong's new airport with the mainland, even though Hyundai of South Korea made a lower bid. The government called the Trafalgar consortium's bid the "lowest acceptable offer."
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December 1, 1992 | From Reuters
Business confidence was shaken here Monday when China warned that it could abrogate any long-term contracts after it takes back the colony from Britain in 1997. The Hong Kong government promptly responded by hinting that any such abrogation would violate the 1984 Sino-British pact. But the blast from Beijing, seen as part of a campaign to wreck Gov. Chris Patten's plans for democratic reform before the 1997 hand-over, sent a shiver through the local business community.
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December 1, 1992 | From Reuters
Business confidence was shaken here Monday when China warned that it could abrogate any long-term contracts after it takes back the colony from Britain in 1997. The Hong Kong government promptly responded by hinting that any such abrogation would violate the 1984 Sino-British pact. But the blast from Beijing, seen as part of a campaign to wreck Gov. Chris Patten's plans for democratic reform before the 1997 hand-over, sent a shiver through the local business community.
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May 18, 1992 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Japanese-born California businessman whose lavish donations have become an embarrassment to the Republican Party tried to trade on his political connections to win help from U.S. diplomats in Hong Kong and Tokyo, sources said Sunday. Armed with letters of introduction, Michael Kojima met with officials from the U.S.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, Times Staff Writer
A consortium that includes the American telephone company US West has scored an upset victory over Hutchison Cablevision in the competition to build Hong Kong's cable television system, expected to be the world's largest. Hutchison, whose bid was led by Craig Ehrlich, formerly an executive with Los Angeles-based Falcon Cable TV, had been recommended by Arthur D. Little, the government's independent consultant, and the Hong Kong Broadcast Commission.
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May 18, 1992 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Japanese-born California businessman whose lavish donations have become an embarrassment to the Republican Party tried to trade on his political connections to win help from U.S. diplomats in Hong Kong and Tokyo, sources said Sunday. Armed with letters of introduction, Michael Kojima met with officials from the U.S.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1990 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bechtel, the big engineering and construction firm, said Tuesday that it has won a contract with the Hong Kong government to help plan and manage construction of a $16-billion project that would include a world-class airport, railways, bridges and highways. The $11.5-million contract, in effect through next year, is a boon to the privately held San Francisco company, which recently has begun emerging from an industrywide slump.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
British-Japanese Group Wins Bridge Contract: An Anglo-Japanese consortium led by Trafalgar House has won a contract to build one of the world's longest suspension bridges, linking Hong Kong's new airport with the mainland, even though Hyundai of South Korea made a lower bid. The government called the Trafalgar consortium's bid the "lowest acceptable offer."
BUSINESS
April 11, 1990 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bechtel, the big engineering and construction firm, said Tuesday that it has won a contract with the Hong Kong government to help plan and manage construction of a $16-billion project that would include a world-class airport, railways, bridges and highways. The $11.5-million contract, in effect through next year, is a boon to the privately held San Francisco company, which recently has begun emerging from an industrywide slump.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, Times Staff Writer
A consortium that includes the American telephone company US West has scored an upset victory over Hutchison Cablevision in the competition to build Hong Kong's cable television system, expected to be the world's largest. Hutchison, whose bid was led by Craig Ehrlich, formerly an executive with Los Angeles-based Falcon Cable TV, had been recommended by Arthur D. Little, the government's independent consultant, and the Hong Kong Broadcast Commission.
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