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Board change
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Board change
Merlin Swire will succeed John Slosar as Chairman of Swire Pacific Limited, with effect from 1st July 2018.
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Senior management appointments
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Senior management appointments
See the latest senior management appointments of the Swire group.
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Australian divestments
CORPORATE
Australian divestments
On 22nd December 2017, John Swire & Sons completed the sale of Swire Cold Storage Australia and Swire Cold Storage Vietnam to US-based Emergent Cold.
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Visit to Chongqing and Chengdu
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Visit to Chongqing and Chengdu
In January, John Swire & Sons (China) Chairman, Ivan Chu, paid courtesy calls on senior officials in the Municipality of Chongqing and in Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan Province.
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Nurturing young talents
CORPORATE
Nurturing young talents
Swire recently announced two initiatives that aim to help Hong Kong's younger generation engage with Mainland China.
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2017 Annual Results
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2017 Annual Results
See 2017 annual results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.
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One Taikoo Place tops outOne Taikoo Place tops out
PROPERTY
One Taikoo Place tops out
A core component of the HK$15 billion Taikoo Place redevelopment project, One Taikoo Place is already 75% pre-leased.
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Swire Properties to develop second project in Shanghai
PROPERTY
Swire Properties to develop second project in Shanghai
Citi-Fame Development Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Swire Properties Limited, has acquired a 50% equity interest in Shanghai Qianxiu Company Limited from Shanghai Newbund Industrial Development Co., Ltd.
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First green bond
PROPERTY
First green bond
Swire Properties has priced its first green bond, raising US$500 million at a coupon rate of 3.5%, due in 2028.
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Swire Hotels opens The Middle House
PROPERTY
Swire Hotels opens The Middle House
The lobby of The Middle House, Shanghai – the fourth property in Swire Hotels' award-winning The House Collective.
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Award winning hotels
PROPERTY
Award winning hotels
Three hotels from Swire Hotels' The House Collective have taken top awards across multiple categories in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice® Awards.
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More connectivity
AVIATION
More connectivity
Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town later this year, directly linking this popular business and tourism destination with Hong Kong for the very first time.
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The Deck in Hong Kong
AVIATION
The Deck in Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific has unveiled The Deck, the airline's newest lounge at Hong Kong International Airport.
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HAECO Xiamen celebrates 3,000th aircraft input
AVIATION
HAECO Xiamen celebrates 3,000th aircraft input
On 22nd February 2018, HAECO Xiamen celebrated its 3,000th aircraft input since commencing operations in March 1996.
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HAESL 20th anniversary celebration
AVIATION
HAESL 20th anniversary celebration
A ceremony was held on 6th December last year at Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited's headquarters, to celebrate the company's 20th Anniversary and completion of its 15,000 square-metre Phase VI expansion.
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Expansion at Lebanon and McDonough
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Expansion at Lebanon and McDonough
United States Cold Storage has commenced construction of Phase Two of its warehouse at Lebanon, Indiana.
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New hope for solving the greatest aviation mystery in modern history
MARINE SERVICES
New hope for solving the greatest aviation mystery in modern history
Seabed Constructor is the most advanced civilian survey vessel on the planet today. If its array of technology cannot find MH370, then it is likely that nothing will, and that the mystery of MH370 will remain unsolved.
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SPO welcomes Pacific Grouse
MARINE SERVICES
SPO welcomes Pacific Grouse
On 2nd March, SPO held a naming ceremony at the Loyang Offshore Supply Base in Singapore for the latest addition to its G Class series, Pacific Grouse.
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Opening of Ghana Marine Training Centre
MARINE SERVICES
Opening of Ghana Marine Training Centre
On 25th January, Swire Adonai Services Limited, a joint venture between Adonai Shipping Limited and Swire Pacific Offshore Operations Pte Limited, officially opened the new Ghana Marine Training Centre.
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Moana Taka Partnership offers exciting recycling possibilities for the Pacific islands
MARINE SERVICES
Moana Taka Partnership offers exciting recycling possibilities for the Pacific islands
In March, The China Navigation Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment to address critical waste management issues in the Pacific islands.
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London Director visits Taiwan
TRADING & INDUSTRIAL
London Director visits Taiwan
In January, John Swire & Sons Limited Director, Sam Swire, toured Taikoo Motors Group's operations in Taiwan.
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New flagship store
TRADING & INDUSTRIAL
New flagship store
In December, GigaSports, Hong Kong's chain of professional sports superstores, launched a new flagship store at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
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Community Ambassadors to the rescue
IN THE COMMUNITY
Community Ambassadors to the rescue
Swire Properties Guangzhou Community Ambassador team have been extending a helping hand to stray cats and dogs in the Huangpu District of the city, as part of their animal outreach programme.
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Live street art at Taikoo Park
IN THE COMMUNITY
Live street art at Taikoo Park
As part of its Arts Month 2018 programme, held in March, Swire Properties invited three British artists, Phil Ashcroft, Graeme Brusby and Duncan Jago, to take part in a live street art event at Taikoo Park.
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Outstanding Partnership Project Award
IN THE COMMUNITY
Outstanding Partnership Project Award
LOVE'S TEAM, a Swire Properties corporate volunteering initiative, has won the coveted Outstanding Partnership Project Award at the Hong Kong Council of Social Services' Caring Company Partnership Expo 2018.
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