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China Development Forum
CORPORATE
China Development Forum
In March, John Swire & Sons (HK) Limited Chairman, Merlin Swire, represented the Swire group at the 20th annual session of the China Development Forum in Beijing.
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Meetings with senior Mainland officials
CORPORATE
Meetings with senior Mainland officials
In February, an official delegation from Zhuhai visited Swire's offices at Pacific Place in Hong Kong.
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Senior management appointment
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Senior management appointment
See the latest senior management appointment of the Swire group.
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Grooming future leaders
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Grooming future leaders
Swire has announced a number of initiatives aimed at helping to develop the next generation of business leaders.
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Wuhan visit
CORPORATE
Wuhan visit
On 20th March, a Swire delegation led by John Swire & Sons (HK) Chairman, Merlin Swire, met with senior officials in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.
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Creating a new benchmark for diversity and inclusion
CORPORATE
Creating a new benchmark for diversity and inclusion
On 29th March, John Swire & Sons (HK), Cathay Pacific Airways, Swire Properties, Swire Coca-Cola and HAECO all signed the Equal Opportunities Commission's Racial Diversity & Inclusion Charter for Employers.
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2018 Annual Results
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2018 Annual Results
See 2018 annual results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.
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Taikoo Li Qiantan officially named
PROPERTY
Taikoo Li Qiantan officially named
Swire Properties and the Lujiazui Group have announced that their joint-venture retail project in Shanghai is to be named Taikoo Li Qiantan.
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Cathay Pacific to acquire Hong Kong Express
AVIATION
Cathay Pacific to acquire Hong Kong Express
Cathay Pacific has conditionally agreed to acquire a 100% equity interest in Hong Kong Express Airways Limited.
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Creative partnership
AVIATION
Creative partnership
HAECO Private Jet Solutions has signed an agreement with Eight Partnership to jointly develop conceptual and industrial cabin designs for private jet owners.
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A new name for a new era
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
A new name for a new era
Swire Beverages has been rebranded as Swire Coca-Cola; the announcement was made at the company's Annual Bottlers Conference, held in Wuhan on 21st March.
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Investment in new production lines
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Investment in new production lines
Swire Coca-Cola has invested in two new high-speed production lines for its Shanghai Shen-Mei Min-Hang Plant.
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One Finlays
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
One Finlays
In January, Finlays Colombo sold its temperature-controlled logistics business, Finlay Cold Storage (Pvt) Limited, to global cold chain service provider, Emergent Cold.
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Breaking new ground in sustainable waste recycling
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Breaking new ground in sustainable waste recycling
Swire Coca-Cola has announced a major new investment in the sustainable management of beverage industry waste in Hong Kong.
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120-year history, 40th anniversary with Swire
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
120-year history, 40th anniversary with Swire
Officially incorporated in 1899, United States Cold Storage is the tale of 60 individual businesses acquired through the years.
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Strategic acquisition
MARINE SERVICES
Strategic acquisition
The China Navigation Company has acquired the dry bulk shipping businesses of Hamburg Süd.
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CNCo orders larger vessels
MARINE SERVICES
CNCo orders larger vessels
The China Navigation Company has announced that it has placed an order for eight new container vessels designed by SDARI, China's leading ship design house, and built in Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard.
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Search and rescue
MARINE SERVICES
Search and rescue
In November last year, a team on board Seabed Constructor, Swire Seabed's multipurpose subsea support vessel, located the wreck of ARA San Juan, the Argentine Navy submarine which was lost on 15th November 2017.
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Ride for a good cause
TRADING & INDUSTRIAL
Ride for a good cause
Taiwan's exclusive Vespa distributor, Yuntung Motors, recently organised a fundraising ride in Taoyuan County for Vespa owners and their families and friends.
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Transcending borders with art
IN THE COMMUNITY
Transcending borders with art
As part of its Arts Month 2019 programme, which ran from March to April, Swire Properties showcased artworks by a variety of world-class artists working in different mediums.
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Exercise for Healthier Tendons
IN THE COMMUNITY
Exercise for healthier tendons
Around 1,000 people took part in a "Tendon Exercise Sports Day" organised by Swire Properties Community Ambassadors at Taikoo Park in January.
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Empowering change-makers
IN THE COMMUNITY
Empowering change-makers
Cathay Pacific has unveiled its rejuvenated community engagement strategy, with a focus on youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange.
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Setting sail towards better education
IN THE COMMUNITY
Setting sail towards better education
China Navigation's liner shipping division, Swire Shipping, has partnered with the charity HEAPS International Foundation (Australia) Ltd in an initiative to bring educational opportunities to children in remote villages in Papua New Guinea.
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Sustainability efforts recognised
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Sustainability efforts recognised
Swire Pacific Limited has been admitted to the FTSE4Good Index Series.
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Operational excellence
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Operational excellence
In January, HAECO Xiamen received the "Most Impressive" award for a second consecutive year from the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers.
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Triple win for Swire Resources
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Triple win for Swire Resources
Swire Resources has won two awards in the 2018 Service Retailer of the Year Awards, with Chevignon winning for the third consecutive year and Repetto winning in its first year of participation.
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