Whampoa


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Whampoa:

see HuangpuHuangpu
or Whampoa
, city, S Guangdong prov., SE China, on an island in the Pearl River. It is c.9 mi (14.5 km) SE of Guangzhou, of which it is an outer port; it has been enlarged and modernized since 1952 and now accommodates large oceangoing vessels.
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Hutchison Whampoa is the majority shareholder with 88.2% of the corporate capital in H3G, and the company holds 3G licences in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Israel, the United Kingdom and Sweden.
Hutchinson Whampoa has signed deals with five companies to offer digital mapping technology and location-based services for its 3G services.
Hong Kong company Hutchison Whampoa has come first in a competition organised by Ireland to award a third generation mobile telephone licence, said the Irish telecoms regulator.
Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., a Hong Kong-based conglomerate, plans to launch its third-generation mobile phone services in September 2002 in Britain and Italy and in Hong Kong a month later, a top executive said Friday.
Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchinson Whampoa, which controls 10% of global maritime container traffic, is fast becoming a key player in Freeport, the Bahamas second-largest city, reports CANA-Reuters (October 19, 1999):
In a statement, Hutchison Whampoa said the company and its chairman, Li Ka-shing, have "no connection whatsoever" with the PLA.
Hutchison Whampoa is seeking "certainty" that Freeport will extend its expiring investment incentives before committing to the $250 million Container Port expansion and other potential projects.
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It is thought a bid could be tabled as early as tomorrow to Canning Fok, managing director of Hutchison Whampoa, and Ravi Ruia, vice-chairman of Essar.
Through Hutchison Whampoa, a Hong Kong-based company effectively controlled by Beijing, China now controls the "anchor ports" at both ends of the Panama Canal.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 December 2004-Hutchison Whampoa claims 5.9m 3G customers(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Hutchison Whampoa Ltd, the Hong Kong-based telecoms operator, has agreed to purchase KPN NV's 15% stake in UK 3G operator, Hutchison 3G UK (otherwise known as 3), for 90m pounds ($150m).