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  • In January, HWPG's twin-block office complex in Hung Hom, Harbourfront, is completed.

  • Hutchison Delta Ports signs a 50-year equity joint venture with Jiangmen Shipping Company to own and operate Gaosha Cargo Terminals in Jiangmen.

  • Hutchison Telephone's Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) digital network commences operation.

  • HWL, together with Richard Li, sells the remaining 36.4 per cent interest in STAR TV to The News Corporation Limited.

  • The Harbour Plaza Hotel, with 415 rooms and 101 serviced apartments, opens for business.

  • Hutchison Communications Limited launches the first batch of advanced services on Network Eight - the company's state-of-the-art optical fibre digital telecom network.

  • Hutchison Telephone becomes the first mobile telephone operator in the world to provide commercial services on the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital cellular network.

  • HWL, in partnership with OTB Card Company Limited, a subsidiary of Dao Heng Bank Group Limited, and Visa International, launches the ComPass Card.

  • HWL buys over Pacific Century Corporate Access which is engaged in the provision of satellite telecommunications equipment and services using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) technology.

  • The group, in partnership with Cable & Wireless and CITIC, successfully launches AsiaSat 2, Asia's most powerful satellite.

  • To the commercial complex in Whampoa Garden adopts a brand-new design concept and is renamed 'Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa'.

  • HWL, Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation enter into a joint venture agreement for the joint development of a commercial complex with gross floor area of over 130,000 square metres at the Hung Hom reclamaton area.

  • The Shantou Bay Bridge opens for traffic.