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Milestones
Harbour Plaza 8 Degrees opens for operation in Hong Kong.
  • In February, Vodafone and Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited (HTAL) announces an agreement to merge their telecommunications businesses in Australia, Vodafone Australia Limited and Hutchison 3G Australia Pty Limited. Both Vodafone and HTAL will have an equal ownership of 50 per cent in the joint venture, which will be renamed VHA Pty Limited.

  • In February, Husky Energy announces that Husky Oil China Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Husky Energy, has completed drilling and testing of the first appraisal well at the Liwan 3-1 field on Block 29/26, South China Sea. The well flowed at an equipment restricted rate of 53 million cubic feet per day indicating future deliverability could be in excess of 150 million cubic feet per day thus providing further evidence of Liwan 3-1 as a major gas discovery.

  • In February, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited (CKI) and Hongkong Electric Holdings Limited (HEH) announce that they have entered into an agreement for HEH to purchase from CKI, the entire issued share capital of Outram Limited, a company formed by CKI to hold 45 per cent equity interests in three joint ventures owning power plants in mainland China.

  • 1881 Heritage, a new heritage revitalization landmark for cultural tourism, shopping and leisure in Hong Kong, which was revitalized and redeveloped from the former Marine Police Headquarters, is completed.

  • In April, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (HTIL) announces that its Vietnamese operation Vietnamobile will launch its GSM services in Vietnam on 9 April and its network with footprint present at 64 provinces. Vietnamobile is the Business Co-operation Contract partnership between HTIL and Hanoi Telecom Joint Stock Company.

  • In May, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited announces the successful spin-off and listing of the company's Hong Kong and Macau operations on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Exchange). The listing was by way of introduction of the shares of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited on the Stock Exchange which began trading on 8 May 2009.

  • In June, Harbour Grand Hong Kong, a luxury hotel managed by Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts, opens for operation in Hong Kong.

  • In August, Hutchison China MediTech Limited announces that 14 of its main drugs have been included in the list of 307 essential drugs on the New National Essential Medicines List issued by the Ministry of Health in China on 18 August 2009.

  • In October, Harbour Plaza 8 Degrees, a modern and chic hotel managed by Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts, opens for operation in Hong Kong. 

  • In October, Hutchison China MediTech Limited announces the signing of a joint venture agreement between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hutchison Organic Holdings Limited, and The Hain Celestial Group, Inc, a leading natural and organic products company. The joint venture, Hutchison Hain Organic Holdings Limited, will market and distribute Hain Celestial brands products in China and other markets. 

  • In October, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited announces that its subsidiary, Advent Investments Pte Ltd, completed the sale of its controlling stake in Partner Communications Company Ltd to Scailex Corporation Ltd.