• Hutchison Telephone Company Limited is granted a licence to operate a TACS cellular radiotelephone network. 

  • Hongkong Electric announces the transfer of its electricity generating facilities from Ap Lei Chau to Lamma island.

  • HIT is awarded the right to build Terminal 7 in an open tender.

  • The Group announces plans to construct a six-storey, five million sq ft cargo distribution centre on HIT's Terminal 4, which later becomes Hongkong International Distribution Centre (HIDC).

  • HWL forms a joint venture with Procter & Gamble and two Chinese partners to manufacture and sell a range of skin and haircare products in China.

  • HWL announces its participation in the development of two former industrial sites at Ap Lei Chau and Kwun Tong into two major residential and commercial developments (named South Horizons and Laguna City respectively).