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Notes on the Geography of China: Hong Kong : Photo 15

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Around on the west side of the island, at Telegraph Bay, is Cyberport, owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  The project was contracted out, without competitive bidding, to PCCW (Pacific Century Cable & Wireless), a descendant of Hong Kong Telephone that is headed by Li Ka-shing's son.  The plan was to create a mix of residences, shops, and offices for 10,000 IT professionals, but, at best, the project's timing was wrong: the big tenants vanished with the telecom bust, even before the office buildings opened.

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