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Hong Kong's £10,000 million airport and port project has fuelled contractors' hopes of a boom - every bit as much as the supposed devastation of Kuwait did six months ago.Yet there the similarity ends.While the Kuwait boom was built out of a mirage on shifting desert sands, the explosion of development in Hong Kong is built on much firmer ground.Apartment prices in Hong Kong have already risen by more than 10 per cent since Britain and China agreed the airport and port plan at ...

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