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26May94 HONG KONG: FUNDING PROBLEM HITS TALKS ON AIRPORT.

Talks between Britain and China over the future of the £13 billion Hong Kong airport project broke down for a fourth time last week over the problem of funding.But the Hong Kong government immediately announced that it would seek approval from the Legislative Council to push ahead with a £70 million rail tunnel under the harbour.The tunnel will carry an extension to the Mass Transit Railway from central Hong Kong to the airport. The contract will be awarded next month.The ...

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