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  1. 'Campo' part of a busy, busy week

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo In his playing days David Campese covered a lot of ground, and he shows no signs of slowing down in his retirement. The Australian legend will be one of the busiest people, working behind the scenes this week and then at the weekend as skills ...

  2. How green is our business? That's none of your business

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The worst response is no response. And that is the fate suffered by surveyors who attempted to poll the environmental conscience of listed property companies in Asia. Not a single response. 'The zero response [out of 13] for the listed Asi ...

  3. Police in probe of business funding

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Naomi Rovnick

    ... The police are investigating a business set up by three former senior bankers to provide short-term, high-cost cash advances to restaurants, bars and retailers who could not otherwise ... have been made. Global Merchant says it is not a lender and does not need to be licensed. The company gives businesses money up front and then collects a percentage of the credit card sales ...

  4. TPV expands TV business with Philips sales deal for mainland

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... TPV Technology, the world's largest contract manufacturer of computer monitors, is set to expand its television business with a new initiative to sell and distribute Philips colour ... of the Dutch firm's computer monitor business and part of its flat-screen TV operation in September 2005. Hsuan said last month TPV would 'continue to bolster its business and refine its ...

  5. Business sense

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... and overseas luxury brands. 'I don't like sitting around and doing nothing, and Hong Kong is a bubbling city where business opportunities are everywhere,' Gouten says. Running one's own business is not an easy task, according to Gouten. But he enjoys being able to make all the decisions himself. 'While working for big brands, there were internal factors to deal ...

  6. For actor Michael Wong, flying a helicopter is much more sexy than show business

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... If actor Michael Wong Man-tak hadn't made it in show business, he could probably have become a full-time pilot. Even Tropical Storm Fanapi couldn't stop him taking off in a helicopter on Monday. 'Flying is much more fulfilling than acting,' said Wong (pictured), who earned his helicopter pilot's licence in 1998. 'It's a mental exercise as well ...

  7. Yardway in push for sewage treatment business

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... was Yardway Group, a new player in the waste water treatment business, which has now joined forces with state conglomerate Beijing Capital to expand into the largely untapped village and township ... out that most of the mainland's rural regions do not have a system for collecting sewage treatment fees, a potential challenge for companies in this line of business. According to Liu ...

  8. Why social enterprises must really mean business

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... million for social enterprises five years ago, more than 300 have started up in the city. But building a sustainable business that benefits the disadvantaged does not happen overnight and should not be confused with charity. 'A social enterprise is a business and a charity is a charity,' said Howard Ling, senior manager of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service's social enterprise ...

  9. Small businesses say competition bill lacks clarity

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Small and medium-sized businesses say the government's draft competition law lacks detail and needs more clarity before they will back it, according to the city's leading business chamber. Among the areas they want more details on are what constitutes price-fixing and abuse of market power. The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce said ...

  10. Small-business brokerage profits from shift in city's entrepreneurial culture

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Young Entrepreneur Award winner, who, at the age of 35, is at the helm of Hong Kong Business Intermediary, the city's first business brokerage specialising in the sale of small businesses ... in turn, contributed to the success of his company. In the past nine years, HKBI has grown from a one-man band to the largest business brokerage in the city, with 100 employees. 'The No 1 one ...




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