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  1. Eight rewarded for their impact on society

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... co-branded MasterCard. 'We have also used the customised card face platinum to launch the first iXpress Gift Card and other corporate gift cards in Hong Kong,' Mr Yuen said. Three companies ... most successful product launch ever,' Mr Wong said. 'It has climbed to the No2 spot of Hong Kong's best-selling sparkling soft drinks and consumer awareness of this product ...

  2. Hong Kong's luxury flats luring mainland elite

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... mainlanders who bought in Hong Kong were from a small segment of society. 'I expect such people to acquire foreign resident permits, which cost as little as tens of thousands of US dollars ... Local developers are building awareness of their brands at a select property exhibition in Shanghai A $10 million price tag for a flat in distant Hong Kong may appear to be out ...

  3. McLaren revs up super car for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough McLaren Automotive, the retail sports car arm of the Formula One racing group, is gearing up to challenge Ferrari and Lamborghini in Hong Kong's lucrative market for top-end performance cars. McLaren is targeting Hong Kong sales of about 40 units this year for its MP4-12C, a carbon-chassis super car, making its worldwide debut in Britain this spring ...

  4. Hackers take aim at affluent Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Cyber criminals and hackers drawn by Hong Kong's flourishing economy and affluent population are targeting the city, IT security professionals warn. The severity of the problem of unwanted e-mails was highlighted in the MessageLabs Intelligence monthly report in September. Spam accounted for 92.7 per cent of e-mail traffic in Hong Kong up to August, while ...

  5. Pipe-laying barge managed by Hong Kong shipping company

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis A Hong Kong-based ship management company is targeting the specialist offshore sector after it took over the day-to-day technical management of a US$140 million pipe-laying barge, the first such ship to be built in China. The Hong Kong-registered vessel, Fortuna, is the second ship in the past month to fly the territory's Bauhinia flag in Russia's harsh ...

  6. Hong Kong's export growth revised to 12pc

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... chief economist Edward Leung Hoi-kwok said yesterday. The economic outlook in the United States and the European Union, Hong Kong's top two export markets, remained uncertain on the back ... problems in the latest forecast,' Leung said. 'However, one never knows whether the situation will worsen or not.' Hong Kong's exports tumbled 12.6 per cent last year, the first ...

  7. Apple's iPhone 4 set to land in Hong Kong next month

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... video-conferencing-ready version of its popular iPhone in Hong Kong next month. While most people across Hong Kong were fast asleep early yesterday, chief executive Steve Jobs roused an audience of more than 5,000 ... of the presentation 'because the Foxconn issue may be largely unknown to his audience and the US market in general'. A Hong Kong activist group called Students and Scholars Against Corporate ...

  8. Hong Kong's electric car to hit the road in US

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Hong Kong's first home-grown electric car is expected to enter the US market next year after its co-developer was acquired by an American carmaker in a HK$100 million deal yesterday. The deal was signed between Green Tech Automotive and Hong Kong company Eu Auto Technology, which developed the all-electric vehicle, MyCar, jointly with Polytechnic University. Green Tech ...

  9. Wilmar picks Hong Kong over Shanghai for US$4b float

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick and Wong Ka-chun Singapore-based agribusiness group Wilmar International has elected to float shares in its mainland subsidiary on the Hong Kong market in preference ... the Hong Kong share sale, which is tipped to raise US$3 billion to US$4 billion. 'The deal has moved from a feasibility study to 'let's execute this as soon as we can',' ...

  10. Applause as superjumbo makes maiden flight from Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong to Singapore yesterday. The Singapore Airlines aircraft had earlier been met with a round of applause from waiting passengers and ground crew as it touched down at Hong Kong International Airport at around 1.30pm. David Cheung, an aircraft maintenance mechanic, said he took leave so he could make the flight. Mr Cheung was travelling together with 10 other members of the Hong Kong ...




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