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  1. Legal eagles migrate north

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... office in Beijing, Eddie Lee Kwan-hung was a rare and lonely pioneer. 'We were one of the first to establish an office in China,' said the partner of the firm and chief representative ... 'There must be more than 40 Hong Kong firms with offices up there now, and 200 or 300 lawyers frequently travelling to China.' This move to the mainland is a largely overlooked product ...

  2. Out and about

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Hong Kong's highest peak, dominates the central New Territories and on a smog-free day is visible from Hong Kong Island. When seen from the north, along the Yuen Long plain, the mountain ... mounted on towers, used for decades by the British as listening posts for China. At least one now has an airport-related radar function. The mountain-top can get cold in winter and every few ...

  3. Maersk shuts Greater China HQ

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Shanghai and Hong Kong- to cover north China, east China and south China, according to a company statement. Mr Eskelund said Maersk Line's operations in Greater China would be grouped under ... Maersk Line earlier reshuffled its 14 regional offices, merging the northeast Asia, Greater China, Southeast Asia and Oceania offices into two- north Asia and Asia-Pacific. The firm acquired ...

  4. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad Analysts are expecting more overseas expansion from China Vanke as the mainland's biggest developer ... China Vanke, through a wholly owned subsidiary, is acquiring 30 per cent of Keppel Land subsidiary Sherwood Development in Singapore for S$135.5 million (HK$850.2 million), Keppel Land announced ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Global brands pause as store sales growth slows on China

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in first-tier cities in the first quarter," said Thomas Lam, head of research for Greater China at property consultancy Knight Frank. While total retail sales volumes stayed strong in the first ... on the mainland in the next three to five years. Steve Chen, head of retail services at consultancy DTZ in China, said: "We met some global luxury brand operators recently and they told us ...

  6. Business - Companies - RESULTS

    Retailer to expand circle on mainland China

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... convenience-store sales in Hong Kong and southern China last year increased by 4 per cent and 11 per cent respectively from 2011. Operating expenses as a percentage of turnover decreased marginally- ...

  7. Business - China Business - TAKEOVERS

    Foreign expansion ambitions to boost China M&A

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Buyout activity in China is expected to rise this year, fuelled by overseas acquisitions, says PwC Foreign expansion ambitions to boost China M&A China's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to rebound this year, driven mainly by the overseas expansion ambitions of privately owned companies in the retail ...

  8. China gives history lesson on warming

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the north. 'In the long term, warming may not be a curse but a blessing [to China],' he said. 'According to what happened in the past, if the temperature continues to rise ... Stephen Chen As the world begins 12 days of intense discussion in Copenhagen, Denmark, about how to combat climate change, the debate in China is about whether global warming is good ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Retailer Stelux eyes dealmakers to turn around China business

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... the company's performance in China. Stelux's shares advanced nearly 14 per cent at one point and firmed up 10 per cent yesterday to HK$2.53, after Joseph Wong said he plans to nominate Mary Ma and Alex Wong of Boyu Capital, as non-executive directors responsible for Stelux's expansion plan on the mainland. Boyu Capital, a private equity firm specialising in China investment, was set ...

  10. First Data gives China a taste for outsourcing

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parameters. 'This, to our knowledge, is the first contract of its kind in China,' said Henry Tsuei, First Data's north Asia president. 'China as a service provider is catching up ... of [service] outsourcing is very new,' said Mr Tsuei. Since expanding its business to north Asia last year, United States-listed First Data has signed on Industrial & Commercial Bank of China ...




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