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  1. Asia-Pacific beckons CLP's new investments

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Power utility CLP Holdings will consolidate its assets with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region after reporting a 26 per cent jump in net profit last year to HK$10.33 billion. Chief executive Andrew Brandler yesterday said the group would integrate the recently acquired electricity retailing business in New South Wales, Australia, with its flagship TRUenergy, expand ...

  2. Asia Aluminum's grand scheme turns ugly

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... report seen by the South China Morning Post, construction was chaotic, with many avoidable delays. The engineer, Bernie Mittenberger, left Asia Aluminum in March but remains a consultant. He told ... is at the centre of bitter financial infighting and industrial unrest as ugly as its surroundings are beautiful. That location is the grand-sounding Industrial City. It is owned by Asia Aluminum Holdings, ...

  3. Euro-Asia secures $30m offer as deadline looms

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... according to a source familiar with the liquidation. A suitor for Euro-Asia Agriculture (Holdings), which has been suspended from trading for more than 13 months, could be announced as soon ... be enough to settle half of the $60 million Euro-Asia owes its principal bank creditors in Hong Kong- BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) subsidiary Chiyu Banking Corp and HSH Nordbank of Germany, which may ...

  4. Spiritless holiday

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... B.J. Lee Six years after the Asian financial crisis, South Korea's economy has become more competitive than ever before. After years of painstaking reforms, it has regained its ... by troubled economies with a great deal of envy and amazement. Why, then, does the average South Korean on the streets of Seoul feel depressed during the joyful holiday season? How can one explain ...

  5. Arrival of global airline competition starting to hit home

    Posted Dec 20th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... is also what enabled Malaysia-based AirAsia to set up a Thai-based carrier, allowed Qantas to set up Jetstar Asia in Singapore, prompted Virgin to consider starting a new airline in Macau ... the nationality barrier, but it may soon be entirely broken down. The message is clear for airlines in Asia- home-based competitors may no longer be from home. It's simple economics It has nothing ...

  6. Appointments

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Craig Foster Senior vice-president, South District UPS Asia Pacific Based in Singapore, Mr Foster has overall responsibility for UPS package and supply chain operations in 29 countries, including Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. He joined UPS in 2001. Pattie Walsh Partner and head of Asia employment practice DLA Piper ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investment banking division ('HSBC cuts profitability target: shares plunge', March 1). HSBC defends this because apparently Asia did not experience a banking crisis in 2008. Try telling ... people's money. Maybe there was no crisis visible to HSBC's bankers, but their claim that Asia had no crisis will find little sympathy with people outside the alternate universe of HSBC's ...

  8. Norsk Hydro withdraws offer for Asia Aluminum

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro has dropped its rescue offer for troubled mainland firm Asia Aluminum Holdings after just five days. Norsk Hydro launched the putative takeover offer for Asia Aluminum last Friday. The mainland firm is in provisional liquidation and owes US$985 billion to its western lenders before interest payments. It is understood government ...

  9. Asia Aluminum may receive rescue offer from Norsk Hydro

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

    ... Naomi Rovnick Asia Aluminum Holdings, which is in a fierce restructuring battle with its western lenders, will receive a last-minute rescue bid from Fortune 500 aluminium giant Norsk ... on June 29. The offer would be substantially higher than the one already on the table from Asia Aluminum's management team but it could founder on stiff political opposition on the mainland. ...

  10. Lenovo still Asia's top PC supplier

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Mainland giant retains market share in region even as shipments decline Lenovo Group held on to its standing as Asia's top personal computer supplier in the fourth quarter ... at bay chief rivals Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Acer, respectively, the world's top three personal computer vendors. IDC estimated personal computer shipments in Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan, ...




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