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  1. Wong banks on Asia-Pacific growth prospects

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Maria Chan and Enoch Yiu The Asia-Pacific region would continue to be a key contributor to the earnings of global banking group HSBC, forecast Peter Wong Tung-shun, who takes over ... shift in wealth would help ensure Asia-Pacific contributed not less than 40 per cent of the total group profit for HSBC annually as populous countries such as China and India continued to grow ...

  2. VTech sees potential for growth in Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Chi-yun said yesterday. The company is seeking to boost its exposure in the Asia-Pacific and other regions such as South America, where sales have been less affected by the global financial crisis. 'The revenue from Asia-Pacific and other markets now is less than 10 per cent, which represents a huge growth potential,' said Mr Wong (right). 'We expect to double ...

  3. Japan's security concerns are those of the Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... integrity of Japanese democracy is not just a source of pride for Japan, but a measure of comfort and security for Asia. Here's why: its neighbours will never forget the feral Japanese ... no matter how trying the situation. But for them, make no mistake about it: these are very trying times indeed. Tom Plate is a syndicated US columnist. Copyright: Pacific Perspectives Media Centre ...

  4. Jet set: Regina Lam Managing director Asia-Pacific, Emilio Pucci

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nick Walton Which destination have you returned to again and again? Paris. You just won't get bored with this city regardless of how many times you've been there. It's always a pleasure to stroll along the embankments of the Seine near dusk ...

  5. Buckets of fun

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Lancel's Bucket Bag Creation 1929-2009 Where: Garden Court at Pacific Place When: April 2 What: The French luxury label held a cocktail party to celebrate the opening of its exhibition featuring a selection of some 35 of its bucket-designed handbags from the past 80 years. The highlight was a 4-metre tall bucket bag unveiled by the label's Asia Pacific managing ...

  6. 93pc of Cathay Pacific pilots agree to unpaid leave amid recession

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry More than nine out of 10 Cathay Pacific pilots have agreed to take unpaid leave after a last-minute rush which saw about 1,300 cockpit crew sign up for it in the final 72 hours ... age. Hundreds of younger pilots opted not to. Overall, more than 96 per cent of Cathay Pacific cabin crew and 99.9 per cent of ground staff agreed to take unpaid leave, and chief executive Tony ...

  7. Stormy skies ahead for Cathay Pacific

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry When Cathay Pacific issued a direct appeal to its pilots to take unpaid leave to help the airline through the economic slump, the tone of the message from general manager ... and it is therefore very likely that you will be in a very small minority of Cathay Pacific employees who have stated that they do not wish to assist the company at this difficult time.' Three days ...

  8. The admiral's reach in the US Pacific Command stretches far and wide

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo While the Pentagon's Asia-Pacific commander was in Hong Kong, he was busy handing out a pamphlet explaining the US Pacific Command. On one side is a map showing the vast ... added: 'US Pacific Command will be an engaged and trusted partner committed to preserving the security, stability and freedom upon which enduring prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region ...

  9. Appointments

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... debt restructuring and advising institutional creditors. Sahala Sianipar Managing director, corporate/financial practice, Asia-Pacific Burson-Marsteller Based in Singapore, Mr Sianipar ... Falzon Executive director, Nielsen Media Thailand and Media Index, Asia-Pacific Nielsen Mr Falzon will lead and manage Nielsen's media business in Thailand and lead Media Index service ...

  10. Cosco Pacific reviews strategy amid slow trade

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... ports dropped 11 per cent year on year. Europe and the US fell 15 to 18 per cent and Southeast Asia sank 14 per cent. Shares in Cosco Pacific rose 1 per cent to HK$12.08 yesterday. China Cosco ... Charlotte So Cosco Pacific, the mainland's largest port operator, said yesterday that it would take a more conservative approach towards overseas port projects because the world trade ...




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