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  1. Warehouse rents in Asia-Pacific rising amid export boom

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year to US$16.26 per sq ft per year, moving from the fourth spot worldwide at the end of 2009 to third spot in June 2010. Zurich ranked fourth. In Asia-Pacific, many countries recorded ... top three most expensive markets were in the Asia-Pacific, the same as at the end of last year. Hong Kong continued to take the top spot worldwide at US$951.48 per sq ft, followed by Tokyo ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    US warship in Southeast Asia gives punch to US Asian ‘pivot’

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... new strategic focus on Asia. The deployment of the USS Freedom comes at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula and as China publicly flexes its naval muscle in the South China ... into Changi Naval Base at around 11.00am in Singapore, a long-standing US ally that assists in logistics and exercises for forces in Southeast Asia. The ship, the US Navy’s first LCS, which ...

  3. Ronnie Chan to be co-chairman of Asia Society

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to educate people on the Asia-US relationship. The non-profit organisation, founded by John D. Rockefeller III of the prominent family of US industrialists, has Asia-Pacific centres in Hong Kong, ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com Property tycoon Ronnie Chan Chi-chung has been named as the first Asian to lead the Asia Society, the influential New York-based institution promoting ...

  4. HK ahead of mainland cities for Asia expats

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... according to a human resources agency. Lee Quane, regional director of ECA International Asia-Pacific- which released its annual Location Ratings Survey of top cities for Asian expatriates- cited ... five years or longer.' Hong Kong moved up from fifth in Asia last year to third place this year. It also moved up to 11th from 14th in the global ranking. The top mainland cities ...

  5. HK households second richest in Asia, survey reveals

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong households are the second richest in Asia per capita behind Japan, according to a bank survey released yesterday. The Citibank Asia-Pacific Consumer Wealth Review ... not include property. Vineet Vohra, regional director of Citibank's investment business in Asia-Pacific, said Hong Kong people were getting wealthier faster, in large part due to their high ...

  6. HK consumers found to be pickiest in Asia

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Hongkongers are the pickiest consumers in Asia, a magazine's regional survey has revealed. Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Survey polled 8,000 people in Hong Kong, India, ... in the Philippines. The Asian average was 67 per cent. 'It's more likely that expectations of Hong Kong consumers are much higher than in other areas,' said group advertising director in Asia ...

  7. HK brands are Asia's poor relations

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A regional consumer study showed most city brands lacked high recognition in the Asia-Pacific region. The survey, which analysed answers from 7,000 'upmarket' consumers in Hong Kong, ... Trusted Brand survey, carried out by Nielsen Media Research, showed Cathay Pacific was the only made-in-Hong Kong gold winner region-wide among 42 categories. Fiona So Fong-ying, Reader's ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    US navy accused of 'harassing' carrier Liaoning in South China Sea incident

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 11:30pm by Cary Huang, AP

    ... is a follow-up of their tit-for-tat row over the air defence identification zone," Ni said. Yuan, who specialises in Asia-Pacific security and Chinese defence, said that while the US emphasises ... Pacific Fleet said the 10,000-ton cruiser had to take emergency measures to avoid a collision. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying referred questions to the defence ministry, but insisted ...

  9. City a base for doing business in Asia

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... to establish a regional headquarters here. This often includes Asia or the entire Asia Pacific.' As China continues to open up, it is becoming increasingly easier to do business there. Swedish ... Reports by Michael Taylor As Swedish companies move more aggressively into China, they are treating Hong Kong increasingly as a base for Asia-wide operations rather than a simple platform ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... up efforts to control the South China Sea, Shen Shishun, director of the department of Asia-Pacific security and co-operation at the China Institute of International Studies, said the new ...




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