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  1. UBS sets sights on Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen With two members of its group executive board located in Hong Kong, Swiss financial giant UBS plans to step up its game in the Asia-Pacific, saying it would double its revenues in the region within three to five years. It also plans for Asia to contribute a full third of UBS Group revenues in the long term. Doubling revenues in the Asia-Pacific means contributions from ...

  2. FedEx keeps its Asia-Pacific hub in Philippines

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The news of a relocation to the former Clark air force base is a blow to Guangzhou Federal Express (FedEx) will sign an agreement next month to relocate its Asia-Pacific ... the move yesterday. 'Our position has not changed. We have not made a decision about where we will move our Asia-Pacific hub,' he said. He said Guangzhou and Clark were the front-runners. ...

  3. HK carrier to expand Asia services

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Cargo carrier Air Hong Kong will expand its Asian network by launching express services to Taipei, Seoul and Osaka in the first quarter of 2005, after taking delivery of six new freighters from Airbus Industries ordered in January this year. The routes are planned to replace some services operated by Cathay Pacific Airways, which owns 60 per cent of Air Hong Kong. ...

  4. Marriott to build 57 hotels in Asia despite shrinking global economy

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hoteliers are pressing ahead with their expansion plans. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has said it planned to add 14 Asia-Pacific hotels in the coming three years, while InterContinental Hotels Corp ... than 12,000 rooms in the region and plans to double that number by 2012, with a focus on key markets such as China, India, Thailand and the South Pacific. Mr Fuller said he expected Asia ...

  5. Asia provides sanctuary from the storm

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... for years to come,' House added. For bond investors, yields are considerably better in Asia. Any returns in local currencies will also be boosted if they're translated into US dollar terms. 'Across a majority of Asia-Pacific, real yields remain attractive,' HSBC strategists Andre de Silva, Virgil Esguerra and Seong Ki-yong write in their latest global fixed-income ...

  6. Citi sees its future and fortunes tied to Asia

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... operations. He joined Citi in 1998 as its Asia Pacific head for operations and technology and was promoted to his current post in the middle of last year. Citi has a long history in Asia. In Hong ... Enoch Yiu Stephen Bird, the Scottish banker in charge of Citi in Asia, received a frantic e-mail from a worried depositor at the peak of the global financial crisis. Following the collapse ...

  7. Prospectus pact ends as LSE opens Asia office

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Asia-Pacific regional office in Hong Kong to try to entice more mainland firms to list in Britain. LSE chairman Chris Gibson-Smith confirmed the prospectus pact had ended in failure. 'The ...

  8. More work needed on Microsoft's test Asia package for beginners

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as it is not delivering the same quality experience due to the limitations imposed and the failure to allow the operating system to grow with users as they gain experience,' Gartner Asia-Pacific ...

  9. Philips strengthens its connections in Asia

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... technologies,' said Hong Kong-based Andreas Wente, president and chief executive at Philips Electronics Asia-Pacific. He said this spectrum of activities, which Philips collectively calls ... highly skilled developing markets to boost its competitiveness. This decade has seen the electronics giant increase its activities across Asia's fast-growing markets, where it has about ...

  10. New DHL hub expands China links

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... that DHL bought recently with Cathay Pacific, as they turn their sights to the booming mainland cargo market. Ross Allen, network director (Asia-Pacific) for DHL Express, said the firm would link 'two or three' mainland cities to the network as well as another destination in Japan. Chief executive (Asia-Pacific) John Mullen said the new hub was a milestone for Asia's biggest ...




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