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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Apple co-founder wants to become Australian citizen

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 03:20am by AFP

    ... to become a citizen," he told the Australian Financial Review yesterday, saying he was particularly impressed with plans to roll out a national broadband network across the country. Wozniak, who quit Apple in 1987 after 12 years, told local radio in Brisbane last week that he enjoyed his regular visits to Australia. "I am ... on the way to become an Australian citizen, ...

  2. Identifying 'soft dollars' is key to successful cost-cutting exercise

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services and high storage charges for slow moving inventory. 'Many people overlook the 'soft dollars' when they are doing a cost-cutting exercise,' said Joseph Phi, the chairman of GSI Hong Kong, and president and executive director of Integrated Distribution Services (IDS) Group. In his analogy, the 'soft dollars' represents the areas of a company's ...

  3. Tough times call for 'stretching the dollar'

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... the dollar. You should be able to get more for the same dollar than in the good times- from media buying and ad agencies. In terms of keeping the buzz about a product going, we're seeing much ... price-elastic- meaning, for example, that just by dropping the price by 20 dollars you can increase demand- PR and the internet can be very effective at spreading the word. What lessons do you feel ...

  4. Turn your skills into dollars

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com You have decided to earn some extra income. This will enable you to pay for your outings or books. You will also save more money for the future. You have alrea ...

  5. MTR to catch more advertising dollars while you catch the train

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The MTR Corporation is expanding and updating its advertising billboards to stay competitive. Advertising brought in almost HK$500 million last year for the corporation. Central, the fourth-busiest MTR station, will be a focus of the facelift, w ...

  6. Restructuring for 3G shapes as the billion-dollar question

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Balancing business and public needs is a test for Beijing, writes Elaine Chan How to restructure? That is the multi-billion-dollar question hanging over the telecommunications industry, ... six telecommunications operators are controlled by Sasac. These operators are also lobbying hard for a speedy launch of 3G, having spent billions of dollars in an array of projects ...

  7. Sales rise 42pc

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Official figures showed property sales in the first half of this year were better than the previous six months. There were 54,822 sales and purchase agreements, up 42 per cent on the second half of last year, but down 22 per cent from the same period last ...

  8. Losses double at Australian unit

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Losses at Hutchison Whampoa's Australian mobile-phone unit more than doubled to A$409.84 million (HK$2.53 billion) last year, despite the firm adding nearly 70,000 customers to its third-generation (3G) subscriber base in the second half. Hutchison Telecommunications Australia, 58 per cent owned by Hutchison Whampoa, widened its loss by 116 per cent to A$280 million in the second ...

  9. Closure of CDMA network widens loss at Hutchison's Australian unit

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Hutchison Whampoa's mobile-telephone unit in Australia said net loss widened 39 per cent last year because of a one-off expense related to the closure of its CDMA network. However, the subsidiary managed to make positive earnings before ...

  10. Australian firm looks for partners

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Australian wireless company Locatrix Communications has developed a service that helps companies and individuals pinpoint the whereabouts of their colleagues, friends and family anywhere through their mobile handsets. Locatrix is a solution that runs on any network- fixed or mobile- allowing mobile executives and employees to unobtrusively share ...




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