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  1. Not just beer and chocolates

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... between Belgium and Hong Kong at a time when any bright note on the business front will be welcomed. Belgian exports to Hong Kong grew by 5.2 per cent in 2007 from Euro1.94 billion (HK$19.29billion) the previous year to pass the 'psychological barrier' of Euro2billion for the first time, Belgium's consul general to Hong Kong Michel Malherbe said. Antwerp's renowned ...

  2. Trade ties remain strong

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Hong Kong and the mainland prove important business partners for a European nation facing its own political tests, writes Nick Walker Belgium is made of two distinctive linguistic ... explained Belgium Consul General Michel Malherbe. 'As often in the past, democracy is slowly but surely at work, and I trust that in the best Belgian tradition, the spirit of compromise ...

  3. Events

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Hiring expectations across Asia- The Hudson Report- Quarter 2 2009'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Increasing employee productivity and retention'. Bank of America Tower. Spanish Chamber of Commerce and Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce joint breakfast seminar: 'Hong Kong ...

  4. BMX star hopes Alpine training aids title defence

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

    ... in the eastern province of Shandong today. Wong clinched the only gold medal for Hong Kong at the last Games in Nanjing four years ago, and the Belgium-based rider is likely to repeat his success ... said. 'The centre is not too far away from where I live in Belgium and is convenient. I trained for six hours a day. 'A lot of riders from other cycling disciplines also train ...

  5. Horse all-clear earns Lee reprieve

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and put back in quarantine in Belgium. 'These past few days have been agonising for her,' said husband Sam Lee yesterday. 'Jennifer has been under a lot of stress and has been ... with laminitis and withdrew him from quarantine at the team's training base in Belgium, despite fierce objections from Lee that her horse was sound. Her convictions were proven right when subsequent ...

  6. Chamber backs pact to help graduates

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... the problems caused by the economic downturn, but 'anything is better than nothing', said Alex Fong Chi-wai, chief executive of the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce. The Belgium ...

  7. HK expats best paid in world, says HSBC

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Belgium fourth. Singapore ranked top on accommodation, second for luxury living and was joint second with Hong Kong, behind India, for ability to save. ...

  8. Google plans data centre in HK

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of each site at US$600 million. The company spent Euro250 million (HK$2.69 billion) on a facility in Belgium and Euro200 million for another site in Finland. Large data centres in Hong Kong tend ...

  9. UPS to increase number of flights and employees as demand soars

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... adjustments to capitalise on that,' Mr Leung said. The increased services to the US will complement a daily flight to its European hub in Liege, Belgium, and another daily service directly from ...

  10. Trade is blooming like tulips in springtime

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... the Kingdom of the Netherlands is a relatively young entity, having been formed as recently as 1815, only 28 years before Hong Kong became a British Crown Colony. In 1830, Belgium seceded and formed ... and forms the basis of the Flemish dialects spoken in parts of Belgium. Furthermore, Dutch is used widely in the former colony of Suriname, as well as in the Caribbean territories of Aruba ...




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