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  1. Bicycle giant teeters on brink of bankruptcy

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Huarong files insolvency action against debt-ridden Shenzhen China Bicycle Shenzhen China Bicycle, the mainland's biggest bicycle exporter, yesterday warned shareholders ... its bicycles used in international sports events such as the 2000 Sydney Olympics, said in an announcement that in a worst-case scenario it would be delisted if the court granted the order. ...

  2. Police boost fleet of electric bikes

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com The government has ordered 11 electric motorcycles for the police and the Water Supplies Department to promote wider use of the vehicles, which cut fuel costs by half. The move follows a year-long trial in which police used ...


    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan A few eyebrows did a bicycle kick towards the ceiling when Qatar won its bid to host soccer's Fifa 2022 World Cup. But the MICE game is on for the Gulf emirate. Event planners and travel industry executives gained insights into Doha's plans when its tourism chiefs visited Hong Kong recently. Qatar Tourism Authority chairman Ahmed Abdullah al-Nuaimi was keen ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... with Ben Kwok bombings in baghdad pave way for business boom for bicycle makers The deteriorating security situation in Baghdad has produced a boom in sales of bicycles from China ... oil producers and so blessed with low petrol prices. But amid the car bombings and other insurgent attacks, travelling by bicycle is now safer than driving a car in the city. US and Iraqi ...

  5. Galaxy keeping its HK options open

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lithium batteries in electric bicycles],' Tse said in an interview late last month. Galaxy was listed in Sydney in 2007. Another factor stalling the need for a hurried resurrection of listing ... shareholders a 27 per cent price premium for their shares. The merger will allow Galaxy to expand its upstream resources to meet surging downstream demand from the electric bicycle and vehicles market. ...

  6. The supply line of a thousand cuts

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the capital's fourth ring road. Truck drivers lean hard on their horns. Peasant farmers and small-time traders on pushbikes impatiently rattle their bicycle bells, even though no one can hear. Xinfadi ... a trader who is wheeling his bicycle through the garlic bay, says the crush and bustle in the market does not mean small traders like him are getting rich. The 45-year-old Beijinger, who is dressed ...

  7. Vehicles to drive up demand for lead

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... restrictions on battery-powered bicycles and motorbikes. But global shortages of concentrate, the raw material, may constrain lead production next year in China, one of the primary lead exporters ... this year has been driven by electric bicycles.' But an official for Zhuye Torch said Beijing was drafting new standards that will limit the maximum speed of electric bikes and a ban ...

  8. Taiwanese bike maker has smooth ride on mainland

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... growing mainland market, but the benefits did not last long. Giant is generally regarded as the world's largest bicycle maker, with sales expected to top 5.5 million this year. And it has been looking to the mainland for further growth. Since a trade deal with the mainland to lower import tariffs took effect on January 1, sales of its high-end bicycles there have grown ...

  9. China firms swoop on faltering US bike maker

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Mainland suppliers and a government insurer are expected to assume majority control of Huffy Corp, one of the oldest and largest bicycle manufacturers in the United States. Once ... ranked the No2 US bicycle maker after Schwinn for the past four decades. But the firm's high labour costs and increased competition from domestic upstarts and foreign imports led to a string ...

  10. Boss trumpets career success

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... which have community-based values and are socially responsible. The mentality that 'we can make it happen' or 'we can make the office fantastic with skateboards and bicycles ...




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