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  1. Cosco Pacific in talks with Ningbo on new terminal

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Shanghai's US$18-billion Yangshan port project. 'We are interested in all important ports in China,' Mr Wei told reporters on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia World Logistics ...

  2. CNOOC chief slams protectionism

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... towards raising trade barriers and promulgating protectionist measures to revive domestic economic growth. He was speaking at a panel discussion at the Boao Forum yesterday. Despite rising ... Denise Tsang in Boao The president of China National Offshore Oil Corp, the nation's dominant offshore oil and gas producer, strongly criticised a rising tide of global protectionism ...

  3. Stamp duty increase prompts warning of 'collateral damage'

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... one to two years later. Speaking at the Boao Youth Forum at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Tsang said the initial effect on the property market was to halt 'excessively ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Malaysian bank uses RBS assets to grow in Asia

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan CIMB believes this will help it become a player in the Asian century, says chief Nazir Razak Malaysian bank uses RBS assets to grow in Asia CIMB Group is keen to use its recent acquisition of some Asian assets from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to help it expand rapidly outside its home market, focusing on Southeast Asia and China. Nazir Razak, chief ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo considers buying BlackBerry maker as an option

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... mobile-device business. "We are looking at all opportunities- RIM and many others," chief financial officer Wong Wai Ming said in an interview at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting ... PC market," said Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, an analyst at JI Asia in Hong Kong. Still, Lenovo "can leverage the scale they have in PCs to develop the mobile internet side ...

  6. Business - Companies - TAKEOVERS

    Thai Beverage chief backs Heineken's Asia Pacific Breweries bid

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... fight to take control of Asia Pacific Breweries as billionaire stakeholder Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's Thai Beverage pledged its support. Thai Bev and Charoen's TCC Assets will back ... in China, Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka, and Heineken from China to New Zealand. TCC, controlled by 68-year-old Charoen, offered S$9 billion on September 13 to buy the 70 per cent of F&N he did ...

  7. 'Cut land premiums to revitalise harbour'

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... spokesman Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen, chairman of HSBC Asia-Pacific. He said the forum's research effort was driven by a vision of a better harbour. A bureau spokeswoman said it welcomed ... interesting, the business sector said yesterday. This was one of the suggestions by the Harbour Business Forum, the city's biggest business alliance, after a nine-month study on measures ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - PRIVATE BANKING

    Julius Bär eyes Asian clients after Bank of America Merrill Lynch acquisition

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... private bank Julius Bär is aiming to have a majority of its clients from Asia after it acquired Bank of America Merrill Lynch's private banking business outside the United States. Julius Bär ... will be managed in Asia, making it one of the top five international wealth managers in Asia, its second home market. The acquired unit's financial advisers, clients and related assets under ...

  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... of HMV Hong Kong and Singapore, said customers in Asia remained relatively loyal to physical shops, delivering growth opportunity despite online shopping and digital downloads, such as the launch of iTunes in Asia last year. HMV Hong Kong and Singapore posted combined annual revenue of HK$300 million, with music sales accounting for 28 per cent and visual products 41 per cent, while ...

  10. Train makers to make push into southeast Asia

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China's railway companies plan major initiatives in Southeast Asia and potential co-operation with British companies in high-speed railway. 'This year, we can announce good news on overseas markets which will make investors very happy. Our progress in overseas markets this year will be big. Currently, we are in a lot of overseas negotiations,' said ...




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