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  1. Citic Pacific to finance tourism project

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... about its prospects.' He did not give further details. The region has become famous for the Boao Forum of Asia held annually since 2000. Modelled on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Boao Forum is the centrepiece of the mainland's non-government, multilateral approach to reach out to the rest of Asia. But the convention and exhibition facilities in the area, ...

  2. AirAsia X may merge with AirAsia

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So AirAsia X, the long-haul budget airline formed by Tony Fernandes and Sir Richard Branson, might merge with long-established budget airline AirAsia, Mr Fernandes said. Just more than a year after AirAsia's inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth, the long-haul budget airline had proven itself a success and was posting a profit, he said. 'Logically, ...

  3. Cutting air pollution on forum's agenda

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Cutting the air pollution that flows into Hong Kong from Guangdong will be addressed by the provincial People's Political Consultative Conference. Delegate Lewis Luk Tei said he and other conference delegates from Hong Kong were making ...

  4. State of global apparel industry under spotlight

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be discussed at the upcoming Prime Source Forum 2009, which will be held on April 1 and 2 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Organised by APLF, a joint venture between trade fair organiser CMP Asia and international events organiser SIC Group, the forum provides a timely platform for about 60 industry leaders and specialists from Asia, Europe and the United States ...

  5. Private banks drawn eastwards by the rise of Asia's millionaires

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Private banks have shifted their focus from the West to the East as they bid to serve the growing number of millionaires in Asia, in particular in China and India. Clariden Leu, ... in the offices to 160 and we also plan to hire more staff as Asia will be our key growth market in the next five to 10 years,' said Jimmy Lee Kong-eng, Asia chief executive of Clariden Leu. ...

  6. Cargo carriers bank on booming markets in Asia to fuel growth

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... regions, increased demand in Asia and emerging markets should make up for any such shortfall, said Lawrence Rosen, the chief financial officer of Deutsche Post DHL. Express cargo and freight volumes on Asian routes would increase at a rate ranging from the high single-digits to the low double-digits next year, fuelled by dynamic intra-Asia trade, Rosen said. 'We will see ...

  7. Intense battle for talent as banks expand in Asia

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are among banks that have announced plans to hire more private bankers to help Asia's swelling ranks of millionaires manage their money. Recently the Boston Consulting Group said in a research report that wealth in the Asia-Pacific region, outside Japan, is expected to grow at twice the global rate. Barclays Wealth, the global wealth management division of Barclays, announced ...

  8. Stakeholders eye long-term solutions

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and labour, to the diminishing supply chain. To discuss these issues, stakeholders from around the world will gather at the annual Prime Source Forum (PSF), an ideal platform to explore concerns ... at the Convention and Exhibition Centre from March 30 to April 1, and is organised by UBM Asia, APLF and SIC Group. Fluctuations in commodity markets and the surging prices of some raw materials pose ...

  9. Manulife to double army of agents in Asia

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... so that the Canadian insurance giant will double the number of agents it employs across Asia, including in Hong Kong, over the next five years. Manulife's revenue streams are evenly divided between Canada, the United States and Asia, offering life insurance, wealth management and pension products. It is one of the largest life insurance and pension providers in Hong Kong. ...

  10. Costs and political sensitivities hit hopes of a pan-Asia rail link

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih in Beijing Prospective Malaysian and Thai partners in a Chinese-built high-speed rail network linking the mainland with Southeast Asia say prohibitive costs and political sensitivities could delay the plan for a decade. 'High-speed trains may happen in Malaysia in 10 to 15 years, but not in two to three years. The main problem is high-speed rail is too expensive ...




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