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  1. From blockbuster deals to leaps, kicks and plots

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of Spirits, was released this summer. All her works are in the Chinese language. 'I always loved to read martial arts novels, especially those written by Louis Cha Leung-yung,' Chen said. ... book won first prize in a nationwide competition for online novels. Critics praise her work for continuing the tradition of the Chinese martial arts novel, where the heroes were swordsmen ...

  2. Making money an art for city's banknote designer

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in fine arts and graphic design. Now 75, Steiner came to Hong Kong in 1961 as design director of the Asia Magazine. Like many expatriates, he loved the city so much that his initial nine-month ... the number eight means rich and lucky in the Chinese culture,' he said while showing etchings of the banknote. In his earlier design, he had drawn a Chinese maid but Standard Chartered wanted ...

  3. Sotheby's expects recovery in collectible sales

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Just like the stock and bond markets, the auction world of paintings, jewellery, watches and wine is by no means recession-proof. Sales of art, jewellery and wine through ... months, we have also seen signs of recovery in arts sales recently,' Vinciguerra said. He estimates Sotheby's autumn auction of 2,400 items of art, jewellery and wine now being held ...

  4. What Year of the Ox holds for investors

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... While the Year of the Ox is bad for investment, Mr Wong says this is a good year to get married and have babies. 'The Ox in Chinese tradition represents hard work,' he said. 'The fung shui this year also shows it may be easier for newly married couples to have a lovely baby who is healthy, smart and hard-working.' Analyst makes big switch Finance and the arts may ...

  5. The art of branding is just one big Game

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Now it's time for Chinese brands such as Tsingtao Brewery, China Mobile, Lenovo and Li Ning to boost their international profiles from the springboard of the Beijing Olympics. Branding ... is not an official sponsor of the Games but it has sponsored Chinese gymnastics, diving, shooting and table tennis, which has brought the brand to an audience of millions. The company is named after its ...

  6. Insurer says lowering risk first lesson from turmoil

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and third quarters. The United States system, which Chinese companies are adopting, requires a full set of financial figures every quarter. Sir David is no stranger to China, having helped insurance ... art and photography. 'They will certainly not go into insurance,' Sir David said. 'I do not see either of them wanting to be lord mayor either.' His wife, Tessa, also ...

  7. Banker looks beyond big money and power

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to the business world, in particular to the reform and development of China, was through some kind of employment with a Chinese or Chinese-related company. When you left Citi in May, you mentioned you ... six months? I read a lot of books, some of them new and some old, on art, religion and cooking. Reading old books in a way is like getting re-acquainted with old friends. I did things ...

  8. Briton to head securities watchdog

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... It also makes Mr Wheatley the only non-Chinese head of a Hong Kong regulatory body. The government source said Mr Wheatley had beaten local and overseas candidates, including chairman's ... qualified as an accountant in 1984, attained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of York in 1980 and was awarded a Master of Business Administration degree by City University in 1993. He ...

  9. The investment show goes on for director

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Faces of Eve and Girl with a Suitcase, as well as No Biz Like Show Biz. He spent several years in management roles at Metro Radio, from 2000 to 2006, before returning to the performing arts ... to non-Americans. I think the Chinese could find these projects interesting. Do you think you are rich or poor? It depends on how you define rich and poor. If you look at my bank account, I guess you could ...

  10. Chan saddles up for Games, tax challenges

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... people to become addicted. We have paid HK$60 million in recent years to the Ping Wo Fund which deals with problems related to gambling. Some people believe the Chinese like gambling- do you agree? It's not just Chinese or Hongkongers who like to gamble. You will find in many places there are a lot of people who like gambling. The key thing is to ensure that people ...




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