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  1. Iceland warms to Chinese tycoon's Arctic hotel plan

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A Chinese tycoon appears closer to realising his dream of building a luxury resort near the Arctic after coming to terms with Iceland's government ... jobs. The resort would target wealthy Chinese tourists, the report said. But Yao declined to confirm the numbers, saying details were subject to changes amid negotiations. 'After rejecting ...

  2. UAE port targets Chinese investors

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Malaysia, to promote the tariff-free area to potential investors. Ras Al Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. There is already a strong Chinese link to the industrial zone ... relationship in the energy and agricultural sectors. Alan Pollard, RAK Ports business development manager, said investors in Ras Al Khaimah and its maritime centre could set up a manufacturing hub ...

  3. Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Bermuda is stepping up its efforts to attract Chinese and Hong Kong companies to use the territory as their base of incorporation, in the face of intense competition from other low-tax jurisdiction rivals such as the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Wayne Furbert, Bermuda's Minister of Business Development and Tourism, was in Hong ...

  4. The business view on China

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang and Cary Huang Q1 What is your biggest concern about doing business in China? Q2 Identify two difficulties you have encountered while doing business here. Q3 What is your ... for Westerners to have a cookie-cutter approach to doing business in China. We need to be flexible. A2 When we opened our first foreign office, which was in Shanghai, in the mid-1990s, things were a lot ...

  5. Special suppliers blur boundaries between politics and business

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang ed.zhang@scmp.com One prominent feature of the market economy with Chinese characteristics is the common claim by companies to be designated 'special suppliers' ... Business News says the label also comes at a high price, with an endorsement from the Great Hall costing a supplier up to 5 million yuan (HK$6.1 million) a year. Nonetheless, it can be a more ...

  6. Chinese looking to homes in Singapore

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese have overtaken Malaysians as the second-largest overseas buyers in Singapore's residential market, despite the Singaporean government introducing measures aimed at cooling down the market. In the first quarter of this year, said international property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle, Chinese and Malaysian buyers bought more than 50 per cent of the flats sold ...

  7. Popular course on mainland affairs is 'our business'

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... the fast-changing market and the challenges faced by foreign businesses. It is taught by Eric Thun, the Peter Moores lecturer in Chinese Business Studies and a political scientist by training, whose ... in the mainland, and covers Chinese history, politics and the evolution of the economy during the reform era. 'The assumption is that it is impossible to understand business in China without ...

  8. Unfinished business

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... and became a Canadian. Well, not quite a Canadian. The 'head tax' levied only on Chinese immigrants at the time granted them a kind of second-class citizenship. They could not vote, ... it up to them somehow, so between 1885 and 1923, more than 82,000 Chinese paid the racist tax. All but a handful are now dead. But Charlie Quan is still very much alive. And he wants his money ...

  9. Beijing bid to expand HK's yuan business

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... that has been permitted to handle yuan business,' said Yi Xianrong, a financial expert with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a leading government think-tank. Professor Yi said ... Cary Huang in Beijing The central government is considering a proposal to allow Hong Kong to expand its yuan business related to the mainland's financial help to developing countries, ...

  10. HK is haven of hope for business

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... period,' Ms Kraatz said. The chamber was first established in Hong Kong as a French business association in 1986. It now has 620 members and is part of a worldwide network of 110 French chambers involving more than 23,500 companies. Crucially, its members ensure business can be conducted despite political tension. Sour diplomatic relations between France and China have seen protests outside ...




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