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  1. HK among top places for doing business

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the forum's 'Asian Competitiveness' annual report for 2012 says. Separately, Hong Kong ranked as the best place to do business based on data compiled by news agency Bloomberg. ... fifth last year. 'Hong Kong has become a competitive economy relying on the Chinese mainland as its economic hinterland,' the report said. The city leads in three aspects ...

  2. Handful of century-old businesses show their staying power

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... - Sincere Department Stores, which turned 111 this year, and its rival Wing On Department Stores, which was founded in 1907. The Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society, the local gold exchange, ... smoothly on to the next generation is a company able to get through the tough times. This is why some family-run businesses have fallen by the wayside, with court disputes over ownership when ...

  3. Chinese Estates' core earnings slump 89pc

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Chinese Estates reported an 88.7 per cent dive in core earnings last year due to a HK$1.24 billion loss from selling investment securities. The drop came despite ... when such disposal is beneficial to the group and shareholders as a whole,' Lau said. Chinese Estates owns a portfolio of retail and office properties in prime locations. They include ...

  4. CapitaMalls in Suzhou tie-up with Chinese firm

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to raise funds because of its strong cash position, but it would raise its profile in Hong Kong, where it does not develop or own any shopping centre businesses. CapitaMalls Asia shares closed up ...

  5. Business struggles to resume after quake

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... town of Jiegu. A vendor from Henan, named Jiang, started selling commodities he salvaged from his store on Sunday. His neighbour resumed business on Tuesday. As their shops on Hongwei Road, ... soap, washing powder, cigarettes, masks, salt and even bottles of white and red wine. Jiang, 26, said business had been unexpectedly good because many people were short of necessities. He said ...

  6. Xi Jinping reveals new boost for HK business

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... market access for city businesses to be announced during Mr Xi's visit. Delivering a speech at a dinner reception hosted by the Hong Kong government, the state leader said: 'I am happy ... and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in March about the importance of concentrating efforts on developing Hong Kong's economy and improving the livelihoods of its people. ...

  7. Business Digest

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Traditional life insurance policies sales dropped 6.3 per cent to HK$10.22 billion. Gross premiums of general insurance business dropped 4.3 per cent year on year to HK$12.13 billion. New policies ... before the results.Eric Ng ming pao blames property slowdown for flat ads Ming Pao Enterprise Corp, the publisher of Chinese language newspaper Ming Pao Daily News, said the publication's ...

  8. Revaluation gain lifts Chinese Estates earnings

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Chinese Estates Holdings, whose plans to launch a real estate investment trust this year have been rejected, yesterday said underlying interim profit rose 32 per cent on disposal ... investment trust may lead to an increase in interest expenses that might cut earnings by 30 per cent for next year, according to analysts. Chinese Estates earlier planned to raise up to HK$5 billion ...

  9. Chinese medicine unit to list in London

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Hutchison Whampoa plans to spin off its Chinese medicine arm on the London Stock Exchange through a GBP40 million ($540.71 million) share offering. The conglomerate announced ... in Hong Kong. HCM is the holding firm of a mainland pharmaceutical and health-care group focused on traditional Chinese medicine. It will use much of the GBP40 million raised on research ...

  10. Chinese banks' time in the sun may not last

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Chinese bankers are riding high at the moment. They must take care to avoid a fall. On Thursday, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China announced that its earnings in the first half of the year rose 57 per cent to 64.5 billion yuan (HK$73.78 billion). At a shade over US$9.4 billion, that number catapulted ICBC ahead of HSBC, making the Chinese giant the most ...




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