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  1. Little company, micro loans, big business

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A typical borrower might be a company employee who moonlights as an online store operator and needs money for procurement. She goes to CreditEase with documents supporting her source of income, ... is that Tang's company does not take deposits or directly make loans. Instead, it finds individuals who are willing to lend directly to the borrowers whom the company has pre-screened. The borrower ...

  2. Owner held after slaves found in factory

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... slavery scandal, in which thousands of workers were found to have been forced to work at brick kilns in Henan and Shanxi. The Global Times quoted Quxian county Civil Affairs Bureau director Wang Yong as saying Zeng Lingquan- who founded the Quxian Beggars Shelter, an aid agency to help the disabled, in 1996- was arrested for involvement in human trafficking and other charges. ...

  3. Growth in key sectors spurs Arup expansion

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... headquarters in 1976. Founded in 1946, Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers and business consultants providing a diverse range of professional services. Its projects include the Hong ... It was involved in the design of Nokia's Beijing headquarters, a so-called green building. With a local design and planning institute, the company is now in talks for a low-carbon study for Beijing. ...

  4. Small-business brokerage profits from shift in city's entrepreneurial culture

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... in turn, contributed to the success of his company. In the past nine years, HKBI has grown from a one-man band to the largest business brokerage in the city, with 100 employees. 'The No 1 one ... for every aspiring entrepreneur. The company, for a commission fee, matches prospective entrepreneurs with existing small businesses. For a one-off charge, it also sells small enterprises it has ...

  5. To be, or not to be a working mum- that's the question

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... by Community Business, a non-profit organisation in Hong Kong that focuses on corporate social responsibility, found that only 47- 8.9 per cent- of board positions on companies listed on the Hang Seng ... of an international financial advice and investment group- Oh, 33, the mother of a two-and-a- half-year child and a five-month old baby, has been more than happy to remain working full time at the company ...

  6. Elec-Tech accused of industrial brutality

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

    ... An investigation by the group earlier this month found more than 60 workers had been disabled by injuries sustained in industrial accidents between July last year and June this year at Elec-Tech's ... of who many are migrant workers. Founded in 1996, Elec-Tech makes toaster ovens, coffee makers, deep fryers, blenders, computer-controlled bread makers, flat irons and outdoor electronic grills ...

  7. Thousands of new jobs KPMG's vote for future

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... business is affected by the downturn because there are fewer initial public offerings, fewer mergers and acquisitions and some companies are holding up their expansion plans. We are no different ... effectively in their local markets as well as together at an international level. In terms of opportunities, we believe there is a lot of business to help companies control risks and capture business ...

  8. Dragages joins fray for deals in Big 10 building projects

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Competition to win contracts in the city's 10 major infrastructure projects is heating up with French construction giant Dragages the latest company to throw its hat in the ring. Dragages Hong Kong is spending millions of dollars to tender for more than HK$10 billion worth of contracts up for grabs as part of the government's economic stimulus package. ...

  9. AsiaInfo acquiring telecoms software rival for US$733m

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Beijing-based AsiaInfo's shares on Friday, the combined company would have a market value of more than US$1.8 billion. 'We will leverage our products and services, which range from system ... domestically, the merged company will explore new revenue drivers by looking abroad.' Once the deal is completed, AsiaInfo shareholders will own 64.2 per cent of the merged company while ...

  10. Positive attitude helps prize winner seize opportunities

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... new to Ernst & Young, she was offered the opportunity to relocate to Shanghai to build the company's first mainland practice for the transaction service. As the first person there, she found herself responsible for everything from office supplies to human resources, and developing the local business plan. She acknowledged that she found the role challenging. She ...




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