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  1. Consumers pay the price for scarce water

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... early stages of consolidation,' KPMG's Simpson said, as Chinese companies expand outside their home territories and buy water suppliers elsewhere. Whatever consumers have to pay for water, they want more accountability from the local governments who are key players on the water scene. Making consumers pay more for water can foster conservation, Beijing resident Zhong Yu ...

  2. China Gas price declines following news of fraud

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Gas Holdings' share price dived by 18.3 per cent after it revealed on Monday night that two of its directors had been detained in Shenzhen since mid-December on suspicion of embezzlement involving gas projects in Hubei province. This ra ...

  3. Eyewear boss, staff guilty in fraud trial

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The founding chairman of Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings and two other defendants have been found guilty in a fraud case involving the company that once boasted of being one of world's largest eyewear manufacturers. The jury yesterday found Moulin-chairman Ma Bo-kee along with Lam Chun-wai and Or Tak-yim guilty of charges related to the creation of false documents, ...

  4. Consumers return products to pharmacies

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Ng Yuk-hang, Clifford Lo, Ng Kang-chung Worried consumers streamed into pharmacies to return Marching Pharmaceutical Ltd (MPL) products yesterday after the Hong Kong-based drug ... licence suspension are the latest developments in two controversies involving local drug makers in the past week that have sparked public concerns about the regulatory system. Consumers can return ...

  5. Mainland consumers prefer local products to overseas brands

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Mainland consumers favour local brands over foreign ones as domestic manufacturers are more capable of catering to their demands, according to a survey ... is a unit of Beijing Enterprises Holdings. The findings were based on a survey of 5,000 consumers in five cities. It was the first by AlixPartners that focused on the mainland consumer market. ...

  6. Brilliant tie could be drawn too tight for flying consumers

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... making everyone more or less happy. Brilliant! Still, for all its benefits to the airlines involved, Below Deck can't work out whether this deal will make consumers very happy, or what ...

  7. A case of outsourcer beware

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Humphrey

    ... to outsource in China, a survey last year showed more than 50 per cent of the manufacturers of consumer goods in China were not making money. Losses were blamed on various factors ... real profits is sloppy risk management that allows fraud, graft and white-collar crime to erode margins. About 16 per cent of gross domestic product is lost to fraud and embezzlement ...

  8. Appointments

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... financial investigations in areas such as fraud and corruption for private sector clients and major listed companies. Wong joined KPMG in 1996. Christopher Xing Principal, China tax, Hong Kong KPMG ... utilities, as well as consumer products manufacturing. Jasson Han Senior consultant Weil, Gotshal & Manges Han joins Weil as a partner-level senior consultant from Simmons & Simmons in Hong ...

  9. Police raids net five in Moulin fraud case

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir Company founder, son and three other people arrested amid suspected $1.6b fraud at the debt-hit spectacles maker Police have arrested five people connected to Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings, including chairman Ma Bo-kee and his chief executive son Cary Ma Lit-kin, amid a suspected $1.6 billion fraud at the debt-ridden firm. The executives and three other people were ...

  10. Mother and son team ran credit fraud scam, court told

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A mother and son were directors of a company involved in a complex credit fraud scheme which ran for five years, a Court of First Instance jury heard yesterday. Chan Chi-wah, 67, and Li Chi, 46, have pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud over the scheme which ran from September 1993 to September 1997. They also deny 19 alternative counts of false ...




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