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  1. Alibaba chiefs quit after probe into sales fraud

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Supplier' programme in 2009 and 1,107 who signed up last year engaged in fraud against international buyers. The fake suppliers would typically offer electronic consumer goods at low prices using ... Toh Han Shih Two top officers at mainland internet giant Alibaba.com resigned yesterday to take responsibility for a massive sales fraud conducted through the firm's e-commerce ...

  2. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo completes strategic acquisition in Brazil

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... of personal computers and consumer electronics products in Brazil. The HK$1.113 billion corporate takeover, which was first announced in September, is part of a series of strategic investments planned ... operations, knows the Brazilian consumer and will immediately help us establish a strong retail presence [in the market]." With seven manufacturing facilities in the Manaus Free Trade Zone, CCE ...

  3. HK firm brings Polaroid back from dark age

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in December last year after a fraud scandal that put the founder of its parent company behind bars. Six months later, a joint venture led by Boston-based Gordon Brothers Group and Toronto's Hilco Consumer Capital completed the acquisition of the company and began the process of reviving it. Hong Kong-based Summit Global Group earned an exclusive five-year licence in June to produce ...

  4. Hangzhou remains a city of consuming passions

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill In China, the rich go to enormous lengths to disguise their wealth. They avoid the media, own ordinary cars and dress down, in order not to attract the attention of kidnappers, criminals and officials eager to take a part of their fortun ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. SEEC finalising deals with four global partners

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SIDNEY LUK SEEC Holdings, which publishes the financial magazine Caijing, is in final negotiations with four global publishing firms to expand its portfolio of consumer ... such as corporate fraud and abuses of power. Mr Wang said that agreements would take the form of joint ventures or licensing. 'We also plan to acquire some foreign titles and launch Chinese editions ...

  7. SEEC finalising deals with four global partners

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with four global publishing firms to expand its portfolio of consumer-driven publications. Wang Boming, chairman of SEEC and main-board listed SEEC Media, did not name the foreign parties, but said ... investigative business reporting and willingness to tackle controversial topics such as corporate fraud and abuses of power. Mr Wang said that agreements would take the form of joint ventures ...

  8. Appointments

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Lawrence Lam Director of consumer lending Citibank Global Consumer Group (HK) Mr Lam will be responsible for consumer finance including personal loans and mortgages. Weber Lo, chief executive and country business manager, said: 'Simon is a role model for Citibank's talent management ...

  9. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Commodities broker Newedge eyes world's fastest-growing market

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... consumer of the world. This is why we need to be here." The LME website showed the value of trading for last year up to December 6 was US$13.6 trillion, against US$15.4 trillion in all ...

  10. Rich pickings for loan guarantors, but at a price

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... financial fraud and demanding details of his personal properties. The company issued a press release on the matter late last year. Zhang denied any wrongdoing. The company issued another statement ...




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