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  1. StanChart digs in amid KFB debate

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or otherwise of the deal until next year. Nevertheless, the debate continues. 'The key attraction of this purchase is the long-term potential,' said Nomura Asian Equity Research banking ...

  2. Hendrix ballet fires up debate over modern performance

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Dino Mahoney When the English National Opera performed act three of Wagner's The Valkyrie to a capacity crowd at the Glastonbury pop festival last summer, plaudits were heaped on this daring initiative that brought classical music to a citadel of pop ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Democracy rules - well, in debate at least There was a spirited debate on democracy on Wednesday evening. It didn't occur in government circles of course - where they are all heartily ... performance by The Times of London columnist David Aaronovitch who proved to be the night's star speaker. As it is customary with Intelligence Squared debates, the audience was polled before ...

  4. Lawmakers reminded of conflict of interest

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Brothers ahead of a debate tomorrow about ways to help investors in the risky derivatives. The debate will include consideration of whether the government should seek compensation ... who have been helping investors seeking refunds from Lehman Brothers derivatives bought similar products. That raises the possibility their participation in the debate and the votes at the end ...

  5. Candidates avoid human rights issues as election looms

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello In the run-up to tomorrow's presidential election in Indonesia, the debate about human rights has been conspicuous only by its absence. Pramono Tanthowi, an analyst ... be included as a topic at one of the five televised debates for presidential and vice-presidential candidates- but they were rebuffed with little explanation. Carmel Budiardjo of Tapol, ...

  6. CIC in talks to buy Fortescue stake

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... will certainly stir more political debate about China's resource purchases in Australia,' said DBS Vickers Securities analyst Helen Wang. 'I think we need to look at the end result of the Chinalco-Rio Tinto Group deal as a benchmark for other deals.' Aluminum Corp of China's (Chinalco) US$19.5 billion bid for stakes in miner Rio and its prime assets sparked a political debate ...

  7. The people's lawmakers?

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... contributed to this problem. The answer, I surmise, is that it depends. On March 10, I initiated an adjournment debate on the rumour about Tung Chee-hwa's resignation. During the deliberations, ... to continue the debate. Even some democrats were unhappy about my move. They insisted that members should respect the time-honoured tradition to allow debate to go on. This is a gross misunderstanding ...

  8. Baosteel cleared to take 15pc holding in Aquila

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... companies triggered a public debate amid fears that Australia was in danger of losing control over its resources. Last month, Patrick Colmer, the head of Australia's Foreign and Investment ...

  9. Chinalco confident Rio deal will be approved

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... resources. Chinalco's proposed acquisition has triggered intense political debate in Australia, with some politicians suggesting the deal and other transactions involving mainland buyers would ...

  10. Cooling measures likely to have a limited effect

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government cooling measures. Certainly, it is desirable a slowdown in home prices is desirable at this time. Market players and economists can debate endlessly about whether a bubble exists in our ...




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