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  1. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Diamonds and gold are Malca-Amit’s best friends

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:34am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but they have also been good to Malca-Amit. For decades, the company has been providing storage and secure transportation for diamonds, gold, jewellery and artworks. A growing demand for diamonds and gold from China and other parts of Asia led the firm, founded in Israel in 1963, to move its global headquarters from London ...

  2. Business - Comment

    Diamonds better than silver for trading contract

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Gold & Silver Exchange should heed mainland mothers' needs and offer a sparkling contract Silver doesn't cut it, but diamonds will The Chinese ... diamonds. In fact, the local bourse may want to consider diamond trading because it is now a hot item on wedding shopping lists on the mainland. Despite its name, the 103-year-old exchange has over ...

  3. News - World - CRIME

    Mystery of missing US$50m diamond

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Mystery over missing US$50m gem Swiss authorities are investigating the disappearance of a huge pink diamond estimated to be worth around US$50 million from a reputable storage firm. Prosecutors ordered a probe after a South African-Guinean diamond trader, Sylla Moussa, filed a complaint in September claiming the 50.66-carat pink diamond he had been ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai officers cleared of killing in Saudi ‘blue diamond’ affair

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Officers cleared of killing in 'blue diamond' affair A Thai court yesterday dismissed a case against five former policemen accused of killing a Saudi ... as the "blue diamond" affair. Saudi Arabia has long suspected official involvement in the 1990 disappearance of businessman Mohammad al-Ruwaili and the murders of three members of Saudi ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Universal suffrage without genuine choice is meaningless, says democracy academic Larry Diamond

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... to vote freely- if potential candidates are screened out by an undemocratic body, one of the world's leading academics on democracy has said. Professor Larry Diamond, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, was speaking amid concern that Beijing will insist on a nomination system that screens out candidates it finds unacceptable for the 2017 race. Diamond ...

  6. News - China

    'Smuggler caught with diamonds in his pants'

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 05:20pm by DARREN WEE

    ... at a checkpoint at Shenzhen trying to smuggle more than 7,000 diamonds in his underwear, according to a mainland media report. The man was stopped at the Shenzhen Bay crossing last Thursday after customs officers noticed he was walking in a peculiar manner, the Guangzhou Daily said. Officers searched him and found a small plastic bag in his underwear containing thousands of small diamonds ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HK$1 million blue diamond lost and found at Hong Kong International airport

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 07:02pm

    ... a HK$1 million blue diamond at Hong Kong International Airport today. Panic was averted, however, when it was found that the unaccompanied bag – and its valuable contents – had been found ... to the check-in counter on the departure hall but he left behind the bag on the ground,” a police officer said. Meanwhile, two patrolling airport security officers found the bag contained a blue diamond ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    ‘Ugly’ US$20 diamond reveals proof of water held deep within the earth

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Geologists believe an 'ugly' US$20 stone offers proof that minerals retain liquid up to 660 kilometres beneath the surface of the planet Diamond holds proof of water deep in earth A small, battered diamond found in the gravel strewn along a shallow river bed in Brazil has provided evidence of a vast "wet zone" deep inside the earth that could hold ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leading democracy scholar Larry Diamond suggests forming parliament in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... is worried about unfettered populism and polarisation, switching to a parliamentary system would provide a better and safer model," Stanford University's Professor Larry Diamond, who has ... election, Diamond said some form of public nomination "is the only way to produce a chief executive democratically". Beijing officials have voiced reservations, if not ruled out, ...

  10. Magazines - Style - LUST-HAVE

    Star appeal

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:58pm by Vivian Chen

    ... and is matched with more than 14ct of diamonds. Price on request 2.  BOUCHERON The Soleil Radiant necklace captures the unique play of light and shadow inspired by the sun, about HK$10 million 3.  BULGARI A 47.6ct cushion-cut sapphire sits in the centre of this necklace, surrounded by 26 round brilliant-cut diamonds and turquoise. The elegant piece adds a touch of colour to your evening, ...




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