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  1. Corporate conscience

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... with the Japan Business Federation and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are in the process of establishing guidelines for companies on environmental policy, legal compliance and human rights. ... landscape. Let's hope it prevails, paving the way for good news about Japan's economy. ...

  2. Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... For bookings, e-mail reservations.cwsw@shangri-la.com or visit www.shangri-la.com. Deal of the week Farrington American Express Travel is offering a three-night package to Sapporo, Japan, with round-trip, economy-class tickets on Cathay Pacific, starting from HK$5,790 per person. Accommodation at this price is at the fairly basic Hotel Vista Sapporo (www.hotel-vista.jp) but you can upgrade ...

  3. New Product

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the potential for additional upside through a basket of 21 stocks listed among three emerging markets. HSBC's chief investment officer equities, Asia ex-Japan, Ayaz Ebrahim, says he is upbeat about the potential for capital gains despite concerns the global economy appears to be slowing. 'China, India and Thailand enjoy good prospects in view of the their strong economic growth, attractive ...

  4. LSE steps up push for mainland listings

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... China Morning Post that China, India and Russia were markets the LSE would be targeting as they represented almost 90 per cent of the global economy outside the US, Europe and Japan. 'It ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Yata vows cheaper food after openings

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Economies of scale will add to benefits of falling yen at Japanese-themed retail chain as it opens three new outlets in Hong Kong in three months Yata vows cheaper food after openings Food prices at the Japan-themed department store chain Yata will fall further when three new outlets open in the next three months, it said. Although the chain, ...

  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    L'Occitane on track to reach store expansion target

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... period, a reflection of the weaker global economy. Sales from recently added stores nearly doubled. Gross profit margin was steady at 82 per cent, while operating margin was largely flat at 9 per cent. Japan, its largest market, accounting for 23 per cent of total sales, saw same-store sales fall 6.5 per cent because of weak consumer sentiment. This was offset by new store openings, ...

  7. High hopes for finance sector

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Bianca Reyes

    ... Reports by Bianca Reyes Banks and financial services companies are expecting growth to continue as the economy prospers MACAU'S ECONOMIC boom has benefited both banks and financial ... business, may achieve higher growth as the economy of Macau is expected to prosper. 'The average income of Macau citizens will increase and more people may consider buying properties ...

  8. A decade of cutting-edge technology

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... in technology R&D and, to do that, the government must earmark more funds for technology research. Cheung points to other Asian economies that have spent more on R&D in relation to their gross domestic product. Hong Kong spends only about 0.8 per cent of its GDP on R&D, whereas economic powerhouses, such as Japan, the mainland and South Korea, spend 2-3 per cent. 'Hong Kong must ...

  9. Groupon bargain site launched on mainland

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... launched group-buying portal, GaoPeng.com. It marked the US-based Groupon's most ambitious expansion in the Asia-Pacific, with the mainland now the world's second-largest economy and home ... November; and Japan in August. GaoPeng.com, headquartered in Beijing, started accepting e-mail registrations from local consumers, promising daily deals with local merchants from this month. ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Zealand. The country at the bottom of the list is Somalia with the next worst being Yemen, Sudan, Chad and Afghanistan. The index ranks 197 economies and considers factors such as cost of living, culture and leisure, economy, environment, freedom, health, infrastructure, safety and risk, and climate. With the US ranked 7th, and Britain 25th, the first Asian ranking is Japan at 36, followed ...




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