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  1. South African wilderness trip beckons the adventurous

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... International Wilderness Experience Programme. The nine-day ecological course will see 50 students from Asia, the Middle East, New Zealand and South Africa get back to basics with nature at the Entabeni Game reserve in Johannesburg, South Africa. Cathay Pacific director and chief operating officer Philip Chen said: 'We are sponsoring the programme because we believe it is important ...

  2. Advertising spending to improve with economy

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Buoyed by the improving economy, many Hong Kong companies aim to raise their advertising budgets this year, according to an industry survey. The 11th annual advertising spending ... optimistic about Hong Kong's economy and 52 per cent of those we surveyed plan to boost advertising spending this year,' said Celia Fan, the director of market research at Nielsen. ...

  3. Troubled economy and soaring prices discourage homebuyers

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... and $7,500 per square foot- 50 per cent higher than an average $4,000 per square foot for second-hand flats at nearby South Horizons. The developer is also demanding $15,000 per square foot ...

  4. Boom time for business aviation as region's economies rebound

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With Asian economies recovering strongly in the wake of the global recession, and business aircraft manufacturers increasingly focusing on fast-growing market opportunities across the region, particularly on the mainland, Asian Business Aviation 2011 is set to have a record number of aircraft on static display. Airbus, Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Embraer, Gulfstream, Hawker ...

  5. Dell aims low-cost PCs at emerging markets

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in more than 20 countries across Asia, Africa, eastern Europe and Latin America. 'Within the world's emerging economies, millions of new businesses are demanding just the technology ... there are more than 72 million small businesses worldwide, with 23.4 million in the Asia-Pacific excluding Japan. Latin America and the Europe-Middle East-and-Africa regions follow with 12.5 million ...

  6. Cable TV wins rights to screen Premiership

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... of the soccer World Cup in South Africa, which it would broadcast exclusively. He said at that time it was not yet known when the rise would be implemented and how big it would be. Cable TV has more ... TV. The company also has the rights for the World Cup soccer tournament in South Africa next year and the London Olympic Games in 2012. Meanwhile, PCCW, operator of Now TV- which broadcast ...

  7. Ride with pride

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Boys at Le Mans from 1928 to 1930. While Citro?n embarked on intrepid half-track treks across colonial Africa and Asia, the Brits pulled eccentric publicity stunts: Bentley's Woolf Banato ... highlighted the nation's ambitions as a new economy and the launch of the no-frills, US$2,500 Tata Nano 'People's Car' took the newly rich from two wheels to four, as in 1930s ...

  8. Actual benefits to economy could be served on a small plate

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'It is my great pleasure to be here this afternoon at the launching ceremony of Freescale's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. The choice of Hong Kong highlights our city's attractiveness to semiconductor firms a ...

  9. Inflation concerns eat into SME confidence

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... overheated economy and a slowdown in the United States, according to the findings of a survey released yesterday. The annual survey by United Parcel Service found that Hong Kong fell to fourth place in a rating of competitiveness in the region after being overtaken by South Korea. The mainland remained in first place. UPS interviewed 1,201 SMEs from 16 cities and countries including Australia, ...

  10. Emirates to launch A380 route between HK and Dubai

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... will be able to stretch their legs in the lounge bar, while economy-class passengers will benefit from wider seats and a more spacious cabin, the airline said. Edwin Lau Wing-Chu, Greater China ... in their first month, Lau said. Mainland visitors to Dubai are expanding partly due to the growing number of Chinese state-owned enterprises taking their business into the Middle East and Africa ...




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