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  1. Air cargo firm plans HK$100m IPO

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Air freight forwarder ASR Holdings is the latest company to seek a listing in the Hong Kong stock market, with a plan to raise more than HK$100 million by the end of the year to fund expansion in Asia and Europe. While air cargo has declined since April and the euro-zone debt crisis has hit aviation in general, ASR said its volume has gone up. ...

  2. At last, a European project triumphs

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Amid all the doom and gloom about the possible break-up of the euro zone, another grand European project which has time and again been threatened with failure has delivered. Many of the world's finest physicists at Cern have, by using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), found what is likely to be the Higgs boson, the long-sought particle needed to complete ...

  3. Warm glow expanding rapidly across the globe

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... regulatory requirements. The fair's expanded LED zone will be divided into four sub-zones: LED Outdoor Lighting, LED Indoor Lighting, LED Display Panel and LED Accessories, Parts and Components. ... Yuen. 'This will contribute to the great expansion of the LED market. We see that the global LED lighting market will reach Euro3.9 billion (HK$40.38 billion), with the penetration rate ...

  4. Hotels going hi-tech

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... (two adults and two children under 16), is available for bookings over a three-month period, until mid-February. The room will be offered at Euro199 (HK$2,017) a night. Esseryk says that 90 per ... says Novotel may install the room in another geographic zone and that some of the technology might be developed for other Accor hotels. ...

  5. Market calls

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... about the sector. He is also unsure of the ability of Germany - a major market for solar power - to keep subsidising the industry, given the way it has been pulled into the euro-zone sovereign ...

  6. Arianespace sees 20pc rise in satellite demand

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of company sales. The economic crisis prompted many banks to temporarily cut lending to some small satellite companies and derailed launches. The launch fee per satellite is about Euro100 million (HK$1.14 billion) while the satellite building cost is Euro200 million, plus 12 to 15 per cent for insurance. Banks have begun extending credit to the industry again, according to Balaam. Sky high ...

  7. Johnson Electric profit hits US$187m

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Electronic component manufacturer Johnson Electric reported a 2.7 per cent increase in net profit to a record US$187 million in the financial year to March 31. Sales grew modestly by 2 per cent to US$2.14 billion. However, sal ...

  8. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    HKBN fires up city Wi-fi hot spot spree

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Fresh from a major bond offering and buying Y5Zone, Hong Kong Broadband plans to extend wireless network's reach over next 18 months HKBN fires up city ... aggressive deployment followed its acquisition this week of Y5Zone, a wholesale provider of wireless broadband network services that operates 6,500 hot spots in Hong Kong and more than 600 ...

  9. Daya Bay drill to test safety plans

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... contingency plan for Daya Bay. The emergency drill is the first to be conducted since the plan was revised after the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan last year. The last drill was in November 1996. ... is concerned, that would affect only a few residents and tourists on Tung Ping Chau, on the far side of Mirs Bay. An 85 kilometre emergency control zone, including Hong Kong, would be set up for food ...

  10. Undersea cable repairs delayed by nuclear crisis

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Japan's nuclear crisis, considered the worst since Chernobyl in 1986. 'The big problem after the earthquake is the radiation leak from the Fukushima nuclear plant,' Bill Barney, ...




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