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  1. Europeans eye HK banks for mainland expansion

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Maria Chan and Enoch Yiu European financial firms are likely to snap up stakes in more Hong Kong mid-sized lenders and insurers as a stepping stone to expand on the mainland and Asia ... unit, Citic Ka Wah Bank. Kenneth Morrison, managing director of the Hong Kong unit of Mazars, a European accounting firm, said the series of deals showed European institutions prefer to use Hong ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the development of cross-strait relations. Cross-strait exchanges in culture and education would be expanded in a bid to boost mutual understanding between the two sides. European leaders likely to seek Beijing's help European Union President Herman van Rompuy (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso attend the 14th China-EU Summit, which starts in Beijing today. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    As Asia grows, SMEs must venture out, or miss out

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by ALBERT CHAN

    ... will increase by 90 per cent, and that of imports by 50 per cent, over the same period. Evidence for the benefits international SMEs enjoy is mounting. A report by the European Commission's enterprise and industry division found that being active across borders correlates with higher turnover growth. Between 2007 and 2009, more than half of European SMEs that invested or took ...

  4. With penal code, nation is set for EU entry talks

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Emilie Boyer King

    ... and threatened to delay Turkey's 41-year quest to join the union. Following Sunday's approval of the code, the European Commission, which backs Turkey's bid, is now expected to speak ... Emilie Boyer King in Paris The European Union is likely to give Turkey the green light to start membership negotiations after the Turkish parliament approved a new penal code ...

  5. Eurobonds unlikely to tempt Asia investors

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Scrambling to find solutions to the euro zone debt crisis, Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, and other influential voices have floated the idea ... now offered in core European countries might have attractions. 'Investors with strong views and the stomach for volatility might look, for example, at investment-grade government bonds ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Centre for International Economic Exchanges. The central bank's deputy governor, Hu Xiaolian (left), has said the European debt crisis especially created uncertainty for China's economic growth and its efforts to tame inflation. Euro zone 2: Plan for tighter economic governance The European Commission is due to outline proposals for stronger euro-zone economic governance ...

  7. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May 2009 The European Commission adopts the EU Blue Card, a permit for highly skilled non-EU workers to live and work in any of the participating EU member states. ... other races, things usually went terribly wrong. White Europeans decided that black Africans were not as good as other human beings so they were bought and taken to North America to become ...

  8. News - World - LANGUAGE

    Study finds Europe, Asia shared common language 15,000 years ago

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Research suggests family of languages began developing from antecedent 15,000 years ago Common root of European and Asian tongues found Languages spoken by billions of people across Europe and Asia are descended from an ancient tongue uttered in southern Europe at the end of the last ice age, according to research. The claim, by scientists in Britain, points ...

  9. Tim Noonan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... prize money at the Verizon Heritage was US$5,400,000 while the Volvo China Open, one of the more lucrative tournaments in Asia and co-sanctioned with the European tour, was offering US$2 ...

  10. Loan crunch looms in Asia as euro-zone banks retreat

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... capital you might not feel that way. That is because battered euro-zone banks are being forced to redirect lending to Europe, which means pulling money out of Asia. The European Banking Authority (EBA) last month increased the amount of capital that European banks need to raise to Euro115 billion (HK$1.14 trillion). The capital is necessary to cover a fall in the value of sovereign bonds ...




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