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  1. Hands-off bank strategy

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Injection of expatriate talent is not part of the game plan for David Murray, chief executive of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, in his strategy for Hangzhou City Commercial Bank. Commonwealth Bank, one of Australia's Big Four, last week took a 19.9 per cent stake in the mainland lender. It also has no plans to launch its own products through the mainland bank. The low-key ...

  2. Hongkongers invited to share Chiang Mai retirement dream

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... lifestyle and a sizeable small property portfolio with other expatriates. But now the 68-year-old is looking for buyers for three houses and a 16 acre plot of land, and believes expatriates living ... was through a fully transferable leasing agreement at terms of 30, 60 or 90 years. Many expatriates opted for this method, he said. 'To own property you may also choose to establish a limited ...

  3. Developers optimistic about serviced apartment sector

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Despite the influx of expatriates, recruited to work in Macau's growing portfolio of luxury hotels and casinos, the serviced apartment market remains small due to executives' lengthier job postings and cheaper property prices. 'Renting an apartment in Macau is not as expensive as Hong Kong. With the majority of expatriates signed on to work in Macau ...

  4. Ties grow with southern neighbour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... expatriates living and working in Asia, especially Hong Kong. 'Hong Kong is the second-most favoured destination worldwide for Australians working or residing abroad, after London,' Mr Lai said. It is no surprise that Australian expatriates in Hong Kong have been major purchasers for Australand's projects. 'With the lower taxes in Hong Kong, Australian expatriates ...

  5. Olivers buyout prompts Delifrance expansion plans

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... expatriates while the rest were tourists. Mr Yan said he welcomed Cafe de Coral's acquisition as the entry would help develop a sandwich culture in Hong Kong. Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is also ...

  6. Tax implication of retirement payments

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

    ... N.B. Bentley and myself. There are many reasons why British expatriates living in Hong Kong but retaining connections with the UK will not be considered British residents. Being in full-time employment abroad is certainly one of these. However, one suspects that there are many British expatriates living abroad who are not in full-time employment, working part-time, are self-employed ...

  7. Putting staff in picture is nothing new

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... rivals, a tradition that is continuing with the current Meet The Team campaign. The style was distinctly more formal in the 1950s, when an advert showed a suited expatriate smiling into his ...

  8. Insiders on home-buying spree

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... market has hit bottom and is on the way back up. Expatriate property professionals are the active players among the buyers and some of them have made their first purchases in Hong Kong after ... adding that the market here was sufficiently affordable for her and her boyfriend to buy into. 'We are both expatriates here for 10 years. We are both fed up with renting,' she said. ...

  9. Developer builds blue-chip future

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... projects in China, including luxury housing developments and deluxe hotels. All these are generating career opportunities in the dynamic group on substantial expatriate terms- not only in real ... China Holdings. Shimao attributes much of its success as China's leading 'blue-chip developer' to expatriate expertise. The group employs more than 1,000 mainland Chinese, but two ...

  10. Lenovo chief expects turnaround for computer maker within a year

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into global markets, Lenovo's management teams had been internationalised physically, but not culturally and mentally. He said the company had set up a core managerial panel- four expatriates ...




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