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  1. Tencent extends social networks, e-finance to ensure expansion

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu Tencent Holdings said it would make significant investments in new areas, including in microblog services and e-commerce to secure the company's long-term growth. The mainland's biggest internet company by market capitalisation said th ...

  2. Pacnet closer to Nasdaq listing to finance US$300m expansion

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Telecommunications service provider Pacnet, which runs Asia's largest privately owned submarine cable network, may finally list on the US Nasdaq stock market this year to bolster its expansion plans. Depending on market conditions, an init ...

  3. Finance ministry unveils heavy taxes on cars with large engines

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong The Ministry of Finance in a surprise move yesterday said it was sharply increasing consumption taxes on larger vehicles in a bid to fight pollution. However, many observers said only a fuel consumption tax could encourage the purchase of low-emission cars and some analysts thought the new policy was at least partly aimed foreign carmakers whose larger vehicles ...

  4. Group taps 15 banks to arrange $6b financing

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Hutchison Whampoa has invited 15 banks to put together a $6 billion three-year syndicated loan, part of which will be used to refinance a bridging loan taken out by Hutchison Telecom International Ltd (HTIL), Basis Point said yesterday. Hutch ...

  5. Smart Money

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.co Best websites for M&A news: www.pulse.alacra.com Investing in merger and acquisition deals can be lucrative if you have the right information. This site provides business intelligence, using special filters to dig out rumou ...

  6. News - China - CHENGDU

    University uses location-based solutions to catch curfew breakers

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 03:52pm by Ernest Kao

    ... A Chinese academic has created a new application integrated with location-based technology that supposedly helps university instructors catch truanting students who break evening curfew, the Chengdu Business Daily report s. Sui Guohui, assistant dean of the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics' Tian Fu College, designed the software, which enforces an 11pm curfew ...

  7. Latest applications boost business

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li The iPhone addiction has pushed corporations across industries to launch custom-made applications that boost sales and generate business opportunities. Retail banks have been the latest to jump on the bandwagon and are launching, in growing numb ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Dell in buyout talks with private-equity firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:09pm by Bloomberg

    ... A deal could be announced as soon as this week, another person said. The discussions could fall apart because firms might not be able to line up the needed financing or resolve how to exit the investment in the future, the people said. Several large banks had been contacted about financing an offer, one of the people said. The computer maker had a market value of US$18.9 billion ...

  9. Institutions are investing in new media solutions to connect with customers

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis As banks concentrate efforts on building closer relationships with their customers, providing new media technology is one of the ways they can interact with their clients. A survey conducted in May by Asian Banker Research, for communications ...

  10. Appointments

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Don Blake Senior vice-president, operations Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Blake will lead a team focused on operational improvements that will strengthen Hitachi GST's competitive position in the hard disk drive market. He comes to Hitachi afte ...




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