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  1. The Link defends rent rises as more than 100 shopping centre tenants protest

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Kong, we have to be financially successful first... then we can invest in assets, improve shopping centres and gradually improve the economy of the community.' The Link pledges ... Celine Sun The Link Management defended its policy on rent rises yesterday as more than 100 tenants in its shopping centres protested at charges they said were driving them out ...

  2. Help by investing in rebuilding, says Tang

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and to identify business opportunities amid the financial meltdown. Mr Tang attended a conference yesterday at the Convention and Exhibition Centre to promote investment in the province ... construction and high technology. 'The reconstruction in Sichuan will be important for the continuous development of the economy when the financial tsunami takes a severe blow on the global ...

  3. Financial turmoil takes gloss off art and jewellery auctions

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Celine Sun A number of famed art works and big-ticket jewellery items went unsold at two highly anticipated auctions yesterday as the global financial crisis hit the art ... sale at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. The two best-sellers- Still Life with Stretcher, Mirror, Bowl of Fruit by Roy Lichtenstein and Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning- went ...

  4. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    IICG looks to adapt to mainland market as it eyes expansion

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 01:06am by Celine Sun

    ... to mainland market as it eyes expansion Localisation is a key issue for foreign enterprises seeking to expand on the mainland. Inter Ikea Centre Group (IICG), a Danish shopping mall developer ... in urban fringe areas to cater to young families. Before taking the helm of IICG China in 2009, Ding was chief financial officer at Ikea Group China for six years. Before that, he was chief ...

  5. Shopping also means donating food to the poor

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... a sharp increase in the demand for food since the outbreak of the financial tsunami,' said Connie Ng Man-yin, centre supervisor of the food bank. 'Now we are running out of our rice ... Celine Sun Buying in shopping centres and spending in fresh markets can also be a way to contribute to charities. That is the idea behind The Link Management's initiative to provide ...

  6. Bank's helping hand for needy children

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun JP Morgan weighs in with HK$1 million it raised for new youth community centre JP Morgan, in partnership with Operation Santa Claus, last week helped to open a new community youth centre in Tin Shui Wai, long the source of some of the city's most painful stories about economic hardship and family conflict. The HK$1 million the financial services firm raised ...

  7. Shoppers see Halloween props in malls as too scary, poll finds

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... at all. A mental health expert said such displays could affect the mental well-being of children and people already depressed by the financial turmoil. But mall operators say they are just trying ... and Mong Kok, blamed the shopping centres for promoting a 'death' and 'killing' culture. Clinical psychologist Johnny Chan Kwok-ping of the Hong Kong Psychological Practice said ...

  8. Kung fu school hopes to boom in tough times

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun A local kung fu school hopes to cash in on the financial crisis, with more people expected to attend courses to tone up their bodies and get rid of negative emotions. The Hong Kong Shaolin Wushu Culture Centre in Tai O, Lantau Island, has seen a rise in visitor numbers over the past few months, its low season, and has already received bookings for the summer ...

  9. Volunteers help patients get into the festive spirit

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... in Kowloon. The patients, all from the Lions Kidney Educational Centre and Research Foundation, enjoyed a break from their hours-long dialysis treatment during the annual Christmas party sponsored by the financial company. A major Operation Santa Claus donor, Manulife pledged to give HK$150,000 this year for the foundation to buy new haemodialysis machines for its centre in Sham Shui Po. 'We ...

  10. Link's high rents hurting retailers, lawmakers say

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Shopping-centre owner The Link Reit came under fire in the Legislative Council yesterday over its hefty rent rises amid the financial crisis. Several lawmakers urged ... had raised retail prices at public housing estates and forced many small retailers out of business. 'Shopping centres and wet markets in the public housing estates are supposed to serve ...




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