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  1. Financial services link Duchy to HK

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan The bonds between Hong Kong and Luxembourg are steadily increasing thanks to both jurisdictions being centres for the financial services industry. Luxembourgers may be thin ... century,' Harles told InvestHK, the government's inward investment arm. 'We chose Hong Kong because it is a leading international financial centre with a very positive outlook, as China ...

  2. NTT to invest HK$3b in centre

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to develop a site in Tseung Kwan O as the largest and most advanced enterprise data centre facility in Hong Kong. 'This is the biggest data centre investment made by NTT outside Japan,' Takanobu Maeda, president and chief executive of NTT Com Asia, said. 'This reflects the huge demand in the market and reaffirms Hong Kong's position as an international financial ...

  3. Rackspace data centre expansion plans to heat up busy sector

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... declined to provide financial details, but noted that the company has invested more than US$20 million since September 2008 in the city, where its existing data centre serves more than 350 ... Bien Perez The build-out of data centre facilities in Hong Kong is poised to heat up next year, as United States-based Rackspace Hosting expands its local operations with dedicated ...

  4. Sun Hung Kai Financial spreads wings to Dubai

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Hong Kong as an Islamic financial centre. Mr Tong, however, played down Mr Tsang's role in the move, saying it was more related to its new Middle Eastern strategic investor. The Asian unit ... Enoch Yiu Sun Hung Kai Financial, the largest local brokerage in the city, is likely to be the first to set up an office in the Middle East. If approved, it will focus on institutional ...

  5. Search for lessons from financial crash

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But with the deepening US-led financial meltdown triggered by the overexpansion of credit, there are serious doubts about whether continuing to follow the American consumerist style is wise. Such reflection ... of low interest rates in the US but sown the seeds of the financial crisis. Depending on their US dollar asset holdings, countries around the world including China have been dragged ...

  6. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Data hosting company follows the cloud

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in the financial services, retail and manufacturing industries. A second data centre for the region is planned in Sydney, Australia. Rackspace already has seven data centres located in the United States ... but feet on the ground Rackspace Hosting has a fairly simple modus operandi: it leases space in data centres to host and help manage company websites and applications, such as e-mail. Founded ...

  7. Shampoo maker Bawang begins pre-marketing of US$250m IPO

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an undisclosed sum to build a 325 mu (21.7 hectares) herb growing and research and development centre in Guangzhou. Earlier this year, it planned to set up another large-scale herb growing centre ...

  8. Political factors far outweigh financial gains in yuan bonds

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... Hopewell Holdings, the first non-financial foreign firm to issue a yuan bond, has no problem paying in yuan, because it operates several toll roads in southern China. And McDonald's sells ... to promote greater use of the yuan. 'The question is, with yuan income, a need for yuan and guanxi, why would one need a yuan bond?' said a financial controller who has been lobbied ...

  9. It's time for Hanoi to take centre stage

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... is climbing its way up the value chain and Hanoi, the key growth engine, will soon expand its role in the region, acting as a manufacturing centre for China and the rest or East Asia. Matthew Powell, ... the trend of affluent Hanoi residents to take up residence in the city's emerging new urban centre. According to Peter Ryder, chief executive of Indochina Capital, the parent company ...

  10. Centres that serve the community

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has won favour with communities by renovating its shopping centres, most of which are in high-density government housing areas. Some 11 properties have been upgraded, with many more in various stages of completion, in what amounts to a HK$2 billion investment. The Link Management has done away with dated shopping centres, full of old-fashioned shops, replacing them with modern, clean ...




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