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  1. Ex-designer is ideally cut for financial services

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Stella Lee Wai-fun (right), president of Success Futures and Foreign Exchange, was a fashion designer before she joined the finance industry. She says she started with zero financial knowledge, but given her willingness to learn and share investment insights, Lee has become a respected name in the industry, giving investment tips on talk shows and publishing investment ...

  2. Local film industry fails to shine

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's film industry produced many famous stars and producers, including John Woo, Chow Yun-fat, Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk and Stephen Chow Sing-chi. But in the late 90s, ... more films from overseas. While films like Infernal Affairs prove we can make movies that deserve international attention, our movie industry needs to do more to attract movie-goers Gladys ...

  3. Use fund to help debut directors, industry urges

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A HK$300 million fund will be set up to finance film production and try to address a talent shortage in the industry. Financial Secretary Henry Tang Yin-yen said the soon-to-be-formed Film Development Council would be consulted on details of the fund's operation. The move was widely welcomed by the industry. Hong Kong Screenwriters' Guild chairman John Chong ...

  4. Record industry statement urges advertisers to spurn Baidu.com

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... infringement. In a joint statement yesterday, the record industry urged all major corporations, including the advertising industry 'to support copyrights through practical action', and avoid providing financial support to copyright infringers. It pointed to Baidu as the biggest offender. The action steps up efforts by the music industry against Baidu, which provides free downloadable ...

  5. Global giants race to take slice of India news industry

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... largest with 61 million subscribers, and growing. In newspapers too, foreign firms are investing. In 2004, Pearson's Financial Times paid US$3 million for a 14 per cent shareholding in Business Standard, the No2 business daily in India. Business Standard now has a daily page of global business news from the Financial Times and occasionally runs FT opinion pieces to differentiate ...

  6. Money alone won't revive HK film industry

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pulses soaring. It was also a telling indictment on the troubles of Hong Kong's film industry. Other speakers happily corrected the error, including Scorsese himself as he collected his ... the regional and international respect garnered by Infernal Affairs is the exception rather than the rule as the once dominant Hong Kong movie industry struggles to recover from a long slump. ...

  7. Henry Tang wants film industry to be equal of Hollywood, Cannes

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui in Cannes Hong Kong should aim to become the most important film hub in Asia and be accorded the same status as Hollywood and Cannes, Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen ... for co-operation between the festival and the Hong Kong government and film industry. Mr Jacob is well-known for his penchant for Hong Kong filmmakers, as shown by his decision to invite director Wong ...

  8. The shady side of the booming Bollywood industry is exposed

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... The conviction by a Mumbai court last week of millionaire diamond merchant and film financier Bharat Shah has finally given credence to oft-repeated rumours and accusations ... into the Hindi film industry,' said Maharashtra State Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal. 'That stands proved now.' Shah was sentenced to one year's imprisonment for concealing ...

  9. Club handed reins to revitalise industry

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Racing Editor The racing industry tax reforms handed down by Legco yesterday have the potential to revitalise Hong Kong's racing industry after 10 straight seasons ... as he completes his fourth year at the helm of one of the world's foremost racing clubs. Firstly, the bill changes the way racing is taxed, without giving the industry a tax break. Racing ...

  10. Dylan gets go-ahead to play Beijing, Shanghai

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li, Will Clem

    ... even received an application for the shows, and a number of industry insiders said the cancellation was more likely because of financial issues. Mainland censors have proven prickly about ...




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