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  1. Sporting feast, financial famine

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be exempt from the realities of life? Sports is big business and no different than Wall Street or the political arena. It's a multi billion-dollar industry rife with cynicism, hypocrisy ...

  2. Financial powerhouses see scope in Asia

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... of distinction, such as EFG Private Bank, and Banca della Svizzera Italiana. UBS is a remarkably young bank, especially when one considers Switzerland's venerable financial-sector history. ... industries, Switzerland's insurance companies are as global in outlook as their cousins in the banking sector. Hong Kong though, is by its special nature and history, an exceptional Chinese city, ...

  3. Shanghai's financial star fading

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... when Shanghai will overtake Hong Kong as Asia's premier financial centre since the concept was raised by former leader Deng Xiaoping 16 years ago. But the eastern metropolis' hopes ... into an international trade and logistics centre, a sharp contrast to previous comments that Shanghai would never be content to be a second-tier financial centre to Hong Kong, as Chicago and San Francisco had ...

  4. Bringing the worlds of banking and agriculture closer

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the transition from industry to finance, so the MBA with Manchester Business School has been positive in making that switch in my career,' Mr Vizzone said. After building a career in the food and agribusiness industry, Mr Vizzone found studying the various aspects of finance both fascinating and, particularly at exam time, a challenge. 'To go through an MBA you need commitment because ...

  5. On the Move

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of experience in financial services recruitment. Based in Hong Kong, he will continue the expansion of Astbury Marsden's Singapore and Hong Kong offices. Paul Tchen General manager, operations ... He also specialises in statutory audits of financial service companies. Frankie Ho Senior district director Manulife Ho joined the firm in 1991 and was promoted to district director in 2008. ...

  6. Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry by G.E. Anderson Wiley Los Angeles-based risk consultant Greg Anderson has analysed how politics ... the booming economy's industrial planning, and to see whether Beijing has any lessons in state capitalism for the recession-hit West. Anderson interviewed more than 100 automotive professionals, ...

  7. India has the imagination to give profit precedence over politics

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of listing Indian companies. Until we begin to do so, it is hard to imagine that we can really speak of Hong Kong as an international financial centre. ...

  8. Tourism industry's problems can be solved only by a statutory body

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Currently the Travel Industry Council shoulders responsibility for self-regulating the tourism industry. However, the incidents involving forced shopping and clashes between tour guides ... so badly. The tourism industry is a vital source of income for Hong Kong and self-regulation is not working. The government must play a more prominent role. The council has been criticised ...

  9. Shanghai moves to further open financial markets

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the city's efforts to transform into an international financial centre by 2020. Fang Xinghai, the director-general of the Shanghai Financial Services Office, said the city was speeding up development ... joint-venture brokerages to do a full range of businesses,' Mr Fang said yesterday. 'Shanghai is now entitled by the central government to take a leading role in liberalising the financial ...

  10. Oxford adjusts target amid financial storm

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... fund-raising target despite the collapse of the global financial system, the last Hong Kong governor Chris Patten said this week. Lord Patten, who is chancellor of the 800-year-old university, ... of the fund-raising campaign and being 'realistic' about the financial challenges facing alumni. 'This is an appeal which began some time ago and we have already raised about GBP620 million ...




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