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  1. US car industry needs innovation, leadership

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The news that 533,000 Americans lost their jobs last month in the continuing fallout from the global financial crisis is likely to overcome opposition to a taxpayer bailout of the American car industry. Without it, General Motors or Chrysler are in danger of going bankrupt, with disastrous knock-on effects on the car-parts industry and the prospect of more than 2 million job ...

  2. G20 must not let chance for change slip by

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of collapse. People assumed the financial services industry had to be reformed, regulations redrawn and toughened, and the global economic architecture overhauled. That sense of urgency is now gone. ... ministers threw a grenade at the meeting. In a draft position paper, they described 'the insatiable greed' and 'destructive irresponsibility' of some bankers and financial ...

  3. Strong textile industry can weather storm

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... Jacqueline Tsang The financial crisis hit the textile industry hard this year as scores of manufacturers in China and across Asia found themselves out of business due to a shortage of orders, particularly from the United States and Europe. However, attendance at the Interstoff Asia Essential fair will be high as those in the industry take the opportunity to form new ...

  4. Far Eastern Economic Review to call it a day after 63 years

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Review published its first issue in October 1946 as a weekly news magazine. Its mission statement was to 'analyse and interpret financial, commercial and industrial developments; to collect ...

  5. Cinderella industries await their prince

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in their complexity. 'As energy conservation virtually involves all industries, it is very difficult to find financial experts who also know the industries well,' he said. In other cases, state banks ... are being tipped to become the next wave of high-growth industries. China, the world's second-largest energy consumer and one of the most pollution-prone economies, has huge opportunities ...

  6. Allianz fund boss sees virtue in green investing

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... years to develop. Before such an opening, there is no chance for Shanghai to operate like Hong Kong. After studying law, why did you opt to work in the financial industry? My father was a judge. ... but he also believes that funds have a role in making the world a greener place to live. On a recent visit to Hong Kong, he spoke about how financial giants like Allianz should actively promote ...

  7. Events

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industry'. Bank of America Tower. Lion Rock Institute event: 'The myths of the financial crisis'. Ladies Recreation Club. Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2009- Hong Kong. Cyberport. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... near La Guardia airport. I am sure Captain Sullenberger would say modestly that any pilot would do the same and that the whole culture of the aviation industry has led to his action as being second nature. I regret to say that not all industries have such high standards. If the aviation business adopted the culture of some in the financial services industry, for example, the crew ...

  9. Trawling ban is Tsang's greatest contribution to conservation

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... announced in the policy address which, in the end, never see the light of day. Let us hope that the government will press this one to its conclusion. What gives me hope is that, firstly, financial resources have been set aside for buyout schemes and livelihood support for affected fishermen; and secondly, the fishing industry itself seems now to acknowledge the need for effective fisheries ...

  10. Officials admit failure to hit targets for cutting pollution and energy use

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... commitments on tackling pollution and climate change. Industry and Information Technology deputy minister Lou Qinjian said the country had failed in recent years to reduce energy use per unit of gross ... and cutting pollution,' he told an industrial seminar in Guangzhou over the weekend. Even so, his remarks were questioned by environmental authorities, who insisted the country had made ...




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