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  1. Dubai World's troubles rattle financial giants

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Financial stocks fell sharply yesterday, led by HSBC Holdings and Standard Chartered, on concern that banks may be hurt by Dubai World's plan to delay its debt repayment. ... Other banks, including mainland lenders, lost between 3 per cent and 7 per cent. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said Dubai World's financial problems should not pose any systemic risks ...

  2. Financial chaos leads ING back to the basics

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... we are well prepared for a very volatile year. Most importantly, I think the financial industry needs to restore its confidence and image. After receiving a Euro10 billion guarantee programme ... in the financial industry? I have two boys who are 14 and 16, so they have not yet chosen their career. I will not push them and will let them make their own decisions. But the current crisis has led them ...

  3. Financial, property firms shed hundreds of employees

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong investment banking industry has so far been relatively impervious to the massive layoffs that have swept through the US and Europe. But the prolonged downturn in financial markets may have ... Staff Reporters Global economic crisis starts to affect the local job market The global economic crisis is starting to affect the local labour force, with financial and property companies ...

  4. Smaller shipyards could collapse in industry upheaval

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis China's shipbuilding industry is set for an upheaval likely to lead to the collapse of smaller, privately owned shipyards, according to a leading analyst with a Norwegian ... rather than consolidate'. He doubts the two large shipbuilding groups, China State Shipbuilding Corp and China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, would be interested in consolidating the industry ...

  5. Industry ready for the spotlight

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the accounting industry has to offer, according to Theresa Chan, president of CPA Australia, Greater China. 'Images of accountancy being a dreary, number-crunching profession are a thing ... as an accountant, that she decided to follow the same career path. She says in addition to the financial side of doing business, accountants also have a role to play in non-financial disclosure areas ...

  6. Clothing industry gets ready for a refit

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

    ... For the past 23 years, Interstoff Asia has been the must-see fair for anyone who is anyone in the international clothing industry. Established and organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK), the show has evolved from a textile-sourcing platform to a diverse event that reveals apparel and fabric trends, the latest fashion designs and business strategies to the industry's elite. ...

  7. Garment industry hopes to clean up its act

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Seth Yeung

    ... Seth Yeung Pat-Nie Woo is the head of an alliance of local garment manufacturers trying to reduce waste and promote sustainability in an industry that is rarely associated as a standard ... is a tremendous amount of post-industrial waste being generated by our industry,' Mr Woo said. 'The textile and apparel industry is generally not seen as run by people at the forefront ...

  8. Curbs will not save US jobs, industry told

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Lloyd

    ... Mary Lloyd Measures adopted by the United States to protect its garment industry against an influx of cheap Chinese textiles would not save American jobs, the chairman of International ... at the notion that protectionist measures would return jobs to the US textile industry. 'It's a joke if anybody thinks that that would be the case,' he said. Textile quotas under ...

  9. Industry-specific focus creates a niche for school

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... There are four concentrations in PolyU's MBA programme: one in general management, and industry-specific specialisations in fashion business, financial services and information technology ... in a managerial or professional capacity is required for the MBA in general management, while a year's experience in a managerial or professional capacity in an industry related to the field of study ...

  10. Fate wove the textile industry into the fabric of Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih discovers that some of the territory's biggest companies were born of opportunity Textiles and garments constituted Hong Kong's biggest industries for about four decades. From the 1950s, the prosperity of the territory was spun, rolled and woven in hundreds of steamy cloth factories scattered across Kowloon. The textile industry here, as it happens, took ...




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