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  1. Business - Companies

    Australia approves Wilmar, First Pacific bid for Goodman Fielder for US$1.18b

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France Presse in Sydney First Pacific and Wilmar cleared to take over food producer Goodman Fielder Australia approves Asian bid for firm Australia's foreign investment ... International and Hong Kong investment manager First Pacific one step closer to taking over the company, although the deal still needs approval from China's commerce ministry. "The Foreign ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Hopes rise metal debris from South Pacific will lead to Earhart's plane

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:28am by AFP

    ... they are increasingly convinced that aluminium debris found on a South Pacific beach came from her lost plane. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (Tighar) said the debris bolsters the possibility that a sonar blip off Nikumaroro atoll in Kiribati is the fuselage of her ill-starred Lockheed Electra. Earhart, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo, was attempting ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China faces hurdles on path to Asia-Pacific free-trade deal

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Teddy Ng

    ... is seeking to leverage its status as host of the Apec summit to advance talks on an Asia-Pacific free-trade deal and a joint push against corruption, but work on other agreements is standing in the way. China is pushing for a Pacific Rim free-trade zone, known as the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), to be in place by 2025. But discussion on the FTAAP was being distracted ...

  4. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    China casts long arm over Pacific by installing research buoys in 'large-scale' mission

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:51pm by AFP

    ... of submerged buoys in “key marine areas” of the western Pacific ocean, state media said, a move that could exacerbate territorial tensions in the region. The mission carried out by the Chinese research vessel Kexue “marks the first time that China has put an array of submerged buoys on such a big scale”, the official Xinhua news agency reported lateon Tuesday. “The buoys will provide important ...

  5. News - World - CURRENCY

    Disney coins prove a money spinner for Pacific nation of Niue

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 12:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington New coins a money spinner for Niue The Pacific nation of Niue has released new coins with images of Disney characters on one side and Queen Elizabeth ... It is not the first time Niue has put characters from popular culture on its currency. It issued Star Wars coins in 2011 and last year released currency with characters from the British science fiction show ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... alleges that Citic, or Citic Pacific as it was then called, and five directors including former chairman Larry Yung Chi-kin, engaged in market misconduct involving disclosure of false ...   The question of women The first production of the Greek tragedy Medea by Euripides is believed to have occurred in 431BC. One of its central themes is the disadvantage of being a woman and the horrific ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    First served

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by PETER CHANG

    ... Peter Chang The Continental (tel: 2704 5211) is the latest addition to Swire Hotels' stable of restaurants, taking over the Pacific Place One space formerly occupied by Domani. British chef Rowley Leigh is chef consultant, and the menu features a mix of British, French and Italian offerings. Griddled scallops with chestnut purée, shiso and lemon (HK$195) were cooked ...

  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended cutting the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004, a move that conservationists say is only an initial step towards saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision yesterday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan. ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cosco Pacific and CIMC post slump in profits

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10pm by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Container transport players report disappointing first-half results despite improving trade volumes and warn of more headwinds Cosco Pacific and CIMC post ... Cosco Pacific, a major port operator and container lessor, reported operating profit from its container leasing segment sank 30.2 per cent from the year-ago level to US$53.3 million in the first ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Overseas investor interest in Asia-Pacific region on the rise

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:23am by DENNIS FUNG

    ... fiscal year cut-off. Overall, investment activity in the first half was still 3 per cent higher than for the same period last year. Investment by non-Asia-Pacific capital soared to a post-crisis ... Dennis Fung Overall investment volume this year is expected to remain in line with theUS$98 billion record achieved last year Lower risks in Asia-Pacific renew foreign interest ...




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