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  1. Fosun branches out with stake in Focus Media

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Shanghai conglomerate Fosun International has paid US$150.11 million for a 13.33 per cent stake in advertising firm Focus Media Holding, expanding its diversified investment portfolio into a new industry. The company bought 17.27 million American depositary shares of Focus Media between November 17 and December 22 on the Nasdaq Stock Market, Fosun said in a statement ...

  2. Focus Media books loss from in-store display unit

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Focus Media Holding, the mainland's largest outdoor electronic display company, has booked a one-time loss of US$200 million in its fourth-quarter results after a display business bought last year failed to deliver its profit target. Focus Media bought in-store digital display operator CGen Digital Media in December last year for a cash consideration ...

  3. Focus Media's credibility at stake as it disappoints investors again

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Focus Media Holding, the country's largest out-of-home media company, has irked investors who claimed the company kept issuing misleading revenue projections. 'They ... and Morgan Stanley, have downgraded Focus Media to neutral or underperform. 'After a very high-profile investor conference in New York City in September, Focus Media missed its third-quarter ...

  4. 'Focus on services to encourage spending'

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... and rural incomes. The central government has long focused on industrial investment and exports rather than measures to stimulate domestic consumption, since the first two factors deliver more rapid economic growth than increases in consumption. The source said Guangdong had shifted its focus to boosting domestic consumption following last year's Communist Party congress. He said ...

  5. Keep focus of cultural district on activities, says noted architect

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an iconic building as the focus for the Hong Kong cultural project, he suggested that the district should be 'parallel to the coastline'. He was also concerned about the relationship ...

  6. Stimulus to focus on living standards

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Investment in transport infrastructure will focus on improving connections between existing traffic networks, often the main cause of traffic jams in big cities and road accidents. Beijing plans ...

  7. Solicitor focuses on family life and helping society

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ed Olivo

    ... to life as to 'stay focused on your objectives and stay close to your family - these are the keys'. Staying true to her personal convictions on business and family has proven ... of Charltons, a firm of solicitors, established 10 years ago in Hong Kong, focusing on corporate finance. The majority of her firm's employees are women. The company also has offices in Shanghai ...

  8. Programme offers focus on key mainland topics

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'I was not looking for a postgraduate degree in general management but rather, a programme that has a real focus on China business,' he said. 'PolyU has always been a pioneer ... learned on a daily basis. First year subjects focused on laying down a foundation and included core topics that introduced students to the overall business terrain on the mainland, including ...

  9. Taskforce to focus on four vulnerable sectors

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... year or so. 'The taskforce has agreed to focus its work on those four sectors, especially the financial services sector, which is the anchor of all economic activities.' Despite ...

  10. Shift focus from finance to other sectors, Tsang urged

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Eva Wu Lawmakers across the political spectrum yesterday urged the government to focus on developing other sectors of the economy rather than concentrating on positioning the city as an international finance hub. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's policy address was criticised for lacking concrete policies to counter the economic challenges ahead. The call ...




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