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  1. Hang Lung sees net profit fall 75pc as its focus shifts

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in further evidence that it has shifted its focus from Hong Kong. Chairman Ronnie Chan Chi-chung said the company bought the yuan to mitigate currency risks. Defending the largest drop in earnings ...

  2. English the focus at HK Book Fair

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Organisers target international community for annual event This month's Hong Kong Book Fair will have a stronger focus on English-language books and events to engage ... Agnes Chan Ngah-yee said it was time to diversify the focus of the Book Fair and make it more international. Ms Chan said that in the past students at local international schools had low ...

  3. Focus on bigger flats

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) will cut back on residential developments over the next few years as it shifts its focus to meeting rising demand for larger flats, which also offer higher margins. The company, whose property margin has jumped 75 per cent over the past 12 months, said it planned to complete 2.5 million square feet of gross residential floor area for this business ...

  4. Swire keeps focus on mainland cities

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Developer seeks majority stake in Beijing project for 4.8b yuan Swire Properties, which failed to secure sites in Hangzhou and Chengdu recently, says it will continue attempts to extend its reach to second-tier mainland cities. The ...

  5. Swire keeps its focus on the future

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Oldest corporate donor of OSC boosts campaign aimed at youth and education Swire is the oldest corporate donor to Operation Santa Claus, so it seemed apt that Swire's currently longest serving employee should hand over a cheque for HK ...

  6. Blinkered focus of monopoly money pot HKEx does us disservice

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Article 7- The private interests of financial intermediaries, who are understandably motivated by profit, are not necessarily aligned with the public interest of effective financial intermediation. Where there is conflict, it ...

  7. Hang Seng keeps China growth stance in focus

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remain focused,' Mr Or said. 'Both [the Industrial Bank] and our own mainland operations have been showing very healthy growth and we're happy to see that. 'So if we have ... on all branches. Mr Or said that with lending demand showing few signs of a major pick-up, Hang Seng would continue to focus on the development of its commercial banking and wealth management ...

  8. Weatherall step-down may signal Jardines' focus shift

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shift its focus away from Hong Kong towards Southeast Asian operations since, under his direction, regional businesses have come to account for 40 per cent of group profit, up from less than 10 ...

  9. Buy-back plan gives Soho China a boost in HK

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the continued growth of the group's operation.' As of the end of last year, Soho China, which focuses on commercial property development in Beijing and Shanghai, had a total cash and bank ... 76 per cent more than in May. 'We like its sharp focus on commercial property and strong financial position, and see new acquisitions as accretive. While its interim earnings may decline ...

  10. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters Mongolia-focused miner says local opposition making Chinese giant's US$926 million bid impossible Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover SouthGobi Resources said yesterday that it expected state-controlled Chalco to drop its US$926 million takeover offer for the Mongolia-focused coal miner in the face of Mongolian opposition. The proposed deal has the backing ...




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