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  1. Sovereign fund seeks HK investment as focus shifts to emerging markets

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing China's US$300 billion sovereign wealth fund is increasingly interested in seeking opportunities in Hong Kong as it shifts its focus this year to investing ... to the asset allocation-oriented investment strategy this year. Yang Chao, chairman of China Life Insurance, the mainland's biggest life insurer, said the company will focus on seeking investment ...

  2. Tom Group focuses on 3G integration after cutting losses

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Tom Group, a media arm of conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, will focus on making more of its core businesses available for 3G wireless devices and applications after significantly narrowing its losses last year. 'Despite the slow economic recovery, the group continued to optimise its business platform and has reduced its operating costs by 20 per cent,' chief ...

  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 ... 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 guidance ...

  4. Focus on the art, says hub adviser

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The public consultation on the West Kowloon arts hub must not repeat past mistakes and should focus on developing a clear cultural strategy, rather than building an iconic ... was to focus on what the hub would offer rather than on tactics to build audiences within the community, he said. 'What kind of art do they want? Is it modern or contemporary? 'If you tell ...

  5. Lee successor real focus of meeting

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... With chairman's re-election assured, attention will be on developments next April, writes Enoch Yiu Stakes are high in brokerage betting pools this week ahead of the sixth annual general meeting of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) tomorrow ...

  6. Courses focus on improving skills in real-life situations

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that focuses on spoken communication will not help someone who wants to improve his or her writing skills. 'People should examine what's on offer and not be afraid to ask questions,' Mr ... participation and a low student-to-teacher ratio. 'Business language courses generally focus on real-life situations rather than textbook learning,' Mr Barrett says. Current events ...

  7. Focus swings to thin-client computing

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ Network-centric computing appears to be making a comeback as enterprises move to trim expenses, raise efficiency and boost security. But John Kish, president and chief executive at Wyse Technology in California's Silicon Valley, said it ne ...

  8. Focus swings back to thin-client computing

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The network-centric approach is popular again as firms look to trim costs and the US company Wyse broadens its reach Network-centric computing appears to be making a comeback as enterprises move to trim expenses, raise efficiency and boost secu ...

  9. Institute aims to give HK an edge in technology

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... in technology-based industries through research. Since its inception, Astri has been delivering world-class technologies and customer-focused research and development (R&D) that cater to the needs ... to enhance Hong Kong's competitiveness and sustainable growth in technology-based industries by undertaking innovative and customer-focused R&D to meet the needs of industry'. Cheung ...

  10. Shanghai and Silicon Valley banks join up

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been shifting focus from labour-intensive industries to innovative enterprises. The government has also started supporting small private firms that banks generally ignore. 'China needs ... sectors. Founded in 1983, the group had US$15.7 billion in total assets as of the end of September, serving 11,000 clients focused exclusively on technology, life sciences, venture capital ...




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