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    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... under the University Grants Committee's matching fund scheme for universities. Chinese University, meanwhile, has already raised $150 million, reaching this year's limit for matching funds. Scholarship funds awarded Canto-pop star Jacky Cheung Hok-yau presented four winners of the first Po Leung Kuk (PLK) Foreign Correspondents' Club Scholarships and Grants Fund in aid ...

  2. Straight shooter

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... to the Foreign Correspondents' Club when he arrived. The timing was fortunate. Someone had just moved out of the club, which then occupied a mansion at 41a Conduit Road, so he had a sea-view room ... by three men- and was greatly relieved to find the Chinese premier still waiting. 'He was just joking around with the correspondent- Zhou was a really nice guy,' he says. By then, Farkas ...

  3. Kunshan hungry for bigger slice of foreign funds

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... In Shanghai's shadow, a small city strives to grow beyond its Taiwanese-funded roots. Bill Savadove reports The number of foreign customers signing the guest book at Lacardo, the only pizzeria in Kunshan city, is growing by the week. Long-term foreign residents and overseas workers staying in the city for months at a time to start up new factories have provided their signatures ...

  4. Fosun, US group link up to form US$600m fund

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and foreign enterprises with businesses in China. The deal is a significant move for both parties. To the US group, the fund is the single largest investment fund supplied to a third-party management ... bought 7.1 per cent of Club Med, the French resort group, in a bid to raise its international profile and cash in on the rising affluence of Chinese tourists. In February it joined hands with US ...

  5. Fat pay packets too much for fitness firm

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Health club operator Fitness First has ditched Hong Kong as a base for its regional operations, blaming high staff and rental costs. 'We have moved our Asia headquarters to Malaysia for a number of reasons,' said Kent Richards, the club's managing director in Hong Kong, adding that only senior managers were affected. 'One reason is that the Malaysian ...

  6. Cashed-up mainlanders now want boats, planes

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... in the past two years. Chan said demand for luxury yachts was fuelled by luxurious new residential projects in coastal cities that come equipped with yacht clubs and facilities. One of Master ... at promotional events. 'The mainland is a mouthwatering market for many foreign boat manufacturers,' Chan said. 'Seeing the strong demand for luxury cars in China, people are saying ...

  7. AIA chief keeps his eye on the ball

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... In fact, the 52-year-old insurer claims the only thing that interferes with his sleep is when his beloved Chelsea Football Club is in trouble or has a tough fixture. Tucker has adopted the same ... an international network in 15 markets in Asia. AIA was first established in Shanghai in 1917, and it was the first foreign insurer to return to the mainland in the early 1990s. We are profitable ...

  8. Healthy outlook for growth

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... are entering the economic position to be able to afford a health club membership,' Mr Clinefelter said. 'We expect the next 20 years in Asia to look like the past 20 years in the United States and Europe.' California Fitness has 10 fitness clubs in Hong Kong, six in Taiwan, four in Singapore, three in Malaysia and, as of February this year, two on the mainland, one ...

  9. Roaring back

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Nearly 30 years ago, Michael Geoghegan would walk from his Cox's Road apartment overlooking the Kowloon Cricket Club's grounds to the import/export department ... and status than any other outside bank. But it remains a foreign bank in a country whose financial system is, and will remain, dominated by state institutions. His move is rich in symbolism. ...

  10. Opportunity knocks for lawyers

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and experienced lawyers seeking jobs in the city. Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli, who runs his own law firm, Arculli and Associates, said his firm would like to expand into Shenzhen ... job opportunities for Hong Kong lawyers. Jerry Chang, a director of international head-hunter Barons & Co, said many foreign law firms preferred to hire Hong Kong lawyers to work ...




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