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  1. Philippine taipan gives priority to people

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... as a natural extension of Makati, an ideal base for the next wave of Philippine conglomerates ready to set up headquarters. Mr Licuanan's successor, Jaime 'Jim' Ayala (who is not related ... in March, is a member of the pioneering wave of foreign-educated Filipino business managers- the bright young men who grew up in the 1950s and the early 1960s, when the country was one ...

  2. An interminable row over sleeping beauty

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Long-running saga symbolising corruption in the Philippines is about to reach boiling point, writes Raissa Robles It could be called Manila's sleeping beauty. The gleaming US$650 ... plastic. The state-of-the-art terminal, one of the Philippines' biggest infrastructure projects, has been complete and ready to open for 22 months. But it stands unused- the starkest example ...

  3. Mainland firms fill office space left by foreigners

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... properties,' a property agent said. 'The situation is rather that non-mainland tenants, particularly foreign financial institutions, have held up their leasing plans.' But with foreign ... a growing number of foreign newcomers were looking for fitted-out office space surrendered by other firms in Hong Kong, he added. 'They are more cautious about spending money as a result ...

  4. Philippines chip firm to set up in mainland

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min PSi Technologies of the Philippines will set up a semiconductor assembly and testing plant in Chengdu, Sichuan province, making it the latest overseas firm to outline plans ... of the semiconductor manufacturing process, assembly and testing is relatively labour-intensive. PSi said it would begin work to install facilities and support equipment in the first of two pre-fabricated ...

  5. Sino-foreign petrol stations operating without approval

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Beijing's approval. Meanwhile, rival China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), which has signed preliminary agreements for similar joint ventures with three foreign partners, has yet to start ... speculated that Beijing is dragging its feet to shore up the market dominance of PetroChina and Sinopec before the retail petrol sector is officially opened to foreign competition at the start ...

  6. Focus on region's security urged amid Thai strife

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will stabilise, the economy will develop and the people will be able to live and work in peace,' Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said yesterday. Seventeen civilians and four soldiers were ... That episode illustrated the stand taken by world politics researcher Chen Xiangyang of the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations in an opinion piece he wrote for the Xinhua-owned ...

  7. Views vary on value of investor scheme

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eligible applicants include foreign nationals, residents of Macau and Taiwan, and Chinese nationals who have obtained permanent residence overseas. Successful applicants will be allowed to bring ... eight applications on Monday, the day applications opened. Estate agents said the policy would stimulate demand from politically unstable countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines ...

  8. Bank of China takes domestic aim after large foreign exchange losses

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Bank of China, the country's largest foreign exchange lender, aims to strengthen its domestic operations to counter foreign exchange losses stemming from a faster appreciation of the yuan. Chairman Xiao Gang yesterday blamed foreign exchange losses for a lower return on equity than its rivals. Its 13.95 per cent return on equity - a measure of profitability ...

  9. Troubled waters

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Beijing, BP last year halted plans to carry out exploration off southern Vietnam, citing territorial tensions. But on July 22 - the same day that a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said China ... cays and rocky outcrops in the South China Sea. The mainland, Taiwan and Vietnam claim all the Spratlys and surrounding waters. Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei assert sovereignty over some ...

  10. 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 ...




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