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  1. Fuel price cuts fail to satisfy disgruntled transport drivers

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Scarlett Chiang Oil firms yesterday cut diesel prices, but the first reduction this year failed to please drivers. Some described the measure as 'too little, too late'. They said they had been hit hard by rising fuel prices and it was no use applying a 'Band Aid' to a big wound. ExxonMobil announced a 15-cent cut for diesel and 20-cent cut ...

  2. China Mobile earmarks 10b yuan in 3G subsidies

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the makers over price. China Mobile may subsidise the cost of making the phones or apply the subsidy on voice usage fees to boost sales. For lower-class handsets, the operator may urge its local ... lower voice usage fees for the 3G service. The company said users making phone calls on the 3G network would enjoy a certain discount over the existing 2G service. To push the digital mobile ...

  3. Telecoms rivals get in shape for overhaul

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to defend its market share by providing cheaper usage plans and offering other products. China Telecom is upgrading its 2.5G network to a 3G-compatible service in cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, ... of Japan to introduce tailor-made handsets. The handsets, which support the CDMA2000 EVDO network, will target middle to high-end customers with prices between 2,100 yuan (HK$2,380) and 6,000 yuan. ...

  4. China Gas price declines following news of fraud

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Gas Holdings' share price dived by 18.3 per cent after it revealed on Monday night that two of its directors had been detained in Shenzhen since mid-December ... the company's growth outlook until its new leadership develops a successful track record,' a Citi analyst said in a research report. The brokerage slashed its target price on China Gas shares from ...

  5. Mainland price pinch on power producers

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Mainland power producers face another tough year as spot-market coal prices head higher, warn analysts. Unless Beijing lifts administrative controls on the price at which ... their asking prices for this year's annual contracts for power-station coal at not higher than those charged last year. The move was seen as an attempt to combat widespread losses in the power ...

  6. Consumers pay the price for scarce water

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... their feelings on websites such as Jin Yang Wang or Golden Sheep Web. 'Every time when there's a public hearing, it must be about price increases,' Liang, a retired teacher, said in a recent post. 'And we don't have a big say in it.' The price of water is central to Beijing's twin goals of providing the mainland's 1.3 billion citizens with clean water, ...

  7. Everbright IPO will fly if price is right

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

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing China Everbright Bank is likely to attract sufficient interest from investors despite the current market downturn if its planned initial public offering is priced ... over a weak capital base and asset quality might hold back investors, but with reasonable pricing, the lender could still see enough interest for its IPO, just as in the case ...

  8. House prices drop 19pc amid discounts

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu in Beijing Mainland home prices have tumbled by as much as 19 per cent this month as developers resort to wide-scale price discounting in a bid to lure wary buyers back to the stagnating property market. Guangzhou-based Evergrande Real Estate Group fired the first salvo in the latest discount war on May 5 when it said it was slashing prices in 40 projects ...

  9. Rusal seen gaining from rising aluminium prices

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Earnings for Russian aluminium giant Rusal are expected to return to profitability this year on the back of rising aluminium prices and increased sales. Rusal, the world's ... aluminium prices plummeting. However, analysts say the company will return to profitability this year with BOC International forecasting net profit of US$1.04 billion and Liberum Capital estimating ...

  10. Drivers say poor Link car park services fail to justify price hikes

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... private parking charges had remained stable. 'We've seen the prices going higher and higher, but the service is lagging far behind,' Mr Or said. A spokeswoman for The Link ...




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