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  1. Global giants race to take slice of India news industry

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... to launch 24-hour news and current affairs channel Times Now. Reuters chief executive Tom Glocer told journalists at the launch that it was part of 'Reuters's global vision to build our ... in Business Standard, the No2 business daily in India. Business Standard now has a daily page of global business news from the Financial Times and occasionally runs FT opinion pieces to differentiate ...

  2. Bullish times in 'textile city' as global quotas come to an end

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and 30 million other articles of clothing a year from a vast 'textile city' on the outskirts of Ningbo. With the end of global textile quotas on more than 2,000 items, including cotton ... Organisations estimates China will take an additional US$200 billion of the global apparel trade and 'virtually destroy' the US textile industry, putting up to 650,000 people out of work. ...

  3. Work-from-home trend to pick up

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The trend for companies to have office staff working from outside the office - or teleworking - will pick up over the next two years, according to an AT&T survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The research found more than 80 per cent of ...

  4. Show a little flexibility

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Although Hong Kong is small and has an excellent transport system, many people could save time by working from home or on the road between meetings and sales calls, popping into the office only for important meetings. At the same time, companies would benefit from such flexible arrangements. 'Europe and the US are way ahead. Scandinavia leads with about 70 per cent ...

  5. Business - Money - ENTREPRENEURS

    Chungking Mansions a global business hub

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anne-Sophie Briant

    ... Anne-Sophie Briant moneypost@scmp.com Landmark building is a hub of enterprise with global reach, writes Anne-Sophie Briant Riding the Chungking express Every day around 2pm, the first ... serves as an informal bartering ground, drawing in traders who fly into Hong Kong a few times a year and congregate at Chungking Mansions to meet business partners or renegotiate contracts. Alam ...

  6. Appointments

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prophet Vice-president, sales- global accounts Cable & Wireless Europe, Asia and US Mr Prophet will be responsible for growing the international enterprise customer accounts, working closely ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Forecasts throw doubts over global prospects: official

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis in Xiamen keith.wallis@scmp.com Outlooks 'cast doubts' over global prospects Prospects for the global economy remain uncertain in the face of lower growth forecasts, a senior mainland transport official said yesterday. Xu Zuyuan, vice-minister at the Ministry of Transport, noted that the International Monetary Fund expected 3.5 per cent growth in the global ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMICS

    China's 9.9pc export growth eases fears of sharper global downturn

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com A 9.9pc rise in exports from China last month has lowered fears of a sharper global downturn, though economists warn increase may not last Export growth eases fears of a hard landing China's exports grew more than expected in September, temporarily easing worries of a sharper downturn in the global economy, though analysts warned the pickup ...

  9. Business - Economy - EARNINGS

    Global slowdown erodes profits at technology firms

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in San Francisco Global economic concern leads to spending curbs on technology and personal computers, depressing the incomes of Intel and IBM Slowdown erodes profits at tech firms The global economic slowdown is prompting companies to curtail technology spending and pushing consumers to favour mobile devices such as Apple's iPhone over personal computers, ...

  10. Business - Money

    Asia hedge funds lag behind global average

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Tracking of 395 funds shows just 1.6pc return this year, well below the global average Growth no boost for Asia hedge fund cash The world's fastest economic growth ... gain by the global benchmark. Funds have been hampered by a concentration on Asian equities, which have been driven more by Europe's debt crisis and China's slowdown than by company ...




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