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  1. Business - China Business

    Shirble Department Store shapes up after audit finds loopholes

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Shirble announces 64pc profit plunge, revises controls after loopholes found Shenzhen retailer shapes up after audit Shirble Department Store has enhanced internal controls after its auditor found management loopholes in its sourcing and property acquiring process, which led to a delay in announcing its financial results. The Shenzhen-based ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    Fubon Financial to buy majority control of First Sino Bank

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Holding, the second-largest publicly traded financial group in Taiwan, will buy majority control of First Sino Bank, in what is the largest acquisition of a mainland business by a Taiwanese ... of Xiamen Bank in 2008. Last year, Fubon also won regulatory approval to set up a joint-venture mutual fund house with Founder Securities, a stock brokerage controlled by Peking University. ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    CNOOC may give up control of rigs near military base for Nexen deal

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Oil and gas giant may have to give up control of rigs near major military base to win approval CNOOC platforms could be casualties of Nexen deal China's biggest offshore oil and gas producer may have to give up control of drilling platforms 80 kilometres from a major US military base to win government approval for its US$15.1 billion purchase ...

  4. Seized guns junked by Malaysian military

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The 2,800 sub-machine guns seized at a container terminal in Hong Kong last week were obsolete weapons disposed of by the Malaysian police two years ago, a senior officer of the force ... 2,858 machine guns, 25,226 empty magazines and about 5,000 gun parts. The weapons were declared as firearms in the manifest but lacked the licence necessary for import and export of strategic ...

  5. Value for money? NBC certainly thinks so as it rolls out big guns

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay Achilles will return to Greece once again. This summer's tunic and sandals hero, Brad Pitt, is expected to play a leading role in American TV network NBC's grand showcasing of the Olympics. Pitt, who played the role of Greek he ...

  6. Insurer aims for control of lender

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai and Jane Cai in Beijing China Life Insurance, the mainland's largest insurer, is trying to secure a controlling stake in a domestic bank in an attempt to become ... by market value, was determined to diversify into the banking business. 'We are taking a new step towards owning a minority stake in a bank while controlling another,' he said. 'Now ...

  7. Desperate HK gambler arrested after shoot-out

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... then pointed a gun at an approaching policeman, Inspector Koc said. When the policeman fired, the suspect ran away and fled in a white Toyota Corolla. Police fired again through the car's rear window as it sped away. The armed man, who was shot in the shoulder, lost control of the car, knocked down a motorcycle and crashed into a wall near a hot-pot restaurant on Taipa. Police arrested ...

  8. Teamsun to control Automated Systems

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Mainland firm Beijing Teamsun Technology is to acquire a controlling interest in Automated Systems Holdings, the leading information technology services provider to the Hong Kong government, in a deal that could be worth as much as HK$450 million. Shanghai-listed Teamsun, acting through its Hong Kong subsidiary, has agreed to buy the 68.4 per cent holding of United ...

  9. Zijin-controlled miner faces claims of torture

    Posted Dec 15th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Monterrico Metals, which is controlled by Zijin Mining Group, is facing a multimillion-dollar legal bill amid accusations that 31 protesters at its Peruvian copper deposit, Rio Blanco, were tortured during protests in 2005. In a case that highlights the risks resources-hungry Chinese companies face when buying assets in politically unstable countries, human ...

  10. Haitong paying US$454m for control of Taifook

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... shares have been suspended from trading on the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges as a result of the takeover discussions. Analysts said NWS, a controlling shareholder of Taifook, would ...




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