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  1. Mainland firms learn the cost in guns and death in search for oil

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Resource-rich nations turn deadly for Chinese workers abroad Guns and death are as much a part of the oil business in some parts of the world as drilling and pipelines, and Chinese companies are likely to encounter more violence in the future as they explore some of the most dangerous corners of the globe in their search for better energy deals. Nine Chinese ...

  2. US jumps gun on textile safeguards

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... result in the imposition of new import quotas as early as June, drawing ire from US textile importers and charges of protectionism from Beijing. Rather than waiting for formal petitions from US garment manufacturers, the US Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (Cita) has 'self-initiated' probes into mainland cotton knit shirts and blouses, cotton trousers, ...

  3. Gamblers roll in to Phnom Penh as guns go quiet

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih in Phnom Penh, Cambodia hanshih.toh@scmp.com Fifteen years on, the guns are silent in Phnom Penh, the big Naga Floating Resorts Casino appears to be flourishing and developers ... At the entrance, we were checked for weapons. While I stood there, security guards confiscated M16 rifles, AK-47 assault guns, and pistols from customers lined up at the checkpoint. The capital was thick ...

  4. Owners come home to misery and violence

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conflicts between homeowners and management firms. 'The attitudes of some departments encourage the violence. Property management firms do need oversight no matter whether they are embroiled in violence or not.' He said conflicts between evicted residents and property firms would continue as long as residents' committees had no legal status. Most recent lawsuits filed ...

  5. Odd couple equipped for sex and violence

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... but the two mainland companies have cornered the market in two unlikely industries- sex and violence. Lover is one of the world's top sex toy makers, while Senken is the mainland's biggest ... Chen turned the family-staffed business into a company with annual domestic sales of 160 million yuan and exports of US$4 million. On the mainland, 30 million police officers and 300,000 ...

  6. Big-budget Giant Online debuts with all guns blazing

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... to the future of the company. The game took 21 months to develop with a team of close to 200 developers. So far, US$5 million had been spent, said Eric He, the chief financial officer of Giant, and a further US$5million to $10 million would be invested in the next five years to enhance the game. Giant Online is a game about warfare in a contemporary setting, with players fighting each other ...

  7. Time will tell if China's big guns bite the bullet on balanced growth

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... China need such a big military? How can the United States navy continue to command shock and awe around the world this way? Let us put things in perspective. Leave alone that the US military budget is 20 times the size of China's, the chart shows you that the US has always devoted a much greater proportion of its total economic effort to defence than China has done. Last year ...

  8. Aviation big guns will help identify opportunities at Congress

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

    ... We have stimulated the market and brought business class options to independent business travellers. The Hong Kong market is moving in a different way to that in Europe and the US. We ...

  9. Company sticks to its guns and focuses on service

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... employees do not receive a 13th month payment. The competitive stance was paying off, Mr Lai said. 'Our customers are buying more from us and this is a direct result of our service ...

  10. Big guns elbowing out small brokers

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the leading position of the [middle tier] so this didn't really affect us,' he said. 'I can't tell you our exact market share but it is slightly over 1 per cent and it has been ...




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