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  1. Businesses miss out on full share of tech fund

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Donald Asprey Critics want to know why only 43pc of $2.1b granted went to the private sector Only 43 per cent of $2.1 billion spent by the Innovation and Technology Fund has gone to the private sector, with more than half of the money ending up with universities and government bodies. A lawmaker and industry representatives said the fund's use needed ...

  2. Wharf reit looks to tap market for $3.1b

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Fiona Lau, Foster Wong and Yvonne Liu Wharf (Holdings) and parent company Wheelock and Co are planning a real estate investment trust consisting of office, retail and industrial properties to tap the market for between $2.34 billion and $3.12 billion in the second half of this year, according to sources. The preliminary portfolio includes Lane Crawford House in Central, Plaza ...

  3. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... players. By 2004, they constituted half of the Top-10. These young rookies also won every major event: Wimbledon and the French and US Open. So why is this cash-strapped, snow-covered nation now ... Africa's big cats don't like water, but what is a cat to do when dinner is on the other side of a swamp? For half the year, these cats live in the swamps of the Okavango. As the annual flood ...

  4. Port income, profit lift in double digits

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cargo volume at the 39 ports worldwide in which Hutchison owns stakes rose 9 per cent in the first half to 24.6 million standard 20-foot containers. The throughput at its Yantian deep-water port ...

  5. Agencies feel the pressure of further austerity measures

    Posted Nov 08th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... numbers. Sources said these property agencies opened five to 10 branches a month when the property market was still thriving in the first half. Philip Wu Kong-man, general manager of City ...

  6. Seoul guardians

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... counter-terrorist unit.' South Korea, having faced the North Korean threat for half a century, offers a large pool of trained former military personnel for NKTS to draw from- but joining the company ...

  7. Number of HK workers in Macau soars to record high

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... half of the Hong Kong workers in Macau are employed in the booming construction industry. A large number of them also work in the gaming and hospitality sectors, usually in senior positions. ...

  8. Up to 65pc of births in HK are Caesarean

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... of the night at 3am, with the operation bed pointing in a particular direction to maximise the benefit,' he said. Obstetrician Marco Wan Chun-wai said that about half of his patients chose to have ...

  9. Oasis team smile amid birth pangs

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... already slashed their travel budgets in half. A lot of employees say, you ask me to fly, but you stick me at the back so I'm not travelling. To many corporates, Oasis is their 2007 solution. ...

  10. High spirits of 97

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... of dance music's genuine nice guys. Saturday sees the debut of progressive house talent Jody Wisternoff, one half of the Way Out West duo, at Edge on Wyndham Street. With DJ Nick Warren as his other half, Way Out West were one of Britain's top club acts in the 1990s, with dance-floor fillers such as Ajare and The Gift scoring crossover success. They even played the Glastonbury ...




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