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  1. Business - Companies - MARKETS

    Hong Kong shares in Next Media jump 56pc on Taiwan deal

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Shares in Hong Kong’s Next Media (0282.HK), controlled by media mogul Jimmy Lai, on Thursday jumped as much as 56 per cent after the firm said it would sell its Taiwan assets in a deal worth US$600 million. The stock rose to HK$1.75 in morning trade, a day after Lai signed two memoranda of understanding with Jeffrey Koo Jr, chairman ...

  2. News - World - AUCTION

    Hat worn by Napoleon fetches €1.9 million at Paris auction

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... famous two-pointed hats has been sold to a South Korean collector for nearly €1.9 million (HK$18.5 million) at an auction outside Paris. The black-felted beaver-fur bicorne hat is one of only 19 ... of Napoleon's stockings, a shirt and a red cotton scarf, which sold for €32,200. Also under the hammer were trophies seized by Prussian troops at Waterloo, where Napoleon was defeated in battle. Another ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by AFP

    ... a shopkeeper in Miranshah, said that at the same time as commanders were insisting he pay 300 rupees (HK$23) a month "tax", their fighters were stocking up on grooming products. "They ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Losses nearly double for Malaysia Airlines after MH370’s disappearance

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings. The airline, which warned losses would accelerate, posted a 305.7 million ringgit (HK$753 million) loss in the April-June quarter, following the March 8 disappearance of the flight with 239 people aboard. That compared to a 175 million ringgit (HK$431 million) loss in the same period of last year. It was the sixth straight quarterly loss for Malaysia ...

  5. News - World - GREECE

    Fugitive terrorist wounded in Athens shootout

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... grenade assault on the US embassy in Athens in 2007 and a 2009 car bomb that damaged the Athens stock exchange. Maziotis, 42, was detained in Athens' busy Monastiraki district in broad ... of Revolutionary Struggle. Last year, they were sentenced to jail in absentia. In January, the authorities offered €1 million (HK$10.5 million) for help in Maziotis' capture. ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Let’s make a deal: Li Keqiang seals HK$183b trade pact on visit to Britain

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP, GDN

    ... Agencies HK$183 billion in trade announced during Li Keqiang's visit to Britain- including a nuclear power pact- are further proof of country's rise Let's make a deal ... rail lines. The Chinese have a mixed safety record on high-speed rail. The agreements were among trade deals worth £14 billion (HK$183 billion) agreed during the visit of Premier Li Keqiang, ...

  7. Sport - Soccer

    Failure 'not an option' for United

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:56pm by AFP, AP

    ... consecutive season. The warning came as the Glazer family announced it was set to raise around US$150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange. "Because ... of their holding via a stock listing in 2012. The announcement comes two months after Malcolm Glazer, who led the family takeover of United in 2005, died. His six grown children control the club. ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Investors look to mine Bitcoin volatility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by AFP

    ... opportunity despite the white-knuckle ride. The mainland is the world's biggest market for trading Bitcoins, but about US$5 billion was wiped off the value of the currency's global stock ... platform, slumped more than 35 per cent from a recent high of 7,050 yuan (HK$8,942), almost as much as an ounce of gold. They then climbed back above 6,000 yuan, until one of mainland internet giant ...

  9. Business - Money

    Apple shares hold flat after earnings

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:38am by AFP

    ... helped the stock end nearly flat. Shares in the iPad and iPhone maker plunged more than US$13 at the opening after Apple reported a fall in quarterly profits for the first time in nearly a decade ... competition in the smartphone and tablet markets. The company posted a profit of $9.5 billion (HK$73.76 billion) on revenue of US$43.6 billion (HK$338.52 billion in the first three months ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Japan's SoftBank on course to buy T-Mobile

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 11:49am by AFP

    ... tag of more than 2 trillion yen (HK$149 billion), the Nikkei business daily said. It is in the final stages of talks with T-Mobile's parent, Deutsche Telekom of Germany, the economic ... citing, industry figures. SoftBank had initially envisioned a stock swap but it is believed to have added a tender offer and other transactions to the list of options, since Deutsche Telekom ...




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