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  1. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Stock exchange aims to ensure Occupy Central will not halt trading

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:11am by Enoch Yiu

    ... be a threat to local stock market trading," Cheung said. Some finance staff have expressed support for the protest. In April, a dozen hedge fund managers and stock brokers sent an open letter ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Local turns hobby making perfect replicas of buses into thriving business

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:07am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Model start-up on the road to success Bus fanatic turned model maker Chu Man-hin has turned his hobby into a career. The 22-year-old started making 1:13 scale models of buses about three years ago, and now sells the remote-controlled replicas overseas for up to US$3,200 each. Now he's thinking of taking the business to a new level, concentrating ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Perfecting Your Pitch, by Ronald Shapiro with Jeff Barker

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by David Wilson

    ... Shapiro invokes is America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. During the American civil war, whenever one of his generals flopped, Lincoln bashed out a rebuke then just shut the letter away in a drawer. The ritual of writing his "Lincoln letters" gave him the emotional outlet he needed without denting anyone's morale, Shapiro notes, equally at home with history ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Tap Dancing to Work

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... for more than 40 years, and a shareholder in his company- Berkshire Hathaway- for almost that long, and the "pro bono" editor of his annual letter to shareholders for 35. "But," ... 368-page compilation includes the 1966 article in which Fortune first mentioned Buffett. Another highlight is the 1983 article "Letters from Chairman Buffett"- the first review of his ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Stores want product suppliers to be responsible

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... not fully aware of the changes until they received letters from the stores last week, a source familiar with the suppliers said. The letters demanded compliance with the law to protect the stores from any loss or legal action. In its letter, Wing On said: "We would remind you that pursuant to the agreement signed between your company with Wing On, you would keep us indemnified ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Hong Kong’s dying trades defy high rents to hang by a thread

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... a few construction companies want these made. I'm doing this only as a hobby." It takes Man about an hour to cut out four characters, he said, and he once spent a month cutting out ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Brother sets up battle of taste buds

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... lawsuit against Chui Wai-kwan, accusing the younger brother of circulating libellous letters among company shareholders and directors. Both then filed petitions to take over each others' ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    ParknShop staff fear losing benefits, say unionists

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... employees that the federation had contacted in the past two days shared the worries. The workers have been asked to sign a consent letter, dated July 16, to transfer to the new subsidiary, ParknShop (HK). They have to return the letter on or before Thursday. ParknShop (HK) will become the new employer of about 13,000 people in Hong Kong, Macau and on the mainland on August 1. "It ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    ParknShop staff complain of being made to move to new subsidiary

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Employees of Li Ka-shing's supermarket chain issued letters for consent to transfer to new firm Some ParknShop employees have complained of being forced to agree to transfer to a new ... A.S. Watson & Co. The confederation said the workers had been asked to sign a consent letter to transfer to ParknShop (HK), a new company and subsidiary under A.S. Watson & Co. Dated ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks, by August Turak

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of the Trappists, was published on forbes.com and proved so popular that forbes.com leadership editor Fred Allen urged him to turn it into a book. "It was a long series of largely serendipitous events ...




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