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  1. Rights issue sinks CK Life shares

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of any rights issues by any Cheung Kong companies,' said Fulbright Securities general manager Francis Lun Sheung-nim, a 10-year veteran of Hong Kong's stockbroking industry. '[The ... to launch a $2.06 billion rights issue. The health product and fertilizer distributor slumped 10.52 per cent to 85 cents, its trough since going public in 2002, on hectic trading that saw 35.76 ...

  2. HK to put best egg tarts and cantopop forward

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... and the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Lu said some deals would be signed during the conference. 'Whether debating on economic issues or cutting deals, the symposium will break new ground in mutual ... Denise Tsang Cantopop singers, celebrities, egg tarts and milk tea will be promoted as Hong Kong's hallmark consumer products in an unprecedented trade show in Beijing next month ...

  3. Business index drops as credit crisis worsens

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... enterprises. Foreign firms, particularly those owned by Hong Kong and Taiwanese investors, led the sharpest decline in sentiment, followed by larger mainland enterprises. The final three months of this year are expected to provide an even bleaker outlook as Hong Kong-owned firms across the border widely fear crumbling appetite for consumer goods. Economists do not believe the unprecedented, ...

  4. Hopewell profit acts as a bridge

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... for the long-awaited Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project after delivering a forecast-beating 31.1 per cent jump in interim profit to $563.79 million. Despite the recent emergence of an underwater tunnel ... of the study. The remaining key issues to be resolved are thought to be the location of immigration checkpoints and environmental concerns. After more than two years of feasibility studies, Guangdong ...

  5. Behind the news and who made it happen

    Posted Dec 26th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Enoch Yiu, Jane Moir

    ... after Bocom successfully listed in Hong Kong in June. In May this year, HSBC also doubled its stake in China's second-largest life insurer, Ping An Insurance (Group), to 19.9 per cent after paying $8.1 billion to buy out fellow shareholders Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. In November, the bank secured a licence to establish a joint-venture fund company. Back in Hong Kong, Mr Cheng ...

  6. HK Electric issues counter-proposal

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Power supplier Hongkong Electric Holdings has dismissed the government's key proposals to reform the scheme of control regulatory regime, instead submitting a 230-page counter-proposal to retain the existing set-up. The utility proposed ...

  7. Hong Kong to receive timely visit by US Treasury undersecretary

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The US Treasury Department's undersecretary for international affairs, David McCormick, is to visit Hong Kong next week at a time when Washington and European governments ... on Wednesday. The Better Hong Kong Foundation and the Asia Society are jointly organising the event with media partners the South China Morning Post, The Economist and Caijing magazine. ...

  8. CLP issues warning over coal prices

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Power supply major CLP Holdings has warned that prevailing high coal prices will cloud earnings prospects in Hong Kong and the mainland, after posting a forecast-beating 12 ... at its mainland coal-fired plants by 61.62 per cent last year, to $106 million. On-grid tariff increases in China last year were insufficient to cover rises in coal costs, he added. In Hong Kong ...

  9. Safety issues threaten to delay merger of railways

    Posted Jan 26th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Analysts mixed over direction of plans after discovery of defective train parts Analysts were divided yesterday over how Kowloon-Canton Railway Corp (KCRC) should proceed after safety glitches threatened to delay government plans to partially merge Hong Kong's two rail operators. While some believe the company should clear up its disclosure and safety issues ...

  10. Shenzhen wages slip first time in 10 years

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... consultant Go2Xpert. 'Labour-intensive industries such as Hong Kong-owned processing trade factories were the hardest hit, and hence migrant workers.' Hong Kong-owned factories in Shenzhen, ... conceded last week that despite some signs of recovery in the economy, it was difficult to create jobs. Wilson Shea, a Hong Kong producer of packaging products in Dongguan, said the market remained ...




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