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  1. Cooling measures cause house price slowdown

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Home prices in 100 mainland cities grew modestly last month from May, reflecting a slowdown in the market after a series of cooling measures. Seventy-five cities experienced higher house prices, according to mainland property website SouFun Holdings, while 25 reported prices lower than those in May. The average 0.41 per cent growth was below ...

  2. September inflation eases to 2.6pc

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... charge subsidy in August last year. Without the effect of any one-off relief measures, the consumer price index was 2.2 per cent, compared to 1.9 per cent in August, mainly because of rising public and private housing rents. ...

  3. Clearwire, Sprint combine broadband units

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The firm, to be named Clearwire, will receive a US$3.2 billion investment from Intel Corp, Google, Comcast Corp, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. The investment is based on a target price of US$20 per Clearwire share and will give the companies a 22 per cent stake in the new venture. Sprint will take a 51 per cent equity stake while existing Clearwire shareholders ...

  4. Internet abuzz with 'anti-locust' front-page ad drive

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at hospitals in the city and accused mainland tourists of forcing up the price of baby formula. A decision by fashion house Dolce & Gabbana to ban locals from taking photographs outside its store ...

  5. Business - Money

    Foxconn Intl climbs on brokerage report of possible Apple deal

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 01:35pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... iPhones in late 2012 or early 2013,” Birdy Lu, an analyst with Daiwa, wrote in a research report dated October 10. The broker initiated a “buy” rating on the stock, with a target price of HK$3.8. ... the report said. The stock gained 17 per cent in the previous session. Yet the company said on Friday it was unaware of any reason behind the sharp rise in its stock price. FIH is seen as an also-ran ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Humanoid robots add to fun at Hong Kong talk

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... with something that China is desperate for- a home robot assistant to clean your house, make your meals, get you your medication and put itself away," he said. But he acknowledged humans might ... of battery power, priced at around US$1,000. He said one of the robot's "applications" could be as a personal shopper or assistant: "It will be able to shop for you in New York ...

  7. Securities firms lift China Mobile's ratings despite gloomy outlook

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu Major securities houses are revising up their target price for China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator with 554 million clients, despite a gloomy outlook for the second half and near saturation in the mainland's telecom market. Goldman Sachs has increased the target price by 3.3 per cent to HK$93 while BOCOM International has now adjusted ...

  8. China's growing wine market lures Entaste to HK

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and wine shops so that their customers have a great wine experience,' Garrett said. Entaste delivers the information and pricing on a custom-designed interface based on the specific ... to be in about 80 restaurants in Hong Kong, 40 in Shanghai and 80 in Beijing this year. One high-profile user of its 'wine pads' in Hong Kong is Cafe Gray Deluxe on level 49 of The Upper House ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2012

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... case. His reasoning is, to say the least, very irrational. The sizes of the stores, especially with respect to the number of customers served, make it obviously quite difficult to house ... and only HK$186,000 in a bank account, it will still be hard to get by, given that prices of basic necessities keep rising. There needs to be some sort of compromise within the Legislative Council. ...

  10. In-house titles help lift profits 63pc at NetEase

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com NetEase.com, the mainland's second-largest operator of online games, plans a more aggressive launch this year of titles developed in-house after ... 'unlock NetEase's user and brand value'. It added: 'We remain positive about the [mainland online] game sector due to high cash flow yield, low price earnings, and good government ...




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