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    Spending on an Olympic scale

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for the games, with the Swiss-based International Olympic Committee taking home an estimated £2.7 billion share for its … for its … well, yes, for its what? The IOC picks the cities that will host ... Jake van der Kamp Spending on an Olympic scale Even though China finished second overall in the medal table, it doesn't mean it is a big sporting nation. The ready availability ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Japan PM vows to pursue growth, fiscal plan at G20, no word on sales tax

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 11:36am by Reuters

    ... Japan’s dire fiscal situation. Abe will cut short his summit attendance, leaving for Buenos Aires later Thursday, where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote on Saturday to decide ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Olympics-Tokyo’s bid a high-stakes gamble for Japan PM, Abenomics

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 11:20am by Reuters

    ... early from a Group of 20 summit in Russia- a highly unusual move for a Japanese leader- to make a last-ditch plea to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Buenos Aires to choose Tokyo ... committee reckons hosting the Olympics would boost the economy- from construction and higher prices- by 3 trillion yen (HK$232.9 billion) over the coming seven years. That amounts to just 0.3 ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - RISK

    AgBank's addition to FSB list points to increased risk awareness

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 03:57am by DON WEINLAND

    ... the mainland. In fact, the bank, China's third-largest by assets, has just seven branches abroad, making it at once a domestic giant and an international pipsqueak. But the bank's near ... for International Settlements, the same institution behind the international capital raising scheme known as Basel III. The recognition surprised some industry watchers, while others pointed ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Time for new leadership in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:08am by Peter Guy

    ... and social forces. Debating change within the stifling borders of the Basic Law has become a dreary affair. Playing with the functional constituencies and nomination committee rules does not deliver ... is a financial writer and former international banker ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Stanley car park insanity continues

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 06:29am by Howard Winn

    ...   Accountants offside A disciplinary committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants has reprimanded an accountant and his firm BDO for having, so to speak, taken their eyes off the ball. According to the committee, Choi Man-on and BDO failed to recognise a deferred tax liability in connection with Hong Kong-listed Birmingham International Holdings' decision ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Governance advocates see crowd sourcing as way to fix internet ills

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... not top-down control, is needed. Three organisations- Brazil's Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br), Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the World Economic Forum (WEF)- ... technical bodies, international, government-led groups and national regulators, while seeking to include these bodies in their own broad-tent approach to internet governance. It aims to share ideas ...

  8. Business - IPO

    Wuxi Sunlit Science and Technology plans Hong Kong listing

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 11:32am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and 28.8 million placed internationally, it said in a filing to the stock exchange on Wednesday night. Wuxi Sunlit is seeking approval from the exchange’s listing committee for a start to share ...

  9. Business - Commodities - COMPANY VISIT

    Lee Kee Holdings' rise from the scraps

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 05:43am by Enoch Yiu

    ... when it became the only Hong Kong member of the London Metal Exchange. As Lee Kee's chief executive, Clara Chan was last week appointed to two committees of the exchange, the first ... and cars. Like the driving dictum of the founder, the company's business model is simple: source from international miners and metal producers and reselling them. The firm has about 1,200 ...

  10. Business - Economy - LAW

    Hong Kong hot spot for lawyers

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 05:42am by Bloomberg

    ... international companies." The party's Central Committee is meeting this week and may establish an agency to institutionalise the anti-graft campaign, according to Chinese legal scholars. ... Ming of Sidley Austin, a former Singapore prosecutor and internal lawyer for Pfizer, say there is plenty of work at the moment. "I've barely had a weekend off for the last eight ...




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