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  1. Taiwan pins hopes on robotic friends

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... alphabet,' Cheng said. Taiwan's hi-tech companies are looking to consumers such as Cheng to power up the island's old, but small robotics industry. The island aims to fuse government support with cost-cutting measures to hold robot prices down for average consumers. Today, the US$413 million per-year sector in Taiwan accounts for 2.3 per cent of the world's US$17.6 ...

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    African companies in fear of China's corporate invasion

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Chinese people in Africa. As a result, that stronger presence in Africa has sparked controversy, mainly via questions about whether China is exploiting Africa for its resources, and a series ...

  3. Lenovo joins Hang Seng Index series

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainland computer giant Lenovo Group has been selected as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series - the first index of its kind to focus exclusively on Hong Kong and the mainland. Lenovo joins a group of 30 charter companies in the index, which will be launched by Hang Seng Indexes Co on July 26. Lenovo chief executive Yang Yuanxing said ...

  4. Hang Seng to launch new series of indices

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hang Seng Indexes Company has introduced a new series to trace the performance of stocks which promote environmental protection and good corporate governance. The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series has three indices, one covering Hong Kong-listed companies, one for mainland-listed firms and a third for those listed in both. All constituent stocks ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... plan China's Vice-Premier Wang Qishan will co-chair a series of bilateral economic co-operation meetings with his Singapore counterpart, Teo Chee Hean. The two countries will also sign ... to orbit Jupiter by July 2016. The Mars mission, being prepared for a November 25 launch, will land in August 2012 near a mountain in a crater on the planet and involves a robotic science ...

  6. ABB shifts robotics base to Shanghai in Asian refocus

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the headquarters of its robotics division from Detroit to Shanghai to head off competitors in the car business and force its executives to think Asian and not western. At a press briefing, chief executive ... market is the most important for robotics. China has more than 120 vehicle plants and investment of US$25.5 billion in new manufacturing by [next year] will bring the capacity to 15 million ...

  7. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China Southern still on board Boeing's Dreamliner

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... not confirmed the order. An ANA B787 made an emergency landing yesterday, the latest incident in the recent series of mishaps for the carbon-composite plane. The FAA and Boeing responded by launching ...

  8. Hard lessons well worth the cost

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... collapse spectacularly amid accusations of share manipulation and due to a series of ill-researched and badly managed speculative investments. 'Sir Isaac simply couldn't resist the urge ... Isaac Newton rediscovered in 1720 just how things that go up must come down when he invested his entire liquid holdings in the South Sea Company, a firm set up to trade with the Spanish colonies ...

  9. Hard lessons well worth the cost

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... asset class, and ideas on how to mitigate the hazards. In one famous example he cites in his book, Isaac Newton rediscovered in 1720 just how things that go up must come down when he invested ... initial stake in the company, he reinvested after its share price had quadrupled- and then watched the firm collapse spectacularly amid accusations of share manipulation and due to a series ...

  10. Business - China Business - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 21, 2012

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Qingdao site fetches year's highest price Authorities in Qingdao, Shandong province, have sold a land parcel for 872.4 million yuan (HK$1.08 billion) to Guangzhou Liangbao Property Investment and Consultancy, in an auction that set the highest premium of the year, the latest in a series of deals to signal a mild recovery in the mainland property market. Reuters   UMC bid ...




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