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  1. Hutchison to give away handsets in Italy

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Hutchison Whampoa is stepping up efforts to market its third-generation (3G) mobile-phone services in Italy with a plan to give away video-phone handsets, starting next week. Hutchison ... subscribers in Italy in its first year of operations. It also set the same sales target for Britain, where operations were launched in March. The free-handset campaign in Britain helped Hutchison ...

  2. Travel and accommodation

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Getting there: Cathay Pacific flies directly to Milan and Rome from HK$6,430 return, yet offers an online fare via London and Rome to Brindisi from HK$26,110. A second-class rail journey from Rome's Fiumicino Airport to Brindisi takes 61/2 hours and ...

  3. Firm markets a substance that kills Sars virus within 24 hours

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Beijing and the University of Catania in Italy- the compound kills the Sars virus within 24 hours of contact. The virus is believed to be able to live outside the body from a few hours to 15 days, ... hygienic lives.' Perstorp developed Polygiene in 2000 to kill bacteria, including salmonella. When Sars emerged, Perstorp scientists in Italy worked with their counterparts at the Chinese ...

  4. For a premium service, price premium will be small

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operators have already cut prices of 2G services twice in anticipation of the launch of Hutchison's 3G services. Hutchison started its mobile operations in Britain and Italy from scratch, ... misread the market for 3G, one analyst said. 'People in the UK treat the mobile phone as a utility, but people in Italy treat it as fashion. No one in the UK is willing to buy a 3G handset ...

  5. Hutchison pushes to get 3G phones

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a shortage of handsets in Britain and Italy earlier this year. Analysts were concerned NEC would fail to deliver a large number of the handsets before Christmas. A report issued by Goldman Sachs last ... an additional 1.4 million to 1.9 million units in the next two months to meet its target. Hutchison had set an aggressive target of signing two million 3G users from Britain and Italy. ...

  6. career tracker

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cesare Romani, executive chef, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Romani will manage and lead the entire culinary team. Born in Lombardy, Italy, he came from a family of food lovers. He has worked in many international properties throughout Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Asia, including the Taj Palace Hotel in Dubai and Harbour Grand Kowloon in Hong Kong. ...

  7. Great Wall mulls appeal on Fiat copyright

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... of Fiat's Panda. A Turin court last week ruled in favour of Fiat in a copyright infringement case and banned the sale of Great Wall's Peri in Europe. The court ordered that importers in Italy ... passenger car- in August last year, delayed its sale in Europe, though it launched the car in the domestic market early this year. Mr Bai said it was possible that Italy might wish to protect its ...

  8. Hutchison 3G aims for high-end

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... customers appears to have yielded some benefit for Hutchison in Italy and Britain, where it launched its 3G business six months ago. 'The average revenue per subscriber we are getting from ... attractive.' Last month, Hutchison said its monthly arpu was ?45 (HK$569) in Britain and 78 euros (HK$686) in Italy. But many analysts believe the numbers were inflated as Hutchison is now offering ...

  9. Hutchison 3G likely to go high-end

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... demographic of almost any mobile operator. 'The question is whether Hutchison can do that,' he said. A focus on high-end customers appears to have yielded some benefit for Hutchison in Italy ... in Britain and 78 euros (HK$686) in Italy. But many analysts believe the numbers were inflated as Hutchison is now offering packages as low as #25 per month to draw customers. And while Hutchison ...

  10. PetroChina enters generation game

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... to meet demands into next century. Developed in the 1980s and commercially used in 1991, the fossil fuel is used in Denmark, Italy, Germany, Canada and Japan. The primary market for Orimulsion ... power base The joint venture will cost 4.1 billion yuan Power should be produced by the end of next year Orimulsion is already used in Denmark, Italy and Japan ...




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