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  1. Enthusiastic China let down by their lack of experience

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... Xuming's team were comfortably beaten by the United States (36-14) and though a first win in seven World Series meetings against Japan looked a possibility when they led 12-0 at half-time, ... in China's strike rate, or the number of passes per try: 9.0 against the US and a massive 21.5 against Japan, compared with around 5-6 for most of the top sides. But Jiang took plenty of positives ...

  2. HK$170m plan from Japan to bring city's online shopping home

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Ta-Q-Bin has a logo featuring a black cat carrying a kitten in its mouth to underline how it aims to carry precious cargo with care. It has grown into a household name in Japan since being launched in 1976. In 2001, Yamato introduced the service to Taiwan and opened its first mainland office in Shanghai last October. 'In Japan, you could say that Ta-Q-Bin induced the boom in online ...

  3. Corporate Japan resigned to kowtowing for trade

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and unstable to invest in. 'If we had a plant in Mexico or France, we could close it,' said an official at one of Japan's major carmakers. 'Imagine trying to close a factory ... of those in Japan, and an enormous domestic market. This has left Japanese firms with no choice but to join the scramble, late in the game. Last year, funds from Japan overtook those from ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Yata vows cheaper food after openings

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... cheaper food after openings Food prices at the Japan-themed department store chain Yata will fall further when three new outlets open in the next three months, it said. Although the chain, ... The store will also set up a bar where customers will be able to eat freshly made sushi and seafood grilled to order. The Tsuen Wan store will open just across from Jusco, another Japan ...

  5. Business - Companies - HOSPITALITY

    Park Hotel puts Hong Kong at heart of growth plans

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... industry, the group set up the chain's headquarters in Singapore in 2005 and expanded aggressively in the region, buying properties in Singapore, mainland China and Japan. In Singapore, ... for sale, he said. The company owns and manages 2,500 rooms in Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore and Japan, and will expand to 3,300 rooms by 2015. However, Allen Law said the group had become ...

  6. Oh, what nations will do for oil

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Japan is heavily dependent on imported oil, mainly from the volatile Persian Gulf region. But it is also heavily reliant on its longstanding ally, the United States, to guard the sea lanes that bring the oil to Japan. Until recently, Tokyo did not have to worry too much about a conflict between its need for energy security and its interest in sustaining ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    L'Occitane on track to reach store expansion target

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... cent. Japan, its largest market, accounting for 23 per cent of total sales, saw same-store sales fall 6.5 per cent because of weak consumer sentiment. This was offset by new store openings, ...

  8. NTT to invest HK$3b in centre

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to develop a site in Tseung Kwan O as the largest and most advanced enterprise data centre facility in Hong Kong. 'This is the biggest data centre investment made by NTT outside Japan ... will be NTT Communications' largest-capacity facility outside Japan. A data centre is a secure, temperature-controlled infrastructure built and equipped to house large-capacity server computers ...

  9. Medtronic may seek Asian listing in future to fund regional growth

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Weigao, which markets spinal and orthopaedic products in the country. China is Medtronic's fourthlargest market after the United States, Japan and Germany. Sales in China now account for 3.2 per cent of the company's global total. Sales in the Asia-Pacific excluding Japan represent 8 per cent of its total. An ageing population and rising affluence have created opportunities ...

  10. StanChart keeps double-digit growth goal

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen Standard Chartered will not change targets for double-digit income growth this year despite the turmoil in the Middle East and the unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan. 'The world is obviously a very turbulent place as the tragic events in Japan and the political turbulence in the Middle East demonstrate, but Standard Chartered is in very good shape,' said ...




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