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  1. Business - Companies

    Weibo: Tencent's quick take on 58.com; Xiaomi tries on Vancl

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:17pm by Doug Young

    ... in postings by 58.com's chief executive, including the lightning-fast speed in which the deal was reached. Meantime, the second category of developments has seen Tencent's former e-commerce ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    US retailers' white-knuckle Christmas

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... to be like lightning. It's going to go very fast and every single day is going to matter," Macy's chief executive Terry Lundgren said. Like many retailers, Macy's is opening most ...

  3. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Occupy Central is no threat to Hong Kong's economy

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:17am by Tom Holland

    ... the anti-globalisation movement of the 2000s and the Occupy Movement of the past few years, London's financial services sector has been a lightning rod for protests, often violent. Yet despite ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    Hong Kong should scrap its stamp duty on share trading

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Tom Holland

    ... in Hong Kong's market. These are fund managers who use computer programs to trade large quantities of shares at lightning speeds in an attempt to profit from momentary small mis-pricings. ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Speculation over the new head of Microsoft after Steve Ballmer announces departure

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by MCT, NYT, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... as ever. There is no single clear successor to a lightning rod of a leader who remains one of the most identifiable CEOs in the country. The search committee will consider internal and external ...

  6. Business - Companies

    IDC: Tablet shipments slow down with no new iPad

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 10:32am by AP

    ... November 2, last year. Faster processor, faster Wi-Fi and new Lightning connector, matching what’s found in the iPhone 5. — iPad Mini, November 2, last year. With 7.9-inch (20.07-centimeter) ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Eyes online, milk powder firms count cost of China probes

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 01:50pm by Reuters

    ... on the mainland, where access to information is restricted. Chatter about food safety scares spreads lightning-fast on Twitter-like Weibo, so companies are learning to keep constant tabs on their online ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong yearbook in shock upgrade

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of others, only to be greeted by a thunderstorm, lightning and torrential downpour that soaked their instruments. Then another queue to pass through Hong Kong immigration, only to exit to a second ...

  9. Business - Commodities - AUSTRALIA

    Fortescue Metals a headache for Merrill

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Sean Kennedy

    ... restructuring its heavy debt load by this week. Fortescue has become something of a lightning rod for investor concerns about the prospects for Australia's resources boom, which is stumbling after ...

  10. Business - Money - GOLF

    High stakes for corporate game

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... No 1 Rory McIlroy made a lightning visit earlier this month - he missed the cut. Spain with its manifold golf courses might be trying to boost its property market by offering foreigners residency ...




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