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  1. Blame the bottom line, not a bronze lion

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by 2013. Unionists and staff have not been able to swallow the news and have taken it out on a defenceless victim. Poor Stephen - the iconic roaring bronze lion in front of the bank's ...

  2. Lion City a growing offshore centre for the world's wealthy

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Despite Switzerland's private banking history and the plethora of benefits offered by tax havens in the Caribbean and the Channel Islands, the world's wealthy are turning in ever-increasing numbers to Singapore for their private bankin ...

  3. China Mobile grabbing lion's share of market

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile added a record 68 million new subscribers last year as the nation's largest mobile-telephone operator lured more rural customers from its struggling fixed-line rivals. China Telecom and China Netcom Group Corp, the countr ...

  4. Yogi spices up ABN India fund mantra as lions dance for Bocom

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a lion dance inside the office, presumably to reflect the bank's mainland roots. But Bocom's marketing team had apparently underestimated the event's popularity. Or they did not realise that unlike yoga, you need a lot more space for a lion dance. When the dance began, the more than 50 people gathered at the ceremony, including bank officials, guests and journalists, had ...

  5. HSBC in pursuit of lion's share

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Analysts warn that the bank's more aggressive lending strategy could intensify the mortgage war Hong Kong's biggest bank is aggressively building up its share of the local property mortgage market, nine months after its Hong Kong chai ...

  6. 'Risks involved justify high returns'

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the lion's share of PE investment, industry experts say private equity investors are starting to look at opportunities in Indonesia and Vietnam. Across Asia, sectors ripe for deal-making include ...

  7. A land of hope, growth and glory

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into a state-driven economic model. Which takes us to the Lion City, as it increasingly looks north of Southeast Asia for emerging opportunities. 'Regionally, mainland China has experienced the fastest ... of Lion City banking acumen in the once-forbidding Land of the Dragon. With mainland China spawning millionaires by the jet-load every week, Bank of Singapore believes it is in a position to lock ...

  8. Missed opportunity

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the confines of Hong Kong's history, our dragons and lions, buildings and bridges. It followed the exceptionally modern designs of the euro banknotes. The criticism of the new 10-dollar note ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... complex in Tseung Kwan O. The combination of turbulent weather conditions and the traditional lion dance and pig-cutting ceremony led some of those present to comment: fung shan shui hei. ... as the lions completed their performance. What more could you ask for? ...

  10. Fully convertible yuan 'in 10 years'

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a clearing bank in the Lion City. Liao believes many countries in Southeast Asia would be happy to use the yuan but the currency might still not be 'internationalised' on a par with the US ...




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