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  1. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by SIULAN LAW

    ... The Overground was named London's public transport operator of the year in 2011 and 2012. Having passed the test of the London Olympics in 2012, when passenger numbers were 25 per cent higher than ... Siulan Law in London While the rail operator has been battered with operational problems and project delays in HK, the firm is winning top ratings in the British capital A smooth ride ...

  2. Business

    GSK says expects China bribes probe to hit performance

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 05:12pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London GlaxoSmithKline expects its financial performance in China to take a hit from Bejing’s probe into bribery allegedly carried out by senior staff, the British pharmaceuticals company said on Wednesday. “Clearly, we are likely to see some impact to our performance in China as a result of the current investigation, but it is too early to quantify the extent ...

  3. Business - Economy

    London Olympics brought in HK$117b for Britain

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse London Games brought in HK$117b The British government claimed yesterday that last year's Olympic Games in London gave the economy a massive boost, even while ... of staging the event. But analysts questioned some of the projects included in the study, including a £1 billion planned shopping centre in Croydon, south London- miles from the Olympic site. ...

  4. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    London Metal Exchange officials aim to attract Japanese traders

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Chief executive Garry Jones leads a delegation to Tokyo this week in a bid to expand into Asia before the launch of new products later this year LME officials out to lure Japanese traders London Metal Exchange chief executive Garry Jones will on Wednesday lead a delegation to meet traders and metal users in Japan to promote its products, marking its ...

  5. Business - Money - COURTS

    London Metal Exchange to push for reform after US judge dismisses suits

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com London exchange granted immunity from claims that it conspired to push up aluminium prices LME to push reform after US judge dismisses suits The end of class action lawsuits in the United States against the London Metal Exchange will open the way for a long-promised reform of the aluminium warehousing issue and allow the bourse to focus on its ...

  6. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR ENOCH YIU

    Games brings economic respite but London pines for tourists

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu City escapes recession after nine months but taxi drivers see growth as only short term Games brings economic respite but London pines for tourists The London Olympics may well have helped Britain come out of recession but it does not seem to have helped attract tourists. In a recent trip to London, White Collar talked to a number of taxi drivers to find out what ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    CIMC declares another win in battle against Brazil’s Schahin

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:47pm by Jing Yang and Benjamin Robertson

    ... for the construction of two oil-drilling rigs three years ago. CIMC Raffles, a subsidiary of Hong Kong- and Shenzhen-dual listed CIMC, won two interim awards from the London Arbitration Tribunal that enabled ... York and London, both in favour of CIMC, which is also the world’s largest container manufacturer. A CIMC spokesman told the South China Morning Post that the case was “not over” ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    Britain to issue first yuan offshore bond this year

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London London looking to boost quest to become the centre of offshore trade in renminbi UK to issue first yuan bond later this year Britain will become the first Western government to issue an offshore bond in China's currency, finance minister George Osborne has said. The move marks a deepening of London's efforts to build financial links ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - OPERATIONS

    Lloyds Banking Group keeps its options open for move to England

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Lloyds keeps its options open for move to England Scotland-based Lloyds Banking Group has left the door open for a move to London amid uncertainty over the future shape ... lending to homebuyers and companies there. Rival Royal Bank of Scotland, meanwhile, made clear that it had scrapped contingency plans to shift its headquarters to London and National Australia ...

  10. Business - China Business - CARS

    Formula E racing debut fuels China's electric hopes

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Organised by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), the inaugural race took place at the Olympic Park track earlier this month with 20 drivers competing across 10 teams. Cars made 25 laps ...




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