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  1. GE set to throw Olympics power switch

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the London 2012 Olympic Games. The typical total cost of infrastructure for an Olympic Games is estimated at US$10billion. As Beijing seeks to become a modern and environmentally conscious ... to build on this and use it as a blueprint to leverage teams to operate at future mega events. We already have teams in place for the Olympics in London and Vancouver.' The challenge now ...

  2. Mongol hoard: HK battles London for IPO

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen, Naomi Rovnick

    ... to happen before May or June in Hong Kong, London or Mongolia. 'The IPO for the Tavan Tolgoi deposit is in preparation,' he said. Because the Mongolian exchange is too small to accommodate such a large listing, Hong Kong or London makes more sense. The Hong Kong stock exchange, which wants to turn itself into a mining hub by attracting listings from mining entities outside China, ...

  3. HK, mainland investors snap up London project

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li British developer Native Land has sold more than GBP22 million (HK$282.6 million) worth of flats in its joint-venture luxury residential project in central London to Asian buyers- ... value against the Hong Kong dollar since October 2007, meaning buyers investing in British property can get more for their money. Nicholls said prices of London flats began to stabilise in May ...

  4. News Briefs

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... approval was only published in the official government gazette this week, four years after the application was submitted. City seeks Olympics action Macau is hoping to join the International Olympic Committee and take part in the 2012 London Games, the director of Macau's Government Information Bureau, Victor Chan Chi-ping, said in Beijing. 'We have received a lot of support ...

  5. HK investors given chance to jump the queue

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Industry experts say the British property market is showing signs of a recovery and pent-up demand by home-based buyers is expected to boost interest in London developments. British ... partner at property agency King Sturge, said monetary policy was supporting buyers' purchasing power. Mortgage affordability in London dropped below its long-term average in the first quarter ...

  6. Campaign threatens plan for London wharf

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Foster Wong Cheung Kong is caught up in a fight with residents over a proposal to redevelop a waterfront site into residential and commercial space Residents in southeast London have ... 'Convoys Wharf is the last remaining site in inner London that has the necessary depth for ocean-going vessels to moor. Once lost to residential development, it will be lost forever. 'Another ...

  7. Bank of China looks to London for polish

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu and Andrew K. Collier in Beijing Former Bank of England man could improve tarnished image China's largest foreign-exchange lender plans to bring on board a former Bank of England banking supervision head as an independent director. Peter Cooke ...

  8. Sponsors' eyes on equestrian events

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of international sports events, including Philips Electronics and the AXA Group, are looking at potential sponsorship opportunities for the Olympic equestrian events to be staged in Hong Kong as part of the 2008 Beijing Games. 'The Olympics involve a big area of sponsorship. We will look into it if the opportunity arises,' an official from AXA China Region Insurance said. Philips' ...

  9. Bigger, better, brighter

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... will be a boon as they prepare for the 2012 London Olympics. Twelve new stadiums are being built to complement the 41 existing competition venues, which are being overhauled, as are some 20 training ... Asian Games. On the contrary, the metropolis is preparing for a massive, no expense-spared global public relations exercise this year. The southern trading hub is the final stop for the Olympic ...

  10. Architects fight to win Kowloon project

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... structural designer of Britain's Eden Project, to design the giant canopy proposed by Lord Foster. Architects Herzog & de Meuron, which designed London's Tate Modern gallery and is engaged on the Beijing Olympic Stadium, has been hired to design the performance venue and the museum of modern art. The project will be based on Lord Foster's winning design, which features ...




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