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  1. Mothers scramble for baby formula

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... used in plastic and glue- had been added to milk produced there and was killing their children or making them ill. Hong Kong mothers have to compete with mainland women who flock across ... to three, was available in pharmacies, ParknShop, Mannings or Watsons in Sai Kung, a district which is seldom packed with mainlanders. 'Some mothers told me that they rushed here all the way ...

  2. Dragonair to expand mainland services

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... province, under the recently signed air services agreement with Beijing that allows Hong Kong carriers more access to the mainland. It is also looking to increase flight frequencies on other routes. ... Kong-listed firm announced a shareholding restructuring plan, in which its mother company, China National Aviation Co Group, will transfer its 69.5 per cent stake in CNAC to a new company through ...

  3. Mainland buyers head for Paris market

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren in London Mainland homebuyers have started to arrive in Paris, joining Hong Kong and Singaporean investors buying in the French capital's city centre, estate agency Knight Frank says. 'It is the first year we have begun detecting mainland Chinese demand, albeit in its infancy,' said Mark Harvey, an international residential consultant at Knight ...

  4. Mainland binge on overseas property

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Cashed-up mainlanders are on a multibillion-dollar binge of overseas luxury-home buying in the United States and Britain, where bargains abound, as well ... minting millionaires, and its relatively strong currency and soaring domestic housing market has sent rich mainland investors flooding overseas to get more for their money. Property agents ...

  5. Novel tours pay off for firms

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... to attract cash-rich mainlanders to buy their luxury homes during the eight-day Golden Week holiday that started on Thursday last week. Developers offered those who joined the tours free transport ... said the trend of mainland buyers coming to Hong Kong could be sustained as long as the central government continued to loosen its credit policy and exchange controls. Henderson Land ...

  6. Business - China Business - ACQUISITION

    Huiyuan Juice buys founder's assets

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... billion) last year. Huiyuan is the mainland's largest juice brand in terms of sales. Zhu said the decision to merge with the upstream assets reflected confidence in the mainland's juice ... bullish about the company's outlook." Mainlanders drink an average of about one litre of juice a year. Zhu said he hoped that would increase to 5 to 10 litres. Under the deal, Huiyuan ...

  7. Officials deny claims of deaths in protests by evicted villagers

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng At least two villagers died on Monday after thousands clashed with hundreds of police and government officials in northeastern Jiangxi province, according to residents. However, mainland media reported yesterday that authorities had denied there had been any deaths. About 100 residents of Dongxia village stormed the Gangkou township government building on Monday, ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Appetite fades for corporate purchases

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... The firm expects overall sentiment in Hong Kong and the mainland to gradually recover in the third quarter after policymakers in Beijing unveil their implementation programme for the 12th five-year ... while the proportion of mainland executives looking to buy assets slipped to 28 per cent, a three-year low, according to the Grant Thornton report, based on a survey of 200 Hong Kong and 400 ...

  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong and New York US pork giant bought by mainland meat firm China’s Shuanghui International plans to buy Smithfield Foods Inc for US$4.7 billion (HK$36.5 billion) to feed a growing Chinese appetite for US pork, but the proposed takeover of the world’s No. 1 producer has stirred concern in the United States. The transaction, announced on Wednesday, would rank ...

  10. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    AXA buys into Shanghai car insurer Tianping

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... and the first mainland insurer to specialise in vehicle insurance. The insurer, which has a licence for direct sales, had a 0.83 per cent share of the property and casualty market in 2011. Net profit ... on the high-growth market. It received approval at the end of last year for ICBC-AXA Life, a life insurance joint venture with the mainland's largest lender, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Its ...




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