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  1. Lai See

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... at the Journal's traditional regional dominance among international papers, whoever steps into the hot seat looks to have their work cut out. boci chief seeks mountain to climb After five years, BOC International chief executive Li Shan has called it quits. He is starting a private equity firm named San Shan (Three Mountains) Co. In his farewell letter, Mr Li waxed to staff about his plans to join ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Tomorrow, the president of Shenzhen-listed China Vanke leaves for the South Pole as he attempts to become the first person to conquer the highest mountains on the seven continents and lead expeditions to both poles. An accomplished mountaineer, Mr Wang climbed Mount Everest in 2003 and embarked on his world tour a year later. He has since climbed the highest mountains in Africa, ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Everest, apparently to add excitement to the event. The five senior (and not just in the corporate sense) executives went on a 12-day mountaineering excursion. They got as high as 18,000 feet up the world's most challenging mountain, just 11,029 feet short of the peak. They were hiking day and night, chatting away like boys on a scouting trip. 'We chatted about the old days. Lots ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... sponsors have probably been aware that mountains of heavy prospectuses - all at the same time - would likely put off potential investors, and we heard that a few firms ordered the print runs ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... with claims that its product comes from a 'high-quality water source' and a television and print advertising campaign showing a beautiful mountain lake. The apology came after the company ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... in a hole, stop digging. A mountain to climb 'Leaking Pipeline: Very Few Women Get to the Top in Corporate Asia,' proclaimed Asia's first gender benchmark report, which landed on our ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... from HK$100 yesterday. Politicians face the cameras Move over The Apprentice- the Japanese government has found a new way to engage voters worried about the country's mountain of debt ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... the firm had to settle for 'close-but-no-cigar'. Karrie's admirable response: if Mohammed can't go to the mountain, let the mountain come to Mohammed. Today the company hosts ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Mountain of idle cash behind rebound in markets Strange things are happening. The Hang Seng Index has rebounded 1,000 points in two days and is now back to the level of two weeks ago when people were predicting a correction. In the residential property market, people were expecting a mini-boom this year, but few predicted it would turn into a rally- prices are up about ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Party propaganda poster and half Christmas card, it shows a group of cheery schoolboy mountaineers warming themselves by a campfire made of coal, the substance that turned in a 30 per cent ...




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