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  1. Travel firm buys rights to mountain

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai A private company has bought the rights to develop a state-owned scenic spot near the famed Yellow mountain in Anhui province. The purchase marks a rare case ... county government for operating rights to Qiyun mountain for 50 years, a company official and Shanghai media said. The mainland bars private ownership of land, instead offering so-called ...

  2. Mountain of Burberry fakes will be shredded, dumped

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A gigantic pile of fake Burberry products will be shredded and dumped in landfills after the biggest counterfeit goods case in Hong Kong's history. The 150,000 items, with a retail value of about $130 million, will be dumped after a cou ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The directors can't do without me. All my rivals are either dead or have been made redundant because of my success Misha Shawdagar, a Bangladeshi actor who has appeared in more than 750 films Davos Man is not this caricature of the rich and powerful person Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum When I saw the coastal mountains that marked my end point ...

  4. Apple to use Baidu as mainland search tool

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... search service for local users of its personal computers. Apple's recently announced OS X Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of its desktop operating system, will deliver features ... version of Mountain Lion,' said Claus Mortensen, a principal for the Asia-Pacific emerging-technology advisory-services programme at analysis firm IDC. 'This only makes sense because ...

  5. Business - Companies - MARKETING

    China turf war looms for coffee makers

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Geneva China turf war looms for coffee makers Nestle rules the high-end coffee market in Europe with Nespresso capsules. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters dominates the US, leaving China as the biggest market grab for premium portioned coffee. Nestle has prepared for rising demand with Nespresso machines celebrating the year of the dragon decorated by Hong Kong-based ...

  6. Apple sweetens features for Chinese consumers

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, said OS X Mountain Lion- the ninth major release of the Mac operating system- included ... as video websites Youku and Tudou. Mountain Lion will be available next month on Apple's online store. Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice-president for its iOS software division, said ...

  7. Events diary

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Media law in China: Development and trends'. Ritz-Carlton. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Corporate governance from the perspective of the City'. Island Shangri-La. Black Mountain seminar: 'Managing personal data and confidential information'. Tomorrow, HK: American Chamber of Commerce ...

  8. EXPLORE new frontiers

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in China's southwest, are new locations for incentive trips. Lijiang is a famous tourist town in northern Yunnan, surrounded by mountains; Chengdu is the political, economic and cultural hub ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China cities infrastructure demand booms

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... of the city, triggered landslides in its mountainous outskirts and left at least 79 people dead. A man was drowned in his car under a flooded bridge on the second ring road circling the centre ...

  10. Nan Fung to invest HK$2b in Sha Tin hotel foray

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... domestic tourism, Foskey said another potential growth area will be leisure and resort cities such as Sanya in Hainan; Huangshan, a mountain range in southern Anhui province; and Dujiangyan in Sichuan province. The hotel group is also in discussions about possible expansion in other tourism areas such as Lijiang in southwest Yunnan province and Changbai Mountain in Jilin province ...




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