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  1. Market cooling measures trim Midland profit

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Beijing's efforts to cool the overheated property market sliced Midland Holdings' annual net profit by nearly 23 per cent. Midland recorded a net profit of HK$532.79 million for the year to December, a decline of 22.9 per cent from ...

  2. HK coal shipments spared worst of floods

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Hong Kong shipowners appear to have escaped any direct impact from the flooding which has disrupted coal exports from Queensland in eastern Australia, although they could feel an indirect effect as ship charter rates fall in the coming weeks. ...

  3. Arts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Edited by Kevin Kwong Exhibitions Jimmy Lam 'R' Exhibition Sculptures by local artist-designer Lam (aka (R)-ice) on natural environmental issues. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, ... nature. Chew Hee-chiat conducts. An International Arts Carnival programme. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Jul 26, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-260 Urbtix. Inquiries: ...

  4. Tightened purse strings could force charities into deficit

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... have been hard-hit by the economic crisis,' Mr Cheng said. 'In addition, many companies have donated a lot of money to other disasters, such as the snowstorms on the mainland ...

  5. Enter the Dragonair to identify high-flyers

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ed Olivo

    ... to manage it. The selection of the Hong Kong Air Cadets Corps as a partner was a natural one, given the group's focused and disciplined expertise in aviation. The programme includes training ...

  6. Tsang names crack financial crisis taskforce

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Top bankers, economists and experts in finance and culture were named yesterday as members of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's crack team that will try to find solutions to the financial meltdown. But one of the team warned the p ...

  7. Guangshen to boost connected payments

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The February snowstorm in southern China and rising costs have caused Guangshen Railway to increase maximum connected payments by 6.78 billion yuan (HK$7.7 billion) for the three-year period to 2010, which threatens to erode profits. The rail ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Almost every cloud has a silver lining First the bad news: Typhoon Hagupit hit Hong Kong just as its brokers were turning green from the choppy stock market. It's the fourth typhoon this year- the most in almost a decade; in 1999 we had five ...

  9. Citic Securities wins nod for 6b yuan fund

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be used for reconstruction and relief efforts in the disaster-struck region, but analysts said this was possible. The Mianyang fund will become the mainland's third government-backed ...

  10. Mainland companies wise up to their intellectual property rights

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei More work is needed to raise public awareness on the mainland about the need for intellectual property rights protection. But, as money is at stake, Chinese executives are fast catching up on the issue, using copyright law to defend and further ...




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