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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Natural Dairy narrows loss

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:28am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Natural Dairy (NZ) Holdings posted a net loss of HK$64.83 million for the year to May 31, narrowing the loss from HK$103.75 million the year before, on the back ... suspended since early September 2010, pending the release of inside information stemming from an anonymous complaint to Hong Kong’s stock exchange. Ye Fang, the wife of Natural Dairy’s former ...

  2. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    The fear of populism

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 12:23pm by Richard Wong

    ... that was embraced by all income classes in the postwar period. It was a spirit nurtured by a free capitalist society offering equal opportunities and fair treatment for all. The fear that populist democracy ... under Chinese sovereignty came to be seen as Hong Kong's natural post-1997 choice, but with strong constitutional safeguards against populism. The Basic Law's safeguards included ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Curb your enthusiasm

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:46am by Stephen Vines

    ... businesses stayed on course and the vast majority of businesspeople did not panic but focused on nurturing their businesses regardless of the wall of noise emanating from the financial sector. ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Weibo: Facebook's new shop, Baidu's new gadget, Xue Manzi's drivel

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:56am by Doug Young

    ... will ultimately determine the product's success. Finally we'll turn our attention to Xue Manzi, a Chinese-born naturalized US citizen who has become a controversial figure for techies over the past year. Many people who know the man say he's quite generous with his time and money, and has helped to nurture many Chinese tech start-ups. He was one of the earlier people to open ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Rise of the geeks: Hong Kong's young entrepreneurs plot a tech revolution

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by JUNE SUN

    ... it a go," she says. A nurturing culture can create a large talent pool earlier. This is easy to see in Ryan Lee, a 16 year old entrepreneur, who moved to Hong Kong from San Francisco three years ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    No, it wouldn’t make any difference

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... years, the result largely of the ever-rising cost of military technology. Most people naturally form themselves in much smaller communities. In Europe they traditionally did so under the aegis ... the EU and its natural member communities? In southern French towns along the Spanish border two years ago I saw the Catalan red and gold flag everywhere and not a French tricolor in sight, ...

  7. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    State subsidies report casts doubt on fair business practices in China

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Eric Ng, VICTORIA RUAN AND SIJIA JIANG

    ... granted to cut losses on natural gas imports suffered due to Beijing's policy of keeping prices lower than overseas levels to protect consumers. The 1.42 billion yuan was listed as a non-recurring profit item, as part of total government grants of 5.17 billion yuan in the first half. The nature of the remaining 3.75 billion yuan was not clear. Air China reportedly booked 818 million ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Emerging-market exchange rates slump

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... purchases are completed, while raising their rate forecast for 2015. Twenty-three of the 24 emerging-market currencies tracked by Bloomberg have weakened versus the dollar this month, led by a 4.6 ...

  9. Business - Money - DEBT

    Shrinking bond desks put traders on the move

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Bloomberg

    ... volatility because the nature of this business has changed." The evidence shows that the business has lost its lustre, holding little appeal for newcomers, said Stein, 56. He said when he ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    'Humble Scottish merchant' writes to the Financial Times

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Howard Winn

    ... time early next year, the regulator is contemplating splitting her job. This, according to Asian Investor, is partly because of the wide ranging nature of her job, and partly because those who ...




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