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  1. Monopolies nurture seeds of their own demise and destruction

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... as aggregators of supply and demand, leading to economies of scale and bulk savings. But the very nature of cartels can lead to distortions. Fortunately, cartels contain their own cancerous seeds. Some ...

  2. Scheme helps nurture stars of the future

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Rachel Autherson

    ... is successful and makes the most of the opportunities, he will naturally receive greater financial reward and increase his status as he progresses,' Mr Chow said. 'We don't want to reward ...

  3. Strategies needed to nurture top talent

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Rachel Autherson

    ... 'Take me as an example,' said Francis Mok, management training and development manager for the MTRC. 'I am an engineer by training. I don't naturally understand management ...

  4. How to nurture a blooming currency

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com More often than ever before, people are talking about the renminbi. As developed nations face fiscal problems, especially in Europe, where the euro is threatened by repeated sovereign debt crises, World Bank president ...

  5. Thrive in a nurturing culture

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Vitasoy, Hong Kong's iconic leader in the beverage industry, is looking for high-potential graduates as management trainees who can help power the company's international expansion. The 30-month training programme will take one ...

  6. URA ponders restoration versus demolition

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Amid the Wedding Card St row, the authority is reviewing its slum-renewal strategy The Urban Renewal Authority is looking at whether it should renovate rundown buildings rather than bulldozing them and building from scratch. It is also consideri ...

  7. PetroChina invests in Qatar natural gas project

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Qatar's North Gas Field, which, according to the state-backed Qatar Petroleum, is the world's single largest natural gas reservoir, excluding gas that coexists with petroleum. PetroChina ... in the development of Block 4. GDF, the project's operator, has a 60 per cent stake. It is Europe's main importer of liquefied natural gas. Besides Block 4, PetroChina signed a deal in 2010 to join ...

  8. Nurturing engaged staff key to growth in great companies

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos If companies want to create a working environment that both appeals to employees and inspires a sense of ownership in them, they should realise that engagement is the way forward. Herman Lam, general manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and a speaker at the Human Capital in Greater China conference, said that nurturing engaged employees was the key to growth for great ...

  9. Nurturing worldwide business leaders

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Grace Wu

    ... Grace Wu Most management education focuses on ideas and concepts that help businesspeople stay one step ahead of challenges and the competition. The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia (UBC) believes that a global perspective i ...

  10. Natural gas supply expected to surge

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing Eric.mpng@scmp.com The contribution of unconventional natural gas to the mainland's supply is expected to surge to 30 per cent of total supply by the end ... on energy, thanks to its huge reserve of coal, although the dirty-burning fuel has created huge pollution problems. Cleaner-burning natural gas is a key alternative, but China has only 1 per cent ...




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