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  1. Buy-back gives New World telecoms business new spin

    Posted Nov 25th 2006, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The buy-back of a minority interest in CSL New World Mobility will streamline New World Development's telecommunications business and the company has no plan to dispose of the assets at the moment, managing director Henry Cheng Kar-shun said. New World announced this week it is buying back a 23.6 per cent stake in its mobile-telephone venture from its subsidiary, New ...

  2. Controversy dwarfs Freedom Tower

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... David Watkins in New York In a gesture intended to restore a sense of optimism to the beleaguered Freedom Tower project, architect David Childs last week unveiled the building's latest redesign. In an attempt to appease critics who regarded its previously metal-clad, security-bunker entrance as anything but a symbol of freedom, the new version features a reflective glass ...

  3. No guarantee of survival

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The release of Xiang Xiang has seen the giant panda join an elite group of species raised in captivity and released into the wild- but that distinction is unlikely to guarantee him a long and happy life. In fact, Xiang Xiang can probably expec ...

  4. New World Mobile sinks into the red

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee New World Mobile Holdings, the mobile unit of New World Development that is due to merge with CSL, sank into the red in the first half to December as it posted a net loss ... investment assets acquired from New World CyberBase last year. ...

  5. New Year around the world

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese New Year starts with a blast of firecrackers on February 18 and ends 15 days later with the Lantern Festival. Next year will be 4705, the year of the red fire pig. Losar in Tibet is a three-day holiday marked by new clothes and lots of changkol, a local rice wine. Starting on February 18, it will be 2133, the year of the female fire pig. Tamil New Year, calculated by the Indian ...

  6. CSL gets back to basics in pitch for New World Mobility

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recently acquired New World Mobility- get back to basics, is the message, and simply get connected. New World Mobility's recently launched 'Truly Connected' marketing campaign ... its 1010 brand, and to the young and trendy under the One2Free label. 'The repositioning of New World Mobility under the CSL brand portfolio is a move to build a preference among ...

  7. New World tests luxury market in Deep Water Bay

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Developer says properties will have an asking price of $26,000 per square foot New World Development is set to test the luxury apartment market in the Year of the Dog, releasing ... $26,000 per square foot. On sale are houses number three, five and six, each with a 2,400 square foot garden and unobstructed sea views. Barbara Ho Ng Yin-yue, New World's sales and marketing ...

  8. New World TMT in collect call

    Posted Jan 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung New World TMT, the loss-making telecommunications and media investment arm of New World Development, has asked for five more months to claw back the $2 billion in deposits ... executive Albert Wong Chi-chiu (right) said. About 97 per cent of New World TMT's shareholders voted for the company's privatisation plan at a special general meeting yesterday. ...

  9. New World deal to pave the way for Hyatt return

    Posted Jan 16th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... contract for the luxury hotel project, part of a one million square foot redevelopment by New World Development and the Urban Renewal Authority, the sources say. 'They are putting some final touches to the details of the hotel management contract,' said a source familiar with the discussions between New World and Hyatt. 'A conclusion is expected in two months.' ...

  10. New world opens for mentally disabled children

    Posted Jan 08th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... disabled children to explore the world around them in a controlled and safe manner. It will be open to the 106 children studying at the school, one of 10 government-subvented institutions around ... experiencing an up and down movement is new to them,' said Eric Tsang Po-sang, an occupational therapist at the school. The playground is the brainchild of the school's principal Law ...




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