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  1. Asian buyers see big returns in European assets

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Europe also tends to be more open and welcoming of mainland investors,' Chow said. Mainland investors ranked the Middle East and North Africa as their second most favourable destinations, followed by North America. Mergers and acquisitions in developed nations are a preferred option for investors seeking to acquire technology or brands, while in less developed countries, greenfield ...

  2. HK to feel disasters' financial punch

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... in North Africa and the Middle East will cause Hong Kong's exports to shrink by 0.6 per cent. ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protests have resulted in bloodshed, with many people killed by their own government. The events now unfolding in North Africa and the Middle East make it clear to me that democracy and freedom ... Democracy and freedom desired by all people The revolution in Tunisia, known as the Jasmine Revolution, has resulted in a wave of pro-democracy demonstrations across countries in North ...

  4. Boom times for travel industry as package tour sales rise 25pc

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and South Korea were still the top travel destinations, expensive tours to the North Pole, Africa and South America were becoming more popular. However, Mr Tung said package tours to regional ... tourists visiting Hong Kong during the holiday this year would continue to rise in the coming days. He expected tourists from Guangzhou to travel to Hong Kong instead of heading north to avoid ...

  5. Machinery giant aims for Hong Kong listing

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 120 countries and regions in Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Latin America. But it is best known for its extensive footprint in the developing world, ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... with the fact that the World Cup is an absolutely massive moneymaker, and best of all, everybody wins. Starving fans get their fill North Korea won a different kind of war this week. Its World Cup television broadcasts were cleared by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union as legitimate. The union's director of sport, John Barton, said that news reports of North Korea pirating television ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent drop in visitors from Taiwan, while those from South and Southeast Asia dropped 7.6 per cent. North Asia was down 30.3 per cent; Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific slipped 13.6 per cent; Europe, Africa and the Middle East declined 24.5 per cent; and the Americas fell 25.2 per cent. Minister to give evidence Former secretary for housing, planning and lands Michael ...

  8. An open-and-shut case, given the choice

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... countries over three years. Not surprisingly, many in the poorest nations want to move to rich countries. Thus, 38 per cent of the people in West Africa want to emigrate. And the populations ... of the political realities, as South Korea faces an unpredictable, nuclear-armed North Korea. Taiwan, too, faces an uncertain future, with the mainland insisting on reunification. Hong Kong also presents ...

  9. New ministry section to handle border affairs

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the department to better serve the country's border diplomacy,' Mr Ma said. The department is headed by Ning Fukui, a former ambassador to South Korea and a specialist in North Korean affairs, ... Relations' Asia and Africa Centre, said the ministry's new department pulled together official resources and would facilitate negotiation and the handling of territorial disputes. 'In ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a contrast from the day and a bit in Beijing, in June, 1989. On the morning of August 20, 1967, an eight-year-old girl and her two-year-old brother were blown to pieces by a bomb in North Point. ... size. Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean have no representation. The world has changed and we live in 2012, not 1945. It is time for a reassessment of the permanent membership ...




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