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  1. Prejudice feeds ignorance of the system to the north

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... country, two systems' and 'Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong' principles. The fact that Mr Gao got his degree and practised law in the United States and worked briefly ... that mainland-related companies account for 51 per cent and 65 per cent of our market capitalisation and turnover, respectively, compared with a meagre 4.78 per cent and 11 per cent in 1993, and that half ...

  2. Lenovo restructures into two units

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

    ... of the Europe/Middle East/Africa division, will now head the mature markets unit, based in Paris. This group includes the United States, Canada, Japan, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, western Europe ... The world's fourth-largest supplier of personal computers is being reorganised into two new business units: mature markets and emerging markets. 'Our goal is to create a faster, more streamlined ...

  3. Apax, Goldman, Carlyle join fray for HKT stake

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung European private equity fund Apax Partners, Goldman Sachs and Carlyle Group of the United States have joined a list of 10 bidders for a 45 per cent stake in the core ... said. Other private equity funds such as Macquarie, TPG, Providence Equity Partners and South Korea's MBK Partners are also linked with the deal. Market watchers expected PCCW to fetch ...

  4. AIA says Asia units not part of AIG sale plans

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... insurance and retirement operations in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Japan to repay an US$85 billion US government loan. But if it proved possible, it planned to retain a majority stake in AIA that sells life insurance in the Asia (excluding Japan) markets of China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia and India. 'AIA was absolutely financially ...

  5. HSBC sets aside US$3.29b for US finance unit

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

    ... Maria Chan HSBC Holdings made an impairment charge of US$3.29 billion for its consumer finance unit in the United States in the first quarter but the management stopped short of saying that provisions for the mostly subprime-related debts have peaked. The write-down was at the low end of market estimates of between US$3 billion and US$4.8 billion. Pre-tax profit at HSBC Finance fell 39 ...

  6. Troubled spirit of Korea on the block

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... the vital fuel of a good time, Korean-style, every adult drinks 86 bottles of the stuff annually. On Wednesday afternoon, in the more sober confines of the Seoul Finance Centre, United States ... The sale of distiller Jinro could alter the face of the nation's alcohol market, writes Andrew Salmon As darkness falls across South Korea, in restaurants, bars and roadside tented ...

  7. Trans-Asian railway threatened by strained Thai-Cambodian relations

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... to a senior management official at the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), negotiations are on hold due to the diplomatic row with Cambodia and the arrest of a Thai national in Cambodia for spying. ...

  8. Minsheng chief attacks US$45b bailout for state banks

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... the US$45 billion worth of state bailout money will vanish.' Premier Wen Jiabao recently criticised China Construction Bank for a lack of willingness to reform and establish a truly commercial mechanism. The bank is expected to list this year or next, leading the privatisation road for the mainland's technically insolvent state banks. Mr Dong said the major breakthroughs ...

  9. CNOOC faces crunch time on Unocal

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... House-backed Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States, which has declined to act until a deal is actually signed. On Friday, Senator Byron Dorgan, a Democrat from North Dakota, proposed ... of the 'Chinese Communist government'. CNOOC's unlisted parent firm is wholly state-owned. While US federal regulators have already cleared Chevron's bid, regulatory approval ...

  10. A sorry chapter for corporate rescue bill

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... WHATEVER HAPPENED TO Hong Kong's Chapter 11? Eight years ago, there was a bright idea to enact a law - similar to those in Britain, the United States or Singapore - that would help ... a US$8 million judgment against the Hong Kong arm of South Korea's third-largest conglomerate, SK Global. The sum was not disputed. Judgment was granted. But the possibility that SK Global ...




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