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  1. Classics up for sale

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Daniels was one of the greatest of watchmakers. Famous for creating the co-axial escapement in Omega's best timepieces, the Briton proved that 'a mechanical watch can perform as well as an electronic one', according to his obituary i ...

  2. Tycoon fires up deal for British gas firm

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Li Ka-shing has expanded his global business empire, with a group of companies controlled by the tycoon signing a deal to acquire British gas firm Wales ... bring steady and secure profits from around the world. Kam declined to comment on reports that CKI aimed to acquire British airports and utilities in the European Union. Li and Australian fund ...

  3. More orders for China Rongsheng

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, the mainland's largest privately controlled shipbuilder, is a step closer to meeting its order target of US$2.5 ... sources said was linked to a state-owned enterprise which has a long-term oil transport contract. Under the pact with the shipbuilder, Global Union has ordered 10 157,000 deadweight tonne (dwt) ...

  4. Bombardier upbeat on train orders

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... huge drop in rail orders will not affect Bombardier's business for some time, as it has a healthy forward order book,' said David Shipley, managing director of CSRE, a British firm ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Canadian firm Bombardier Transportation expects to win more train orders in China, despite a sharp fall in the value of railway contracts awarded ...

  5. Standing firm

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong will remember Chen Zuoer for playing hardball during Sino-British negotiations before 1997- as well as his controversial statements 'It's like a Formula One car which ... dishonest for him to do something which he knows he cannot achieve'- September 1995, on the proposal to give British citizenship to BNO passport holders 'If there is no guarantee ...

  6. Li empire looks abroad for growth

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Billionaire Li Ka-shing says he will expand his ports-to-telecoms empire mainly in overseas markets. And he insists he will not pull out of his investments in Hong Kong. Li was speaking as his biggest company, Hutchison Whampoa, yesterday announced a near tripling in net profit last year to HK$56.02 billion. This represents a 178 per cent ...

  7. Mainland risks on show in Linktone's failed British bid

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... The British company said LaNetro Zed's gbp34 million (HK$521.16 million) cash offer would solve Monstermob's cashflow problem. Monstermob's troubles started in 2005 when the developer ... and number of new users. In order to push up their service rankings, valued-added service providers dial up China Mobile on pre-paid phone cards and use their own services. China Mobile keeps 15 per ...

  8. Ho sells ship to firm with 'cruise empire' dreams

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The acquisition of the China Star, according to Cai, is the first step in the businessmen's ambitious plans to build a 'cruise ship empire'. 'We are very confident [in this plan], ...

  9. Head of schools empire held over illegal loan scam

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Police in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, have detained the head of a massive education empire on allegations he took illegal loans totalling around 2.2 billion yuan (HK$2.7 billion). Dong Shunsheng, chairman of Wenzhou Liren Education Group, was taken into custody by police in Taishun county, southwest of Wenzhou, on Friday ...

  10. Diplomat who pulls no punches awaits final bell

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Straight-talker Bradley says HK won't gain if ideas are shut out Stephen Bradley, the outgoing British consul-general in Hong Kong, appears to be the ultimate savvy ... the handover, British firms like Jardine Group dominated in Hong Kong but now Jardine is no longer listed in the city. Do you think British firms have turned away from the city? Jardine Group may ...




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