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  1. Chinese trains may soon run on British rails

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... managing director of the British railway advisory firm CSRE, the European representative of CSR Corporation and China CNR Corporation, the two leading Chinese rolling stock manufacturers. CSRE ... is tantalisingly close but we're not quite there yet. I'd like to see trains ordered by summer.' The deal is pending approval by the UK Office of Rail Regulation and Alliance's parent, ...

  2. Bang out of order

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis As a former member of British rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees, drummer Budgie is used to experimental music. But his new project, The Butterfly Effect: East West ... Reactor, brings this element to the drum trio. Budgie says his interest in tribal drums sprang not from music, but from a viewing of the British film Zulu! in his youth. 'There's one ...

  3. Shipyards eye rebound in new orders

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Guangzhou Mainland shipyards, where new orders dropped more than 50 per cent last year, are expecting a substantial rebound in new building contracts this year ... the shipyard's order book would be better than last year, given that the global economy is slowly recovering. Officials from CSSC said they are in talks with shipowners over various vessel types, except ...

  4. Liquidators suing Akai auditors for negligence

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... valuable trademark. When insolvency teams arrived on the scene after the winding-up order, they found Akai's cupboards bare. Previously a global empire, Akai had no premises, no staff ... on the details their clients present to them. Other professional services firms have fought off negligence claims in this way. In July, British accountant Moore Stephens successfully defended ...

  5. Tycoon Christopher Ho's assets put into receivership as Akai saga rolls on

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... the collapse of disgraced entrepreneur James Ting's Akai Holdings empire. The personal assets of Ho, the chairman and majority owner of Hong Kong-listed electronics firm Grande Holdings, have been placed into receivership by the High Court after he breached an earlier asset-freezing order against him. In February, the court froze Ho's assets including luxury properties, cars, art, ...

  6. The saga of the mainland's 'steel princess'

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... old, she's one of the mainland's richest citizens. She presides over a corporate empire built on important connections and the ability to parlay them into a business marrying mainland government-owned companies, including Baosteel and Angang Steel, to some of the world's biggest suppliers of iron ore, taking a fee for her services. Today, part of Chen's corporate empire ...

  7. Li buying EDF Energy's British assets for GBP5.8b

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... billion). In the deal, driven by Li's eldest son, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi, a consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure and Hongkong Electric will acquire the British networks of EDF Energy, ... and his two foundations, Li Ka-shing is buying French giant EDF?s British electricity distribution assets for: HK$70b It?s Li?s, and the region?s, biggest investment in Europe, eclipsing his 2000 ...


    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of digging, Moore found that in the 1930s Waddingtons bought the franchise for a British empire edition from a US firm and named its streets haphazardly. 'Waddingtons' managing director went ... printing, forcing the Vintage publishing firm to redesign the cover and pulp 1,000 posters. Moore spent six weeks travelling the London underground, ordered by the diktats of a dice roll to surface ...

  9. Villager beats eviction order, but another to follow soon

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... is not the end of the issue, with the lawyer representing the developer indicating outside court that another eviction order would be served on Chan Ki-kau, who lives in the village of Ma Shi Po ... did not honour the agreement and the villagers are demanding equal compensation from the developer. The District Court yesterday allowed an application by Best Galaxy to dismiss the order ...

  10. British hedge fund eyes mainland real estate

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Hong Kong's economy is being battered and bruised as banks lay off high-earning staff and western private equity and hedge funds shut up shop and leave. But as property prices retreat to reflect falling demand from top-paid earners, a n ...




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