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  1. Korean Peninsula faces uncertain path out of crisis

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the Korean Peninsula- is a shared goal of key powers in the region. China was the first to offer official condolences to Pyongyang in the name of the government (within four hours) as well ... as it was on the verge of conducting serious dialogue with North Korea regarding denuclearisation. While Washington takes seriously the lingering dangers of instability on the peninsula, it also considers ...

  2. Sea change? Peninsula takes shark fin off menu

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Peninsula will stop serving the iconic Chinese dish. It is the first hotel in the city to impose a complete ban. Not only that, but parent company The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Ltd said all its ... yesterday. Since April last year, the hotel had been encouraging guests to choose alternatives to shark fin, a spokeswoman for The Peninsula said. The Four Seasons yesterday said it had removed shark ...

  3. Respite over, Peninsula owner braces for slowdown

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, which owns the Peninsula hotels, will meet stronger headwinds this year after a recovery in the hospitality business ... revaluation surplus on investment properties- largely the flagship Peninsula Hong Kong and the Repulse Bay residential and commercial complex- the group's net profit surged 174 per cent ...

  4. The Peninsula Shanghai

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Dembina A new building on the Bund? Yes, the Peninsula Shanghai is at the northern tip of this Unesco-designated Modern Heritage site. At 13 storeys high, the hotel's clean ... and 30s. Most accommodation faces the flash cityscape of Pudong, across the water. So is the decor period-themed or contemporary? A combination of the two- with Peninsula signatures, ...

  5. Peninsula hotel's big revamp to hit profit

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Earnings at The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH), owner of the Peninsula chain of luxury hotels, could suffer a setback next year when nearly half ... launched promotional packages to lift the rate back to between 45 and 50 per cent. The group's director and chief operating officer, Peter Borer, said staff at The Peninsula Tokyo had been ...

  6. Profits up, but Peninsula chain hit by Japan's crisis

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, owner of the Peninsula luxury hotel chain, suffered in the aftermath of Japan's nuclear crisis, despite delivering a 26 per cent jump ... the 314 guest rooms of the Peninsula hotel in Tokyo's financial district of Marunouchi at 20 per cent occupancy, sharply down from its normal level of nearly 70 per cent, he said. 'The ...

  7. Time to reflect after 10 years of design at Shine... and to celebrate, of course

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Fashion retailer Shine celebrated its 10th anniversary in style at The Peninsula hotel's Salon de Ning. From a single boutique in Causeway Bay, Shine has recently opened in prime locations such as Central's Lan Kwai Fong and The Peninsula. It has also opened in Beijing. 'We worked with the designers really closely, on a personal level,' said Gary ...

  8. Central Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Central Kowloon is a well-established luxury residential district, with town houses and deluxe apartments on Kadoorie Hill, low-rise homes in Kowloon Tong and upmarket residential towers in Ho Man Tin. Residents enjoy superb transport convenience and extensive open space in probably the most sought-after neighbourhood in the heart of the Kowloon peninsula. ...

  9. Casino sues gambler for millions

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com MGM China's Macau casino unit is suing longtime VIP junket agent and North Korean tour operator Wong Sing-wa for failing to repay half of a three-year-old, HK$10 million debt. MGM Grand Paradise, the Macau gaming licens ...

  10. COOLING down

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kenneth Ko Macau's luxury residential market has experienced similar fortunes to Hong Kong's this year, with fewer transactions in the second half, a sharp turn from brisk trade at the start of the year. The brakes were put on the price rally af ...




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