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  1. Business - Companies - COMPETITION

    Hong Kong's competition regulator faces challenges in supermarket sector

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... be in breach of the new competition law. The Competition Commission, charged with policing the new law, has yet to formally announce which sectors it will target. It recently poached Lear and Rose Webb ...

  2. News - China

    Ex-Google Brain head Andrew Ng to lead Baidu's artificial intelligence drive

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:06am by DANNY LEE

    ... the major signing of such a big name will make it easier for Baidu to compete and attract further talent to take on Western technology giants in Silicon Valley as they poach top talent from American ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Hong Kong is struggling with a 48-year-old problem

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 12:47am by Howard Winn

    ... Not for nothing is it referred to as a "silent killer".   Surviving in a mainland bank We see that although mainland Chinese banks have been poaching staff in increasing numbers from US ...

  4. Business - Commodities - INVESTMENT

    Mammoth hunter seeks cash for tusk venture to save elephants

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by Bloomberg

    ... Critics of the trade in their tusks including Save the Elephants and the International Fund for Animal Welfare say it normalises ivory and encourages the poaching of elephants to supply tusks for the illegal market. A fifth of Africa's elephants may be wiped out over the next decade if poaching continues at its current pace, with about 22,000 killed last year, the Convention ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Qatar Airways deal could help Cathay Pacific regain Europe traffic

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... poached from it by Middle Eastern rivals such as Emirates. Cathay and Qatar Airways will jointly operate a twice-daily pair of flights between Hong Kong and Doha from the end of this month. ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong crowd funding site looking for momentum

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... of relationship managers- those who can network with local clients within the culture of an international firm. Unable to poach from rivals, banks are hiring from insurance firms and the Big Four ...

  7. Business - Companies

    BHP Billiton cuts bonuses, chief exec forgoes US$1.5m in shares

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne BHP Billiton has cut bonus payouts to its top executives, as total returns to shareholders fell over five years, even though the top global miner beat its target for outperforming its peers over that period. New chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, who was first poached from rival Rio Tinto in 2008, also gave up shares worth 941,000 pounds (HK$11.4 million) ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Ad groups plot to compete with new Publicis-Omnicom

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London and Paris A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world’s biggest advertising group has rivals ready to poach their blue-chip clients that might leave the new ... But rival bosses from London to Paris and New York, including WPP boss Martin Sorrell, were already scouting on Monday for accounts to poach from the soon to be formed group, industries sources ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Ford board open to earlier exit for chief exec Mulally: sources

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 11:43am by Reuters

    ... Seven years ago this week, Ford poached Mulally from Boeing to revive the automaker, which lost US$12.7 billion in 2006. At the time, Ford was marred by what chairman Bill Ford has described ...

  10. Business - Companies

    TSMC builds chips 1/5000 the thickness of a human hair in a fab as big as 20 soccer fields

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:28pm by Reuters

    ... Samsung, Apple, Taiwan’s HTC and mainland China’s Huawei Technologies. Intel is new to the foundry business but has already poached programmable microchip leader Altera from TSMC, winning its ...




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