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  1. E&Y poaches staff on the mainland

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A shortage of accountants on the mainland has sparked a poaching war, with some firms willing to triple salaries to lure qualified staff. International accountancy Ernst & Young (E&Y) wants to double its mainland headcount to 6,000 within the next few years to handle a mounting workload driven by merger and acquisition activities and initial public offerings, ...

  2. Airline kingpin in the cross hairs

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of China Southern Airlines before he was poached by Shenzhen Airlines' Li Zeyuan. Shenzhen Airlines was set up as a state-owned enterprise in 1992, but in a restructuring in 2005 two companies ...

  3. ANZ purchase of RBS assets in HK a done deal

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expansion in this part of the world is obvious for ANZ as 'Australia's future is linked to Asia'. To that end, ANZ poached Mike Smith as group chief executive in 2007 from HSBC, who ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Barclay's Wealth, the bank's private banking arm, has poached another three senior executives from UBS' Asian operations- that's on top of the 10 it recruited last summer. Vikram ...

  5. BYD charges dropped, probe officials arrested

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung In a dramatic turnaround for the mainland's largest rechargeable battery maker, charges that BYD poached trade secrets from rival Foxconn International Holdings have been dropped and government officers investigating the complaint have instead been arrested. News that an investigation prompted by the Foxconn complaint has now been dropped was released ...

  6. Aggressive rivals chip away at China Mobile dominance

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile, the nation's biggest mobile operator, is expected to face a tough battle to defend its market leadership as more customers are lured away by new 3G handsets being offered by competitors. China Telecom, the country's smallest mobile operator, yesterday said it had added 2.37 million mobile users last month after poaching customers from ...

  7. Pacific Century eyes 800 agents

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Poaching war looms as insurer embarks on sales offensive after announcing 54pc decline in profit A poaching war looms large in the insurance industry as Pacific Century Insurance ... is to achieve a higher profit. It would not work if we were to use an excessive amount of money on recruitment.' A costly poaching war in 2000 hurt the insurer's profits, when former chief ...

  8. CVC unit aims to seal three mainland acquisitions this year

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... funds. CVC poached Zhu Wei from Goldman Sachs' mainland joint venture Gao Hua Securities to head its new Beijing office. He will be the firm's only investment professional based ...

  9. China Mobile losing ground in 3G era

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile is easily the world's biggest mobile-telephone operator in terms of subscribers but growth has slowed since Beijing issued 3G licences, putting smaller rivals in a better position to poach its customers. The operator now directly competes with two other state-owned rivals, China Telecom Corp and China Unicom. China Telecom operates a CDMA 3G ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Friday, has swooped in to poach an entire team of local Lehman Brothers bankers to focus on investment in the Asian power sector. The team of six is headed by power industry veteran James Chapman. ...




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