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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... and one of the few family-controlled banks. That is a typical line any chief executive would give for an investment in Hong Kong or on the mainland, but the market reality is a lot different. OCBC ... DBS bought Dao Heng for about HK$45 billion, or 3.3 times book value. At the time, many analysts had questioned if it had paid too much, to which senior DBS executives responded with a line ...

  2. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong should not be a dumping ground for middling IPOs

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by George Chen

    ... should still consider domestic listings as their first choice. Fund managers say Yao's comments are in line with Beijing's long-term stance that quality blue-chip companies should list ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Regulation delay puts foreign banks in a spot in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 08:51am by Jeanny Yu; George Chen

    ... like capital account convertibility, carries no definite time line for implementation. "The vast majority of new companies are set up by domestic investors, with only a handful by foreign ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Pay trends point to greener pastures across the border

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:49am by George Chen

    ... shows salaries on the mainland are predicted to rise 8.5 per cent next year, compared with an estimated 4.5 per cent for employees in Hong Kong. This is in line with an estimate by the Hong Kong ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance

    Legal loopholes prompt China to delay Shanghai free-trade zone rules

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... trading and culture-based businesses. Senior officials in Beijing, after consulting government legal experts, realised some of the rules drafted for the free-trade zone were not in line ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Guess who's coming to dinner

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 09:57am by Jason Y Ng

    ... creativity and an eagle’s eye for detail. And if he looks a bit nervous, that's because his reputation is on the line. He knows too well that when guests admire his book collection and inquire ...

  7. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Four firms set to begin roadshows

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... a Michigan-based steering and drive line systems producer that was bought out by Pacific Century Motors in 2010, said it was preparing to raise US$400 million by selling 30 per cent of its enlarged share ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Hong Kong firms less eager for tax advice

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... to know more. That was in line with companies globally, where 68 per cent on average sought more tax guidance. The international business report surveyed 3,194 firms in 44 economies about tax ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Do not misrepresent refugees

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... during their stay here. This intolerable situation also effectively forces them into poverty and the very situation of dependency for which they are often unfairly criticised, as well as turning ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Topshop takes first step into China with new Hong Kong flagship store

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... international franchises in 37 countries, delivered "300 new [apparel] lines every single week, which comes to about 16,000 lines a year. "Customers will find that there's always ...




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