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  1. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Independent advisers back China Unicom's purchase of fixed-line assets

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Deal to buy parent firm's fixed-line network now awaits approval of shareholders and regulators Independent advisers back Unicom's asset purchase China Unicom (Hong Kong) has moved a step closer to acquiring its parent company's fixed-line infrastructure on the mainland, following the deal's endorsement by the carrier's ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between The Lines: Language Acquisition

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho familypost@scmp.com Want to pick up a language? Read all about it Once in a while, I meet someone who turns my long-held beliefs on their head. Dr Stephen Krashen is one of these people. Krashen, the author of more than 350 academic papers, devel ...

  3. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    China Unicom to buy parent's fixed-line network for 12 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Unicom to take over fixed-line assets China Unicom (Hong Kong), which operates the country's second-largest wireless network, has agreed to pay 12.17 billion yuan (HK$15 billion) in cash to buy its parent company's fixed-line infrastructure on the mainland. The proposed deal covers 100 per cent equity interest in Unicom New Horizon ...

  4. End of the line for Hung Hom ferry routes

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over the service to Wan Chai in 1999 from Yau Ma Tei Ferry, and that was when its triangular service between Hung Hom, Wan Chai and Central started. But with a planned MTR line to run from Sha ...

  5. Homeowners ground down by real estate rush

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... can be felt in places like Ho Man Tin, where up to 20 buildings in a few blocks east of the MTR's East Rail line are targeted for redevelopment. About half are being acquired by Richfield ... as a result of tunneling work for the Hong Kong-Guangdong express rail line. A few days later, Richfield approached them with an offer to buy their flats. Many of the problems are cosmetic rather than ...

  6. Geologist finds his silver lining in Henan mine

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn In the late 1990s, Rui Feng left Canada and went to China to look for gold. His plan was to explore alongside the Boka gold project in Yunnan province, where Canadian company Southwestern Resources had reported high-grade gold drilling results ...

  7. Vanke lines up 2 projects for sale

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu China Vanke, the biggest listed developer on the mainland, is testing the market for interest in its two projects in Shenzhen, according to sources. They said the developer was seeking buyers for its wholly owned Vanke Center commercial project ...

  8. Grand Alliance expands Asia-US cargo

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... OOCL and partners are increasing box slots to the US east coast 25 per cent as peak season in a healthier market looms Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and its partners in the Grand ... the Grand's injection is complete, capacity on the trade will have jumped 60 per cent in the past six months. New World Alliance members, American President Lines, Mitsui-O.S.K. and Hyundai Merchant ...

  9. Village fights rail line that will wipe it out

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Since December, members of the Ko family, who live in Shek Kong, Choi Yuen Tsuen, have been fighting to save their home and farmland. The HK$39.5 billion cross-border express rail link between Guangzhou and Hong Kong will run right through it ...

  10. West Island Line may beat budget, MTR says

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The estimated cost of the West Island Line- which rose 73 per cent from its original HK$8.9 billion budget to HK$15.4 billion- may end up lower than expected, the MTR ... to the government with interest. 'Our track record in cost control has been fairly good. We always aim at doing the work better and cheaper than the goal we set, and the West Island Line ...




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