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  1. Amid crisis, capitalism on the firing line

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui American movie director and writer Michael Moore thinks the timing is perfect for the release of his documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, as the US faces a credit crunch, home foreclosures and rising unemployment. Moore's latest releas ...

  2. HSBC's rights issue struggles to draw line under past errors

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the first chart), Mr Geoghegan and his colleagues attempted to draw a final line under the Household purchase. 'With the benefit of hindsight, this is an acquisition we wish we had ...

  3. Success of telecoms revamp on the line

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... semi-monopolistic markets. That dream run is coming to an end with a restructuring that aims to boost competition and create an industry more along free market lines. However, with growth slowing ... with issues related to the restructuring and put less effort into marketing their services. The overhaul merges six state-owned telecommunications firms into three companies providing both fixed-line ...

  4. Foreign firms line up for CCB stake

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu Mainland's third-largest lender to hold talks with at least five firms, including GE China Construction Bank (CCB) will hold talks with at least five foreign investors about selling a combined strategic stake of up to 10 per cent before or dur ...

  5. Victor Li's reputation on the line in Air Canada gamble

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Craig

    ... the ignominy of bankruptcy protection since April, this acquisition remains high profile and comes with considerable patriotic baggage attached. Mr Li has very publicly put his reputation on the line ...

  6. Suspicion will remain until lines reveal terminal handling charges

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Shippers say disclosure of the components which make up the THC is the only way to tell whether the charges are cost-recovery, as the lines claim. The lines say disclosure would break ... it also holds that the current lack of disclosure, from any party, will not help the lines' cause, or image. In any industry, when you submit a claim to recover costs incurred you need ...

  7. Bursting bubble priced in the bottom line

    Posted Jul 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the company's bottom line. The bone of contention is the state of the toilets at Pier 4. An aggrieved customer described them as the sort of toilets likely to keep Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's Team ...

  8. Flight attendants line up lawsuits after court ruling on pay rise

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Scores of Cathay Pacific flight attendants are lining up to file claims against the airline after a successful High Court challenge over the scrapping of automatic annual pay rises. Three flight attendants will seek payouts ranging from $80,000 to $138,000 at Labour Tribunal hearings scheduled for April 13. Meanwhile, new cases are being prepared at a rate of six ...

  9. Train operators struggle with politics

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Michael Tien Puk-sun. 'Even if West Rail's daily passenger numbers went up to 170,000 from 100,000 at the opening and the discount was reduced, the rail line still can't cover ...

  10. National treasure

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... to the time I live in now.' When Capasa decided to leave Japan, Yamamoto insisted the young Italian start a clothing line of his own. His parents- once condemned as bourgeois storekeepers- ... French uniforms called Costume National and he took the title as his own. The early days were not easy. Capasa's first collection was dedicated to the anorexic poverty of Charlie Chaplin ...




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