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  1. Former sponsor Cathay Pacific returns to co-pilot the Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After six years as sole title sponsors for the Hong Kong Sevens, Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has decided it needs a partner. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) yesterday announced that Cathay Pacific Airways will be joining the global banking giant as the event's co-title sponsors. Paul Calello, chairman and CEO of Cathay's Asia-Pacific operation, denied ...

  2. Dark days for rugby fans as TV stations get ready to pull the plug

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Hong Kong rugby union fans face the ominous prospect of seeing no matches at all next year, as the way things stand they won't be televised. Thanks to the Australia ... pressured into bringing in an encrypted system that prevents it being picked up illegally in Asia. The end result of all this is that Hong Kong rugby union supporters may no longer be able to watch ...

  3. Rugby kicked off long road to StanChart HK

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

    ... Kelvin Wong Deputy chief's new game is to mind the shop while his boss focuses on China Since he represented Australia at international rugby union in the early 1970s, life has tended ... a certain public demand which you'll have to meet,' Mr Sullivan said. He certainly seems to have the credentials of the typical Standard Chartered head. 'During my rugby days, ...

  4. Lomu finds real hope at Harbour

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... Twelve years after first expressing interest in Auckland's North Shore, rugby icon Jonah Lomu has finally made it. Paul Moon charts the latest step on the comeback trail from kidney ... is scheduled to make his return to rugby in Martin Johnson's testimonial match at Twickenham on June 4. Then, if all goes smoothly, the next milestone will be North Harbour's National ...

  5. HK$2m fund to help journalism students

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... broadcast for a US TV channel on the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens. It's been incredible,' she said. Kuok Hui Kwong, managing director and chief executive of the SCMP Group, said the group ...

  6. PCCW loss up seven times in US terms

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PCCW lost $52.06 billion last year under United States accounting standards - almost seven times more than it reported under local standards. The loss, revealed in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, came after PCCW adjusted its earnings in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles in the US. Analysts were not concerned about the non-cash ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... of football The Rugby Sevens may have few problems attracting a full house of sponsors, but that's not the case for its smaller cousin, the Soccer Sevens. The annual three-day football tournament ... to the tournament for Mr Murphy is the fact that his beloved team, newly promoted to the English Premier League, will come up against bitter rivals Aston Villa, who are going for their third Soccer Sevens ...

  8. Business - THE INSIDER

    Directors' share purchase total soars on CLP duo's big buys

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Robert Halili

    ... chip closed at HK$67 on Friday. Aside from directors, buy-back activity rose last week with seven companies posting 32 repurchases worth HK$76.4 million. The figures were up from the previous ...

  9. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Kingway shares climb after sale of breweries announced

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... development after selling its distribution network and seven breweries. It will redevelop its Plant 1 site in Buxin, Shenzhen, the only brewery it is not selling as part of the deal, into a retail ...

  10. Cathay Pacific works on spreading its wings

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... is not enough. We are strong in packaging, just see how we promoted the Rugby Sevens,' he said. 'People in Asia, even Japanese who have their own Disneyland theme park, will visit our ...




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