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  1. Macau casinos eye ways to nab cheats

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... if they can identify one card cheater before he strikes, this would already pay for the system,' Mr Ruggles said. One card sharp cheated millions out of the Sands last May. A Biometrica study of Stratosphere Casino in Las Vegas found that installing the system saved US$536,000 per year for the company. But it is not just cheats that the casinos hope to keep away. As China's central ...

  2. Shift to top blue chips as market holds steady

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Exporters slip back on negative US business activity report but China Mobile continues its winning run Hong Kong's leading stocks finished slightly higher yesterday, ... chips finished lower. Also helping the index was China Mobile, which extended a near 3?-year high further on the back of recent brokerage upgrades. Yesterday's 1.05 per cent gain to $28.75 ...

  3. Clash over tactics for protection of maritime trade

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... A line in the sand was drawn at the weekend between two influential camps hoping to shape the direction of efforts to secure maritime trade from being used for acts of international ... across the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. It is also, with newly recruited China Merchants Holdings (International), developing a 'smart container', with the prototype to be completed ...

  4. China faces fallout from P2P ruling

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... not endorse the use of illegal download sites- however, free music sites are different.' Shinji Obana, supervisor at Sony China's corporate communication division, said: 'Our online ad ... Chen Bo. But whether such MP3 search services in China remain legal is arguably less significant for companies such as Baidu than the effect the supreme court ruling will have on investor ...

  5. China Telecom slows cyber-TV expansion drive

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Fixed-line giant will wait until trials turn profitable as industry shake-up looms China Telecom is taking a cautious approach to the development of internet protocol ... will only expand the current scale of operations in areas where we can be more certain of getting a return.' China Telecom does not have an IPTV licence from the mainland's media ...

  6. China newspaper sales top 93.5m

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Stuart Biggs China top newspaper market Mainland newspapers recorded stellar growth last year, with sales reaching 93.5 million copies and the country surpassing Japan in having the most ... advertising revenues in China have risen an aggregate 116 per cent over the past five years. Other parts of Asia enjoyed similarly high levels of growth last year and the region as a whole now boasts ...

  7. China plays set the pace in shaky stock rebound

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Overseas rallies lift sentiment, but Hang Seng stuck in narrow range as investors await earnings results Firmer overseas markets and strong earnings reports from China Life ... Investment outperformed all other blue chips with a 2.42 per cent gain to $10.60 and Swire Pacific rose 1.59 per cent to $63.75. Hotel operators also attracted interest ahead of China ...

  8. McData super-sizes in China

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'aggressive growth targets' for China and the rest of the region, he meant he attended to the matter personally. Mr Rath is vice-president and general manager, McData, Asia-Pacific and Japan. 'I have a big map of China and all its 30-odd provinces in my bedroom,' Mr Rath said, noting that the mainland was the company's fastest-growing market in the region. The map ...

  9. China Mobile unveils US$7.8b expansion

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Operator to spend 47pc more in mainland push as it reports strong jump in profits China Mobile (Hong Kong), the world's largest mobile-phone operator, plans to spend ... said Mr Wang. China Mobile, which had 204.29 million subscribers by the end of last year, had previously earmarked US$5.3 billion to expand its business, but greater expectations prompted its ...

  10. China Unicom to buy CTM stake

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... WANG XIANGWEI in Beijing and HUI YUK-MIN The central government has given approval for China Unicom to buy as much as 49 per cent of Macau's leading telecommunications firm, Companhia de Telecomunicacoes de Macau (CTM), in the latest move to boost economic integration between the mainland and Macau. China Unicom, the mainland's No 2 mobile phone operator, is expected ...




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