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  1. StanChart to acquire South Korea's Yeahreum for 150b won

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Standard Chartered has agreed to buy South Korea's Yeahreum Mutual Savings Bank for a reported 150 billion won (HK$1.25 billion) to further expand its footprint in that country. The London-based lender said yesterday the acquisition was expected to be completed during this quarter. It did not disclose the price but Korea's Yonhap News said it was worth 150 ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Digital TV expo to be held A digital television exhibition will be held in Hong Kong in October, with companies from Australia, Japan, South Korea and other Asian countries showcasing the latest broadcasting equipment and business models. The show, organised by the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia, will be held from October 28 to 30. A venue has still ...

  3. Asia leads insurance unit's earnings

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... obviously will look at them.' However, he declined to comment on whether the bank was in talks to buy a 49 per cent stake in the life insurance unit of South Korea's Hana Financial Group. Mr Bannister said that when HSBC Holdings completed its deal to acquire Korea Exchange Bank, it would be able to expand its insurance business in that country. Asia, led by Hong Kong, ...

  4. Country Garden dives on latest land scandal

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... paid 4.42 million yuan because of a secret agreement with the Yung Ding district government in Zhangjiajie, the mainland newspaper South Weekend reported last week. The Ministry of Land and Resources is reported to have begun investigating the case. Xinhua hinted in a commentary on Sunday that there could have been collusion in similar land acquisitions. A Country Garden spokesman ...

  5. Revaluation push gains currency

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has been a successful model, lifting the region from poverty to wealth, but it has diverted attention from the need to stimulate domestic investment and demand. South Korea is the shining ... industries. Yet, even after deep reforms, South Korea's economy depends on exports to markets such as the United States. Other Asian economies that took less bold measures during that period ...

  6. Lenovo servers to stay domestic

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by rising demand in the mainland, India and South Korea. Beijing-based Lenovo took the No5 spot in second-quarter server sales by volume, with 9,760 units shipped in the mainland, up 1.6 per cent ... to businesses, will sell own-brand laptops to consumers in France, Russia, South Africa and the United States from January, according to a Bloomberg report. Lenovo-branded desktop computers ...

  7. Growing Asian demand keeps CDMA in the race

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Growing demand in China, Japan and South Korea is keeping code division multiple access (CDMA) mobile networks neck and neck with Asia's nascent third-generation (3G) mobile services ... to be rolled out in many parts of Asia - including in Japan and South Korea, Mr LaForge said. He noted that China Unicom had done 'fairly well' after a slow start. Using handset subsidies, ...

  8. Business - Economy - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea cuts key interest rate as economy slows

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was a consensus that the [central bank] should have cut the rate in September. South Korea's rate has been relatively high after central banks in other countries slashed rates earlier ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Slowdown in exports spurs Seoul to cut key rate South Korea's central bank yesterday cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.75 per cent ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sovereign Asset Management has twice attempted to oust the chief executive of SK Corp, South Korea's largest oil refiner, but has never launched a takeover bid for the company. This was erroneously noted in a picture caption on B5 on Monday. ...

  10. University cuts

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a degree programme in local universities, compared with 60 per cent in Taiwan and 38 per cent in South Korea. So Hong Kongers' education standard is rather low and there is an urgent need ...




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