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  1. Sport taught teamwork to telecoms executive

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... for the United States firm is a sports freak. She was a softball catcher in her younger days, enjoys badminton and skiing, and is a keen golfer. Apart from sport, she also has 17 years' experience in leading telecoms and information technology firms in Hong Kong and the US. She sat down with The Informer to talk about her favourite sporting memories. Q: When did you start to fall in love ...

  2. Siemens is scoring goals in Asia's Real Madrid mania

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... phones last year. I think the figure for the shirts is close to one million. Q: What is Siemens' strategy for sport sponsorship? A: Our strategy is built on three pillars. Pillar one is football and pillar two is Formula One. These are both global sports events and get a lot of television coverage. The third pillar involves sponsoring what we consider cool and dynamic sporting ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok State firms ready to take on world-class teams, says coach Li Rongrong's a good sport. How do we know? The chairman of the State Asset Supervision and Administration Commission spent the first 20 minutes of a two-and-a-half-hour internet chatroom session yesterday talking about sport. He began by saying he had just finished reading some commentaries ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... seem to have impressed many of his sporting colleagues back home. We gather that the Grandtop International Holdings chairman, who has spent HK$925 million buying Birmingham City Football Club, feels he deserves more respect for raising Hong Kong's profile in the world of sport. It has got to the stage where he has been so miffed that he walked away from sponsoring a local ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Sport news viewers the losers as broadcast demigod signs off Say it ain't so, Fong-wing. Celebrity sports anchor Ng Fong-wing, famous for his witty three-minute sports round-up at the tail end of TVB's main news broadcast, is calling it quits after more than 40 years of sports reporting. Mr Ng, pictured here with yours truly, tendered his resignation after ...

  6. SmarTone on the ball with soccer strategy

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok, Michael Logan

    ... many of Britain's pay-television operators. In Hong Kong, Hutchison offers exclusive sports content, prompting rival CSL to counteract by launching the ESPN sports portal for 3G. ... Mr Li said the steps were necessary because he doubted whether sports content alone would be a significant revenue generator. 'If you look at sports- especially English Premier League- ...

  7. SmarTone on the ball with soccer strategy

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... 30 minutes after a match has finished- faster than many of Britain's pay-television operators. In Hong Kong, Hutchison offers exclusive sports content, prompting rival CSL to counteract by launching the ESPN sports portal for 3G. But SmarTone-Vodafone has taken a decidedly different approach, signing up three of the top English Premier teams- Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool- ...

  8. Hutchison loses exclusive soccer rights

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Hutchison Whampoa has lost the rights to exclusively provide soccer highlights to its third-generation (3G) mobile phone users in Britain, but will be able to provide clips on a non-exclusive basis along with rival Vodafone Group. Hutchison subsidiary 3UK ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Development, Swire Pacific and Cathay Pacific. It's going to be a busy summer. Smashing sports events It is estimated that more than 80 per cent of the nation's 1.3 billion population ... well in the first, while the country's sporting superstars- Yao Ming and Liu Xiang- are involved in the other two. Expectations are high with 40 per cent of people believing the nation ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Aug 20th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Internet conjures corporate conspiracy theories over Liu Liu Xiang may be out of the Olympics, but his main sports sponsors are hanging in there. Nike China's copywriters ... winning it back Love giving it everything you've got Love the glory Love the pain Love sport even when it breaks your heart Liu's painful exit completely dominated the print media's ...




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