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  1. 24 hours with Anita Roddick

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... in the country, I don't get a newspaper and it drives me nuts, so I always keep yesterday's newspaper handy to read before I go to work. Mornings are fast. I dress as fast as anyone could. I'm not really a breakfast person- just yoghurt and fruit. It's all about getting out of the house. It takes about 20 minutes to drive to work and I always drop into Marks & Spencer ...

  2. State train makers under fire for poor standards

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A senior rail official has criticised the quality and safety standards of the mainland's growing fleet of high-speed trains, a serious blow for the country as it fast ... had caused network delays and problems, Zhang said. On January 2, a relay failure caused a two-hour, 11-minute delay on the high-speed service between Guangzhou and Shenzhen. On November 14, ...

  3. Stock exchange must not let standards slip

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the work of improving investor protection is far from done. China Forestry raised HK$1.55 billion from its listing in December 2009. Swiss Bank UBS and British stockbroker Cazenove, since bought by Standard Chartered, sold the IPO to investors, and the company listed a cast of Wall Street and City of London luminaries as advisers and investors. The embarrassment does not arise from the latest ...

  4. Brush hour

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Picasso fever has gripped the West this year and Hong Kong has been swept up, too. Exhibitions of the Spanish modernist's work at several commercial galleries in the city are occurring as significant Picasso works go on sale at international auction houses. French art dealer Edouard Malingue opened his gallery in Central in September with an exhibition featuring 17 ...

  5. Tram firm bows to staff anger on extra hours

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... where short routes' frequencies will be increased while long routes will stop operating from the evening. Tram captains on a nine-hour morning shift who otherwise could leave work at 2pm-3pm were asked to work two to three more hours until the long routes stop. The drivers would be given extra pay- up to 1.5 times the usual rate- and may earn one more day off during the week, ...

  6. Sales set standard for land premiums

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok, Chloe Lai

    ... billion, after almost two hours of intense bidding. Another site, in San Po Kong, was sold to Sun Hung Kai Properties for $4.7 billion, for a total of $14.12 billion. The auction total surpassed ...

  7. Standard bearer sticks to the official script

    Posted Dec 20th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... chief executive. The two go back a long way, having worked together at Citibank before Mr Davies left and eventually lured Mr Sullivan to Standard Chartered. But there had been no noses put out ... for Shell before moving to Citibank. His job involved stints around the globe, from Singapore to Chicago. He joined Standard Chartered in 1994. Before moving to Hong Kong three months ago, he worked ...

  8. 24 hours with Carol Cheng

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... a tuna sandwich with coffee. I started to exercise and take good care of myself at about age 30: maintenance, maintenance, maintenance. If I don't have to work I go to the gym from Monday ... to pick up my make-up box and other things before driving to work. I don't want a chauffeur; I like driving. I like to control things- I'm a control freak. My home is like a hospital- ...

  9. Vote for panel to probe move to let ex-housing chief work for developer

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during Legco election forums. Mr Leung, 62, began work as executive director and vice-chairman of New World China in August after government approval was revealed. The approval triggered heavy ... the government HK$115 million. Mr Leung stepped down two weeks into his job at New World China, hours after Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ordered a review of the decision to let him take up ...

  10. David Li working on succession plan for BEA

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... on the mainland, in 2007, and the first to issue yuan-denominated credit cards on the mainland. It has 71 mainland branches. In contrast, HSBC has 79 branches on the mainland, while Standard Chartered has ...




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