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  1. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China spends billions to fund Caribbean ambition

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Toh Han Shih

    ... large numbers of Chinese subcontractors and labourers on construction projects," it said. The commission cited the Baha Mar resort, which was expected to employ about 7,000 Chinese workers, ... as the British Virgin Islands, which set up its Asia headquarters in Hong Kong last year, courts Chinese clients. At the China Offshore Summit in Beijing in May, more than 300 Chinese financial ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    China-Russia investment deal opens doors for more Russian IPOs in city

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:11am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Development Bank (CDB). "In the next one or two years, more Russian companies will go IPO in Hong Kong," Dmitriev said. "Naturally for us, Hong Kong as a financial centre ... was "not related explicitly" to Western sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, because the idea of setting up a Hong Kong subsidiary of VEB was mooted in 2011 by then Russian president Dmitry ...

  3. Container throughput improves but continues to feel crisis impact

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Hong Kong port's container throughput improved slightly last month compared with February and January, but still felt the chilling impact of the global financial crisis ... an analyst with Transport Trackers, a Hong Kong transport consultancy. Willy Lin Sun-mo, the chairman of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, said yesterday: 'We have not got out of the valley ...

  4. China high-speed rail to take global lead by 2012

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... (including non-operating lines) totalled only 1,109 kilometres in 2007. That was projected to grow to 7,000 kilometres by next year and 13,000 kilometres in 2012, said Helen Gui, a project manager ... ago, she said. More mileage China's high-speed rail totalled only 1,109 kilometres in 2007 but is projected to grow by next year to, in kilometres: 7,000 ...

  5. Sinoma suspends African projects over conflict

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in plant projects in Africa. Putting the contracts on hold would lower the profits of China National Materials (Sinoma) next year since the Hong Kong-listed firm owns 53.3 per cent of Sinoma ... projects. We expect similar cases in future.' Sinoma shares in Hong Kong fell 8.8 per cent to HK$3.65 yesterday, while Sinoma International's Shanghai shares dropped 4.8 per cent to 33.17 ...

  6. Grand delta hub gets second look as westward march continues

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... square metre, less than the 7,000 yuan in Shanghai, he noted. Shui On Land will invest 10 billion yuan in a 2.88 million sq m residential and commercial project in Chongqing, scheduled ... is compelling firms in both areas to expand westwards to China's poorer interior. As part of this expansion, Hong Kong, Macau and nine southern Chinese provinces have embarked upon the grand task ...

  7. Changsha signs 35 investment accords

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in negotiations over possible investments in Changsha but declined to disclose further details. 'Hong Kong was the biggest overseas investor in Changsha in 2008, having invested US$1 billion that year,' Mr Zhang said at a Changsha investment seminar in Hong Kong yesterday. 'During the first quarter, Changsha's [gross domestic product] grew 13.1 per cent. This shows the impact ...

  8. 2m lose jobs as 4,800 toy firms collapse

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Li & Fung pressed on US$10m debt The number of toy factories on the mainland has shrunk by more than half over the past year as the global financial crisis devastated ... Toys and the Hong Kong toy suppliers. Many of these Hong Kong toymakers issued invoices directly to KB Toys. 'Hong Kong toy companies had delivered the goods since May last year ...

  9. Freer mainland society tipped

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih In 50 years, China would be a more transparent, freer society, Hong Kong a more Chinese city and his city state, more cosmopolitan, Singapore Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong ... of a global financial crisis of historical proportions. Next year may be much worse than this year.' To create a better world financial order, Mr Goh recommended a balance between over ...

  10. UK official seeks to reassure mainland investors

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... is whether confidence will be followed through.' Last year, the number of new investment projects by Hong Kong and the mainland in Britain grew 20 per cent to 59, out of 1,573 new investment ... sectors in Britain, including ports, retail and telecommunications, while the MTR is a partner in a #700 million over-ground rail project in London called Laing Rail. 'The feedback Hong Kong ...




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