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  1. Oil discovery changes face of the kingdom

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and exporter, Aramco has increased its downstream activities at home and abroad, particularly in refineries, including plants in China, South Korea and the United States. In August, Aramco and Dow ...

  2. Tech official points to unified regulator

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government is considering following foreign counterparts in setting up a unified regulatory body to oversee telecommunications and broadcasting. In a consultation paper on boosting information infrastructure, released yesterday, the government said it ...

  3. Mid-level managers in control

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... Executives can pick and choose as vacancies and salaries rise, writes Andrea Zavadszky WHILE CHINA IS struggling with unemployment as impoverished farmers move into cities looking for industrial jobs, a different struggle goes on at the other end of the e ...

  4. Tax concession for green cars could be raised

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A tax concession for environmentally friendly cars may be increased to lessen the impact of the proposed steep rise in the first registration tax for vehicles. The government proposes raising the concession for 43 bra ...

  5. Company registrations hit record

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung A record-breaking 139,530 local companies were registered with the Companies Registry last year, up 27.51 per cent from a year earlier, according to the Registrar of Companies Ada Chung. The registry said the number of registered local compan ...

  6. Big three fly into headwinds

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com All three big mainland airlines had to brace for headwinds in the first half- from high oil prices, yuan depreciation and slowing traffic. But there are also hopeful signs for the rest of the year, with domestic passenge ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rises Recent research carried out by global HR services company, Hewitt Associates, shows that workers in the United States can expect to see only modest base pay increases next year. According ...

  8. He turns, he shoots... he opens his wallet

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Sporting and electrical goods shops gear up for a buying barrage as marketing hype matches Euro 2004 build-up Wallets may soon be opening up like Thierry Henry splitting a defence as the hype and marketing surrounding Euro 2004 gathers momen ...

  9. Watching Olympics live hinges on Cable TV

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong sports fans may not get to watch live coverage of the London Olympic Games this summer if Cable TV's plan doesn't go through. The company is pressing the government to approve its application for a free-to-air licence. The ...

  10. Poll reveals gloom on economic outlook

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... More than half of Hong Kong people interviewed in a survey doubt the city's economy will bounce back in the second half of the year. The poll of more than 1,500 people, carried out by the Democratic Party before the government revised upward its econ ...




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