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  1. Brazilian-built regional jet operates in 35 nations

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 200 of the aircraft are in service in 35 countries including the United States, Japan, Australia, Panama, Kenya and Israel; buyers have included big airlines, such as Air Canada, but most ...

  2. Many reasons seen for big PLA spending rise

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and peace-keeping missions overseas, military experts said. The level of the military budget's growth is expected to be announced on Friday, the day before the opening of the National People's Congress session. Beijing-based military expert Song Xiaojun said the participation of the People's Liberation Army in the evacuation and rescue of Chinese nationals in Libya had exposed ...

  3. Cheung Kong to resell defaulted Capitol units

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the improved mood and wealth effect building up from the rebound in property prices, Cheung Kong (Holdings) is relaunching for sale the units from defaulted transactions at its Capitol residential development in Tseung Kwan O. There are fewer than 100 default flats in the market and the developer will first relaunch 30 units for sale. Selling prices have not yet been announced, but the HK$5,000 ...

  4. DTZ merges mainland, HK units

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Property consultant DTZ has combined the Hong Kong and mainland investment departments in its local office into a single unit to provide investors with a one-stop advisory service covering both markets. Francis Li Chi-wing, a vice-chairman at DTZ for North Asia, said the change was in response to an increasing trend among investors to look for the best option ...

  5. HP, Oracle set pace with data unit

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to HP chief executive Mark Hurd, who joined Mr Ellison through video-conference for the launch at Oracle's annual OpenWorld event last week in the United States. However, Hong Kong-based ...

  6. Mainland units drive 37.6pc leap in DCH profit

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Dah Chong Hong Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed unit of property-to-metals conglomerate Citic Pacific, expects its mainland business to continue driving profits, after reporting that earnings grew 37.6 per cent in the first six months. Net profit rose to HK$289 million in the first half from HK$210 million a year earlier, due to rising sales in the mainland's vehicle ...

  7. National carrier

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by May George

    ... May George El Al now offers five flights a week from HK as tourism and business travel increases Air links between Israel and Hong Kong are becoming increasingly vital as business ties with the mainland, as well as tourism, gather pace. Over the past thre ...

  8. If we all band together we can tackle poverty

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by George Jones

    ... George Jones, 16, Renaissance College It was 10 years ago this month that members of the United Nations came to an agreement over a set of international development goals for the new ... year, from 842 million to 1.02 billion. There has been unquestionable progress. There just has not been enough and as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said at the United Nations MDG Review ...

  9. San Mig's Dairy Foods news clouds National bid

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Lachlan Colquhoun

    ... for New Zealand Dairy Foods, but it remains unclear whether this means it will abandon its bid for bigger Australian target National Foods. San Miguel has been locked in a six-month battle for National Foods with Fonterra, and most analysts believe that the New Zealand company's A$1.84 billion ($11.35 billion) offer is likely to succeed. Yesterday, San Miguel revealed ...

  10. VW unit seeks 3b yuan cuts to survive

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai One of Volkswagen's two main joint ventures in China has launched an emergency 'survival plan' aimed at cutting costs by three billion yuan this year and halting the steady erosion of its once-unassailable mark ...




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