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  1. Trip to the US inspires business plans

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... WINNIE YEUNG When Kitty Tong Hoi-lam decided to study for a Bachelor of Business Administration at Chinese University two years ago, all she wanted was to find a good job in Hong Kong ... why not find a job in Europe or maybe even start a business,' she said. Ms Tong was the only Hong Kong student picked to participate in The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business ...

  2. Busy life of law, business and parties

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham Handel Lee ascribes his work ethic to parental influence. His father, who left China in 1949 for the US, rose to become a senior official with the Department of Commerce. ... Chinese and expats for being behind two pioneering projects- The Courtyard in Beijing and the US$40 million renovation of a colonial-era building in Shanghai, Three on the Bund, which is something ...

  3. Risky business

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ethnic Chinese journalists risk official threats and arrest working on the mainland. How can the Hong Kong authorities help and protect local journalists working on the other side of the border? Share your views: write to us ...

  4. US trade chief plays down decision on textiles duty

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Don Evans says Beijing acted to mitigate impact and showed sensitivity to others US Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans yesterday played down the importance ... undergone a transition for decades and this would continue after import quotas- including those for the US and Canada- were scrapped on January 1. In response to its trade partners' concerns ...

  5. Business boost?

    Posted Dec 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do the government's measures to increase business in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, following the downturn during the World Trade Organisation conference, go far enough? Share your views: write to us ...

  6. Shangri-La more optimistic as business traffic increases

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Shangri-La Asia, the region's largest upmarket hotel chain, expects increasing business traffic to boost occupancy at its two Hong Kong hotels this year and lift room ... by revenue last year and commanded the highest room rate among the 45 hotels it operates. 'Business activities are growing globally,' chief executive and managing director Giovanni Angelini ...

  7. TPV costs revamp of Philips business

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung TPV Technology, the world's largest flat panel monitor manufacturer by volume, said yesterday it would spend US$5 million to US$10 million restructuring its newly acquired Royal Philips Electronics monitor business. The US$358 million acquisition, announced late last year, was completed on Monday. 'We expect the consolidation of Philips' business ...

  8. Business bar?

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is a business background a barrier to becoming chief executive? Peter Woo Kwong-ching says not, after a warning by fellow tycoon Li Ka-shing that the chief executive should not have a lot of ties with business. What do you think? Share your views: write to us ...

  9. Diplomacy- a futile business?

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... that the process might end in a face-saving piece of paper called a 'statement of principles' on which all sides could agree. South Korean officials blame the US almost as much as North Korea for the inability of the sides to come to terms. South Korea's chief envoy, Song Min-soon, has said the US and North Korea remain apart on critical points, including whether North Korea has the right ...

  10. The big business of a flawed science

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... Doug Nairne Shooting down missiles is big business, but remains a flawed science. The US government alone plans to spend US$55 billion on missile defence over the next six years, yet many ... them harder to shoot down. Even the highest profile US anti-missile weapon, the Patriot, has been far from impressive since entering service in the late 1970s. In their 1991 combat debut during ...




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