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  1. Competition over, the monkey business starts

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a stockpile to avert a crisis. And if you think the athletes keep these condoms as souvenirs, you might be wrong. US women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo was quoted in one of the British tabloids ...

  2. Open for business

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Without fanfare, Shanghai revoked its strict rules for Sars prevention last week. The mainland's financial hub has quickly gone back to business by launching campaigns to help ... but most managed to stay out of the single digits. Industry officials expect to see the rates rebound as the number of individual business travellers climbs, but group travel will be slower ...

  3. Business leaders converge on Xiamen

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 200 trade groups from 42 nations and 31 provinces to attend fair More than 10,000 foreign investors and 40,000 domestic business people are converging on Xiamen this week ... as a platform to go global.' In the first seven months of this year, China attracted US$33 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), keeping the nation in line to match or even exceed last ...

  4. DaChan pledges focus on core business

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Corp on the mainland- had once invested in securities and beverage businesses, but these had brought serious losses. 'These experiences told me diversification doesn't always work, though many corporations nowadays would like to try different businesses to enhance their competitiveness,' Mr Han said. 'We're good at the upstream business, which is feeding ...

  5. Hong Kong trails the Asian pack in e-business security

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enhance Hong Kong's e-business environment' and maybe drum up a little business for the firms backing it. So far, so good. Local firms are notoriously lax when it comes to security, ... by the government last week, Postmaster-General Allan Chiang Yam-wang was quoted as saying: 'This international conference will be the e-business event of the year and it will help enhance Hong ...

  6. Has he or hasn't he? Heart-throb keeps us all guessing

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the unauthorised ad. An embarrassed Koo said his movie company was dealing with the matter. He said similar problems plagued many fellow actors and other famous folk in the broadcasting business. He had ...

  7. UN to pump record US$270m to fight Aids, TB on mainland

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The fund is spending US$273 million in China to treat Aids, tuberculosis and malaria over a five-year period, with more than half of the money- US$161 million- earmarked for Aids projects ... member of the global fund, will also contribute US$10 million to its fund pool over the next five years. Dr Feachem disputed government figures contained in an official report released late last ...

  8. US reputation gets dragged through Bush

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... done by characterising the administration of US President George W. Bush as 'fascist'. What a fine opportunity to do it too. Judiciously expressed, Philip, and I shall add the word ... with the connivance of what you describe as a 'lively and open press' in the US. If the shoe fits, wear it. ACCORDING TO A Bloomberg report, Cathay Pacific Airways carried about 25,000 passengers ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Hutchison to develop herbal drug with Nestle

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... operating activities last year. Its drug manufacturing business on the mainland last year posted a net profit of US$15.5 million, which was mostly offset by an underlying net loss of US$8.7 million ... for the stage-three trial, which will enrol more than 2,500 patients, mainly in the US and Europe. However, he said some health-care sector analysts had estimated the drug's total development cost ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Whooping cough vaccine wears off over time, new US research shows

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in the New England Journal of Medicine. The vaccine, known as DTaP, which also inoculates against diphtheria and tetanus, is sold in the US by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Sanofi, and is given in five doses starting at 2 months through to school age. About 25,000 cases of whooping cough have been reported in the US so far this year. The totals have almost reached the 27,550 cases for all ...




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