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  1. Selling pressure eases ahead of US payroll data

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

    ... Index did make a more pronounced dip in the late afternoon, however, which coincided with another upward push in the US dollar. The greenback had been largely steady earlier in Asian trading ... off ahead of today's release of US non-farm payroll data for last month, which will be important in determining whether the recent strength in the US dollar is backed up by economic ...

  2. HKMA tinkering blurs lines of its mandate

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling 'We are researching ways to make local interest rates track those of the US more closely, and reduce the volatility of Hong Kong dollar rates.' Joseph Yam ... of a 12-month forward rate on the currency back into line with the newly introduced upper limit- $7.75 against the US dollar- that the HKMA will henceforth police by undertaking to sell Hong Kong ...

  3. Value for money? NBC certainly thinks so as it rolls out big guns

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... This is nearly three times the record coverage from the last Games in Sydney. Is this over-kill? You can bet your bottom dollar it is. The very fact that NBC paid US$793 million for the US broadcast ... Games passes by. NBC has already dished out a billion dollars, or more, for the 2008 Beijing Games. Welcome to the first billion dollars games- the US station being the first television ...

  4. Kennedy Wong loses suit to get back lost investment

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... on short positions in the US dollar- consuming the fund's entire capital. Wycombe Investment sued Mr Leong for US$2 million, plus interest. Delivering his judgment, Justice William Stone said: ... movement in the US dollar... and it is this fact that underpins the conclusion of this court that there was a breach of the applicable minimum standard of care... the law places upon a fund manager ...

  5. Festival cash spent, says AmCham

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... 'They're not making a penny,' Mr Thompson said. 'If the truth be known, this has probably cost Disney several million US dollars in labour and all the time they've put ... designated to manage the event. He said AmCham decided to use Red Canvas instead of setting up an independent company because it 'would have cost us maybe $50,000' to do so. He said his ...


    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... with Million Dollar Baby. 'It took us a long time to get this made- four years. But we had faith and knew it was the type of film that could reach out to an audience. Of course, it helps to have ... at the Academy Awards, where he picked up an Oscar as one of the producers of this year's best film, Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby. It is fitting then that the first thing Morgan did ...

  7. Beijing talks set to grow Sino-US relations

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Vice-Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo will inaugurate a 'strategic dialogue' with his US counterpart Robert Zoellick in Beijing next week. The so-called strategic dialogue ... terrorism, Xinhua reported yesterday. Analysts say the recent frequent interaction between China and the US underscores a willingness by both sides to explore mutual interests and discuss how best ...


    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Believers who tune into the God Channel are offered the chance to become 'angels' for a price of US$750. The network- started by South African couple Rory and Wendy Alec in Britain in 1995- is funding part of its expansion by making viewers 'God TV angels' in return for donations. A minimum one-off donation of US$750 qualifies a viewer as a regular angel, ...

  9. US official on Taiwan affairs to leave post

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung A senior US official responsible for Taiwan affairs will be replaced in the aftermath of the island's highly contested presidential election, according to reports and sources. Therese Shaheen, the Washington-based chairwoman of the American Institute in Taiwan, would vacate her post, said Taiwan's Central News Agency. Established in 1979 after the US ...

  10. Downfall of head of US 'embassy' on island was self-inflicted, say analysts

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... rather than at the behest of Beijing, according to US analysts. Ms Shaheen's continued 'over-interpretation' of US policy on the island led to her departure despite having ... Shaheen's views on Taiwan, but the most important fact is that [US President George W. Bush] did not find her helpful because she kept sending mixed messages about the administration's ...




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