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  1. Mainland official warns of trade war

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... few months that the two trading giants could be heading for a trade war. They have each imposed anti-dumping penalties and duties on several of each other's products, while US ...

  2. Kai Yuan strikes it rich but lands in steel war

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... profitable and was up for sale. 'Du was clearly trying to run an auction for his stake [in Rizhao] and to start a bidding war. This intrigued people in the government who thought he may have ...

  3. Media giant Charles Ho weighs into ATV shareholders' war of words

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The share drama at Asia Television (ATV) took a new twist yesterday as media and tobacco tycoon Charles Ho Tsu-kwok made an unscheduled appearance. Sing Tao chairman Ho, who is not a shareholder in ATV, weighed into the war of words between shareholders Payson Cha Mou-sing and Tsai Eng-meng, saying he had 'similar experience' to Tsai's in dealing with Cha some 10 ...

  4. Bank of East Asia shares surge 15.2pc as investors bet on potential takeover war

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra and Maria Chan Bank of East Asia shares surged the most in a decade yesterday as investors bet on a potential bidding war between its long-time owners and a Malaysian conglomerate that upped its stake in the bank last week. BEA zoomed up 15.2 per cent to HK$33.35 as HK$1.3 billion worth of its shares changed hands. It was the lender's largest one-day gain in 11 ...

  5. Price war fails to lift mainland sales

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to lure buyers back to the market this month and next, the traditional peak home-buying season. 'It is the first time we have seen a price war happening in all the major mainland cities. ... sales on the mainland and are referred to as 'Golden September, Silver October'. But as sales continue to languish two weeks into the season, the price war begun by developer China ...

  6. Chalco to cut capex to build war chest

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Aluminium giant to trim spending by 30pc Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco), the country's largest producer of aluminium, will cut domestic capital expenditure by as much as 30 per cent over the next three years to preserve funds for merger a ...

  7. $2.95b netted in land auction bidding war

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Ernest Kong The better-than-expected response prompts Sun Hung Kai to raise prices for Ma Wan penthouses In the first land auction for 20 months yesterday, Hong Kong developers snapped up two public sites in an aggressive bidding war that added $2.95 billion to the government's coffers. Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong (Holdings) outbid Sun Hung Kai Properties ...

  8. Full-scale takeover war waged for brewery

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Yau Anheuser-Busch raises its stake in Harbin group, triggering a struggle for control Hong Kong investors witnessed the first fully fledged takeover battle for a leading mainland company yesterday. Anheuser-Busch dramatically raised the stakes on ...

  9. Wider array of weapons vital in war on spam

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THOMAS GOODWIN Content filtering, readily available open-source tools and public blacklists were no longer enough to keep spam at bay, said British-based security vendor Sophos. Sophos Anti-Virus Asia managing director Charles Cousins, who is based in Sin ...

  10. Beijing under fire in chips war

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok A US industry group has accused the mainland of favouring local producers with its 'discriminatory' VAT rebate The United States-based Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) yesterday criticised China for favouring domestic chip manuf ...




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