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  1. Flash Gordon saves the world

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Sean Munday

    ... economics laureate. Feted at home and abroad for leading the world financial system back from the brink, Mr Brown's decisive plan to tackle the banking crisis head on has become the model ... British PM attains superhero status for delivering the solution to the economic crisis, writes Sean Munday Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. Gordon Brown is not known to leap tall ...

  2. Focus on mid-cap companies offers best of both worlds

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... companies are often less volatile than small cap companies. They usually hold an established market position and are run by experienced management who have withstood economic turmoil and recessions, ...

  3. Corporate networking does not come bigger than 'sporting Davos'

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... to the World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort every January. Just like that gathering of the world's top 1,000 chief executives, Beijing will be hosting some of the biggest names ... deal. Coca-Cola, the world's most recognised corporate brand, is pulling out the stops to impress locals with three specially built venues. Medal winners and celebrities are expected ...

  4. Han-Uygur economic gap grows as firms shun Xinjiang labour

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou and Fiona Tam The economic discrepancy between Uygurs and Han Chinese, long held as fuelling the tension in Xinjiang, is threatening to widen in the wake of the riots in Urumqi. Some labour recruiters outside the region admitted they had grown far less interested in hiring Uygurs. But analysts say Beijing should boost employment and prevent marginalisation among ...

  5. Generosity prompts calls for a HK 'foreign policy'

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in highlighting this phenomenon at a forum last month titled 'Reflections on the Tsunami: Hong Kong's Responsibilities and Contributions in a Globalising World', co-hosted by Oxfam Hong ... of attention that was showered upon victims of tsunami-hit areas compared with catastrophes in other troubled parts of the world. A glaring example, they said, was the horrific civil war in Sudan. ...

  6. Magical leaves brew up health benefits

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... Conference on market trends will be held for the second time, while activities for the public on the last day include four tea forums, and the final round of the International KamCha (Hong Kong-style ... to tea during difficult economic times'. Wong says the popularity of Chinese tea in Europe and America has risen recently. 'Over the last two to three years, we have noticed a sharp ...

  7. Digital sales not enough as users increasingly get music fix online

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the boost in digital revenue is still a long way off recovering losses from traditional record sales, with pirated music still dominating the virtual world. Internet users can easily download music files from discussion forums without paying copyright owners. Digital music accounted for 10.4 per cent of Hong Kong music sales last year, up from 7 per cent in 2006. Digital sales have grown ...

  8. Ctrip.com aims for 20pc revenue growth

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland has been underpinned by steady economic growth, relaxation of overseas travel restrictions and a fast-growing internet population, which reached 457 million last December. It estimated ... that consolidates travel-related information such as hotel reviews, travel blogs and forums. The site will partner with hotels, airlines, traditional travel agents and other online travel agencies. 'We ...

  9. Bulk orders from mainland put Dutch supplies at risk

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... to China'. Nutricia exports its products around the world, including to China. However, despite the fact that bulk Nutrilon milk powder is exactly the same as that packaged in the Netherlands, ...

  10. Setting a trend for world to follow

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Serviced office providers have found so much success in riding the crest of the business outsourcing wave that operators in Hong Kong could be setting a trend for the rest the world to follow. International provider Regus, which has 11 serviced office locations in Hong Kong including the ICC Tower and Hopewell Centre, is rolling out a new service across Britain to encourage more ...




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