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Binatone

City gets ready to enjoy hi-tech feast

This week sees the confluence of three important fairs, as the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) capitalises on its reputation for hosting some of the world's most respected trade shows for a huge range of industries.

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 12:00am

New technologies to brighten event

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's (HKTDC) Hong Kong Electronics Fair - Spring Edition - and the HKTDC International ICT Expo will be held once again at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from today until Friday, with more than 2,700 exhibitors participating.

13 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Centre to open with annual boat show

Phuket's first exhibition and conference centre has been launched with the inaugural event scheduled to be 'Asia's favourite boat show'.

The Royal Phuket Marina Exhibition and Conference Centre (RPM Convention Centre) will open in December in time to host the annual Phuket International Marine Expo.

19 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Braveheart

Like medieval alchemists, Hong Kong's would-be entrepreneurs and aspiring business stars are constantly searching for the magic formula they believe holds the key to a glittering career and untold riches.

10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Forget the double garage - how about a yacht berth?

There I was thinking that houses with double garages were posh, but at these penthouses, luxury triplexes and duplexes at the Royal Phuket Marina in Thailand, you can park your yacht in private berths under the house. Handy!

23 May 2007 - 12:00am

Earful

Driving home the message

Dubbed the 'prodigy' of the industry, Hong Kong Broadband Network chairman Ricky Wong Wai-kay has always succeeded in grabbing media headlines and market attention with his no-nonsense comments and eye-catching advertising campaigns.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Earful

Driving home the message

Dubbed the 'prodigy' of the industry, Hong Kong Broadband Network chairman Ricky Wong Wai-kay has always succeeded in grabbing media headlines and market attention with his no-nonsense comments and eye-catching advertising campaigns.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

A buzzing trade boosts Binatone

BINATONE BEGAN HUMBLY importing transistor radios from Hong Kong to Britain in the late 1950s, and it still ranks among the more modest telecoms players. But things may be changing.

The firm's headquarters in Western are hardly luxurious, and the digital cordless phones it designs and sells worldwide are marketed under the unassuming slogan: 'Innovation you can afford'.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Beauty is only a boat trip away

They say you can't substitute spending time with your kids with material things, but if that thing is spending a weekend or two with a handful of Miss Universe contestants, like Dino Lalvani did, I guess the kids don't complain.

8 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

On the waterfront

Retirement may not be on the must-do list of Gulu Lalvani, the chairman of international electronics giant Binatone. But it's something the 65-year-old has, nevertheless, prepared for in a big way.

17 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

HK expats dominate Phuket market

Not all Hong Kong flat seekers are speculative. This is evident in their prominent position in the Phuket property market, where buyers are seeking villas rather than investments.

Instead of capital appreciation, they are eyeing the sea - and the sand and palm trees that go with it.

1 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Innovative phones to put Binatone on mass-market map

One of Britain's top names in telecommunications is a Hong Kong-based company few people have ever heard of.

However, this is about to change following Binatone Telecom's recent launch of two innovative cordless phones retailing at prices that should put them within reach of the mass market.

13 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Chun Tai diversifies for value

CHUN TAI Holdings designs and manufactures toys and other electronic consumer products at several factories in China.

Brokerage Dharmala Securities has put a buy on the stock, rating the company as a quality manufacturer with a diversified product range.

8 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Electrical giant 'logs on' to PCs

ELECTRICAL goods retailer Fortress aims to tap into Hong Kong's growing fascination with hi-tech this Christmas through its range of PCs.

While the chain of 41 stores has been known for its wide range of home appliances, this will be the first Christmas Fortress has stocked PCs.

10 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Lalvani saved by seductive deflection

HOW right it is that behind every successful man there is a woman making the crucial decisions.

For when Asia's electronics king Gulu Lalvani was pondering whether to buy into British soccer club Tottenham Hotspur, by acquiring the shares of former Spurs manager Terry Venables, it was his stunning wife Semaramis who put him right.

11 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

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