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Business Relation

'Laggard' Fujian signs US$8.66b worth of deals in Hong Kong

Fujian signed US$8.66 billion worth of deals in Hong Kong yesterday as the coastal province seeks to boost its finance and tourism sectors.

Wednesday, 30 March, 2011, 12:00am

Xinjiang beauty spot pipeline fear

Environmental groups are demanding a public inquiry into a plan to build a China-Russia natural gas pipeline across the Kanas Lake area, an area in Xinjiang renowned for its spectacular scenery and rare wildlife and fauna.

30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Alvin Sallay

Has the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union lost control of the Sevens? On the surface it looks like the International Rugby Board is calling the shots after recent happenings both on and off the field. Gone are the days when the HKRFU could decide what was best for the most popular sporting event in town, and indeed the most famous sevens tournament in the world.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

'Police files' in fraud case were forged, court told

Documents that appeared to discredit a prosecution witness in businesswoman Lily Chiang Lai-lei's fraud trial were forged, a court heard yesterday.

26 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

CRE thirsty for growth

Consumer-focused China Resources Enterprise (CRE) aims to grab a bigger slice of the Guangdong beer market through the proposed purchase of a 21.37 per cent stake in dominant player Kingway Brewery Holdings, according to a top official.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Scars in his eyes

Before the so-called Four Heavenly Kings first appeared in Canto-pop's firmament, it was lit by another set of young idols, dubbed the Four Musketeers. But theirs has been a tale of self-destruction and celebrity burnout. Of the quartet - Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, Danny Chan Pak-keung, Paul Chung Po-lor and Ken Choi Fung-wah - only Choi survived.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

IRB unseats Sevens' 'white knight'

Swiss financial giant Credit Suisse has been prevented from continuing its long-term association with the Hong Kong Sevens by the International Rugby Board, according to top rugby official Trevor Gregory.

23 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Cheung Kong's Beijing reit expected to raise up to US$1.5b

Loud cheers rang out in the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Beijing on Tuesday night when Cheung Kong (Holdings) deputy managing director Kam Hing-lam toasted the 10th anniversary of the company's prime mainland property, Beijing Oriental Plaza.

21 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

The fit lady sings

The music press call Katherine Jenkins a classical music superstar - a term that, a couple of decades ago, they would have said was an oxymoron. She's performed in front of Pope John Paul II and Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and sung alongside the likes of Andrea Bocelli and Placido Domingo.

19 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Professional in demand

Risk in its various forms - whether in business, banking or investing - is a fact of life. However, following the widespread impact of the global economic financial crisis and controversy over the selling of Lehman Brothers minibonds in Hong Kong, risk management has become a major focus for the banking industry.

19 Mar 2011 - 12:00am