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Pig blood curd hit by food scare

In the latest mainland food scare, tonnes of pig blood curd, a favourite food in Chongqing, have been found soaked in carcinogenic formalin to preserve freshness.

Friday, 18 March, 2011, 12:00am

Hongqiao to boost plant capacity

China Hongqiao Group, which is raising up to HK$17.2 billion in an initial public offering, plans to use more than 80 per cent of the net proceeds to boost production capacity.

27 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Alibaba adds new shipping, logistics service, the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce company, yesterday introduced a new service that it says will help mainland suppliers and international buyers save up to 30 per cent on shipping costs for small orders.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Expert action at last to tackle concert hall sound barriers

A major study of the sound quality in the Cultural Centre concert hall will start tomorrow after two decades of controversy and debate among critics and musicians.

But don't hold your breath waiting to hear any improvement in the sound.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

MTR pushes new safety door plan: but who pays?

The MTR Corp wants to install safety doors on its East Rail line and the new Sha Tin to Central link at the same time, saying this will save money and help overcome technical difficulties.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

FedEx starts direct cargo flight from Guangzhou to India

Growing trade between India and Asia, particularly China, prompted FedEx Express to launch direct cargo flights between its Asia-Pacific hub at Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport and Mumbai and Delhi.

6 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Confusion Prize brings Beijing doubtful reward

Beijing's attempt to seize the media spotlight from the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo descended into farce yesterday when the newly created Confucius Peace Prize was handed to a six-year-old girl.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Hackers take aim at affluent Hong Kong

Cyber criminals and hackers drawn by Hong Kong's flourishing economy and affluent population are targeting the city, IT security professionals warn.

22 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

CSL to launch speedy 4G network next week

CSL, Hong Kong's largest wireless network operator, is set to formally introduce its 4G service in Hong Kong on Thursday.

It will be the first carrier in Asia to launch the super-fast mobile service.

19 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Mainland coup for IT provider

Automated Systems Holdings, the leading information technology services provider to the Hong Kong government, expects to step up its expansion on the mainland after landing a breakthrough project with China Southern Airlines.

'This is our first major mainland deal and our initial project in the aviation sector,' Automated Systems chief executive Lai Yam-ting said yesterday.

21 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Wear it with pride

A few years ago hardly any home-grown brands graced the pages of Vogue or shared retail space with luxury labels such as Prada and Yves Saint Laurent. But today it is a different story. Just visit hip boutiques such as Fred Segal in Los Angeles or Scoop in New York and you'll find must-have pieces from The Perfect Tangent, Kotur or Tabla, three brands that call Hong Kong home.

20 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Perfecting the finer points

Details such as flowers, food, or even conference room decorations can determine whether an event planner stays loyal to a hotel or seeks another venue.

When something goes wrong at an event, it's too late to make changes, so fine-tuning must be done during planning.

24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Anger at bid for 40pc toll rise for eastern tunnel

Political parties have promised to do their best to block an application by the operator of the profit-making Eastern Harbour Tunnel to increase tolls by 40 per cent.

18 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Unapproved drug suspected in infections

The cancer drug used by a Shanghai hospital last week to treat dozens of eye patients who then developed infections was not bought from an official supplier and had not been approved for use in eye surgery in China, the medicine's manufacturer told the South China Morning Post.

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Partner or new competitor? Alibaba worries about Yahoo's chief executive says it may have to re-evaluate its relationship with Yahoo after its United States partner announced plans to expand on the mainland.

Yahoo, which holds a 40 per cent stake in parent firm Alibaba Group, said on Monday that it planned to broaden its online advertising coverage to include mainland small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

11 Sep 2010 - 12:00am