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Economy of Germany

Why investors should look to eastern Europe

Former Soviet bloc offers diversity and high returns for HK money

Sunday, 29 July, 2007, 12:00am

Chance to train in UK

Hundreds of young local football players are making final preparations for this weekend's adidas +Challenge extravaganza at Tsim Sha Tsui Drive-in Theatre to win the chance to train with Liverpool FC in the UK.

19 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Price cuts help car firms hit sales goals

The mainland car market hit its sales target for the first half of the year, boosting sales 23.31 per cent to 4.37 million vehicles as carmakers cut prices to attract buyers.

China, which surpassed Japan as the second-largest vehicle market in the world last year, is expected to sell 8.5 million units this year, an 18 per cent increase from last year.

12 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Jamison wins scholarship

Teenager Ross Jamison's dreams of becoming a fully-fledged professional received a massive boost when he became the first Hong Kong driver to win a scholarship to compete in the Formula BMW Asia series.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Footdown

Hong Kong's top-end showrooms seem busier on our recent rounds of Gloucester Road. Sancy Chan of Italian Motors and AutoItalia agrees, while Porsche Centre Hong Kong spokeswoman Mabel Wong reports 'steady' traffic, after a year of 505 sales of mainly 911s in Hong Kong and 27 in Macau.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Footdown

Welcome to this year's Summer Holiday Quiz, in which we test who's the real car expert in your family. Answers are upside-down at the bottom left-hand side of this page. Start your brain cells ...

1 Lots of models helped to launch this car (below) in July last year. Name the marque (one point) and the car (one point). If you were the bloke in the hat, you get a bonus point.

29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Bitter pill to swallow

It was no ordinary trip to the doctor's surgery. As well as getting some pills for my gout, I hoped to discover whether British Prime Minister Tony Blair's much-vaunted government health reforms really mean that our London GPs are earning more than stockbrokers, barristers and Cabinet ministers.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Footdown

Has Sai Kung gone Morris mad? Our spy, Hawkeye of Hebe Haven, thinks so. 'I've seen one of those rounded Morris Minors and an old Morris Ute in European Motors' forecourt,' she says. 'And I'm sure I saw a Morris 1100 last week.'

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Fear of public transport helps increase car sales in Shanghai

Nervousness over the Sars outbreak has helped boost already soaring Shanghai car sales and pushed up the price of vehicle shares on the stock market, companies and dealers said yesterday.

14 May 2003 - 12:00am

New relay event adds spice to adidas race

Three university athletics teams will test themselves against Hong Kong's top corporate 10km runners in the adidas King of the Road 2003 race on March 2.

28 Jan 2003 - 12:00am