PC-making city looks to investment groups for aid

Kunshan, Jiangsu, where one in every two of the world's personal computers and tablets is made, is pressing hard to upgrade its industries by joining hands with international financial power houses, including Blackstone Group and Deutsche Bank's private equity arm.

Thursday, 12 April, 2012, 12:00am

Workers 'close to striking a deal'

Striking workers at a rubber plant just outside Shanghai where protesters clashed with police on Monday say they have made a breakthrough in negotiations and expect to resume work by next week.

10 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Shimao Property buys luxury apartment project for 805m yuan

Shimao Property Holdings has acquired a luxury serviced apartment project in Beijing for 805 million yuan (HK$918.5 million).

The property, Oakwood Residence Beijing, in Chaoyang district, has 202 rooms with a gross floor area of 49,000 square metres. The price represents an accommodation value of 16,428 yuan per square metre.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

R&F plans push into east coast

Guangzhou R&F Properties, the largest developer in the southern mainland city, plans to expand into the country's eastern coastal region with the purchase of 10 billion yuan worth of sites in the next two years.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Now the going gets tougher for treble-chasing Tie

High-flying Tie Yana departs for Kunshan tomorrow with a third consecutive Pro Tour title firmly in her sights.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Kunshan first to draw funds since virus

Kunshan, in Jiangsu province, has become the first mainland city to tap funds in Hong Kong since the Sars crisis, signing US$75.4 million worth of agreements.

Vice-mayor Wang Guozhen, among a visiting delegation staging a trade fair yesterday, said new foreign investment in Kunshan had come to a halt during the mainland's Sars outbreak.

25 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Resin venture

Dutch chemicals-maker DSM is to produce powder coating resins in China in a joint venture with Taiwan's Eternal Chemical Co.

DSM Eternal Resins Kunshan will build a 12,000-tonne capacity coating resins plant in Kunshan, near Shanghai.

23 May 1997 - 12:00am

Avery puts US$12m into headquarters

ADHESIVE material manufacturer Avery Dennison is investing US$12 million to build headquarters in Hong Kong in a bid to expand the group's business in the Asia Pacific region.

The company intends to pay particular attention to China and the emerging economies of Southeast Asia.

4 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Seapower result down 9pc

SEAPOWER International Holdings yesterday reported a nine per cent drop in profit before extraordinary items to $14.8 million for the six months ended September 30, compared with $16.3 million for the same period in 1991.

The company's earnings were dampened by the performance of its 55 per cent owned subsidiary Paramount Printing Group.

9 Jan 1993 - 12:00am