Maricopa County, Arizona

C-Team aim for second straight win with Dreams

The winners just keep rolling in for the C-Team of Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee and that should help the cause of Triple Trio players tomorrow where the formidable partnership bid to land back-to-back wins with Dreams Come True.

Tuesday, 1 February, 2005, 12:00am

IN BRIEF

phoenix stock leaps on bullish expectations

Shares of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings jumped 16.48 per cent yesterday to $1.06 on news that the company expected a strong performance this year. The television broadcaster said it planned to raise staff salaries by 2.5 per cent as an appreciation of the employees' hard work last year.

10 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Phoenix soars on official reports of China landing

After more than a year's delay, Phoenix Satellite Television is close to getting official approval to broadcast its 24-hour InfoNews channel in China, according to sources near to the company.

4 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Weak ads environment clouds prospect for Phoenix quarter returns

Further weakening in the mainland advertising market is expected to take a toll on Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings, with analysts expecting it to post a widening fourth-quarter loss today.

Analysts forecast that the Chinese satellite television operator will post a net loss of between HK$12 million and HK$41.8 million for the quarter to June 30.

11 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Rich pickings boost Phoenix

Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings shares have been soaring recently from the ashes of the autumn correction which shook technology, media and telecommunications plays.

The broadcaster to 42 million homes in China is up 33.98 per cent from a low of HK$1.53 on October 18. It closed on Friday at $2.05 on the back of six consecutive rising sessions.

6 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Phoenix draws up $1b expansion plan

Television operator Phoenix Satellite Television is planning to invest HK$800 million to HK$1 billion in two new channels and a programme production base, according to sources.

A finance channel named InfoNews Channel, to be targeted at mainland viewers, and a Cantonese channel aimed at overseas Chinese are planned for the next two years.

17 May 2000 - 12:00am

Business is booming thanks to the country's meanest, toughest, sheriff

He sends convicts to live in tents in the desert, makes them wear bright pink jumpsuits, feeds them near-inedible cuisine and puts them to work in chains.

He has set up his own private militia of armed civilians, and been feted on the national talk-show circuit.

22 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Phoenix exports climb

SHANGHAI Phoenix Co, China's largest bicycle-maker says exports rose 44 per cent to US$55 million last year.

The company exported 1.31 million bicycles compared with 970,000 in 1994.

23 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Phoenix rises from ashes in training game

INVESTING in expensive product quality control and environmentally sound waste management paid off for the Australian winners of the Regional Management Game - a computer-based management training competition.

The winners, Australia's independent Phoenix team, took a strong lead in the third and fourth rounds, despite lagging earlier in the competition.

17 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Phoenix sells Peak property

PHOENIX, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Electronics Holdings, yesterday agreed to sell a property on the Peak for $380 million.

The property, known as Mount Austin Estate, No 5 Mount Austin Road, comprises 11 townhouses.

25 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Phoenix to raise US$40m

SHANGHAI Phoenix Bicycle is to raise about US$40.5 million when it lists this month.

According to Reuter, the 100 million B shares are to go on offer at 40.5 US cents. The float represents about 28.5 per cent of the company's enlarged issued capital. Placing to institutions is expected to wind up today.

8 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Chan wins round against US group

THE Supreme Court has ordered a stay of the legal actions against fund manager Chan Sun-sun for ''misappropriation of funds''.

Yesterday's decision, which means a first-round victory for Mr Chan in his legal battle with US high-technology firm Phoenix Laser Systems Inc, was reached in the case's first hearing.

7 May 1993 - 12:00am