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Wing Fai eyes hotel purchase

Wing Fai International says it is negotiating to acquire a majority interest in a mainland hotel project from an independent unlisted party.

Wednesday, 22 October, 1997, 12:00am

Kader in talks with third party

Kader Holdings Co has started negotiations with an independent third party in relation to the acquisition of equity in the company.

Its comments were in response to a query about the recent increase in the company's price and trading volume. It said the negotiation was only at a preliminary stage.

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

Progress in talks on advance troops

In a swift turnaround, British and Chinese negotiators yesterday returned to talks on People's Liberation Army personnel before the handover - and reported progress.

At the end of a three-hour morning session, representatives of the two sides emerged from the Kennedy Road venue in a relaxed mood and said they had made progress.

14 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Progress in talks on military

British and Chinese negotiators appeared to have made progress at the end of a two-day meeting over a Chinese plan to send advance military personnel.

The British head of the Joint Liaison Group expert team, Alan Paul, said the Chinese side had submitted a new proposal after concerns that the advance party was too big and arriving too early.

29 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

All that back-slapping has a practical function

Multinationals have committed huge resources glad-handing Asian politicians, bureaucrats and company bosses. Managers quickly grasped the idea that business in Asia is about relationships. Yet, despite the banqueting and back-slapping the game remains a mystery for many.

18 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Flurry of talks in run-up to summit

Top Joint Liaison Group negotiators are holding last-minute talks on next year's handover ceremony before Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind and his Chinese counterpart, Qian Qichen , meet in New York tonight.

The South China Morning Post understands that Hugh Davies and Zhao Jihua have held daily meetings this week on the issue.

26 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

JLG progress expected as fresh talks begin

Joint Liaison Group negotiators began a fresh round of talks in Beijing yesterday with the hope of a breakthrough on some outstanding issues.

Chinese team leader Zhao Jihua said there was reason to expect progress because Sino-British relations had improved recently.

18 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Pledge over law sessions

BRITISH negotiators have pledged to try to convince their Chinese counterparts during expert sessions that they should not reinstate legislation amended by the Bill of Rights.

18 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Handover ceremony talks

JOINT Liaison Group chief negotiators have agreed to hold more frequent meetings to detail arrangements for the 1997 handover ceremony, it emerged yesterday.

Speaking after their first expert talks on the issue, British team leader Hugh Davies said they had identified a number of issues to discuss in the coming months.

15 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Price rise

KONG Tai International Holdings says it does not know why its share price has risen recently. It said there were negotiations under way, which, if agreed upon, would constitute a major transaction.

6 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Career track opened doors

WHEN Piet Steel graduated from law school at the University of Ghent, he had no firm idea of what he wanted to do with his life.

One idea was to go to the former Belgian colony of the Congo, now the Republic of Zaire, to serve with the United Nations.

15 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Voices of reason

LIKE doctors they answer calls from people in crisis. But instead of operating on those at death's door, they open up souls and walk into worlds of loneliness and despair in an effort to save lives.

22 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Car deal boosts market

SHARE prices were mostly higher in heavy trading yesterday after bonds rose in tandem with the US dollar following news US and Japanese negotiators reached an agreement to end their dispute over cars and car parts.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 29.4 points to 4,572 at noon after being off 2.77 points earlier.

29 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Night moves seal agreement

THE negotiators came to the deal just before midnight on Thursday.

A smaller team of British negotiators led by Alan Paul agreed on the final version of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Bill at 11.45 pm, said a source close to the talks.

10 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

It's better to be the 'yes' man

There are huge dividends to be had in seizing the chance to greenlight a deal away from your negotiating partner.

I'VE always placed a high premium on the right to say 'yes' in any negotiation. It means I have the final word. I control my own destiny. I can end the negotiation whenever I choose. I'm not hanging on every whim and word of the other fellow.

19 Feb 1995 - 12:00am