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What you are looking at here folks is good old office politics

According to the World Investment Report 2009, released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad), Hong Kong is the world's seventh largest and Asia's second largest FDI [foreign direct investment] recipient.

Sunday, 25 July, 2010, 12:00am

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This weekend's Premier League programme is shaping up as a game of two halves - five of the matches feature two teams with all still to play for, and five (assuming Manchester United get the point they need to clinch the title today, ending Liverpool's interest) have at least one team with nothing tangible at stake.

16 May 2009 - 12:00am

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Liverpool's pair of 4-4 draws against Chelsea and Arsenal proved once again why English football is such a major attraction around the world, and another captivating factor about the Premier League is that at this late stage of the season every match is significant in terms of the title race, European qualification or relegation.

25 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

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Wembley beckons for the four teams that qualify from this weekend's FA Cup quarter-finals, but away from the glamour there is an almighty battle for survival at the bottom of the Premier League as the season enters the final 10 games.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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Kevin Keegan said in a television interview three months ago that he hadn't watched a live football match since his last game in charge of Manchester City in March 2005 and that he couldn't even remember who City's opponents were that day.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Allardyce may already be too old for Newcastle

Experience versus potential; the wise old head against the fresh ideas of youth. That is the conundrum confronting every football club when it comes to managerial appointments, and it is one that Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd has had to unravel more than most in his increasingly desperate search for a winning formula.

17 May 2007 - 12:00am

Not the time for sitting on defence

Look for plenty of rearguard action in several evenly balanced matches this weekend

The case for the defence will be tested in several Premiership clashes this weekend, and the verdict will hold the key to how bets are placed.

4 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

If InvestHK wants to show real returns, it should close its doors

'We recognise the importance of bringing in new ideas, services and technologies into Hong Kong to strengthen the overall competitiveness of our economy.'

Mike Rowse,

Director-general

Invest Hong Kong

11 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Big guns face potential upsets in last eight

Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle - favourites for the FA Cup - are all rated odds-on shots in this weekend's quarter-finals, but they may not find things as easy as the betting suggests.

12 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

New bet provides a tough test

Who will score first in the Manchester United-Chelsea game? Now you can back up your answer with hard cash

The big game of the weekend is Chelsea at home to Manchester United tomorrow night, which may provide the biggest clue yet about the destination of this season's Premiership title.

29 Nov 2003 - 12:00am