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Corrections & clarifications

In an article on B1 yesterday, 'Greek woe weighs lightly on HSBC', Peter Sands was incorrectly identified as chief executive of HSBC. Sands is CEO of Standard Chartered. The error was introduced in the editing process.

Saturday, 29 October, 2011, 12:00am

Pacific Basin's profit crashes

Pacific Basin Shipping's net profit crashed to US$2.95 million in the first half of this year, from US$51.9 million a year earlier, after the company made an US$80 million impairment charge on its ferry business.

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Pacific Basin adopts neutral outlook after strong first half

Pacific Basin Shipping has adopted a neutral outlook for the dry bulk shipping market for the rest of the year based on a projected rebound in Chinese commodity imports in the fourth quarter following a relatively weak third quarter.

The company enjoyed a strong first half, posting revenue of US$616.5 million, up from US$425.9 million in the period a year earlier.

4 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Engel hopes for lucky break in Challenger

SWEDEN'S David Engel will be hoping for a case of third time lucky when he steps on to Centre Court for the Richard Ellis Challenger final at Victoria Park today.

Engel eliminated American Richard Matuszewski 6-4, 6-3 to reach his third Challenger final this year.

12 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Nyborg savours best win of year

SWEDISH qualifier Peter Nyborg pulled off a major upset in the Richard Ellis Hong Kong Challenger when he toppled second-seeded Chris Wilkinson at Victoria Park yesterday.

Nyborg, ranked 471st in the world and 349 places behind Briton Wilkinson, took full command with his booming serves and carved out a 6-3, 6-2 win to book his quarter-final berth.

10 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Showing brave face to tennis giants

LOCAL junior tennis players Thorsten Poelzl and Melvin Tong got a taste of professional tennis when they were given wild card entries into the qualifying tournament of the Salem Hongkong Open.

Poelzl and Tong, however, found they were out of depth at professional level as they were both bundled out after only one match.

16 Apr 1993 - 12:00am