1 French firm buys half-stake in tram service ... they have no plan to raise prices but drivers will be taught to be more snobbish 2 PCCW buyout deal put on hold ... kind of like when you call their service hotlineThursday, 9 April, 2009, 12:00am
Shares in PCCW and its controlling shareholder, Singapore-listed Pacific Century Regional Developments, were suspended from trading yesterday, pending a statement on PCCW's privatisation deal. PCCW requested the suspension after the market opened. The stock fell 1.01 per cent to HK$3.91 before trading was halted. PCRD said the announcement would not be released last night.19 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
The Court of Appeal yesterday denied PCCW's bid to have the city's top court hear arguments stemming from its lawsuit against a former employee who moved to a rival. However, PCCW can still petition the Court of Final Appeal directly to bid for an interim injunction against David Aitken, now at CSL.21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has unveiled that his secret to success is striking a balance between goodness and pride. Do you agree and if not what do you think it takes to get to the top? Write to us29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
PCCW, the largest telecommunications operator in Hong Kong, has invited buyers from around the world to submit proposals to take a 45 per cent stake in its newly formed unit HKT Group Holdings.
PCCW said in a stock exchange statement yesterday it had hired UBS as financial adviser for the planned sale.
All bids must be filed by July 14, it said.28 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
'The survey found Karachi has the lowest average monthly rent. Compared [with] Hong Kong, it is 17 times cheaper.'
SCMP, April 17
This, to my mind, is the key finding of a recent survey that rated Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city for expatriates in rents for a high-end three-bedroom flat.21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Pacific Century Premium Developments shareholders yesterday voted against a buyout by its controlling shareholder PCCW, demanding more for their holdings.
The developer of the Cyberport residential project Bel-Air held a special meeting of shareholders to seek approval for the buyout but were knocked back as investors demanded a higher price for their shares.18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
A former director of PCCW group finance and an accountant yesterday denied conspiracy charges, including an alleged arrangement for the director's Taiwanese girlfriend to extend her stay in Hong Kong with a bogus employment offer by the accountant's company.9 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Soccer fans will have to switch to Cable TV from next year to watch Europe's top clubs battle it out in the continent's premier competition - the UEFA Champions League.
Pay-TV operator I-Cable Communications has scored a coup over its main rival, PCCW's Now TV, by securing exclusive media rights to the Champions League matches for three seasons, starting from 2009-10.20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications firm, will shy away from making an aggressive overseas push despite winning a full licence in Saudi Arabia, according to group managing director Alex Arena.
PCCW and Saudi conglomerate Mawarid won a licence to provide full telecommunications services including fixed line, broadband and wireless broadband in the Middle East country.17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am