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Pacific Century Group

Internet poised to gain added clout in Olympic advertising

The Beijing Olympics will not only be a coming of age for China. The internet is also expected to take centre-stage as advertisers for the first time place it at the core of their Games' marketing campaigns.

Wednesday, 12 March, 2008, 12:00am

PCCW has makings of a recovery stock

Since Richard Li Tzar-kai acquired a controlling stake in PCCW in 2000, all that investors wanted to know was how he divested valuable assets to pay down the company's debts.

10 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Fixed-line gains keep PCCW in profit despite 7.4pc revenue drop

PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications firm, said last year's profit rose 20 per cent, as losses in its mobile and pay-television operations narrowed while internet business continued to grow.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Fewer completions cut PCPD profit 19pc

Pacific Century Premium Developments, the property arm of PCCW, said net profit decreased 19 per cent to HK$784 million last year as it completed fewer flats.

Earnings per share fell to 32.59 HK cents from 40.16 HK cents. The firm recommends no final dividend, against 5.5 HK cents per share in 2006.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

Seize the day but remember Richard Li's quantum leap

Crack open the champagne or head for cover, but make up your mind fast. Leap years arrive only once every four years and today, February 29, is the Gregorian calendar's gift to each of us.

But beware: sometimes you gain a day only to lose a dollar.

29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Metro Broadcast links up mainland listeners

Metro Broadcast, the only privately owned radio station that Beijing does not ban from providing free internet access on the mainland, has big plans across the border.

27 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Letters

Bemused by TV censor's misty blur

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Now TV ad refusal irks PCCW competitor

At least one mobile phone operator has cried foul after being denied advertising time on Now Broadband TV - an offshoot of telecommunications giant PCCW, which insists rivals are not allowed to buy coverage on the network.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

Chinalco's ore inspiring Rio move is blessed by the stars

Will Chinalco and Alcoa succeed in blocking BHP Billiton's attempt to acquire Rio Tinto?

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

PCCW offers HK$2.64b to buy out PCPD

PCCW, which owns 61.53 per cent of Pacific Century Premium Developments (PCPD), plans to pay HK$2.64 billion for the remaining shares of the developer of the Bel-Air luxury residential development at Cyberport in Pok Fu Lam.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am