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Solid 2Q results put Tencent on path to more investments

Tencent, China's biggest internet company, will push forward with more strategic investments after delivering hefty gains in net profit and revenue last quarter.

Thursday, 16 August, 2012, 3:54am

Company Results, August 13

Today 1st Quarter: China Communication Telecom Services, Fairson Holdings, Finet Group, Global Link Communications Holdings, Great World, Mobile Telecom Network (Holdings), Sino Harbour Property Group, Tai Shing International (Holdings)

13 Aug 2012 - 11:31am

Tencent buys 20pc stakein Caixin

Tencent, the mainland's biggest internet company, will buy one fifth of Caixin Media, set up less than three years ago by prominent business journalist Hu Shuli.

Caixin said it welcomed Tencent as one of its new shareholders after an issue of new shares, adding that Hangzhou-based publisher Zhejiang Daily Media's 40 per cent stake in the group remained unchanged.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Microblogs take HK's hot contest over the border

Excitement over Hong Kong's surprisingly contentious chief executive election has spilled into unfamiliar territory: the mainland's cyberspace.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

First global issue for Tencent raises US$600m

Mainland internet giant Tencent has completed its sale of US$600 million worth of five-year US dollar-denominated bonds, the company's first international debt offering.

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Tencent primed to use bonds for buying spree

Tencent Holdings, the mainland's largest internet company, plans to pursue new strategic acquisitions with proceeds from a proposed international bond offering.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

ChinaVision to pay HK$2b for China Entertainment

Hong Kong-listed ChinaVision Media Group will acquire China Entertainment Media Group for HK$2.02 billion, the company said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange.

ChinaVision, a content producer and distributer for television, cinema and mobile devices on the mainland, plans to issue 5 billion new shares to fund the acquisition.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Reporting this week

Today Interim: Anta Sports Products,, Lifestyle Int'l Holdings, NagaCorp, TCL Communication Technology Holdings, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings

Tomorrow Interim: China Oriental Group, China Overseas Land & Investment, Focus Media Network, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering, Huaneng Power Int'l, Hysan Development, i-Cable Communications, Zijin Mining Group

8 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Cash crusader goes cyber

A masked crusader who has been giving out cash to the poor and elderly in Hong Kong has opened a microblog on the mainland which has attracted 20,000 followers in the past two days.

13 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Tencent eyes mainland listing so users can buy shares

Tencent Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed Chinese internet service provider, is interested in listing its shares on the mainland, chairman Pony Ma said in an interview yesterday.

16 Jun 2009 - 12:00am


Today 1st Quarter: TeleEye Holdings

Interim: AcrossAsia, Brilliant Arts Multi-Media Holding, China Cyber Port (Int'l), Core Healthcare Investment Holdings, FlexSystem Holdings, iMerchants, Ming Kei Energy Holdings, North Asia Strategic Holdings, SYSCAN Technology Holdings, Yuxing InfoTech Holdings

11 Nov 2008 - 12:00am


Today 1st Quarter: ePRO

Interim: A & K Educational Software Holdings, Challenger Group Holdings, Palmpay China (Holdings), Prosten Technology Holdings, Richfield Group Holdings, Sonavox International Holdings

10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Company profile - Tencent

Tencent Holdings' business includes instant messaging services, online media, mobile and telecommunications, interactive entertainment services, e-commerce and online advertising services.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am


I have bought an iPod Touch, which arrived with the usual bundle of applications. Existing users can download applications but only from the iTunes store, which is not available in Hong Kong. How might I be able to get them?

Brian Paterson, Tong Fuk, Lantau

18 May 2008 - 12:00am


For our retirement, we intend to purchase an inexpensive laptop computer. Can you recommend freeware or other inexpensive software alternatives to Microsoft's Office suite?

Angus and Jill MacKillop, Causeway Bay

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am