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Delivering uncertainty

The explosive growth of e-commerce on the mainland has made logistics the next big thing for investors. But low profitability and fierce competition between online retailers means some of these investments could be on shaky ground.

16 Dec 2013 - 6:22AM

The explosive growth of e-commerce on the mainland has made logistics the next big thing for investors. But low profitability and fierce competition between online retailers means some of these investments could be on shaky ground.

Delivering uncertainty
Bright ad ideas lost in multimedia gaps

The crossover of mobile, internet and traditional outdoor media is the way ahead for Hong Kong's multimillion-dollar advertising business, but insufficient mobile network capacity and a lack of integration between these channels and back-end logistics support mean some brilliant ideas have not taken shape in an otherwise tech-savvy city.

17 Dec 2013 - 12:45PM

The crossover of mobile, internet and traditional outdoor media is the way ahead for Hong Kong's multimillion-dollar advertising business, but insufficient mobile network capacity and a lack of integration between these channels and back-end logistics support mean some brilliant ideas have not taken shape in an otherwise tech-savvy city.

Bright ad ideas lost in multimedia gaps
Brain drain fears as 3 in 10 want to quit Hong Kong

Hong Kong could suffer a brain drain amid greater regional competition for talent, with a survey finding nearly one-third of 225 professionals polled said they wanted to leave the city next year.

12 Dec 2013 - 11:04AM

Hong Kong could suffer a brain drain amid greater regional competition for talent, with a survey finding nearly one-third of 225 professionals polled said they wanted to leave the city next year.

Brain drain fears as 3 in 10 want to quit Hong Kong
Hong Kong manufacturers seek stronger links with delta

Hong Kong manufacturers want to strengthen co-operation with the authorities in the Pearl River Delta as part of the push for a free-trade zone involving Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau.

14 Jun 2018 - 6:03PM

Hong Kong manufacturers want to strengthen co-operation with the authorities in the Pearl River Delta as part of the push for a free-trade zone involving Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau.

Hong Kong manufacturers seek stronger links with delta
Hong Kong growth expected to gather speed next year

Hong Kong's economic growth is set to speed up next year as advanced economies begin to recover. But the city's property market still looks shaky. An expected tapering of the US Federal Reserve's stimulus could spark a capital outflow from Hong Kong, which together with market-cooling measures could slash property prices by 10 per cent, analysts said.

6 Dec 2013 - 5:09AM

Hong Kong's economic growth is set to speed up next year as advanced economies begin to recover. But the city's property market still looks shaky. An expected tapering of the US Federal Reserve's stimulus could spark a capital outflow from Hong Kong, which together with market-cooling measures could slash property prices by 10 per cent, analysts said.

Hong Kong growth expected to gather speed next year
Tenth Hong Kong container terminal, costing HK$100b, may not be financially viable, consultants say

With only modest growth expected in the cargo business for the decade from 2020, the consultancy report says the government should make better use of the 100,000 hectares of land at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal in Tsing Yi in the short-term.

2 Dec 2013 - 5:24AM

With only modest growth expected in the cargo business for the decade from 2020, the consultancy report says the government should make better use of the 100,000 hectares of land at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal in Tsing Yi in the short-term.

Tenth Hong Kong container terminal, costing HK$100b, may not be financially viable, consultants say
Land rezoning to spur fight for storage space

A land rezoning exercise at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal is likely to spark competition for valuable sites among stakeholders and threatens to wipe out the losers.

2 Dec 2013 - 1:38PM

A land rezoning exercise at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal is likely to spark competition for valuable sites among stakeholders and threatens to wipe out the losers.

Land rezoning to spur fight for storage space
Tsui Wah rivals Fairwood and Café de Coral are better options, analyst says

Café chain Tsui Wah may be a better performer than its rivals in terms of profitability, but an analyst said that when the price-earnings ratios of Fairwood and Café de Coral are taken into account, they may be better options for investors.

29 Nov 2013 - 4:10AM

Café chain Tsui Wah may be a better performer than its rivals in terms of profitability, but an analyst said that when the price-earnings ratios of Fairwood and Café de Coral are taken into account, they may be better options for investors.

Tsui Wah rivals Fairwood and Café de Coral are better options, analyst says
Shipping lines say proposed EU emissions rules will hamper their operations

Shipping lines are fighting a new environmental regulation that they said will not only lead to stringent control over their operations but will also pave the way for a carbon trading policy resembling the one that sparked controversy in the aviation sector.

29 Nov 2013 - 1:13AM

Shipping lines are fighting a new environmental regulation that they said will not only lead to stringent control over their operations but will also pave the way for a carbon trading policy resembling the one that sparked controversy in the aviation sector.

Shipping lines say proposed EU emissions rules will hamper their operations
China South City seeks acquisition to boost its supply chain division

China South City, the developer of huge integrated trade centres operating in seven mainland cities, is looking for acquisition opportunities for its supply chain division such as freight forwarding, joining a growing number of players seeking a slice of China's booming logistics market.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:44PM

China South City, the developer of huge integrated trade centres operating in seven mainland cities, is looking for acquisition opportunities for its supply chain division such as freight forwarding, joining a growing number of players seeking a slice of China's booming logistics market.

China South City seeks acquisition to boost its supply chain division
Shenzhen port chiefs bid to lure container shipping lines from Hong Kong

Port authorities in Shenzhen are working aggressively to persuade foreign carriers to skip Hong Kong as a transit hub and do business directly with them, the Post has learned.

25 Nov 2013 - 3:52AM

Port authorities in Shenzhen are working aggressively to persuade foreign carriers to skip Hong Kong as a transit hub and do business directly with them, the Post has learned.

Shenzhen port chiefs bid to lure container shipping lines from Hong Kong
CLP Power and China Southern Power buy Exxon Mobil's power plant stakes

Hong Kong's biggest electricity provider, CLP Power, and state-owned China Southern Power Grid (CSG), will each pay HK$12 billion to acquire Exxon Mobil's 60 per cent stake in Castle Peak Power Company (Capco).

14 Jun 2018 - 4:44PM

Hong Kong's biggest electricity provider, CLP Power, and state-owned China Southern Power Grid (CSG), will each pay HK$12 billion to acquire Exxon Mobil's 60 per cent stake in Castle Peak Power Company (Capco).

CLP Power and China Southern Power buy Exxon Mobil's power plant stakes
Hong Kong warned fuel slug may turn lines away

Ships calling at Hong Kong will face higher costs when legislation requiring vessels to switch to cleaner marine fuel upon berthing is passed next year.

19 Nov 2013 - 12:45AM

Ships calling at Hong Kong will face higher costs when legislation requiring vessels to switch to cleaner marine fuel upon berthing is passed next year.

Hong Kong warned fuel slug may turn lines away
Phoenix share sale likely to be big draw

Phoenix Healthcare, the first mainland hospital group seeking a listing in Hong Kong, is tipped to be a front runner when it opens its retail book today, along with two other listing candidates.

18 Nov 2013 - 5:25AM

Phoenix Healthcare, the first mainland hospital group seeking a listing in Hong Kong, is tipped to be a front runner when it opens its retail book today, along with two other listing candidates.

Phoenix share sale likely to be big draw
Firms go for smaller, shorter plans

Manufacturers say they will make smaller and shorter investment plans over the next few years when looking to expand production in new locations, as the emergence of big free-trade alliances could bring as many barriers as benefits to exports.

13 Nov 2013 - 3:17AM

Manufacturers say they will make smaller and shorter investment plans over the next few years when looking to expand production in new locations, as the emergence of big free-trade alliances could bring as many barriers as benefits to exports.

Firms go for smaller, shorter plans
Shenzhen taking no chances on Hong Kong lead

Shenzhen overtook Hong Kong's port business this year in a move that was widely expected, and anyone who thought it was a temporary phenomenon, induced by a labour strike, had better think again.

14 Nov 2013 - 3:57PM

Shenzhen overtook Hong Kong's port business this year in a move that was widely expected, and anyone who thought it was a temporary phenomenon, induced by a labour strike, had better think again.

Shenzhen taking no chances on Hong Kong lead
Singapore's PSA wins tender to buy stake in major Jiangsu port

Singapore's PSA International yesterday added another mainland container port to its portfolio after winning a tender floated by China Shipping Container Lines for its stake in a major port in Jiangsu.

6 Nov 2013 - 4:54AM

Singapore's PSA International yesterday added another mainland container port to its portfolio after winning a tender floated by China Shipping Container Lines for its stake in a major port in Jiangsu.

Singapore's PSA wins tender to buy stake in major Jiangsu port
Department store Sincere sees losses almost triple

Investment losses and startup rental costs saw rapidly expanding Hong Kong department store operator Sincere report a loss of HK$33 million for the six months to August, nearly triple that recorded in the same period last year.

1 Nov 2013 - 3:23AM

Investment losses and startup rental costs saw rapidly expanding Hong Kong department store operator Sincere report a loss of HK$33 million for the six months to August, nearly triple that recorded in the same period last year.

Department store Sincere sees losses almost triple
Exports head for end-of-year bounce

Exports may enjoy high single-digit growth this year because of better-than-expected deliveries of electronic goods and smartphone accessories ahead of Christmas, according to the Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

31 Oct 2013 - 2:57AM

Exports may enjoy high single-digit growth this year because of better-than-expected deliveries of electronic goods and smartphone accessories ahead of Christmas, according to the Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

Exports head for end-of-year bounce
China Cosco to sell assets as it piles up more losses

China Cosco, a shipping firm trying to avoid a third straight year of losses in order to retain its listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, saw losses widen in the third quarter of this year.

31 Oct 2013 - 2:57AM

China Cosco, a shipping firm trying to avoid a third straight year of losses in order to retain its listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, saw losses widen in the third quarter of this year.

China Cosco to sell assets as it piles up more losses
Beijing's help sought for Hong Kong trade deal with Asean

Hong Kong should seek help from Beijing to join the Asean-China free-trade agreement, amid warnings that exclusion from the region's biggest free-trade network would harm the city's port terminals.

30 Oct 2013 - 3:31AM

Hong Kong should seek help from Beijing to join the Asean-China free-trade agreement, amid warnings that exclusion from the region's biggest free-trade network would harm the city's port terminals.

Beijing's help sought for Hong Kong trade deal with Asean
Ford boss Mulally doesn't regret 'conservative' approach in China

Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally said he did not regret adopting a conservative approach to business on the mainland, which has seen the company fall behind in the world's biggest passenger vehicle market.

28 Oct 2013 - 4:33AM

Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally said he did not regret adopting a conservative approach to business on the mainland, which has seen the company fall behind in the world's biggest passenger vehicle market.

Ford boss Mulally doesn't regret 'conservative' approach in China
Ford eyes share of taxi trade with new Transit
Shipping duopoly faces shake-up with new zone

Major mainland shipping lines that now dominate the domestic container business are set to face competition from smaller rivals following the establishment of the Shanghai free-trade zone, which allows foreign-registered vessels owned by Chinese shipping lines to carry seaborne goods between Shanghai and the other ports along the mainland coast.

21 Oct 2013 - 5:11AM

Major mainland shipping lines that now dominate the domestic container business are set to face competition from smaller rivals following the establishment of the Shanghai free-trade zone, which allows foreign-registered vessels owned by Chinese shipping lines to carry seaborne goods between Shanghai and the other ports along the mainland coast.

Shipping duopoly faces shake-up with new zone
Towngas to spin-off business 'when time is ripe': CEO Peter Wong

Wong's comments follow an announcement last month by Li Ka-shing-controlled utility Power Asset Holdings that will spin-off its local electricity distributor, Hong Kong Electric. Li is reportedly seeking to raise as much as US$5 billion. Wong said Towngas was in no hurry to spin off its division.

21 Oct 2013 - 5:06AM

Wong's comments follow an announcement last month by Li Ka-shing-controlled utility Power Asset Holdings that will spin-off its local electricity distributor, Hong Kong Electric. Li is reportedly seeking to raise as much as US$5 billion. Wong said Towngas was in no hurry to spin off its division.

Towngas to spin-off business 'when time is ripe': CEO Peter Wong
US industry revival aids shippers as fewer empty containers cross Pacific

Shipping lines hope the return of manufacturing to the United States will correct the imbalance of cargo on vessels plying transpacific trade lanes, but the prospect remains distant with the US trade deficit remaining wide.

21 Oct 2013 - 10:27AM

Shipping lines hope the return of manufacturing to the United States will correct the imbalance of cargo on vessels plying transpacific trade lanes, but the prospect remains distant with the US trade deficit remaining wide.

US industry revival aids shippers as fewer empty containers cross Pacific
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