Date
19 August 2017

BUSINESS

  • Talent recruitment is generally considered one of the biggest challenges confronting startups in Hong Kong. Peggy Choi, co-founder and chief executive of LYNK, which provides expert matching services, thinks otherwise, saying that staff management is a...
  • China’s three internet giants – Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, or collectively known as BAT – has continued to dominate sectors such as online search, e-shopping, gaming and instant messaging. Consistently high revenue and profit growth has enabled...
  • Vishal Sikka, the chief executive of Infosys Technologies, India’s second-largest software services firm, has resigned from his post, citing a stream of distractions and malicious personal attacks against him. “Over the last many months and quarters,...
  • China’s top court ruled on Wednesday that JDB (China) Drink Company and Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings (00874.HK) can continue to use similar packaging for their herbal tea beverage products. Both companies “had made contributions to promoting...
  • Both China’s nominal GDP and corporate earnings saw double-digit year-on-year growth in the first half of the year. China’s equity market, supported by these strong fundamentals, performed handsomely – MSCI China Index grew 33 percent in...
  • President Jacob Zuma survived a motion of no confidence this week, the latest of many attempts to unseat an administration besieged by allegations of corruption and economic mismanagement. The victory not only allows Zuma to remain...
  • A fire broke out on Thursday at a major PetroChina refinery in Dalian, the latest industrial accident to rock the northeastern Chinese port city. The inferno in the plant’s 1.4 million-tons-per-year residue catalytic cracker started around...
  • CEFC China Energy, which has grown from a niche oil trader to a sprawling energy conglomerate, is in talks to acquire a stake in Russian state oil giant Rosneft, Reuters reports, citing three people with direct...
  • I made a forecast at the end of last year that metals and raw materials prices would stage a comeback as global economic growth recovers. Commodity prices have indeed performed well in the past six months....
  • Several Chinese automakers are reportedly interested in acquiring Italian-American company Fiat Chrysler. Great Wall Motor (02333.HK), Guangzhou Automobile Group (02238.HK) and Dongfeng Motor Group (00489.HK) are said to be some of the potential bidders. They are...

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