Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Monday, October 20, 2014   



Milestone float
If approved for listing, Nirvana would become the first foreign death care service provider to float shares in Hong Kong.

Asian funeral firm seeks bourse life
Integrated funeral services provider Nirvana Asia has submitted an application for listing on the local exchange.

Europe carriers must merge or perish
European airlines, which have become the least profitable in the world, should invest massively to capture demand or merge, a study recommends.

Leading lights switched on
Gold-plated chandeliers, lamp shades made with rice paper, solar camping lanterns, high-powered LED floodlights, and decorative solar lamps for gardens are among the hundreds of products going on show at the 16th edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) next week.

Looking further afield
Having done their homework on the procedures, rules and regulations of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and having completed internal preparations in terms of equipment, manpower and operation, Kenneth Lam, Deputy Chairman and CEO of Quam Limited (0952), is quietly confident and raring to go with the new scheme of securities trading.

Business stays private
The Harilela Group board is made up of representatives of each of the six families and has the same voting rights, although shareholdings vary.

Different roads to success
David Harilela, belongs to a wealthy family of Indian entrepreneurs whose association with Hong Kong goes back decades, but he prefers to see himself as a self-made person.

Pa Shun set to inject growth pill
Pharmaceutical International Holdings, a drug distributor, retailer and manufacturer focused on southwestern China, has filed to list shares on the local bourse.

Jeweler keen to sparkle for the rich
Man Sang Jewellery Holdings, spun off from Man Sang International (0938), is seeking to list by way of introduction on the local bourse on October 17.

Danger is their middle name
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited recently hosted the 105th meeting of the International Air Transport Association's Dangerous Goods Board.



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