Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Saturday, August 30, 2014   

Life on the edge
Wang Yao, chairwoman of GIC quit her investment banking career and founded the company with HK$10 million, which she borrowed from her relatives in 2009 when she was just 25 years old.

Lender may offer value for money
Global International Credit Group Limited has applied to list on the local bourse. The licensed money lender plans to complete its initial public offering within this year.

Friendly skies await
Budget carrier AirAsia's quarterly results point to early signs of a recovery in its domestic market ahead of a restructuring by Malaysian Airline that is expected to reduce intense competition in the sector.

Adult Expo aims to entice
Asia Adult Expo Hong Kong 2014 will be held from August 28-30 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Small is beautiful
Eivissa Crest is a rare boutique-style residential project in Sai Ying Pun.

More choice with AmEx
American Express' new "Pay with Points" gives card members more choice. HK$1 can be redeemed for every 300 membership rewards points with a proof of purchase by AmEx Card. *Underset by 3 lines.* *Underset by 3 lines.*

Flexible Manulife plan
Manulife ManuFlex Protector is a yuan- denominated universal life plan allowing customers to adjust the protection and savings elements of the plan according to their needs. Premium payments of the plan and withdrawals are also flexible. *Underset by 2 lines.* *Underset by 2 lines.*

Fidelity tests MPF acumen
Fidelity's MPF-Whiz Challenge is giving out Samsung GALAXY S5, Mannings' cash coupon and other prizes for users who answer simple mandatory provident fund related questions. The quiz game runs until September 7. *Underset by 2 lines.* *Underset by 2 lines.*

J.P. Morgan's A-share link
J.P. Morgan Asset Management's first actively managed RQFII equity fund JPMorgan China A-Share Opportunities Fund gives investors direct access to the mainland's A-share markets. *Underset by 3 lines.* *Underset by 3 lines.*

Faith in China
As the hype about social media and new- China economy plays reach a crescendo, Khiem Do believes actual earnings speak louder than promises.

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