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  1. German app-only bank N26 gears up for UK launch as it recruits country managerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A job listing on N26's website says it is looking for someone to take "charge of the market entry of N26 in the UK." The successful applicant will be "responsible for the operational setup and development of N26 in the UK market," and should "build up the branding for N26 within the UK market in order to successfully attract and win new customers."

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  2. Peter Jackson eyes up opportunities in leading edge food businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dominion Post

    Movie directors James Cameron and Sir Peter Jackson have created a new company but details about it are scant and they are not talking. Earlier this year he and director James Cameron set up a company called PBT New Zealand, standing for plant-based technology.

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  3. HSBC Names Insider John Flint CEO as Tucker Bows to Tradition 32 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Bloomberg

    HSBC Holdings Plc named John Flint as its next chief executive officer after new Chairman Mark Tucker opted not to break with tradition and tapped a long-serving insider to run Europe's largest bank. Flint, currently head of retail banking and wealth management, HSBC's largest division, will take over from incumbent Stuart Gulliver, according to a statement on Thursday.

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  4. CK Assets sees Ista gainRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | The Standard

    CK Assets expects to gain a double-digit return on equity from its acquisition of Ista, a German metering and energy management company, deputy chairman Victor Li Tzar-kuoi said yesterday.Tycoon Li Ka-shing's eldest son however cited the difficulties of predicting the group's payback from the investment in five years. CK Assets made the deal jointly with CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd expects to gain a double-digit return on equity from its acquisition of Ista, a German metering and energy management company, deputy chairman Victor Li Tzar-kuoi said yesterday.

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  5. QQ: The biggest digital platform youa ve never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Clickz

    QQ is one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, but chances are that you've never come across it. What is QQ, and why is it so unknown outside of its home country, China, despite its huge size? And what do brands who are considering marketing on QQ need to know about it? Carrie Law, CEO of Juwai.com, looks at the rise and fall of QQ, and considers whether the 18-year-old messaging platform still has a future.

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  6. Giving back: Hong Kong and China billionaires' philanthropy soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | South China Morning Post

    Chinese entrepreneurs in China itself, Hong Kong and America are giving back to society in ways unheard of even a few years ago, with Ronnie and Gerald Chan and Li Ka-shing among the big donors Chinese businessman Lu Zhiqiang, chairman of Oceanwide Holdings, gave US$115 million to Fudan University in 2015. The previous year, Hong Kong entrepreneur Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother Gerald had donated US$350 million to Harvard University, and the year before that another local tycoon, Li Ka-shing, gave US$130 million to Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

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  7. For the 5th straight year, Globe Telecom's Ernest Cu among most powerful telecom execs worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Manila Bulletin

    Globe Telecom President & CEO Ernest Cu kept his position as one of the most powerful telecommunication executives in the world with his inclusion in the elite list of Global Telecoms Business Power 100 for 2017. Getting this recognition for the fifth straight year, Cu is the only Filipino executive to make it to the Power 100 and among the top 12 in Asia.

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  8. Like Uber for vegan foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | MetaFilter

    How did Josh Tetrick's vegan-mayo company become a Silicon Valley darling-and what is he really selling? Mayonnaise, Disrupted . Peter Thiel instructs start-up entrepreneurs to take inspiration from cults, advice that came to mind when [Hampton Creek founder and CEO] Tetrick told me, after the job interview, that he screens for employees who "really believe" in his company's "higher purpose," because "I trust them more."

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  9. 25 years of a 'public movement' called Zee TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | DNA India

    ... watching CNN and decided that they wanted to get into satellite television. They spoke to senior managers at Li Ka Shing's Hutchison Whampoa, then the owner of Asiasat 1, the only satellite broadcasting into India and China, to form an equally-owned ...

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  10. Singapore Snub Spoils Office Party an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Bloomberg

    Andy Mukherjee is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering industrial companies and financial services. He previously was a columnist for Reuters Breakingviews.

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  11. Year-end dash in Asia share sales seen reversing 2017 slowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Reuters

    Asia ex-Japan share sales are expected to rebound in the final quarter of 2017, led by tech-related IPOs in Hong Kong and insurance listings in India, helping the region's equity capital markets shrug off a dismal nine months and draw level with last year. Banks and securities firms will also take comfort from the fact that while deal volumes slumped in the region, they earned 24 percent more in fees on them, pocketing $4.4 billion, according to Thomson Reuters estimates.

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  12. Two of China's Richest People Seek Mobile Payments DominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | TheStreet.com

    The scope of mobile phone payments in Hong Kong is about to reach a whole new level thanks to big-time tycoons. The scope of mobile phone payments in Hong Kong is about to reach a whole new level, thanks to a partnership between two of Greater China's best-known tycoons.

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  13. Li Ka-shing, Jack Ma Join Forces to Bring Digital Wallet to H.K.Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 26 | The Washington Post

    Billionaire Li Ka-shing's CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. and Jack Ma's Ant Financial unit will form a joint venture to offer a digital wallet service in Hong Kong. The wallet will come under the AlipayHK brand which was already launched in May, CK Hutchison said in a statement on Tuesday.

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  14. A shop assistant tests AlipayHK at a store in Hong Kong after its launch in May. Photo: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong tycoon's CK Hutchison and Ma's Ant Financial establish joint venture to expand Alipay's mobile wallet and payment service in the city The scope of mobile phone payments in Hong Kong is about to reach a whole new level, thanks to a new partnership between two of Greater China's best known tycoons. Hong Kong's richest person, Li Ka-shing, and Chinese internet entrepreneur Jack Ma Yun are joining forces in a new venture that will expand the reach of digital payment services.

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  15. China Power Giants Said to Pursue $3.6 Billion Finnish GridRead the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    China Southern Power Grid Co. and China Yangtze Power Co. are among companies weighing bids for Finnish power distributor Elenia Oy, which could fetch as much as 3 billion euros , people with knowledge of the matter said.

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  16. Road to the Razer Phone: CEO tips 2017 release, IPO war chestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | SlashGear.com

    This is the closest we've gotten to actual confirmation that there'll be a Razer mobile device in the near future. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan suggested this week that the device is as we'd expected - at least in one realm.

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  17. China Buys Israel's Lab Meat Technology for $300 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    China signed a $300 million trade deal last week to import Israeli lab-meat technologies, VegNews reported. Two Israeli companies - SuperMeat and Future Meat Technologies are currently working to replace meat animals with "synthetic," a.k.a. "lab-grown," a.k.a. "cultured" meat.

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  18. Food for thought: would you eat insect pasta for food sustainability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong quest for the Tesla of food, so world can still feed itself in 2050 by changing diets and farming more sustainably Snacks made from worms or bugs, food grown on rooftops and hydroponically in old buildings, desktop hives for insects - innovators are changing agriculture and the very notion of what constitutes food; what's missing is scale Hongkongers are lining up for afternoon tea in Central district for a bowl of Bugsolutely cricket pasta, served with Bella Pupa silkworm snacks and a Fruggie salad bottle. Noting the "smoky flavour" and "chicken taste" of the pasta, the samplers were among about 300 entrepreneurs, experts, foodies and general punters who gathered for Hong Kong's inaugural Food's Future Summit.

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  19. Scholarly tribute by Li to SandbergRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Standard

    Li Ka-shing has donated HK$5 million to set up a scholarship in memory of the late Michael Sandberg, a former chairman of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp.It will help outstanding Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education students move on to UK universities. Two or three students will be selected each year in consultation with the Sandberg family.

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  20. Li Ka-shing establishes scholarship in memory of ex-HSBC chairman Michael SandbergRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Standard

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing has established a scholarship with a donation of HK$5 million to two designated British universities as a memorial tribute to former HSBC chairman Michael Sandberg, The Li Ka Shing Foundation said today. "The contribution will be distributed over 10 years to provide assistance to outstanding DSE students from Hong Kong seeking to pursue undergraduate studies in the UK.

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