Birmingham majority shareholder Carson Yeung has been granted the right to make a one-off trip to the UK next month, his lawyer has confirmed.
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Tuesday 23 August 2011
World travellers have voted London's taxis the best but also the most expensive.
Friday 19 August 2011
China's Lenovo, the world's No 3 PC brand, has joined rivals in flagging up its concerns about the weak global economy and eurozone debt crisis, overshadowing a doubling in first-quarter profits to $109m (£66m).
Friday 12 August 2011
A Hong Kong court has rejected Birmingham owner Carson Yeung's bid to attend the club's first home game of the season.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Northumbrian Water has received a formal cash offer from the Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing valuing the company at £2.4bn, sending the stock up more than 5 per cent to 447.7p.
Friday 01 July 2011
A bridge so long that it could host an entire marathon race has been opened between the Chinese port of Qingdao with the industrial suburb of Huangdao. It crosses Jiaozhou Bay and is the world's longest sea bridge.
Thursday 30 June 2011
The International Cricket Council will stand by their decision to cut the number of teams at the next two World Twenty20 tournaments to 12.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Financial services firms have learned nothing about treating customers fairly in the last eight years, according to the man who regulates the industry – Hector Sants, chief executive of the City watchdog, the Financial Services Authority.
Monday 27 June 2011
British wine has enjoyed a surge in foreign sales after home-grown wine was served at the royal wedding, right, a currency broker said.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Hong Kong has become the latest high-profile venue to express an interest in staging a Formula One grand prix.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Our answer to Warren Buffett?
He always has been. Mr Bolton, now 61, was hired by Fidelity at the age of 29 and ran its Special Situations Fund for 28 years before stepping down in 2007. He made an average return of 20 per cent a year.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Shares in Glencore fell as much as 3 per cent on their Hong Kong debut yesterday, with Asian investors spooked by concerns over valuations and the outlook for commodities.
Thursday 19 May 2011
European Union officials raided the European offices of a number of Asian shipping firms including Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines and Hong Kong-listed Orient Overseas yesterday as part of a inquiry into suspected price-fixing. EU regulators also raided a number of liner shipping firms including Denmark's AP Moller-Maersk, France's CMA and Germany's Hapag-Lloyd on Tuesday.
Sunday 08 May 2011
A sign that the size of the City's bonus pool is still booming is the sale of 175 luxury apartments at Gerald Ronson's the Heron near the Barbican – despite the flats not being ready until 2013.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Birmingham owner Carson Yeung has reduced his stake in the midlands club by 1.6% and raised £3.63million from selling shares to private investors.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Mark Allen, a semi-finalist two years ago, pulled off one of the greatest comebacks late last night to keep his World Championship title hopes alive. The Ulsterman looked to be heading out of snooker's biggest tournament having slipped 9-6 down to Welshman Matthew Stevens in their first-round match here in Sheffield.
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