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Analysts say the surge has been fuelled by a land auction at the site of the city’s former airport which fetched HK$25.16 billion, a record price for a residential plot
Hong Kong conglomerate New World Development is part of a consortium that has won the tender for a luxury residential site close to Orchard Road, Singapore’s famous shopping and entertainment strip, securing the plot for S$2,377 per square foot, a record for all government residential sites in the city.
Super high-end: The Kai Tak area in Kowloon has become one of Hong Kong’s hottest property markets, attracting a flock of investors in recent years. — Reuters
One of the city’s largest land owners won the 14th government tender by paying a record HK$25.1 billion for a plot with gross floor area of 1.42 million sq ft
Deteriorating weather forced a Volvo Ocean Race yacht to abandon its search for a British crew member washed overboard in the hostile Southern Ocean Tuesday, with organisers admitting hopes of finding the man alive were fading.
THE RETIREMENT of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing marks another milestone in a vast wealth transfer now underway from a scrappy generation of Chinese empire builders to their heirs.
Li Ka-shing listens to his son Victor Li, Co-Managing Director and Deputy Chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, during a news conference in Hong Kong March 16, 2018. — Reuters picHONG KONG, March 20 — The retirement of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing marks another milestone in a vast wealth transfer now underway from a scrappy generation of Chinese empire builders to their heirs.
Wheelock & Co., which last week kicked off Hong Kong’s first sale of residential property this year, is poised to extend the success of its campaign for the second week running.
The round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race will resume without Vestas 11th Hour Racing when the sixth leg from Hong Kong to Auckland begins Wednesday.
Buyers flocked to four new residential developments in Hong Kong on Saturday as micro flats went on sale to strong demand in Cheung Sha Wan.
HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate that muscled its way into Hong Kong’s real estate market in 2016 and 2017, said it will go it alone in building on the former Kai Tak airport site, for which it paid a record HK$27.2 billion (US$3.48 billion).
Buyers and property agents line up for developer Sun Hung Kai's property sales in Hong Kong January 13, 2018. — Reuters picHONG KONG, Jan 19 — Why are official warnings of the threat that rising interest rates pose to Hong Kong’s red-hot housing market falling on deaf ears?
Buyers and property agents line up for developer Sun Hung Kai's property sales in Hong Kong January 13, 2018. — Reuters picHONG KONG, Jan 13 — Hong Kong’s red-hot property market kicked off 2018 with hundreds queuing to buy flats in the first major property launch of the year today, backing expectations strong demand will further lift record prices by 5 to 20 per cent over the year. The Asian financial hub has one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, with private home prices shattering historic records for 13 months in a row and rising almost 200 per cent since 2008.
Hong Kong’s government is on track to post a record haul from selling land to housing and commercial developers in its fiscal year ending March 2018, bolstered by ever-rising prices in the world’s most expensive urban centre.
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Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
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Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
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Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...