Peter Cai

Telcos

Telstra taps eurobonds for spectrum spending war chest

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Peter Cai Telco issues more than $1 billion of euro-denominated bonds on international market.

Telecoms

Canberra warned over spectrum sale

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Peter Cai Governments should not use spectrum auctions to extract revenue from telecommunication companies, a top executive from US-based global technology giant Cisco has warned.

Infrastructure

Australians slow to grab slice of $67b Thai infrastructure overhaul

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Peter Cai Thailand has embarked on a $67 billion infrastructure spending program to get the nation ready for the advent of the ASEAN Economic Community.

Car parts maker follows action to Asia

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Mirage vehicles move along the production line at the company's plant in Laem Chabang,?Thailand, on Friday, July 13, 2012.?Thailand's Finance Ministry last month raised its economic growth forecast for a second time this year to as much as 6.2 percent after exports and manufacturing improved in May.

Peter Cai Australia's largest car parts maker, Futuris, has embarked on an ambitious Asian growth strategy - even as the industry in its home country is shrinking.

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Futuris finds its niche in 'Detroit of the East'

Peter Cai AUSTRALIA'S largest car parts maker, Futuris, has embarked on an ambitious Asian growth strategy even as the industry in its home country is shrinking.

Major Australian move by Thailand's Minor Group

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Peter Cai Thai hotel group Minor International is eyeing expansion opportunities in Australian mining towns despite declining commodities prices and suspension of major projects.

NAB opens farm gate to China

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Peter Cai and Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank will target the growing agricultural trade between Australia and Asia as it seeks to push further into the world's fastest-growing region.

Overseas service 'better for customers': Telstra

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Peter Cai and Glenda Kwek TELSTRA says its customers will get better service from Filipino or Indian call centre workers who will take over from many of the 648 Australian workers the telco axed on Thursday.

Outsourcing will deliver better service: Telstra

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Peter Cai, Glenda Kwek Telstra says its customers will get better service from Filipino or and Indian call centre workers who will take over from many of the 648 staff the telco axed on Thursday.

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Better service offshore: Telstra

Peter Cai and Glenda Kwek Telstra says its customers will get better service from Filipino or and Indian call centre workers as it axes near 650 jobs.

TPG trumped by Canadians in move for Leighton assets

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Peter Cai Leighton has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to sell 70 per cent of its Australian telecoms infrastructure assets for about $620 million.

We are not under siege on tax, Google claims

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Peter Cai The head of Google Australia has rejected the suggestion that the company is under siege from tax authorities around the world, despite many governments saying they intend to crack down on tax...

Google rejects tax-siege claims

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Peter Cai The head of Google Australia has rejected the suggestion that the company is under siege from tax authorities around the world despite many governments saying they intend to crack down on tax...

Tardy bill payments take toll on cash flow

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Peter Cai Australian businesses are struggling with cash flow, as companies fail to settle their accounts promptly, worsening the already subdued sales activity and conservative consumer sentiment.

Online banking drives NAB overhaul

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Peter Cai National Australia Bank is revamping its branch as more customers are banking online.

Telco's take aim at Coalition NBN plan

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Peter Cai An alliance of telecommunications carriers has lashed out at the Coalition's broadband policy.

Optus spends up in Telstra chase

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Peter Cai OPTUS is investing heavily in network capacity to catch up with key rival Telstra and capitalise on the growing demands of data-hungry consumers.

Optus disconnects with Telechoice, Allphones

Optus has detailed plans to hire 200 people to staff new stores.

Peter Cai Optus will dump its retail distributors Telechoice and Allphones as part of its strategy of improving its brand image.

Optus profit slides as subscribers plateau

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Peter Cai Australia’s number two telco, Optus, has posted a fall in third quarter net profit amid flat mobile subscriber growth.

Depressed market his Computershare profit

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Peter Cai Depressed corporate activities in key markets have dragged the half-year profit of Computershare down by 15.2 per cent over the same period last year.