HK$100 Million Fund Established to Attract Major Events

March 27, 2009

The Government of Hong Kong SAR has announced it intends to spend HK$100 million on attracting large-scale events to the city.

Financial Crisis Hits Asian Games

March 12, 2009

Chinese State media has reported that a number of sponsors have pulled out of the Guangzhou Asian Games 2010. Fears are growing in Guangzhou that the global economic…

HK Officials: Financial Crisis Won't Affect East Asian Games

January 21, 2009

Officials in Hong Kong have declared that this year's East Asian Games will go ahead unaffected by the global economic downturn. Tsang Tak-sing, Hong Kong's Secretary for Home…

Financial Crisis No Problem for Asian Tour

December 5, 2008

The Asian Tour is set to weather the current financial storm, with the tour's executive chairman, Kyi Hla Han predicting that the financial crisis will not hit golf…

Standard Chartered Raises Money for Taiwan's Blind Students

November 20, 2008

Last month, Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Ltd hosted the "Relay of Hope: Standard Chartered Greatest Race On Earth" in Taipei to purchase braille books and computers for blind…

Hong Kong Open: UBS Uses Venue Alliance to Promote Title Sponsorship

November 6, 2008

UBS is using Fluid Group's Venue Alliance marketing program to promote its title sponsorship of the upcoming Hong Kong Open golf tournament.

Malaysian Cycling Hit Hard by Financial Crisis

October 28, 2008

One of Asia's oldest cycling stage races, the Jelajah Malaysia has been hit hard by the global financial crisis and is on the verge of being postponed indefinitely…

"Best Games Ever": Guangzhou Asian Games Aims High Despite Financial Crisis

October 21, 2008

Organisers of the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou this week acknowledged that the global financial crisis would have an impact on their preparations, but maintained they plan to…

Financial Crisis Brings Uncertainty to Japanese Formula 1

October 17, 2008

Representatives within Japan's Formula 1 racing industry say the future of the sport is in jeopardy due to the current global economic conditions. Multinational companies constitute a majority…

Financial Crisis Unlikely to Affect AIG's Asia Sponsorships

October 2, 2008

With numerous sponsorships across Asia, the possible collapse of AIG would herald financial uncertainty not only for investors, but also for scores of community, environmental and sporting organisations…