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A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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John Ball, Social Policy Adviser, ARP/O50, Office: tel +44(0)20-8764-3344, Mobile +44(0)7887 632238, Home: +44(0)20-8441-0053 or Don Steele, Director of Social Policy, ARP/O50, Office: +44(0)20-8764-3344, Mobile +44(0)7860-537087, Home +44(0)20-8573-5598 or Paula Wallace, Public Relations Manager, ARP/O50, Direct tel.
John Ball, Towers Watson s Head of Retirement Solutions, EMEA, said: I am delighted that Peter has been appointed to succeed me as UK and Ireland head of Retirement.
Within five minutes, however, the Magpies were level with McCaulay Gillesphey firing past goalkeeper John Ball following a cross from the right wing.
Fears are growing about the fitness of Andreas Cornelius after he was left out of Denmark's squad to face Poland next week | Maybe it's the old trick of he ain't fit but will be come West Ham Ian John Ball | Don't panic, all in good time
Mr John Ball may not be old enough (as I am) to know that all areas have their 5% of a nasty criminal element, who deeply upset the 95% kind-hearted citizens.
A court has ordered Steven Northey, aged 39, of John Ball Close, Rugeley, to pay pounds 340 after he failed to clear his dog's mess up on the town's Etching Hill playing field.
At Liverpool Crown Court yesterday, Mark Johnston, 21, and Carl Higgins, 29, admitted conspiring to damage property being reckless as to whether the lives of businessman John Ball and his family would be endangered.
John Ball, 36, was driving his 18-year-old nephew Shaun Eaton after a night out when he lost control of his car.
It is documented that in watching John Ball, the famous Hoylake amateur who had won the Open in 1890, use Haskells in practice, Herd was so impressed he bought up the Liverpool club's entire stock.
Fraikin UK managing director John Ball said the company would set up a special team to implement an "100day integration plan" within which time employees would learn the fate of their jobs.
By the time you read this, John Ball will have run his 10th straight Los Angeles Marathon, raising thousands of dollars for Parkinson disease along the way.
Vocalist Paul Resende and sultry guitarist Claire Ingram looked like a pair of public school rebels, while bassist John Ball had a punkish Mohawk.