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Hutchison Whampoa

City Digest

PUBLISHED : Monday, 09 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 09 January, 2012, 12:00am

Pork retailers complain of supermarket discounting

ParknShop and Wellcome have been hurting pork retailers and putting people out of work by selling pork at heavily discounted prices since November, Pork Traders General Association vice-chairman Hui Wai-kin said yesterday.

Financial secretary warns of risk of debt crisis

The city could suffer a debt crisis like that plaguing Europe if it departs from prudential management of public finances and increases spending, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah warns in an article posted on his blog.

Man charged over drugs after arrest at Lo Wu

A 49-year-old man was charged with drug trafficking yesterday after being arrested on Saturday at Lo Wu allegedly carrying 98 grams of Ice and 210 grams of heroin. He will appear in Fanling Court today.

Registrations of new companies hit record high

The number of new company registrations hit a record high of 148,329 last year, an increase of 6.31 per cent on 2010, the Registrar of Companies said yesterday.

Henry Tang to promote cycling as alternative

Chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen said he would promote cycling as an environmentally friendly alternative to short car trips.