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  1. Business - Economy - HUMAN CAPITAL

    Hong Kong needs to invest in human capital urgently

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:51am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong In order to sustain its productivity growth, HK needs to put more resources in nurturing talent A tale of two stories on human capital investment Singapore and Hong Kong ... growth rate becomes lower They have also adopted different policies on human capital investment, with repercussions for their future. In Hong Kong's case, the situation is worrying. First, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1534565/hong-kong-needs-invest-human-capital-urgently
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MONETARY POLICY

    Beijing to reduce intervention in yuan when time is right, PBOC chief says

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:07pm by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Beijing pushes back as US treasury secretary calls for market-determined exchange rate Yuan intervention to ease when time right, says PBOC China will increase the flexibility of the yuan exchange rate and reduce intervention when conditions are ready, its central bank chief said yesterday. "We hope that market demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1551060/beijing-reduce-intervention-yuan-when-time-right-pboc-chief
  3. Business - Companies - LEGISLATION

    Workers' rights key for legislators in weighing up Hong Kong bankruptcy bill

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Worker protection key in backing for 'Chapter 11' bill Employee protection will be a key consideration for lawmakers deciding whether to support the introduction of US-style Chapter 11 bankruptcy legislation in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1548285/workers-rights-key-legislators-weighing-hong-kong-bankruptcy-bill
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE VAN DER KAMP

    Let spoiled airlines fund Hong Kong's third runway, not the public purse

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... minutes if they travel at peak hours. What horror. How can they possibly put up with it? Surely Hong Kong is obliged to remedy this breach of human rights. Don't get me wrong. I am all ... they think it's their right. jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557115/let-spoiled-airlines-fund-hong-kongs-third-runway-not-public-purse
  5. Business - China Business - FOREIGN INVESTMENT

    China's rivals catching up in investment race in Myanmar

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of partners," said Matthew Smith, executive director and a founder at Fortify Rights, a human rights group in Bangkok that has been following the flow of investments into the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556925/chinas-rivals-catching-investment-race-myanmar
  6. Business - Companies

    NWS Holdings plans to buy majority stake in Guangdong highway operator

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... was subject to waiving the pre-emptive right to buy Zhejiang Highway's equity interest held by the other shareholder, Guangdong Province Road and Bridge Construction Development. The pre-emptive right will be waived if Guangdong Province Road does not exercise it by August 20. NWS said the purchase would be funded by internal resources and bank financing, with the total consideration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1557333/nws-holdings-plans-buy-majority-stake-guangdong-highway-operator
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Trees just the start for axe swinging needed at West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:21am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... was first mooted. Hong Kong University has two new ones and they are right up to mark. I went to a piano recital at one of them recently. More are coming. There was a time when the West Kowloon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557771/trees-just-start-axe-swinging-needed-west-kowloon-arts-hub
  8. Comment - Blogs

    Lenovo expands into smart devices

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:43pm by Doug Young

    ... potential due to growing consumer awareness about air pollution in China. Whether or not Lenovo is the right company to sell these devices is a different matter, since air purifiers don't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1558225/lenovo-expands-smart-devices
  9. Business - Money - IPO WATCH

    Hong Kong Airlines dual-currency IPO may not take off

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan Hong Kong Airlines IPO is up against negative sentiment on yuan and its own difficulties Local carrier's dual currency listing may not take off Efforts to raise yuan-denominated shares in Hong Kong's initial public offering market have looked a bit like some of the plans for sending humans to Mars- technically feasible with a few notable bumps ahead. Earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1556883/hong-kong-airlines-dual-currency-ipo-may-not-take
  10. Business - Economy - LOGISTICS

    Logistics, crucial to commerce, are ripe for reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:45am by PATRICK LOW

    ... They may award contracts preferentially or grant exclusive supply rights. They may forbid traders from handling their own consignments, insisting that only licensed agents can provide service. Restrictions on foreign participation in the market for logistics services include straightforward entry restrictions and constraints on operating rights after entry. Or they may involve discriminatory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557429/logistics-crucial-commerce-are-ripe-reform

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