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  1. June 4 students accused of arming hit teams

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The 1989 pro-democracy movement in Beijing was corrupted by money donated by people in Hong Kong, alleged a leader of a youth group, who claimed Tiananmen students armed hit teams to kill soldiers before the crackdown. The claims made in RTHK's City Forum yesterday by guest speaker Stanley Lui, convenor of the Hong Kong Youth Development Network, prompted ...

  2. Labour union plans political arm

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The Federation of Trade Unions, Hong Kong's largest labour union group, will set up a political arm this month to take charge of electoral affairs and groom political ... The committee will serve as the political arm of the government-friendly union to spearhead election campaigns and groom its own candidates for the Legislative Council and district council elections. ...

  3. Cable links bank and N Korean arms dealer

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com China Guangfa Bank, the mainland lender part-owned by Citigroup, had a banking relationship with the North Korean government's main arms dealer as recently as 2009, a US diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks alleges. Washington had 'specific information' suggesting Guangfa was doing business with an entity named Global Trading ...

  4. Abu Dhabi's US$650b investment arm wooed

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... hoped the authority would establish an office in the city, and said the government would do what it could to be accommodating. The Trade Development Council's office in Dubai could also ...

  5. Armed with just a bogus firm chop, man steals $11m in electronic parts

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... a trading company with a grenade before binding and gagging five employees in Kowloon Bay. They were trying to steal hard disks valued at $1 million, but fled empty-handed after the staff freed ...

  6. Tamar needs careful thinking, not strong-arm political ploys

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be improved, he has decided to strong-arm businesses, professionals, trade unions and political parties into carte-blanche support for new government headquarters at Tamar ('Tsang privately urges ... with politics. These are urban, transport and marine planning issues which need a great deal of bureaucratic strong-arming to resolve. Dramatically reducing the size of any new government facility ...

  7. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... George Chen, Denise Tsang and Daniel Ren 12 new free-trade zones approved The central government has agreed in principle to approve 12 new free-trade zones (FTZs), three months after ... Wong, a partner with the China Tax & Business Advisory at Deloitte, said growth-challenged Hong Kong should grab the opportunity of Guangdong's free-trade zone status by integrating ...

  8. What, exactly, is left for the Trade Development Council to develop?

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sure neither would be with us much longer. As to being a marketing arm for service providers, the Trade Development Council has yet to tell us just what it can teach the city's bankers ... with Jake van der Kamp This week sees the confluence of three important fairs as the Hong Kong Trade Development Council capitalises on its reputation for hosting some of the world's ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    Regulation delay puts foreign banks in a spot in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 08:51am by Jeanny Yu; George Chen

    ... Jeanny Yu and George Chen Lured by the mainland's first free-trade zone in Shanghai, overseas lenders are left with little to do pending more details of government reforms Regulation delay puts foreign banks in a spot Foreign banks lobbied to set up in the mainland's first free-trade zone in Shanghai are grappling with a dilemma- what can they really do in the ambitious ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Haitong diversifies as fee war rages on

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan Chief of offshore arm of the mainland's No 2 brokerage says move into banking reflects need to offer broader range of financial services Haitong diversifies ... to rely less on fee-based income and to add new and stable profit streams. Haitong International Securities, the flagship offshore arm of the mainland's No 2 securities firm, recently set up ...




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