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  1. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... prison. On August 8, the Briton and his wife Yu Yingzeng, a Chinese-born US citizen, will be tried at Shanghai No 1 Intermediate People's Court on a charge of illegally obtaining personal information of Chinese citizens. "When I became a business consultant 16 years ago, I concentrated on helping distressed companies and individuals who were victims of crime. This I also ...

  2. Business - Companies - AWARDS

    Inaugural Enterprise Hong Kong Awards to honour smaller players

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Toh Han Shih

    ... a lunch yesterday to learn more about the awards. Although SMEs' contribution to the city's gross domestic product was not large, they were very important to society, he said. As of last ... Edward Lam, President, Hong Kong SME Development Federation; Albert Lau, Vice Chairman Hong Kong SME General Association; Michael Hui, Vice President, Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & ...

  3. News - China - TRANSPARENCY

    Court rules against Finance Ministry in transparency lawsuit

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... "The verdict shows the Chinese court is demanding government bodies to be more transparent and accountable," said a lawyer at an international law firm. "Increasingly, more litigation is brought against Chinese government bodies. "It's an evolution of Chinese society," the lawyer added. A managing partner at a US law firm said: "This can be a sign ...

  4. Freer mainland society tipped

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih In 50 years, China would be a more transparent, freer society, Hong Kong a more Chinese city and his city state, more cosmopolitan, Singapore Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong predicted last night in Hong Kong. 'That is where Hong Kong and Singapore will diverge, but we can't see who will be a stronger economy,' Mr Goh told an Asia Society dinner. ...

  5. Knuckleman shows how HK can box clever no matter the odds

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... on needs to put on knuckledusters. There is no other way to govern a Chinese society.' Unvarnished authoritarianism, to be sure, is a fundamentally alien way of thinking for most people ... the wrath of the local population by cracking down on peaceful street demonstrations, tries to appease the mainland by behaving with less independence towards Beijing than many Chinese provincial ...

  6. Shipbuilding industry may see pick-up in orders

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... is likely to receive a boost from a stimulus package announced by Beijing and the improvements seen in some parts of the global economy. New orders for Chinese shipbuilders fell 96 per cent to 1.18 ... in April. Despite the gloomy figures, some industry experts expected an improvement in the order books. 'We may see some orders for large ships for Chinese shipyards before the end ...

  7. Quota-less firms face threadbare future

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Chung, the chairman of the Hong Kong Apparel Society. The Sino-US and Sino-EU agreements imposed quotas on Chinese textiles and garments in response to the huge surge of Chinese exports after ... garment industry will be good in the next three years because we know the rules of the game. I'm optimistic Hong Kong's garment exports will grow.' The US and EU quotas for Chinese ...

  8. Yuan's rise to cost China exporters dearly

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... there will be nothing to choose between the prices of Chinese garments and garments from countries such as Cambodia.' KGI Securities said in a report that yuan appreciation was likely to batter the textile ... which could not raise prices or hedge on incremental increases, said Hong Kong Apparel Society chairman Felix Chung. ...

  9. Labour contract law draws protest from every side

    Posted Nov 13th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of Chinese enterprises, and bring adverse consequences to the national economy,' it said in its submission. 'The welfare of Chinese workers depends not only on labour law, but also ... a seemingly impossible task in attempting to reconcile the conflicting interests of so many groups. 'The controversy is largely that from the Chinese workers' side, the new law doesn't ...



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