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  1. Hong Kong bent rule of law for silver medallists

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for their children for slave wages? If only Hong Kong people cared as much for the rights and dignity of the poorest and most marginalised in our society as they do for the coming election, the word ... also bewildered by senior government officials' statements that they are proud of the result, which showed a rise in the standard of sports in Hong Kong. Are they aware of media reports ...

  2. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment buys HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song AID Partners Capital, a Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment and media industry, has bought HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore as well as operating licences ...

  3. Business - Companies - BROKERAGE

    KBW to close Hong Kong office after sale

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com KBW set to close down in Hong Kong after sale Securities firm Keefe Bruyette & Woods is in the process of closing its operations in Hong Kong and Tokyo ... bank focused on the financial services industry. The company is yet to settle the severance for its Asian employees, but is expected to close its Hong Kong and Tokyo offices by the end ...

  4. Hong Kong hubs a new blueprint for Chinese cities

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Urban designers believe mainland China should adopt the Japanese and Hong Kong model of creating independent urban hubs connected by rail in order to make its cities more ... vice-chairman of Ronald Lu & Partners, a Hong Kong architecture and design firm. 'I see such towns developing in China in the coming years. That's the most efficient model we have ...

  5. Hong Kong regulator goes after CEO in jail

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Amanda Lee, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Amanda Lee A Hong Kong court has given the Securities and Futures Commission permission to serve a lawsuit on former China Forestry chief executive Li Hanchun, currently ... million yuan (HK$35.5 million). He was relieved of his post just under three weeks ago. Mr Justice Andrew Chung On-tak granted leave to serve legal papers outside Hong Kong after the securities ...

  6. Hong Kong's finest toys set to take centre stage in museum

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang From cap guns, to dolls, to matchbox cars- old Hong Kong-made toys are set to be dusted down and put on display in an exhibition that will rekindle fond childhood memories for many and pave the way for the creation of a toy museum in the city. A group of veteran toy manufacturers, a toy collector and the government-funded Hong Kong Vocational Training Council ...

  7. Hackers take aim at affluent Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Cyber criminals and hackers drawn by Hong Kong's flourishing economy and affluent population are targeting the city, IT security professionals warn. The severity of the problem of unwanted e-mails was highlighted in the MessageLabs Intelligence monthly report in September. Spam accounted for 92.7 per cent of e-mail traffic in Hong Kong up to August, while ...

  8. Fund managers' Hong Kong presence picking up again

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Japanese fund house Nikko Asset Management has joined the trend of expansion in Hong Kong with the hiring of industry veteran Blair Pickerell as head of Asia and global chief ... in the local fund industry for more than 20 years, including stints with major players such as Jardine Fleming, HSBC and Morgan Stanley. Earlier this year, Bank of China (Hong Kong) became the latest ...

  9. A testing ground for the yuan? Dream on, Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The yuan can then take its rightful place in the world order. In the meantime, we shall move to a full opening in small steps, among them a gradual expansion of the uses of the yuan in Hong Kong. And if some Hong Kong authorities then say that people in Hong Kong should be careful, well, they would say that, wouldn't they? After all, their regulators threaten to flay them alive, boil them ...

  10. Prepaid mobile services in Hong Kong set to peak, analyst says

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Prepaid mobile-telephone connections in Hong Kong are poised to peak this year, driven by carriers' aggressive marketing to mainland visitors and foreign contract workers. 'Considering the maturity and limited size of the Hong Kong market, there is limited room for new user growth outside of attracting existing postpaid subscribers or providing new prepaid services ...




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