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  1. HK Electric's tariff cut not enough, say traders

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The restaurant trade and lighting and electrical appliance shops on Hong Kong Island said Hongkong Electric's 5.9 per cent tariff cut, announced yesterday, was too small. ... drop doesn't really help,' he said. Man Chung Electrical, a home-appliances store in Aberdeen that sells television sets, heaters and air conditioners, said Hongkong Electric should ...

  2. Lee sees HSI at 30,000 in August as target is deferred again

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... stocks according to the five elements. Taoism categorises natural phenomena into metal, wood, water, fire and earth. These natural elements interact intricately with man to either balance ... to hold a pessimistic view on the US dollar, saying it will take a year for the unit to rebound. Those who bought the Australian dollar as a hedge against the waning US economy would have made ...

  3. 5pc minimum suggested for sales levy

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Pundits debate pros and cons of proposed tax A goods and services tax for Hong Kong should be set at a minimum 5 per cent in order to offset the high costs of its introduction, a tax expert said yesterday. This would net the government an estim ...

  4. Villagers blame cracks in historic house on piling, but developer and experts deny it

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Joyce Man Twenty villagers in Sheung Shui have demanded a developer halt construction work near their homes and repair a historic building which they say was damaged by piling work on the building site. They protested yesterday outside the construction site in Kwu Tung South village, where Sun Hung Kai Properties is extending its Europa Garden estate. The villagers ...

  5. PetroChina plays down gas blast cost

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Output is expected to go back to normal even as the exact toll remains unknown The deadly Chongqing province gas blast, China's worst industrial accident, will have little impact on PetroChina's operations, according to sources. However, ...

  6. Results diary

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: Skyworth Digital Holdings Final: Argos Enterprise (Holdings), Bright International Group, Cheung Kong (Holdings), China Metal International Holdings, China Oriental Group, China Telecom, G.A. Holdings, Guangzhou Shipyard International, Hutc ...

  7. Results diary

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: CIL Holdings Final: Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal Sci-Tech, C. P. Pokphand, CASIL Telecommunications Holdings, China Oilfield Services, Jilin Province Huinan Changlong Bio-pharmacy, Kingboard Chemical Holdings, Kowloon Development, Ning ...

  8. 7-Eleven owners say wage rise has made them losers

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 7-Eleven, Dairy Farm runs a list of well-known retail chains in Hong Kong, including Ikea, Mannings, ThreeSixty and Wellcome. It also owns 50 per cent of Maxim's, a catering company with more ...

  9. Funds spent on Nikes for bank staff to 'run faster in disaster'

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... them 'run faster when disasters strike'. A statement posted on the ICBC's official website yesterday confirmed that the head of Fucheng branch in Mianyang city was under ... after one of his employers twisted her ankle while fleeing during an aftershock on May 25. The incident concerned him and made him think that good quality sports shoes would facilitate rapid ...

  10. Every effort must be made to ensure water is safe

    Posted Apr 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong residents have heard much about the cost of importing most of the city's water supplies from the Dongjiang, or East River, in Guangdong. Less often mentioned are questions about the quality of the water and the rising levels of pollution in ...




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