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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... in Hong Kong through its marketing and branding efforts. But its business still lags behind those of Bank of China (Hong Kong), HSBC, Standard Chartered, Hang Seng Bank (a subsidiary of HSBC) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466624/acquisitions-no-easy-way-more-business
  2. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... ago when Deng invited Rong Yiren to launch Citic Group, formerly known as China International Trust and Investment Corp, Beijing faced more or less the same challenges as it did with economic ... Bill Stacey, chairman of Hong Kong's home-grown think tank Lion Rock Institute, told the South China Morning Post that the Citic deal should definitely be considered as a move by Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458753/citic-takeover-deal-comes-win-win-beijing-and-hong-kong
  3. Hu's review puts PLA in plain sight

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Since the handover, it has been state policy to keep the presence of the People's Liberation Army discreetly away from Hong Kong's general populace. So it came as a bit of a shock when President Hu Jintao flew into town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005455/hus-review-puts-pla-plain-sight
  4. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong should not be a dumping ground for middling IPOs

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by George Chen

    ... last week, Yao Gang, vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, said the mainland's stock market watchdog may simply abolish a policy requiring mainland companies ... news for Hong Kong? The Hong Kong stock exchange may welcome the move as more IPOs from the north could strengthen the city's position as a global capital-raising centre- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1444622/hong-kong-should-not-be-dumping-ground-middling
  5. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... the landscape of traditional banking services. Ma's complaint about a potential setback to his business came a few days after the People's Bank of China issued two drafts for consultation ... and Commercial Bank of China, dominate the credit card market. "It's just a suspension. We're not killing internet finance," said a central bank official, who declined to be named ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1452331/paper-cuts-sharpest-says-alibabas-jack-ma
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Mainlanders use ‘free money’ from Hong Kong banks to earn higher returns at home

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:34am by KEIRA HUANG; GEORGE CHEN

    ... and apply for a tax loan at a very low rate, in some cases less than 2 per cent per year. Wang, who spoke to the South China Morning Post on condition that his real name not be used, said he could ... tax loans, but if the amount exceeds HK$100,000, the rate drops to 1.4 per cent. On the mainland, the benchmark interest rate set by the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, is 6 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1435473/mainlanders-use-free-money-hong-kong-banks-earn-higher
  7. A Dance With the Dragon: The Vanished World of Peking's Foreign Colony

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie A Dance With the Dragon: The Vanished World of Peking's Foreign Colony by Julia Boyd IB Tauris Anyone with adult memories of European life in pre-war China is now- ... and Cecil Beaton, chancers abounded. Probably the most extraordinary was Helen Burton, who for decades operated The Camel Bell, a curio shop in the Peking Hotel. Originally from North Dakota, she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006794/dance-dragon-vanished-world-pekings-foreign-colony
  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    We need to hear more, not less, from our intellectuals

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by George Chen

    ... to hear more, not less, from our intellectuals Many of my colleagues and friends know I have two real-life identities- by day I am an editor and journalist with the South China Morning Post, ... public affairs was the pervasive anti-intellectualism in America. Does this sound familiar? In today's China, gong zhi, or "public intellectual", has also become a label that many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1433772/we-need-hear-more-not-less-our-intellectuals
  9. Far from plain sailing

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... The biggest obstacle to integrating south China's trade transport network will be convincing the authorities to set aside personal agendas for the good of the region, say cross-border trade experts. For all the 'join hands' rhetoric emanating from every municipality in south China, the comparative economic wealth that has become its trademark has spawned an attitude ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431390/far-plain-sailing
  10. Plain sailing

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the development of shipping in ancient China and in Hong Kong from the mid-19th century onwards. According to director Stephen Davies, the reason it confines itself to commercial shipping and doesn't encompass naval history (a subject touched on by the Museum of Coastal Defence) is to 'stay ideologically correct'. 'We move from the story of China, about their building of junks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515738/plain-sailing

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