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  1. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    France out to build on gains as yuan hub, consul general in Hong Kong says

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Enoch Yiu

    ... companies and innovative companies are small firms and their products would be popular with Chinese consumers, so we would like to help bring them here," he said. The French population in Hong ...

  2. Business - Money - DEBT

    Legislators raise concern over Islamic bond issue

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... ever be able to compete with other Islamic finance centres. "Malaysia is a Muslim country while Singapore and Britain have big Muslim populations. In contrast, Hong Kong does not have ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Why Hong Kong still a long way from being an Islamic finance hub

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in Hong Kong. Hong Kong-based Noble Group last year issued Islamic bonds in Kuala Lumpur. This shows Malaysia is hard to beat as an Islamic finance centre. Malaysia has a much wider population ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong's Islamic finance goal boosted by Basel III rules

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... "Malaysia has a much wider Muslim population than Hong Kong," Cheung said. Barzilai countered that Malaysia's sukuk market is mostly domestic, unlike Hong Kong or London, which host ...

  5. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    When working at the age of 65 becomes a norm

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:52am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Governments should invest in education for the seniors in the wake of an ageing population When working at the age of 65 becomes a norm When Prince George was born earlier this year, many people celebrated the new member of the British royal family. But little George, like many babies born in the same generation, is set to have a longer working life than us today. ...

  6. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong's dollar peg faces uncertainty with some seeing yuan link on the way

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and a growing population. "As the comparison with Singapore has shown, Singapore does not have a superior inflation or asset bubble record relative to Hong Kong, even with a flexible exchange ...

  7. Birthday party

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen (third from left) and Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah (third from right) flank Standard Chartered Group chief executive Peter Sands yesterday in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the bank's establishment in Hong Kong in 1859, when the city had a population of only 85,000. ...

  8. A banking giant, at 25

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... that have turned China into a modern economy. The bank's success in retail and commercial banking is partly due to the sheer size of the mainland population. With 205 million personal customers at the end of June, ICBC's client base is substantially larger than the population of Russia- 140 million. It has more than 16,000 branches on the mainland and overseas and has a range ...

  9. Principal shrugs off volatility in commitment to Asian markets

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... However, Asia was expected to be the fastest-growing revenue source in the years ahead, he said, with double-digit growth expected annually, driven by the region's ageing population and its ... of opportunities for an international pension provider,' Mr Auyeung said. 'Asia is also seeing an increase in the size of its aged population. In China, it is estimated 25 per cent ...

  10. China tops US in bean counters' model of Olympics medal tally

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and 2004 Olympics, as well as on World Bank population and GDP figures. Also factored in were average income levels, whether a country was part of the former Soviet Union, or has been a Games host. ... added. While the report makes interesting reading, White Collar wonders whether population should be taken into account. Consider the performance of India, the second-most populous country ...




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