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  1. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  3. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon ... house in Kowloon Tong has been used as a short-stay love hotel for several years. Yu could not be reached on Wednesday for comment. The kung fu star died in Hong Kong after a severe reaction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1068705/bruce-lees-kowloon-tong-residence-go-sale
  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1041418/hong-kong-open-cuts-prize-money
  6. District councils' failure to provide bilingual documents is discrimination

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are not bilingual and as I could not read Chinese I was unable to understand any of the minutes of its meetings. This matter came to my attention when I tried to find out from the district council's ... documents in a bilingual format. In its reply to me, Central & Western District Council said that as it had 'limited resources' it could not produce bilingual documents. It said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006838/district-councils-failure-provide-bilingual-documents-discrimination
  7. eBay launches free bilingual website for classified ads

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com The world's leading provider of online classified advertising, eBay Classifieds Group, is expanding its operations in Hong Kong with the launch ... in 2005, many years before the company opened its regional headquarters in Hong Kong. 'The old Gumtree site was quite vibrant among the English-speaking population, but we also want to capture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008082/ebay-launches-free-bilingual-website-classified-ads
  8. Schools' bilingualism could be catching

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bilingualism in Hong Kong has remained an elusive goal. It is like soccer here: everyone loves the sport, yet our local leagues are dismal and getting worse. ... should only the well-off get first-class education in Hong Kong when the government is already spending so much money on free public education? Fung has been involved in a worthy campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991947/schools-bilingualism-could-be-catching
  9. Bilingual PhD meets all needs

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Doctorate in Business Administration HKMA and BSU The PhD in business administration, offered by the Bulacan State University (BSU) in the Philippines and the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA), gives Hong Kong executives and professionals a chance to study business in Chinese. 'Being a bilingual programme, students may write their dissertation in Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994877/bilingual-phd-meets-all-needs
  10. They're the brainy bunch

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annie Ho familypost@scmp.com People raising children in Hong Kong recognise the importance of bilingualism. Local parents hope for their children to speak English fluently, and expatriate ... of the University of Washington who was in Hong Kong last month to talk about how early exposure to language alters the brain. Kuhl is internationally recognised for her research on early language and brain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002836/theyre-brainy-bunch

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