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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... I knew I wanted to establish one in Hong Kong. I felt this city had an advantage because of its bilingual environment." Hwee followed through on her plan and, in September 2012, FringeBacker ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based crowdfunding website is helping creatives worldwide turn their ideas into reality, writes Kylie Knott Fringe benefits Syrus Kwan Siu-fung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1231508/hong-kongs-fringebacker-achieving-big-dreams-just-click-away
  2. Language barrier lets the city down

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is every reason why Hong Kong should strive to be proficient in Chinese and English, beyond the legal provision that both are official languages. A population that is 93.6 per cent ... business, finance, exchange, science and technology. It should be expected, therefore, that all branches of government lead the way through being as bilingual as possible. When they fail to do so, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006991/language-barrier-lets-city-down
  3. News - Business - FINANCIAL MARKETS

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange closes its doors

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Commodities exchange shuts its doors The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange will go ahead with a planned US$100 million rights issue and be ready within months to reapply for the trading licence it handed ... almost two years ago to the day on May 18, 2011. In contrast, the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saw record volume in April of 14.5 million lots traded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1240917/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-closes-its-doors
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange fails amid dearth of gold futures trading

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Enoch Yiu

    ... Eric Ng and Enoch Yiu Market players say Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange unable to compete with more established rivals, with trading in its gold futures very thin HKMEx closure brings no surprise The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's failure to come up with a viable gold futures business proved to be its undoing as it wilted under competition from more established domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1241466/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-fails-amid-dearth-gold
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE

    London and Hong Kong set to ignore EU money-laundering rules

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... ahead with this beauty. It's a beauty because it's custom-made for what Hong Kong has traditionally done best, which is offer reliable corporate services at low cost and look the other ... just as easy in Hong Kong. This town stands to add to its allure as a listing and trading centre. But we will have to accept that what silly laws in the EU treat as money laundering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1151929/london-and-hong-kong-set-ignore-eu-money-laundering-rules
  6. Business - Money

    Top 10 funds available in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... with all the risks involved. The funds here offer some of the best returns and governance for the fees charged, compared to equivalent funds. Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (2800) The first ETF to hit Asia outside of Japan. It was created from the Hong Kong government-led massive intervention in the local share market in 1998, at the height of the Asian financial crisis. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1054705/top-10-funds-available-hong-kong
  7. Business - Comment

    Gerard McCoy denies move to be Hong Kong's next DPP

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of chambers, a number of people assumed that he was preparing to become Hong Kong's next DPP. However, McCoy has sent a note to those in his chambers saying that this is not the case and he ... with the airline industry when it comes to emission controls. Ocean-going ships are fuelled by probably the dirtiest fuel on the planet, which generally has a 3.5 per cent sulphur content. Hong Kong is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1040945/gerard-mccoy-denies-move-be-hong-kongs-next-dpp
  8. News - Hong Kong - AGEING POPULATION

    Hong Kong faces same tough tax choices as Singapore, academic says

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Bloomberg Academic says shrinking labour force means either productivity or taxation must increase HK faces 'same tough tax choices as Singapore' Hong Kong faces ... at the University of Hong Kong, said this was the likely scenario if the government did not invest in education and occupational training to boost productivity. "We have a shrinking labour force, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1023972/hong-kong-faces-same-tough-tax-choices-singapore-academic-says
  9. The birth of Hong Kong cool

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and stylish. It may therefore come as a surprise that Hong Kong, a city we think of first and foremost as being about finance, commerce and trade with a healthy dollop of tourism, is increasingly being viewed internationally in terms of art and style. Clearly, we could do more to capitalise on these perceptions. As proof of how fashionable Hong Kong has become, some trend-trackers are already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002122/birth-hong-kong-cool
  10. Cloudy with spots of sunlight

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... growth in China continues to fuel business activity in Hong Kong. 'Financial services professionals with Mandarin language skills and regional experience are increasingly required to manage ... with fluent Mandarin language skills are considered valuable by employers in Hong Kong. There is also demand for compliance professionals with private banking experience. And given the increasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991646/cloudy-spots-sunlight

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