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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    Western Guangdong trade fair targets Asean business people

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... The region will stage its first trade fair aimed at luring Chinese business people in Southeast Asia Less developed western Guangdong will host its first trade fair targeting overseas Chinese business people in Asean countries next month in a bid to boost ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... one-fifth of a Big Mac. Federation of Hong Kong Industries chairman Stanley Lau Chin-ho said the Post 's study showed that the city's minimum wage level was right. "It shows ... for women during the same period to HK$12,200. Lau suggested that the wage level be adjusted to no more than HK$32. If it is set too high, Hong Kong's competitiveness could be affected ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Beijing suspends free-trade zone applications after nationwide frenzy

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:07am by ANDREA CHEN AND MIMI LAU

    ... Andrea Chen and Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Beijing suspends free-trade zone applications The central government has suspended applications for new free-trade zones (FTZs) in an attempt to cool the nationwide frenzy to compete for the special status given to Shanghai last year, a Communist Party magazine reports. Xinhua's Outlook Weekly magazine on Monday quoted an anonymous source close ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing’s rumoured plan to reduce investments ‘could damage Hong Kong’

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:41pm by Sandy Li and Peggy Sito

    ... "The development of small-to-medium-sized enterprises has been affected by high rentals," the report added. Political commentator Johnny Lau Yui-siu said: "It is academic research. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong’s future

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:38pm by Peggy Sito

    ... such international meeting," he said. He was disheartened about the recent brutal attack of former Ming Pao chief editor, Kevin Lau, that sparked off concern over freedom of press in Hong Kong, ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong boss Zhu Xiaodan expects 8.5pc growth, vows free-trade zone push

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 03:33am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Guangdong keeps focus on cross-border trade Guangdong has set an economic growth target of 8.5 per cent for 2014 and said it would press ahead with economic co-operation with neighbouring provinces and other governments outside the Pearl River Delta. Governor Zhu Xiaodan also pledged to explore a bid for a regional free-trade zone yesterday ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong can be role model for Beijing: Henry Tang Ying-yen

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 06:42am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HK can be role model for Beijing: Tang Henry Tang Ying-yen has put forth a five-point proposal to boost Hong Kong's role in the mainland's economic development, in his first major move since he lost the chief executive election last year. Tang, a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference standing committee, presented ...

  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong seeks greater global business ties

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Mimi Lau, Angela Meng

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhouand Angela Meng Days of relying on cheap manufacturing over, province's party chief warns Guangdong seeks greater global business ties Guangdong party chief Hu Chunhua said the era of relying on preferential governmental policies and cheap labour is over- the province must forge closer ties with the international economy to grow. Hu widely seen ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong no longer ranked world's most competitive economy

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Ng Kang-chung and Stuart Lau

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Stuart Lau Hong Kong no longer top-ranked economy Hong Kong has lost its status as the world's most competitive economy, according to the latest report by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Its overall ranking has dropped to third this year, overtaken by the United States and Switzerland. The institute's research, which covered ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    More Hong Kong companies expected to quit Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... regarded as the factory to the world, will lose 10 per cent of its Hong Kong-owned factories over the next two years. The warning came from Stanley Lau Chin-ho, a deputy chairman of the Federation ... problems," Lau said. Hong Kong manufacturers have most of their factories in Guangdong's Pearl River Delta, where Hong Kong investment has been a driving force to make the delta the most ...




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