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  1. Children share grip on reins at Bank of Beijing

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the restructuring began in 1995,' said a former credit union employee. 'Some officials did feel not comfortable with registering their own names, so they registered their children's. As the registration didn't require identification numbers at that time, a lot of children without ID cards became shareholders.' An auditing report on shareholders conducted in 1995 could have ...

  2. Cash cards for children will not instil good habits, critics warn

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Children may be encouraged to spend more from an early age under HSBC's latest scheme to issue cash cards to young customers, critics have warned. The concern was raised after the city's largest bank launched its Junior Pack scheme last month. Under the scheme, the children of customers with Premier accounts can have their own account and, ...

  3. Breaking the poverty cycle for children

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am sad and astounded to find that one in four Hong Kong children live in poverty in 'Asia's World City'. To prevent those born poor staying poor for life, the government ... the vicious cycle of poverty is to provide free educational visits to children from poor families. The article 'One in four HK children live in poverty' (Sunday Morning Post, October 17) ...

  4. Operation Santa Claus- Help the tsunami children

    Posted Jan 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Operation Santa Claus has been extended to January 14 to publicise fund-raising events and collect money for Unicef to help child victims. You can donate via ATM or HSBC branches, account 502-676588-001, or send a cheque, payable to SCMP Charities Limited ...

  5. No vault of their own

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nicky Burridge Hong Kong banks are failing to encourage children to save by not offering accounts designed for younger customers. Most banks in Hong Kong do not have savings accounts that are specifically aimed at children, while some institutions will not even allow anyone aged under 16 to open an account. Out of 10 banks visited by Money Post as part of a mystery shopping exercise, only ...

  6. Time well spent

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). She believes it is a parent's duty to try to instil the correct concepts about money into the children and the early ... are also the role models for our children, so we need to be consistent in our own attitudes towards money and the practices we preach to our kids.' Tsoi is not alone in her opinions ...

  7. 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

    ... more in kindergartens and old people's homes. It will also consult the public on measures to increase its fertility rate of 1.2 (which means the average woman bears 1.2 children, far short ... arrangements, priority housing for couples with young children, and improving cash benefits for having children. Hong Kong Taxation Institute president Philip Hung said there were other options for Hong ...

  8. Magazines - Money - PENSION PLANNING

    Retire with fire

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... and two children aged 12 and 10. My spendings are roughly HK$20,000 per month on rent, HK$10,000 on school fees, HK$14,000 on food and bills, HK$13,000 on entertainment, clothes and transport, ... children in Hong Kong and fund my retirement. I plan to work for the next 25 years and retire at 65. I would like to have an income of HK$40,000 per month when I retire to cover my living expenses. ...

  9. 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

    ... of FringeBacker. Hwee is passionate about crowdfunding and talks about applicants - past and present - in the same way a doting mother would speak of her children. After more than 20 years investing ...

  10. Princeling manager to exit citic securities

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the mainland about children of top government leaders often taking up important positions at large state-owned enterprises. People with direct knowledge of the matter told the South China Morning Post ... your children would be better to stay away from those key jobs at big state-owned enterprises' to avoid any suggestion of privilege, said one of the people familiar with some of the top ...




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