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  1. Uneasy money

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their luggage behind. The vast majority are tourists from the mainland, where corruption and money laundering are widespread. Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index ranks China ...

  2. All benefiting from boom, says economist

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Wages on the rise and jobs growing: government chief The government economist has countered claims that the economic recovery has yet to penetrate down to the grassroots. Kwok Kwok-chuen yesterday said most wages were on the rise and job oppo ...

  3. Cathay dives in turbulence from bid against SIA

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... following political opposition from Beijing. A joint bid by Cathay and Air China's parent company to buy a holding in Shanghai-based China Eastern was abandoned late on Monday after failing ... analyst. Despite the obvious incentives, the apparent lack of consideration by China National Aviation Holding, Air China's parent firm, and Cathay for the political implications of the bid ...

  4. China's price of freedom- US$15,000?

    Posted Feb 05th 2004, 12:00am by Charles Target

    ... is long overdue an opening of its political system. And most would agree that democracy can be introduced too soon: the idea that China is a poor country, where too early liberalisation risks ... inappropriate for both, so we argue about which should prevail. Should Hong Kong wait for a general opening on the mainland? Can Hong Kong go ahead with political development without undermining ...

  5. Who made this city prosperous?

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... firms were in British hands. Owing to the political uncertainty in China, the British decided to leave Hong Kong as it had been during the post-war period. That loose governing style was applied ... it received an influx of immigrants because of the post-war disturbances in mainland China. That provided cheap labour, capital, entrepreneurs and skills, triggering industrialisation in the city. ...

  6. Diary

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Economist Conferences present: 'China Leadership Forum- The World in 2004: Prospects and Predictions', an international forum focusing on China's impact in the global political, economic and business climates. The South China Morning Post is one of the supporting media partners. For details, visit www.cailing.com.cn/2004 Wednesday, Feb 18, HK: A face-2-face discussion, ...

  7. Rate concerns plus political uncertainty weaken momentum

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PAUL PONG The market seems to have lost some momentum over the past two weeks in the face of growing political uncertainty and shrinking liquidity. Speculation over Tung Chee-hwa's ... market has been gripped more by politics than fundamentals of late. In general, political change will hamper any stock market in the short run. However, I do not see Mr Tung's resignation ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... instead of seeing it as a political game. Kelly Lo King-hang, Kwai Chung China's attitude is what disgusts I refer to your editorial ('Protesters' behaviour sullies ... attitude towards Tibet. China has made the Olympics a political issue, so it should not cry wolf. It is only natural that people all over the world show their dismay on the handling of Tibet ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... stable political regime [rare in China's past 200 years]. I therefore believe that this new generation is significantly different, not only economically but also culturally from ... Ben Kwok China baby-boomer index promises no tears for long-term investors Morgan Stanley analyst Jerry Lou says Chinese baby boomers- born since the 1980s- can expect to occupy centre ...

  10. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... 'Forget all that political bull****. If Americans would just come to China and make a bit of money, we'd have a happy relationship.' Novel Holdings chief Silas Chou, expounding ...




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