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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - SHARES

    Bank of East Asia share sell to Sumitomo Mitsui eases unrest

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com BEA shares jump on takeover speculation Bank of East Asia (BEA) shares rose yesterday as a share sale to Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking cleared uncertainty over a capital shortage and fuelled speculatio ...

  2. Plea for care in civil trial rulings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as private loans and the lease of farmland. In a notice entitled 'Strengthening Civil Trials to Protect People's Livelihood', the Supreme People's Court listed eight categories ... and the creation of fake debt relationships to avoid paying a real debt. Wang said it was a call for the recognition of private loan agreements and the resolution of such disputes under civil litigation. ...

  3. Couple win case for riot payout

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... But to the insurer it was a 'civil commotion' that would not qualify them for compensation. The case, cited by the Insurance Claims Complaints Bureau yesterday, was typical of an insurance dispute- how policy terms are interpreted by insurers and policyholders. The couple's return flight in January last year was cancelled because of the unrest, prompting them to buy their own ...

  4. No insurance for riots, civil wars

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong tourists are unlikely to be compensated for injuries or property losses suffered in the chaos in Thailand even if they bought travel insurance, a senior insurance executive has warned. Peter Tam Chung-ho, chief executive of the Federation of Insurers, said most travel insurance did not cover losses and injuries caused by riots and civil wars because they were ...

  5. Private bosses assess impact of civil service pay studies

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Chamber warns salary surveys may affect economy An urgent assessment of the economic impact of three civil service pay studies announced in recent weeks is being carried out by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. The news comes as Hong Kong's largest civil service union pushes the government to go beyond market wage increases to award an across-the-board 6 per ...

  6. It wasn't only civil servants who lost a bundle

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Appeal's milestone verdict legitimising last year's cuts in civil servants' salaries. The decision, which saved the government almost $10 billion in repayments to its 160,000 staff, ... had sniffed potential payouts of more than $100,000 for some civil servants. rate-based hard sell Kudos to retail banks' marketing staff for their swift reaction to changing economic ...

  7. Money supply and bank loans slow

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... the chief concern for policymakers, who fear spiralling food and commodity prices may lead to civil unrest. International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn said yesterday that the threat ...

  8. Ignore migrants at nation's peril, say experts

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... areas would continue, and migrants would become the backbone of cities in the next decade. It was therefore imperative their welfare be considered, to avoid social unrest and realise equality. ...

  9. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Government says it is down to its last US$217

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... say almost US$685 million worth were sold last year. "Last week when we paid civil servants there was US$217 [left] in government coffers," Tendai Biti, the finance minster, told ...

  10. Business Digest

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... freezes bank deposits of Tianrui units The Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court issued on July 26 a civil ruling to freeze 129 million yuan (HK$156.9 million) of deposits in the bank accounts of some units of China Tianrui Group Cement and some companies controlled by chairman Li Liufa. The order stems from a civil action between an aluminium smelting firm controlled by Li and Zhejiang ...




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