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  1. Report card credits 'stable outlook'

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... economic and financial policies. 'A successful effort by the political establishment and government to broaden the revenue base would strengthen the territory's current credit ...

  2. Travel on the cards for role of regional controller

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... requirements, ensure proper credit support covering the Asian trading counterparties, monitor internal mini-audits in the region, maintain and update the business unit policies and procedures database, ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Have you been asked to pay a credit card surcharge? I refer to the report ('Watchdog targets credit card ploys', August 16), which requires clarification. I come from a retail background and would like consumers to realise that small transactions are solely for the benefit of the credit card companies. If you are purchasing an item for a small amount on a credit card ...

  4. Investors on the money

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... basis. Research by MasterCard shows that Hongkongers have been ranked third in terms of overall level of financial literacy in Asia-Pacific. The MasterCard Worldwide Index of Financial Literacy is based on a survey conducted between April and June this year, with 6,904 respondents aged 18 to 64 in 14 Asia-Pacific countries. MasterCard says the survey polled consumers on three aspects ...

  5. News - China

    Positives and negatives affect South China Sea dispute

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... to China for its response. Thayer says that if China declines to respond to the draft, it could result in a sooner than expected ruling by the tribunal. "This is a wild card, we don't ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has top credit card repayment record Three-quarters of Hong Kong's 8.8 million credit card accounts were fully repaid at the end of the financial year, giving the city one of the strongest repayment records in the world. A study by Visa International compared credit card usage and repayment patterns in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. The study found 75.49 per cent ...

  7. Economic outlook rosier, says HKU

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... reflected in comments by Peter Gordon, MasterCard International's vice-president of commercial payment solutions in Asia-Pacific, on corporate credit card use by small and medium-sized ... of corporate credit cards to handle company purchases and expenses. Hang Seng Bank offers a corporate card specifically targeting SMEs, while Wing Lung Bank launched its card last month. Mr Gordon ...

  8. Glorious Days on the cards for TT punters

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Glorious Days showed poise beyond his years first time out in New Zealand, but now with added John Size polish, he can win on his debut in Hong Kong as well and act as a Triple Trio banker at Sha Tin tomorrow. Back in Marc ...

  9. A creative disconnect

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and come back when they have a sure-fire winner. The credit for inventiveness in such circumstances is invariably taken by those in other countries, who saw how brilliant the idea was and ran ... no matter what its pedigree. The result of our free-market spirit is that our biggest claim to inventive fame is the Octopus card. (A rock-sampling tool, jointly developed by a local dentist ...

  10. Jockey Club cash exists to help Hong Kong's downtrodden

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mark Peaker was right to be dismayed when his Visa card was refused in an art auction in Shanghai ('Games chaos on the cards', June 27). I have had similar experiences many times when I have been told that my Hong Kong credit card is from a foreign country. It made me think, as we approach the Olympics, of the HK$800 million the Jockey Club decided to spend to host ...




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