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  1. Have Your Say

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If more people tried to reach out, we would not have so many suicides. Cindy Lo Leung Shek Chee College Should students have credit cards? People living in a modern city use credit cards because they are convenient. A lot of places, such as supermarkets, restaurants and salons, accept credit cards. Credit cards are a good thing for adults, but I'm not sure if students should have one. Many ...

  2. Slaves to credit

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Fahey

    ... with their credit cards- spending beyond their means and taking out high-interest cash advances to juggle their many card accounts. Many card slaves are part of the so-called 'strawberry ... is a 43-year-old single mother from the south. She got sick, lost her job and feared she would lose her daughter if she slipped into poverty. So A-Lian applied for many credit cards and took out cash ...

  3. Information

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... full-time students, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients and Piano Teacher's Circle membership card holders. Twenty per cent discount for each group of four or more tickets) Ticketing enquiries and reservations 2734 9009 Urbtix hotline for credit card telephone bookings 2111 5999 For internet bookings www.urbtix.hk; for programme information, call The Chopin Society ...

  4. Even the government accepts a minimum wage will cost jobs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... workers. I only wonder if Jake will. 'Warning as city's credit card debt rises', screamed the headline on the front page of yesterday's South China Morning Post. According to a University of Hong Kong survey, more and more people are spending recklessly on their credit cards, making only the minimum monthly repayment and getting dangerously into debt. The result ...

  5. Book now!

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Jessica Caplan

    ... Jessica Caplan With the advance booking period complete, standard tickets and half-price tickets for full-time students and people with disabilities are available at all Urbtix outlets. Telephone credit-card bookings are also available. For inquiries, call Urbtix at 2734 9009. Tickets to performances at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts are also available through HK ...

  6. Call to strike ethnic status from I.D. cards

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... category from people's identity cards and expanding mixed-ethnic schools. An article by Zhu Weiqun, deputy head of the Communist Party's United Front Work Department, said ... on identity cards, using ethnic labels in the titles of schools and autonomous regions, and reserving privileges for members of ethnic minorities were obstacles to promoting such cohesion. 'Some ...

  7. Cultural highlights

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

    ... The programmes are presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Programme inquiries: 2268 7323, www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp Ticketing inquiries and reservations: URBTIX: 2734 9009 Credit card telephone booking: 2111 5999 Internet booking: www.urbtix.gov.hk Discounts: 50 per cent discount for senior citizens, the disabled, full-time students and Comprehensive Social ...

  8. Bank's privacy breach upheld

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Shop Visa credit card with Wing Lung Bank, the Administrative Appeals Board heard. In November 2007, a salesman named Alex Liu telephoned Wong and introduced himself as a representative of the bank. She agreed to buy an insurance plan from Liu, believing she was purchasing a product from the bank. It was not until Wong checked her credit card statement two months later that she ...

  9. Give credit to fund donors, tycoon urges

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The newly created HK$10 billion Community Care Fund will not help ease public sentiment against businesses if corporate donors are not given the chance to take credit ... 'Their enthusiasm would be undermined if they are not given the chance to claim credit.' The fund to help the poor, in which the government will match donations from the business sector, ...

  10. Regulator plans rescue of rural credit co-ops

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The mainland banking regulator has outlined a rescue plan for the country's moribund rural credit co-operatives, encouraging domestic and foreign investors ... of a co-operative while a single foreign lender and Chinese non-bank corporate investor could take up as much as 20 per cent each. Lax regulatory controls in the nation's 2,000-odd rural credit ...




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