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  1. Business - Money - PROFILE

    Barry Cheung: the man behind the failed HKMEx

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to launch oil futures as it initially planned because China placed restrictions on the exchange trading oil for mainland companies. The global financial crisis in late 2008 also hurt his plans, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    James To Kun-sun: A lawmaker's long road to justice

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... that ensued eventually ended in a bloodbath- Mendoza, 55, shot dead eight people before turning the gun on himself. When the crisis happened, To was at a party retreat, where Democratic Party members ... he would put it down to the example they gave that it took Taiwan just three months to get an apology from the Philippines over a similar crisis. Last May, Filipino coastguards shot dead ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    No backing down for fiery radio host amid reshuffle

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Li Wei-ling says there is a sense of crisis in the media after a controversial decision to remove her from prime-time slot on Commercial Radio No backing ... journalist. "But now, I'm very motivated and feel energised to perfect my career as a [radio] journalist, because I feel an unprecedented sense of crisis and pressure engulfing not just ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Free to air his views; free to retract them

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by Tony Cheung

    ... achievements off the back of his first policy address or face a crisis of governance by the time he delivers his second policy speech in January. "By then, even I will be looking at how much he ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Gregory Lau Tat-keung: the outspoken policeman who would not be silenced

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... in a credibility crisis as debate continues over whether the graft-buster has been politicised. And now, the police force has been accused of adopting a high-handed approach towards social activists. ...

  6. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Get the picture

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... with no money at all. It sounds incredible but 28-year-old Sergey Balovin has been living money free for three years. In lieu of currency, he created a barter system, or "in kind exchange" ...

  7. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Rebel Renho

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Since Abe swept to power in December, the Japanese yen has fallen against other major currencies, sending Japanese shares sharply higher. "I really appreciate Mr Abe's ability ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Jaded professor ready for handcuffs

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... The central government should understand that there is an urgent need to introduce genuine universal suffrage to resolve the city's governance crisis," he said. Chan said he was ready ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Tom Mehrmann: Ocean Park has a licence to thrill

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... when the global credit crisis hit. Mainland tourists have helped keep the park busy, today accounting for about half the number of visitors. Although some guests have complained about ...

  10. Business - Companies - PROFILE

    Insurance novice Charoen Pokphand Group is Beijing's friend

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... The listed CP Pokphand was hard hit by the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the outbreak of bird flu. Since restructuring in early 2000, the group's focus has been its core retail and animal feed ...




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