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  1. Protesters call in a travel 'debt'

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

    ... Albert Wong Unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan and New Territories residents staged a protest march yesterday, seeking to 'collect a debt' from the financial secretary over a promised travel allowance scheme for low-income workers in outlying areas. Mimicking debt collectors, the protesters- who accuse Henry Tang Ying-yen of breaking his promise over the scheme- painted ...

  2. Insurance eases stress of managing debt

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... kind offered by the bank in Hong Kong, although similar coverage has been available in Britain for years. 'Our research indicated customers are feeling the stress of debt management and we ...

  3. ... and university students merit better loans scheme

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than HK$160 million is a lot for the taxpayer to be out of pocket for extending loans to students to help them through university. That was the accumulated total of repayment defaults in September 2005. But the government is right to shelve a plan fo ...

  4. New Products

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CMG Asia has launched the Rainbow Retirement pension plan based on a family of 12 bond, equity and money-market funds with a minimum monthly contribution of US$50. Customers joining the scheme by January 28 will receive a 5 per cent bonus on all paid regu ...

  5. Retailer's staff to protest at share listing

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unionists and staff of South Korea's biggest fashion retailer, E-Land World, will protest in Hong Kong next week against the listing on the city's stock exchange of its mainland arm, E-Land Fashion China. They say the parent company has big debts and exploits workers. Kim Seok-won, a workers' representative, said it had laid off casual workers to avoid putting ...

  6. Sing Pao fined again over unpaid wages

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A representative told Eastern Court the company was debt-ridden. ...

  7. Researchers struggle to find pension fund details

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... publicise all the details of their pension fund's total assets, debts and net assets, and a breakdown of assets, debts, annual income and spending. The other 29 provinces, autonomous regions ... and balance, but more details are desperately needed, especially of the accumulated assets, investment portfolios and debts, said Zheng Chunrong , a pensions researcher at the university. ...

  8. HK slows down, but still growing

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have debt issues in Europe and an increasingly negative outlook for China. The US data is better than expected but not great.' Sunny Ho Lap-kee, executive director of the Hong Kong ...

  9. Unionists call for pay rises of 8pc

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... secretary and a lawmaker, told a press conference. Lee said 'the economic downturn and the European debt crisis will likely be employers' excuses' for pay rises that fall short ...

  10. Worst is 'almost over for HSBC in HK'

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... beating analysts' estimates. The London-headquartered bank's profits were boosted by a US$3.9 billion accounting gain on the value of its debt. Analysts said stripping out this windfall, ...




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