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  1. This cash is trash as HSBC fixes design flaw

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com HSBC says it will bear all the costs of rectifying a problem with the design of its new HK$100 banknotes, which were due to go into circulation ... and the three note-issuing banks unveiled the designs of their new HK$20, HK$50 and HK$100 notes on Friday. 'HSBC, as a note-issuing bank, has responsibility for the design of banknotes,' ...

  2. $250m fund set up to promote local designs

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee A Design and Innovation Centre will be set up as part of a plan to create a $250 million fund to encourage more local designs and promote Hong Kong brand names. The financial secretary also announced plans to extend profits tax deductions for research and development expenses to cover the costs of design-related activities. The move will see the government collect ...

  3. Hall of Fine Designs will help showcase creative strengths

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... Caitlin Wong Design is vital in the gifts and premiums field. Products must look good and be user-friendly to sell in this highly competitive sector. Products that exemplify these features will be on display at the fair's Hall of Fine Designs to inspire higher design standards in the sector. One company which has been featured every year since the hall was established is Joyas ...

  4. Ports Design shareholder offloads 22m shares

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan and Andy Cheng Seller expects to raise HK$385m after stock surges to highest since 2003 listing An investor in Ports Design, a high-end mainland fashion retailer, was selling 22 million of the company's shares yesterday, hoping to reap as much as HK$385 million after the stock surged to its highest since the firm went public in 2003, market sources said. The shares ...

  5. Fish bowl design gets HKEx board approval

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The board of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing yesterday approved the circular layout for its new trading hall, despite the lack of overwhelming support for the design ... said the circular layout was the most suitable one out of the three designs. The South China Morning Post earlier reported that trading hall users regarded the other two options- an oval-shaped ...

  6. Brokers baulk at 'fish tank' design

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... design modified to protect their privacy, sources say. The HKEx received 33 submissions from brokerages on three options for the new look. An oval-shaped hall covered by a metallic canopy was given the thumbs-down as too noisy and a rectangular design was criticised as being like a classroom. 'It shows most brokers want to keep the traditional style,' the source said. Under ...

  7. Designers think small for trading floor facelift

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Fewer trading booths and a larger visitors' area on the cards for renovation One of the three designs chosen as a possible plan for renovation by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) boasts a circular area for stock traders which is covered by a futuristic metal canopy. HKEx yesterday unveiled the three designs up for consideration for the make-over it plans ...

  8. Period piece

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh You may know that period eight, or baht wan, started in February 2004, but be unsure as to its meaning and significance. In Chinese metaphysics, time is not seen in a linear sense but rather as something that runs in cycles of 180 years. Thes ...

  9. Promise of more spending and tax breaks to promote innovation

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The authorities have pledged to roll out more spending, a raft of tax incentives and lucrative government contracts in the next five years to help spark greater innovation in mainland enterprises and transform the country into a wo ...

  10. More cash for young creative talents

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com More resources are to be allocated to cultivating young design talent and promoting creative skills to take advantage of the city's new creative cluster. The cluster is at the former police married quarters in Hollywood Road, Central, which is being transformed into a hub for creative industries. The Design Centre, a not-for-profit body set ...




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