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  1. Defence spending rise 'a warning to island'

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung The mainland's return to double-digit growth in official military spending is intended as a warning to the US and Taiwan, a defence analyst said yesterday. James Mulvenon, an expert on the People's Liberation Army, said the annual release of China's defence budget during the NPC was part public relations, part financial accounting. 'This year's ...

  2. Macau people more tied to mainland: poll

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Macau people are more connected to the mainland than their Hong Kong counterparts, which is reflected in their travelling habits, a study has found. The University of Hong Kong and the Union for Construction of Macau interviewed 542 Macau peop ...

  3. Asset inflation alert for investors

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... of the year anyway.' JPMorgan's outlook on Hong Kong is cautious, with the economy expected to underperform relative to its neighbours. Despite concerns, the bank is bullish on shares ... intuitive, Asian currencies tend to track the US dollar in a downward cycle relative to other currencies, enabling them to build US export market share at the expense of competing low-cost ...

  4. HK-Shenzhen trade zone endorsed

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the industrial zone proposed by tycoon Li Ka-shing- during a meeting with President Hu Jintao in Beijing last month- could tap Shenzhen's strengths in manufacturing and relatively cheap labour ...

  5. HK bankers want flexibility for yuan

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong bankers have asked mainland regulators for a flexible interest-rate regime so they may offer fixed deposits with variable maturities when yuan business starts in January. A group of 160 bankers met six representatives of the People ...

  6. Thailand's new, improved economy?

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Julian Gearing

    ... Julian Gearing Have Thai businessmen and politicians learned their lesson from the 1997 economic crash? Raise that question today and you get a rousing chorus of 'yes' and a bevy of bad luck stories. One voice from the trenches is that of Bangko ...

  7. A stronger yuan would hurt HK, analysts warn

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... They say it would lead to a slump in mainland growth and curb exports Hong Kong's economy, which is heavily reliant on exports and the service jobs they create, would suffer greatly in the event of a stronger mainland currency, says a veteran analyst ...

  8. QFII fund launch will skip private placement in US

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... money to other people,' the fund manager said, citing his company's experience with trading mainland-related stocks. Other analysts said some investors might still be smarting from ...

  9. Sars underlines fear of oversupply of beds

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... The Hong Kong Hotels Association says the government's bullish forecast for hotel room demand over the next decade might trigger a wave of development, leading to an oversupply of rooms. That the industry had been devastated by the recent outbreak of ...

  10. Nervous times for corporate giants in China

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... of a large European country. But there are concerns relating to China. 'These are nervous times and multinationals are increasingly hedging their bets,' Mr Chait said. Testing corporate ... boom, the hottest demand was for staff in sales, marketing, public relations and advertising, along with engineering, accounting and finance, management and logistics. The greatest expectations ...




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