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  1. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  3. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon ... house in Kowloon Tong has been used as a short-stay love hotel for several years. Yu could not be reached on Wednesday for comment. The kung fu star died in Hong Kong after a severe reaction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1068705/bruce-lees-kowloon-tong-residence-go-sale
  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1041418/hong-kong-open-cuts-prize-money
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong district councillor denied entry to Macau

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 07:43pm by Ada Lee

    ... that I could jeopardise public order in Macau.” Yam took a ferry back to Hong Kong while the other members of the tour party continued their trip to Macau, Zhuhai and Zhongshan. “I think it’s weird. ... Ada Lee A Tai Po district councillor, who was taking 110 people to see a show in Macau, was denied entry to the city on Saturday morning. Democrat councillor Francis Yam Kai-bong, 34, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1084810/hong-kong-district-councillor-denied-entry-macau
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Five more jailed for vote-rigging in Hong Kong district council election

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Defendants admit giving false addresses when registering for district council poll Five get two months' jail for role in vote-rigging Five men were each sentenced to two months in jail yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council election. Questions, however, linger as to who masterminded the scam, despite several people being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1024758/five-more-jailed-vote-rigging-hong-kong-district-council-election
  8. Lifestyle - Books - HONG KONG

    Affable history of the district at Hong Kong's heart

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by FELIPE FAZENDA

    ... Hong Kong Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid Self-publishing 3.5 stars Felipe Fazenda Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid (self-published)   Felipe Fazenda Ad man and author Harry Reid has lived, on and off, for more than 20 years in Hong Kong. He first stumbled upon Wan Chai as an impressionable youth: "I was 22 and a bachelor, and frankly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1026934/affable-history-district-hong-kongs-heart
  9. Is it necessary to redevelop Hong Kong's old districts?

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... heritage the best we can. A lot of people see old districts as important relics of Hong Kong's past. They are strongly against the idea of redeveloping them. The fear is that doing so may ... thousands of similar structures in Hong Kong. While we must strive to preserve our heritage by protecting significant historical relics, we cannot ignore the deterioration of our old districts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001076/it-necessary-redevelop-hong-kongs-old-districts
  10. District councils' failure to provide bilingual documents is discrimination

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the report ('District council is urged to use more English', July 1). Yau Tsim Mong district councillor Chan Wai-keung talked about the 'paucity of English translation' of council 'meeting documents'. As a Sai Ying Pun resident, I wrote to the chairman of the Central & Western District Council in May about documents on its website which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006838/district-councils-failure-provide-bilingual-documents-discrimination

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