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  1. In Brief

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nationals. A bureau spokesman reminded all Chinese nationals, including Hong Kong residents, wanting to enter Iraq from the neighbouring countries of Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Kuwait ... with 23 per cent of respondents saying they were doing a good job, an increase of 8 percentage points. Improving economy is top concern for Legco voters Voters in Hong Kong are most concerned over ...

  2. Beijing pledges measures to boost HK economy

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Paggie Leung

    ... Denise Tsang in Boao, Fanny W. Y. Fung and Paggie Leung The central government has rolled out a raft of measures to help Hong Kong through the global economic meltdown, including issuing more yuan-denominated bonds and making it easier for companies in th ...

  3. Tsang reveals taskforce plans to diversify the economy

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... economy. The Central Policy Unit will organise focus-group discussions with representatives from the six industries, academics, researchers, taskforce members and government officials to study the best way forward. The findings will be presented to the taskforce at its next meeting. It is not the first time the government has tried to diversify Hong Kong's economy away from the four ...

  4. A good week for...

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in July 2009 along the Iran-Iraq border. They had maintained their innocence, saying they were only hiking and might have accidentally wandered into Iran. But Iranian courts found them guilty of spying and illegal entry. Their odyssey through Iran's judicial system finally ended when they were let off under a US$1 million deal. Leung Chun-ying The chief executive hopeful stole ...

  5. Labour and economy are viewed as key issues for chief to tackle

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Nine in 10 people in Hong Kong believe it is necessary for Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to tackle labour and economic issues in his first policy address tomorrow, a survey has found. Two polls by the University of Hong Kong found ec ...

  6. Economy's fall in 1990s a lesson for Donald Tsang

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... handing out annual salary increases of 10-13 per cent to civil servants, which the private sector had to struggle to match. Mr Tsang chose to ignore these warnings and the collapse of the economy ...

  7. The economy first, then politics

    Posted Sep 29th 2004, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... James Tien With the election behind us, the Liberal Party's goal is, first, to get the economy back on track. It has been recovering slowly, but it is important to keep up ... we will push constantly to make Hong Kong the region's most go-ahead city, renowned for its thriving financial markets, its value-added service economy, thriving tourism sector ...

  8. One country, one economy

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... expansive economy. How it manages this niche will determine its future, and may require putting new pressure on Hong Kong's leaders to complete economic reforms alongside the political ... Kong.' With US$622 billion in trade in 2002, the 'Greater Pearl River Delta' economy of Hong Kong, Macau and the delta is among the world's top 10 trading economies ...

  9. First, take care of the economy

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to demonstrate that it cares not only about universal suffrage, but that it also has ideas to help end the budget deficit and revitalise the economy, and is willing to work with the government and other ...

  10. HK urged to stick to its 'eternal theme'- developing the economy

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Vice-President Zeng Qinghong yesterday urged Hong Kong people to grasp the timely opportunity to develop the economy. He made the comment in Shanghai during a meeting ... that Hong Kong should not miss the chance to develop its economy. 'Either to Hong Kong or Macau, developing the economy is the eternal theme which is important to people's livelihood. ...




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