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  1. City's e-economy valued at HK$100b- 5.9pc of GDP

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... just ahead of Singapore, on par with the US and Luxembourg but behind the leading internet economies, which were identified as the Nordic countries, Korea, Japan, Britain and Germany. Daniel ... Lana Lam The government has been criticised for failing to nurture a significant part of Hong Kong's wealth after a study found the internet-based economy is worth almost HK$100 ...

  2. From Japan, with rock, punk, pop- and even rap

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their sound something unique. They've performed live in Japan and abroad, including in Paris at the Japan Expo 2010 there. Shin hopes their performance will bring them closer to their Hong Kong ...

  3. Japan earthquake donations

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Cross Crossed cheques payable to 'Hong Kong Red Cross' sent to Hong Kong Red Cross, 33 Harcourt Road. Write 'Japan Earthquake 2011' on the back. Online donation at www.redcross.org.hk Inquiries: 2802-0021 The Salvation Army HSBC: 001-032366-002 Bank of East Asia: 015-515-40-400333-1 Bank of China: 012-878-1-044486-6 Hang Seng Bank: 024-385-094180-001 Details ...

  4. Blue chips slip as hefty losses in Japan temper investor caution

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by David Robinson

    ... institutions. Analysts said domestic Asian stocks would continue to benefit from the weak US dollar. They said heavy losses in Japan - where the Nikkei-225 Index slumped 2.57 per cent - had given the market jitters. 'At this level, investors have become quite cautious and the pull-back in Japan has affected market sentiment as well. We will probably enter a short period ...

  5. Import, export growth boosts economy

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Hong Kong's economy is continuing to boom, with a rise in both exports and imports in the past year. Figures for last month show exports rose 12.7 per cent to $205.9 ... A government spokesman said there had been a distinct rise in exports to the mainland, Europe and some East Asian economies. Exports to The Netherlands surged 89.1 per cent, to Germany 17.9 per cent, ...

  6. Economy surges 6.8pc on return of confidence

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Kelvin Chan Consumer spending fuels GDP growth, and forecasts remain optimistic Hong Kong's economy grew at a better-than-expected 6.8 per cent in the first ... prices, overheating in the mainland economy and possible interest rate increases. The strong first-quarter growth was partly driven by a 5 per cent rise in private spending- a 42-month-high- ...

  7. Pachinko firm aims to win big at home with HK gamble

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Dynam Japan, the country's No 1 pachinko operator by number of halls, says it chose Hong Kong to float its shares because the market is recognised worldwide, which will help to improve its status in the industry. It is the first pachinko company to go public. And with 355 pachinko halls, it is the industry leader in Japan, even though its ...

  8. Japanese auction house shifts spring sale to HK

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Every year Japan's Est-Ouest Auctions holds a spring sale in Tokyo, offering fine art, jewellery and watches to collectors from all over the world. For 2011 ... barely three weeks after the earthquake and tsunami in east Japan. Fears of aftershocks in Tokyo, broken infrastructure and reluctance of foreign bidders to go to Japan have meant that the Tokyo ...

  9. Forced by quake to return home early, young travellers seek help on visas from consulate

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and tsunami disaster. The 15 were in Japan under a special two-way scheme offering young Hongkongers and Japanese the chance to learn more about the two places by having an extended working holiday. ... more about life in Japan be taking up temporary jobs while touring around and making friends'. The group were forced to return home amid parental concern after the quake, tsunami ...

  10. Comics fairs should not need X rating

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... schoolchildren here. At 25, Ozawa is a veteran of dozens of adult movies in Japan, where not much is off limits on camera. Perhaps she's sticking around for the Asia Adult Expo in Macau later ...




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