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  1. Summit of all fears

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... revenue, dries up during a worsening recession. When asked how serious Beijing expects the euro-zone crisis to become, and how it would affect Hong Kong- a city whose open market makes ... to deal with the Asian financial crisis soon after being sworn into office. The euro-zone crisis and the blow it may inflict on Hong Kong's economy may be Tsang's first big test ...

  2. New SFC chief thinks positive

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... different from that of his predecessor Martin Wheatley, who now heads the consumer and markets business unit at the financial regulator in Britain, one of the epicentres of the euro-zone debt contagion. The SFC would monitor and react to the 'second phase' of the financial crisis although Alder counted that as just one of the 'sheer volume of issues' that he had ...

  3. Leung the man for the job, says Tung

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Germany, Italy and Spain to come up with a solution for the euro zone debt crisis was a positive sign. But he conceded that there was not much that Hong Kong could do at this stage except ... the crisis. Instead, he said Leung's tenure should not be judged on 'one or two events. It's about the big picture, about the ability of the person'. As for Hongkongers' ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... an international study says. In the euro zone, any plane flying into a city is required to switch to cleaner fuel before it enters the city's airspace. When is Hong Kong going to follow suit? What ...

  5. Credibility crisis engulfs Leung

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong, Colleen Lee and Tony Cheung After less than two weeks in office, Leung Chun-ying has lost a minister and seen his administration engulfed in several governance crises. Political parties and academics said yesterday's resignation of secre ...

  6. Zero quota may ease staffing crisis

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com The proposal by chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to ban mainland women from giving birth in private hospitals would help ease a staffing crisis at public hospitals, says a senior doctor. Last Monday, Leung dropped a bombshell when he told private hospitals to expect a quota of 'zero' for cross-border births next year, addressing ...

  7. Crisis the result of Beijing's failure to vet the candidates

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... disapproval, tens of thousands of people could to take to the streets and the city would face 'a governance crisis'. As Beijing learns the hard lessons about how to handle a truly democratic ...

  8. Parties ignored housing crisis, watchdog says

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com A watchdog has criticised Hong Kong political parties for lacking a consistent policy on housing over the past decade. Catholic Monitors released a report yesterday singling out the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Pro ...

  9. Judicial crisis must not happen again

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resigning over the right of abode controversy in 1999. If true, this means our city was on the brink of a much deeper crisis than had been appreciated. This was a sensitive time. The newly ... Kong overcame the crisis and moved on. But that would have been much more difficult to achieve if the top five judges had all resigned. The impact would have been devastating. ...

  10. Hong Kong heading for crisis of credibility over IPO frauds

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Goodstadt praises the hands-on prudential approach of Hong Kong's regulators. He credits it with preserving the stability of the city's banking system during the 2008 financial crisis ...




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