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  1. The greening of big oil in China

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Timothy Hildebrandt

    ... Meaningful changes will come, too, when environmental pronouncements are given sufficient financial backing and implemented at all levels of industry. Growing corporate interest in the environment ... Timothy Hildebrandt is managing editor of the China Environment Series, an annual policy journal of the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington ...

  2. The Planner

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... organist and director of music at King's College, Cambridge, Britain, performs works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Liszt and others. Jan 6, 8pm. Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Salisbury Rd, ... Orchestra The orchestra performs under the baton of guest conductor Tan Dun, composer of the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon score. Jan 9-10, 8pm. HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall. $100-$180 Urbtix. ...

  3. Fringe benefits

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... resourcefulness.' Chia admits it's been a tough year financially, especially the beginning. 'Sponsorship has pretty much dried up,' he says. 'Income-bearing sources did likewise. ... venue.' It is just as well. During the post-Sars financial crisis, non-profit-making cultural institutions such as the Fringe were hardest hit- especially when they insisted on staying true ...

  4. Bonds may be Thailand's story this year

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Michael Preiss

    ... introduced, and as a result, a wider array of alternatives for investors has been provided. Before the launch of the exchange, bond trading was in the domain of the Thai Bond Dealing Centre, whose ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a 62-year-old inmate who tried to kill himself in Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre. The prisoner- who was on remand for murder- tried to hang himself with a bed sheet in his cell about 1am. Patrolling correctional officers saw the attempted suicide and rushed to save him. He was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre in critical condition. customs seizes $3.5m in smuggled cigarettes Smuggled cigarettes ...

  6. Inmate tried to escape island jail dressed in stolen guard uniform

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... uniform and smuggling himself on board a ferry, a court heard yesterday. Lee Chak-kin, 49, an inmate at Hei Ling Chau Drug Treatment Centre, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to one count ... offence but wished to be sent back to the treatment centre. However, Mr Candy said it would be inappropriate to send Lee back to the drug-treatment centre considering the severity of his offence. ...

  7. 'Most-wanted' robber denied bail

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... ferried the pair to Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre. ...

  8. China plays still flavour of the day

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for 2004. Aviation, carmakers and select consumer plays stand to benefit. The financial and insurance counters, so far under-represented in the listed universe, will be the star performers. The end ... and conglomerates- the likely winners. Hong Kong banks are expected to play a bigger role in the mainland's financial system, supporting further out-performance. The small/mid cap industrials, darlings ...

  9. US dollar remains the central figure

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Craig Stephen YOU COULD BE forgiven for having missed out on last year's startling H-share rally. Yet, the dramatic decline of the US dollar, with its broader impact on financial portfolios, was the big macro trade of the year to get right. This year will see the dollar remain the central actor in global financial markets and nowhere more so than in Hong Kong and China because ...

  10. 2004

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Carrie Chan, Elaine Wu

    ... honoured values and can-do spirit which help Hong Kong stand out above other places, and that we will maintain our position as the leading financial and business centre in Asia, enjoy a fruitful ... Financial Secretary Hong Kong people have overcome a lot of challenges with their solidarity and diligence. We can now see marked improvements in the social and economic sentiments in the community. ...




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