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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central 'may hurt Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as financial centre'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... 'may hurt city's finance centre status' Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as a financial centre could be shattered if the Occupy Central protests spiral out of control, ... setting up another [financial] centre in other cities, like Shanghai. "It is rather natural and reasonable for the central government to consider a Plan B. If you were [Premier] Li Keqiang, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556936/occupy-central-may-hurt-beijings-confidence-hong-kong-financial
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Political tensions could undermine Hong Kong as China's top financial centre: Joseph Yam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:36pm by Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu

    ... Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu Amid tensions over electoral reform, former Monetary Authority chief warns of threat to Hong Kong as China's top financial centre Political uncertainty 'could undermine city' Hong Kong's former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong has warned that the city could lose its status as China's top financial centre if political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539240/political-tensions-could-undermine-hong-kong-top-financial-centre
  3. Business - Economy - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protests have hit credit-card spending, warns Financial Secretary John Tsang

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:41am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Financial secretary says retail and catering industries in occupied areas are suffering Credit-cardspending hitby protests,Tsang warns Credit-card spending has plunged as major shopping areas are hit by Occupy protests, the financial secretary says. John Tsang Chun-wah did not provide statistics, but said the government had started to collect data ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1620148/occupy-protests-have-hit-credit-card-spending-warns-financial
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... centre plan may solve landfill woes An award-winning American architect has proposed transforming some of the city's municipal services buildings and refuse collection points into multistorey recycling and community centres. Thomas Schmidt, a founding member of the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong, has drawn up a conceptual plan of a low-rise complex that could serve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620082/us-architects-recycling-centre-plan-may-help-solve-hong-kongs-waste
  5. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- October 21, 2014

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:52am

    ... to the fraying congagement model before a crisis erupts in relations with Beijing. Vietnam sent high-level military delegation to China |Source: C3S via Chennai Centre for China Studies Both China ... Financial Times Beijing's allies in Hong Kong are only adding fuel to the protesters' fire |Source: Foreign Policy Why Hong Kong’s leader fears the pro-democracy protests |Source: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/digest/1621102/posts-daily-china-news-round-october-21-2014
  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    Hong Kong on track to become top financial centre

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:37pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu Hong Kong is expected to overtake London by 2015 and surpass New York by 2016 to become the world’s biggest financial centre, reflecting a massive shift in the balance of power ... overtaken  London to reach 248,000, according to the lastest report released by the London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). By 2015, London would have 237,000 financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1104322/hong-kong-track-become-top-financial-centre
  7. News - Hong Kong - INDEX

    Hong Kong ranked world's top financial centre for second year

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 01:35pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... of the world’s leading financial centres by analysing drivers of financial system development that support economic growth. The rankings were released late on Wednesday. Hong Kong SAR ranked first among ... and commercial access are also well recognised by the WEF.” Last year, Hong Kong leapfrogged the United States and Britain to become the first Asian financial centre to top the index that began in 2008. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074243/hong-kong-ranked-worlds-top-financial-centre-second-year
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Lions Centre helps to ease financial burden on liver patients' families

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to the Lions Kidney Educational Centre and Research Foundation's dialysis centre in Sham Shui Po twice a week. The procedure costs HK$1,200 each time, almost half the price charged at a private hospital, where she was treated in 2010. The financial burden on the family was heavy, Yeung said, but it would have been worse had they not come to know of the Lions service. About 4,000 patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1095232/lions-centre-helps-ease-financial-burden-liver-patients-families
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Research centre to highlight Cambodia's brutal history

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by GDN

    ... a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library, set in an expansive new park south of Phnom Penh. The project is the vision of human rights activist Youk Chhang, 53, who has directed the Documentation Centre of Cambodia since 1995. He amassed a vast archive detailing the atrocities of the regime led by Pol Pot from 1975-1979, when two million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1614680/research-centre-highlight-cambodias-brutal-history
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Prejudice' claim as centre struggles for a new home

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:55am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... 'Prejudice' claim as centre struggles for a new home The head of a government-subsidised NGO has accused officials of "prejudice", saying they have ignored preschool children with special needs. Virginia Wilson, executive director of the Child Development Centre, said her organisation had spent five years struggling to find a suitable base for its early education training centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1608320/prejudice-claim-centre-struggles-new-home

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