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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Investment-related issues top list of complaints to dispute centre

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 12:02pm

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com 80% of cases resolved through mediation Investment-related products accounted for more than half of the complaints to the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre last year, the centre said as it kicked off its open day today. The taxpayer-funded centre has mediated a total of 47 cases since it was set up in June 2012, with about 80 per cent resolved ...

  2. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 16, 2014

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 08:03am

    ... Ruling bolsters China labour crackdown |Source: Financial Times A court in Guangdong has convicted 11 workers for “disrupting public order” in a test case of the government’s intolerance ... categorized into four tiers, but there is almost no agreement about which city belongs to which tier. China's 'eco-cities': empty of hospitals, shopping centres and people |Source: ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Hong Kong on track to become top financial centre

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:37pm by 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai group hopes financial news provider will be cure for ailing media

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:22am by Daniel Ren

    ... of Caijing magazine. Optimism for the project appears tied to the city's ambitions of becoming a global financial centre with a dynamic free-trade zone and strong links to the online world. ... Daniel Ren Shanghai United Media Group spearheading 3 billion yuan project but reporters will need a free hand to create compelling content Can financial news gambit save Shanghai's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - GOVERNMENT FINANCE

    Financial Secretary promises tighter controls on public expenditure as he seeks budget support

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 06:20pm by Tanna Chong

    ... to Guangzhou will be late by up to two years The government is to introduce tighter controls on public expenditure, such new infrastructure project costs and procurement procedures, the Financial ... the mechanism of financial impact assessment and to streamline service provision procedures to boost spending efficiency. Legco passed the second reading of the budget by 44 votes to 15. But budget bill ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Refugees held in Australia's detention centres on Nauru island infected by Dengue fever as opposition figures call for greater oversight An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups ...

  9. News - World

    Suspected white supremacist shoots three dead at Kansas Jewish centres

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:27pm by Reuters

    ... of three people at two Jewish community centres in the Kansas City area was scheduled to appear in court on Monday to face murder charges. Police said it was too early to determine if Sunday’s ... of the Ku Klux Klan. It said his wife had told the centre on Sunday that police informed her Cross had been arrested in connection with the shootings. Cross was being held on suspicion ...

  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 17, 2014

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 08:05am

    ... survivors sue Japan |Source: Xinhua Survivors of the bombing of Chongqing during the World War II sued the Japanese government. Modi’s likely China policy |Source: Chennai Centre for China Studies ... Economy Overheated property leaves China in a fix |Source: Financial Times How China’s near-defaults avoided going bust |Source: Wall Street Journal- China Real Time Weibo IPO leads a Chinese ...




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