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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, ...

  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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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 - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai booster Fang Xinghai lands Beijing financial advisory role

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... detractor wins top Beijing role The key man behind Shanghai's ambitious plan to develop the city into the world's leading financial centre by 2020 has been promoted to an elite economic ... circles, it may also make officials in Hong Kong uneasy. At the 2011 Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, Fang said the speed with which Hong Kong became a successful offshore yuan centre would ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    CY Leung plans HK-Shanghai ‘through train’ talks as he urges return to social order

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 11:20am by Tony Cheung, Peter So and Kwong Man-ki

    ... market "through train" scheme rolling as soon as possible, while warning that Occupy Central protests could harm the city's role as a global financial centre. Leung said he would ... Before the Executive Council meeting yesterday, Leung said social order must be restored to protect the city's standing as a global financial hub. "As an international financial centre ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    SHKP hotel business down 10pc due to Occupy Central, Thomas Kwok claims

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 03:51pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... business. "To choose to do this in Hong Kong means a lot. It shows Hong Kong and Shanghai will be financial centres with different roles, and that will bring benefits to Hong Kong in the long ... organisations protested outside the Sun Hung Kai Centre in Wan Chai before the meeting started, demanding that higher taxes be levied on Hong Kong's tycoons to alleviate the widening rich-poor gap. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG ECONOMY

    Google's Eric Schmidt to Hong Kong: You need more engineers to start companies like mine

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:00pm by George Chen

    ... added. But Schmidt also noted that the government must act to change Hong Kong’s reliance on the financial and real estate sectors. “I think there is a shortage. Hong Kong needs more technical ... this is the banks’ jobs are not interesting. It is just a mess after the crisis,” said Schmidt, referring to the 2008 global financial crisis that first began on Wall Street. “Facebook started with four ...

  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- November 13, 2014

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 08:28am

    ... ranging from five to 16 years at a public sentencing in Kashgar. Shanghai English learners outscore Hong Kong |Source: Financial Times People learning English in Shanghai have scored higher in fluency tests than those in the rival financial centre of Hong Kong for the first time. APEC Summit Boehner and McConnell criticize Climate deal with China |Source: New York Times Putin hits ...




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