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  1. Children to suffer as financial crisis affects charities

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Children relying on sponsorship may be denied schooling and day care services next year as charities fight to maintain their work in the face of global financial turmoil- which ... free or very cheap nursery services for working mothers who cannot afford a babysitter- has been scrambling for resources to build a new centre in the neighbourhood because of high demand. ...

  2. HK office rents decline 30pc as global financial crisis takes toll

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Hong Kong's previously supercharged office rents are in a tailspin, slumping almost 30 per cent in the first quarter as the global financial crisis continued to hit home. ... the 31.5 per cent drop seen in New York- the epicentre of the global financial crisis. The three cities are now on a downward spiral from the exceptional office rental growth experienced during ...

  3. Financial workers chip in for good cause

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... beneficiaries: End Child Sexual Abuse and Operation Dawn, a programme to help drug abusers at a rehabilitation centre. About 90 players had registered to play but, due to work and personal commitments, ... the financial tsunami, I am so impressed by seeing 63 people coming out, all having smiling faces, playing a good round of golf and raising money for Operation Santa Claus.' Most of the players had ...

  4. Merrill's green financier sees mission in emissions

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... will succeed in having a successful carbon exchange? Hong Kong has a well-established track record for being a regional financial centre. If I was to look into the crystal ball, I'd say that Hong ... seat to the unfolding developments. A member of a new breed of environmental financiers, he is responsible for developing carbon-related businesses at the United States-based investment banking ...

  5. City U research centre becomes 'state key lab'

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... and have financial support from their host institutions to be eligible to become a state key lab. City University's lab, which has US$5 million in equipment, has researched millimetre waves ...

  6. Hong Kong should become a regional health centre

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the financial resources to uproot the epidemic. Also, Hong Kong should be able to work with WHO to help establish surveillance systems and bridge the transparency gap among Asian countries. For those ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for this man's death. Stewart Sloan, Sha Tin Faith lost in public hospitals I was saddened to hear about the death of a man at the doorstep of the Caritas Medical Centre on Saturday. What completely ... The medical centre's chief executive, Ma Hok-cheung, should take full responsibility. This just adds to my lack of confidence in Hong Kong's public hospitals. They seem to make many mistakes ...

  8. HK to feel disasters' financial punch

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The fallout on the Hong Kong economy from the disasters in Japan will be greatest in the next three to six months, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's chief economist. 'We think the difficulties and disruptions wi ...

  9. We need to be more than just financial hub, professor warns

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Hong Kong should seek the chance to position itself as something more than a financial hub following the financial meltdown, says the soon-to-retire head of Hong Kong University ... suggested yesterday. The United States and Japan were devoting more attention to technological development after the crisis savaged their financial sectors and Hong Kong should follow their lead, he ...

  10. Mandarin profit falls 23pc amid financial turmoil

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The global financial crisis has taken a toll on the financial performance and new projects of luxury hotel operator Mandarin Oriental International, and will continue to cloud ... continued to bite, the group blamed volatile currencies as the major culprit of the profit decline. Group financial officer John Witt said yesterday that the group's 23-strong portfolio began ...




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