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  1. HK urged to strengthen role as financial centre

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hong Kong must rise to the challenges brought by globalisation and the rise of the mainland's economy, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday. The city needed to strengthen its role as a global financial centre and help the mainland currency's progress towards free convertibility, Mr Tsang said. He was speaking in the Yunnan provincial ...

  2. Action Agenda sitting idly on the financial sidelines

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... between Hong Kong and China because this will benefit Hong Kong as a financial centre. Investing in China is the main stream not only for Hong Kong but for the entire world, Hong Kong should make ... Enoch Yiu The year should be drawing to a close with a bang in terms of bold action plans to boost Hong Kong's role in global trade and economics, and as an international financial ...

  3. DuPont to open solar power research centre

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... say how much the project would cost, nor reveal their share of the cost. The project's details would be sorted out later, they said. The research centre is expected to be functioning ... energy for years and was approaching the production stage. She insisted that the company had not been given any benefits, such as tax incentives, to attract it to Hong Kong. Financial Secretary ...

  4. Public Eye

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... a lift shaft to their deaths at the International Commerce Centre last year while it was under construction. Three companies plead guilty to 49 safety violations in exchange for the government ... time to act on bubble Do it, for goodness sake. Don't just say it. For weeks Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and Monetary Authority chief ...

  5. Summit bid for consensus on HK's role

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Next week's high-level summit on the 11th five-year plan will move to foster a consensus for Hong Kong to consolidate its role as an international financial services, trading and shipping centre. A government source said yesterday Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had underlined the goal of the summit at internal meetings. Mr Tsang will hold a breakfast ...

  6. Events

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Hong Kong: Asia's financial hub'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The new horizon for construction- Risks and opportunities'. Hong Kong Club. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Leadership communication: Increasing client engagement'. Kinwick Centre. French Chamber ...

  7. Beijing backing for HK as yuan trading centre

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong in Beijing, Colleen Lee Beijing supports Hong Kong's drive to develop into an offshore yuan trading centre, Premier Wen Jiabao reiterated yesterday. Wen's pledge marks the first time the central government has included its backing for the development of offshore yuan business in Hong Kong in its work report, although it also made ...

  8. Financial chief to offer new measures

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Homeowners may not have to pay property rates and public housing tenants may get a rent waiver in the next budget, according to a government official. Financial Secretary John ... in 2008-09 cost the government HK$4.3 billion. Officials preparing for the budget have calculated the financial implication of each relief measure and John Tsang will finalise his relief package ...

  9. Diary

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: Sun Hung Kai Financial Group hosts a press conference in One Pacific Place to announce a project with Pershing. The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar, ... in Burma: Politics, Economics and Myanmar's Future', a Hong Kong Club luncheon. The British and American chambers host a Joint Financial Services Groups cocktail reception ...

  10. Taskforce to tackle financial crisis likely to be wound up

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A taskforce set up in October to assess the impact of the global financial crisis on Hong Kong is likely to be disbanded after its fifth meeting today. A member ... member, Centaline Property Agency chairman Shih Wing-ching, said he would not be surprised if the group were wound up. 'The credit crunch and panic in the financial market are now over. ...




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