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  1. ICC being phased in as new financial hub

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft, May Chan

    ... Kong's skyline rises to new heights, so do hopes that the International Commerce Centre will form the centre of a new thriving financial district. The first phase of office leasing at what will be the world's third-tallest building is expected to be completed by the end of next year. The International Commerce Centre (ICC) will soar 490 metres above sea level when construction is completed ...

  2. Cash-strapped Kowloon Club turns out the lights

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the financial climate meant a new Kowloon Club would not be viable, and there were no plans to re-establish it. He said the move from the top floor of the New World Centre on Salisbury Road, opposite ... But financial difficulties after a move to a new location have forced it to close its doors for good. The private club, founded by former chief secretary David Akers-Jones in 1984, closed yesterday, ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... governments have no shame. They opposed the war in Iraq for financial gains and not for moral reasons. They had been conducting profitable business with Iraq's dictator, Saddam Hussein, who ... its mouth is. Why should the US ask for UN help? Why not? How long would the UN survive without US financial contributions? Not long. The UN failed to remove Mr Hussein. It should at least ...

  4. Who speaks for public interest in TST as developers build?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the developer. Unreliable district councillors are generally busy attending lunches and cocktail parties hosted by developers, and are also eager to cater to their demands to ensure financial support ... centre in Canton Road, and many others. New World is building another section of the 'Great Wall' on the busy Salisbury Road harbourfront- a hotel, office and shopping complex. However, ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong were more worried about their financial and personal security than all those elsewhere, despite the city's good reputation for personal safety. People everywhere fretted about financial security, with concerns about credit card misuse and disclosure of personal data. City joins climate group Hong Kong has accepted an invitation to join the C40 Large Cities Climate ...

  6. Events

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong'. HKSI Training Centre, Hong Kong Securities Institute. Tuesday, October 11: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Understanding China's economic indicators'. Hong Kong ... choice in the battle of the asset classes in 2011'. Kinwick Centre, Central. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Understanding China's economic indicators: Translating the data ...

  7. 10 buildings to add lights to show

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Acting Financial Secretary Stephen Ip Shu-kwan will launch the show with rooftop pyrotechnic displays on both sides. ...

  8. Morgan Stanley to spur rental surge in Kowloon

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Other financial firms were likely to follow Morgan Stanley's lead amid tight supply in Central, the consultants said. The development of an alternative financial district would bring Hong ... Ying-ming, executive director for office services at CB Richard Ellis, expects other multinational investment banks to seek larger premises as they tap growth in the mainland financial markets. ...

  9. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hotlines spring up for China VIPs to buy luxury goods amid anti-graft drive

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... and dropped by several big shopping centres on Nanjing Road, one of the mainland's busiest streets. Ironically, these shopping centres - and, in particular, the big luxury brand shops inside ... there is a measure taken by the government, there will soon be a countermeasure. That's the key of the unspoken tricks I learned from my Shanghai friends.   George Chen is the Post's financial ...

  10. Views differ on ICC as core business district

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... into a financial centre. Others say the analogy is overoptimistic and that West Kowloon will never become a new Central. Office rents at Kowloon Station- now consisting of just the International Commerce ... of the Canary Wharf development. Canary Wharf took at least 11 years to transform into a financial centre from a wharf after the first phase was completed in 1991. Mr Yuen believes Kowloon Station ...




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