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  1. Beijing banks on Lize in bid to be financial centre

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... designation of Shanghai as an international financial centre is a panoramic consideration of China's economic development strategy, while our move is based on the realistic and natural need ... economy to a market-oriented one began. The capital's strongest claim lay in the fact that it was the nerve centre of the country's financial decision-making and administration. ...

  2. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Occupy vs tycoons may be up next

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by Peter Guy

    ... Kong stocks. Permanent, political and civil strife may not debilitate, but they are enough to threaten Hong Kong's position as a financial centre. Analysts who are examining which stocks ... is that when it transforms itself from a movement and into an institution, it spawns a number of people whose well-being, financially or psychologically, is dependent on the survival ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Time for climate to take centre stage, activists say ahead of UN summit

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Campaigners see fresh momentum for the environment movement ahead of UN summit, but are not waiting for governments to lead Chance for climate to take centre ... summit, in New York on Tuesday, to haul their cause back to centre stage. The goal is a fresh attempt at the global pact. Based on the two degrees Celsius goal, negotiations would conclude ...

  4. News - China - China Economy

    China leads region in financial well-being- but wealth divide remains: survey

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:54pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Rural Chinese are almost twice as likely to be suffering financially than their urban counterparts, according to the first ever Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index released this week, offering a glimpse into China’s wealth gap. The index measures five elements of well-being – purpose, social, financial, community, and physical ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Kowloon East CBD plan follows in footsteps of Singapore’s Marina Bay

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:55am by Peggy Sito

    ... into a new business district, following in the footsteps of Singapore's successful transformation of Marina Bay into an iconic financial landmark. "Hong Kong has similar aspirations and its ... and support the city state's growth as a major business and financial hub in Asia. The area is expected to deliver up to 2.82 million sq metres of office space when fully developed. Desmond Sim, ...

  6. Business - Money - TECHNOLOGY

    Online financial advisers gain investor favour

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by WASHPOST

    ... Washington Post While software applications can offer automated guidance by tracking user behaviour, it is questionable they can fully replace human advisers E-financial advisers gain ... investment management services such as ING and Allied Bank, where he would have sought counsel from professional financial advisers. But many of his friends were using software applications- often ...

  7. How to be a world financial centre in three easy moves

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Hong Kong's continued success as an international financial centre depends on our ability to diversify and expand the financial products available and we ... years, 20 directly as an investment analyst and 10 as a scribbler, and I am still mystified as to what an international financial centre is. All that I am fairly certain of is that Hong Kong ...

  8. Financial centre draws major players

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... to the large number of meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) being held in the area. A major financial centre and the fourth-largest city on the mainland, Shenzhen attracts ... Futian and Shekou. Businesspeople staying at these three hotels have easy access to the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre via the nearby underground railway and Shenzhen Baoan ...

  9. Shanghai leaps to 24th in league of world financial centres

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on China's increasing economic muscle. The mainland's financial hub for the first time squeezed into the top 25 of the MasterCard Worldwide Centres of Commerce Index in 2008, and was expected ... this year, economists said. 'It's not a surprise to see Shanghai's rise, because it is the country's economic and financial centre,' said Chen Xuebin, a professor of finance ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Confederation of Trade Unions received grants from US-based NGO according to files sent to media

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... financial statement from the CTU. Most of the records did not have signatures. Among the records, two were reports allegedly compiled by the Solidary Centre referring to two funding requests from ... of Trade Unions, one of the city's biggest labour organisations which advocates for democracy, sought money from Solidarity Centre, a Washington-based non-profit-making body that promotes ...




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