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  1. Economic crime plagues 26pc of HK companies

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... they would fall victim to financial crime in the next two years. 'I think 4 per cent is too optimistic,' Mr Donker said. 'Economic crime is unlikely to decrease in the next two years ... Enoch Yiu One out of four Hong Kong companies and 33 per cent of companies investing in the mainland suffered losses from fraud or other economic crimes in the past two years, according ...

  2. Fugitives find crime still pays

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... facilitate extradition, China should abolish the death penalty for some offences, such as financial crimes, and provide assurances that those accused of such crimes will not be executed,' said ... A new corruption convention could persuade the mainland to try harder in retrieving financial criminals 'I felt like a turtle in a jar. The pressure on me was so intense ...

  3. Oxford adjusts target amid financial storm

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... fund-raising target despite the collapse of the global financial system, the last Hong Kong governor Chris Patten said this week. Lord Patten, who is chancellor of the 800-year-old university, ... of the fund-raising campaign and being 'realistic' about the financial challenges facing alumni. 'This is an appeal which began some time ago and we have already raised about GBP620 million ...

  4. Crime fighter is humbled after fall from power

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a new challenge and a learning opportunity'. Wang became a well-known anti-triad hero in the 1990s due to his heavy-handed anti-crime activities in Tieling and Jinzhou of Liaoning province- Bo's power base. Wang's anecdotes were turned into documentaries by many print media and television outlets in Liaoning and other provinces, using them as anti-corruption and anti-crime ...

  5. Sporting feast, financial famine

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tim Noonan It seems to be a great time to be in Europe if you are not from Europe. But for those who are, the harsh realities are overwhelming. Unemployment is through the roof. In Spain, Greece and Turkey over 50 per cent of the people under the age of 2 ...

  6. Mainland crime

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Killings and kidnappings dominated last week's headlines about China. Is crime really getting much worse in the mainland or is it just that we hear more about it nowadays? Write to us. ...

  7. Shanghai moves to further open financial markets

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the city's efforts to transform into an international financial centre by 2020. Fang Xinghai, the director-general of the Shanghai Financial Services Office, said the city was speeding up development ... joint-venture brokerages to do a full range of businesses,' Mr Fang said yesterday. 'Shanghai is now entitled by the central government to take a leading role in liberalising the financial ...

  8. Banks emerge intact from financial crisis

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Steven Kolbe

    ... Steven Kolbe As the credit crunch wreaked havoc across the financial world, Luxembourg banks have weathered the storm unscathed and, with a focus on Asia, are now positioning themselves ... oldest financial institution, founded in 1856, Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat, on solid ground amid any further economic shakeouts. Banking has replaced steel as the Grand ...

  9. Financial powerhouses see scope in Asia

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... of distinction, such as EFG Private Bank, and Banca della Svizzera Italiana. UBS is a remarkably young bank, especially when one considers Switzerland's venerable financial-sector history. ... Hong Kong and Switzerland are international financial centres that are home to a deep pool of financial professionals. They are mobile, multicultural and used to working with people from ...

  10. Shanghai's financial star fading

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... when Shanghai will overtake Hong Kong as Asia's premier financial centre since the concept was raised by former leader Deng Xiaoping 16 years ago. But the eastern metropolis' hopes ... into an international trade and logistics centre, a sharp contrast to previous comments that Shanghai would never be content to be a second-tier financial centre to Hong Kong, as Chicago and San Francisco had ...




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