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  1. Frankie say, 'financial crime, don't do it'

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... perception of high levels of crime. Latest figures show this year's crime rate escalating by 18 per cent, with theft up by more than a third. Not helpful figures in our bid to tempt tourists ... into his own hands, reports Reuters. At a conference of French business executives, President Musharraf brought attention to his own late-night crime-fighting exploits. 'I roam about ...

  2. Free flow of money but not for crime

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... That need not mean that our safe streets and rule of law are a respectable facade for their operations. But the fact is that our location as a transport and financial hub makes the city attractive ... not always get the credit they deserve for their efforts. They cannot pull their weight internationally, however, without the help of banks and other financial institutions in keeping a lookout ...

  3. Safeguarding the city's financial reputation

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While Hong Kong and international authorities may differ about the extent to which our city is implicated in cross-border financial crime, as a free port it has its attractions to money launderers and tax dodgers. The financial crisis highlighted flaws in regulatory systems and Hong Kong was seen as part of the problem. The US Central Intelligence Agency has said the city's ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 'Financial motive' for attack on Albert Ho

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan last August after Mr Ho failed to help him out of financial trouble, a court was told. Leung Kwan-ping said in a statement he was 'upset and agitated' over Mr ... Chun-kit, 27, despite his financial problems, the court was told. In the District Court, the three pleaded guilty with Leung Fu-keung, 57, to conspiring to wound Mr Ho with intent. Leung Fu-keung ...

  6. Leading financial daily fears it will have to close

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Its founder says the law downgrades media workers to the level of criminals The owners of Hong Kong's first Chinese-language financial newspaper are considering quitting the newspaper ... of public interest for offences involving state secrets, scrapping the crime of handling seditious publications, and not giving police powers to enter and search without a court warrant. ...

  7. Vigilance the key to stopping insider trading

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ready to enforce the law but that it has taken him so long to arrive. There is still a prevalent belief among some investors and bosses that white-collar crimes are less serious and that insider ... a truly global financial hub, such attitudes cannot be allowed to persist. Working closely with the Department of Justice, the Securities and Futures Commission is right to step up prosecutions ...

  8. Events

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce course: 'Advanced financial crime prevention'. Conrad Hotel. Hospitality Design Asia Exhibition & Conference (until tomorrow). Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. ...

  9. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... Kong-listed unit of Citic Group take over its parent company in a deal valued at about 225 billion yuan (HK$283.6 billion) surprised the financial community on Wednesday evening. In fact, the more ... rapidly about the city's leading position as a financial centre. Competition has arisen, for example, from Shanghai's 2020 international financial centre plan, as well as from New York ...

  10. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... Hong Kong if today's Shanghai is really what it wants Hong Kong to be tomorrow. Shanghai's problems won't stop the government making the city a world-class financial centre, attracting attention for years or even decades. But Shanghai is definitely not what it used to be in the eyes of its people. No pain? No gains? George Chen is the Post 's financial services ...




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