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  1. Asia Financial hard hit by disasters, investments

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Asia Financial plunged into the red last year following heavy insurance payouts to natural disaster victims and an investment loss caused by the downturn ... although the industry would be overshadowed by economic uncertainties at home and aboard. The firm cut its final dividend to 2 HK cents per share from 6.5 HK cents previously, leaving its total ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994336/asia-financial-hard-hit-disasters-investments
  2. Industrial accident victim fights for others

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the government? Very little. Financial aid provided by Shenzhen authorities is only given to permanent residents. Almost all disabled workers who suffered an industrial injury in Shenzhen don't have ... Chen Yongfa spoke to Fiona Tam Hunan migrant worker Chen Yongfa, 32, lost his right arm in an industrial accident at a Shenzhen fabric factory 13 years ago, and the unscrupulous boss ran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008549/industrial-accident-victim-fights-others
  3. A financial support scheme designed to protect witnesses

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... particularly when certain relevant people's interests may be affected,' she said. 'At the time, we were looking at cases such as industrial accidents. You can see how the wrong verdict ... in police custody, industrial accidents or hospital deaths where negligence may be a factor. 'If you're just a simple family, you don't really know what's going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/582688/financial-support-scheme-designed-protect-witnesses
  4. Post-crisis specialists needed

    Posted May 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and socially conscious investing. He says sustainable and green banking initiatives open the way for non-financial professionals to join the industry. Rainbow Pan, CEO at ipac financial planning Hong ... financial institutions. According to the Hong Kong Immigration Department, the majority of work visas were issued to employees working for international banks and financial institutions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968925/post-crisis-specialists-needed
  5. Poor need greater financial protection from disasters

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... good-quality infrastructure and emergency systems. Its death toll from such disasters would be much worse if that were not the case. In dollar terms, the financial cost is much higher than it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987894/poor-need-greater-financial-protection-disasters
  6. China's insurers see chance in trade shunned by West

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... If insurance companies shun tankers willing to do the work, China and its diaspora in the shipping and insurance industry in Asia are going to find a way to insure those ships.' Insurance experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998632/chinas-insurers-see-chance-trade-shunned-west
  7. Railway industry chief dies amid probe

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The general manager of the mainland's major supplier of railway signalling equipment died on Monday at the height of a probe into last month's fatal high-speed train collision in Wenzhou, prompting speculation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976967/railway-industry-chief-dies-amid-probe
  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... theme is 'Green Asia: moving towards win-win through changes'. Mr Tsang will return to Hong Kong on Sunday. During his absence, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will be acting ... the currency in circulation in Hong Kong. The city is the world's ninth largest holder of foreign currency reserves. Worker killed on casino site A Hong Kong worker died in an industrial accident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633056/brief
  9. Food safety centre 'can do more'

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to mainland farms would rise from 20 to 35. 'We expect the centre to do more than that,' said Liberal Party lawmaker Tommy Cheung Yue-yan, who represents the catering industry. 'More ... controller Mak Sin-ping told a panel meeting that most of the 70 staff to be recruited during the financial year would work on risk management, assessment and communication. 'About 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557909/food-safety-centre-can-do-more
  10. Why everyone ignores financial 'quake' signs

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... or to evacuation points. There could be panic, stampedes, crushes. The financial costs would be severe. Shutting Tokyo's businesses for just a single day would cost Japan more than US$5 billion ... nothing. If that sounds improbable, it is pretty much how policy-makers and investors respond to warning signals in financial markets. At the weekend, former US Federal Reserve boss Alan Greenspan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612664/why-everyone-ignores-financial-quake-signs

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