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  1. Financial industry lifts tech spending

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Hong Kong's financial sector has increased its spending on information technology to prepare for robust business growth this year, according to data storage service ... of the orders are coming from the financial sector such as securities and banking firms. Utility firms also are increasing spending to meet the needs of new infrastructure projects.' The company ...

  2. Taskforce to tackle financial crisis likely to be wound up

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A taskforce set up in October to assess the impact of the global financial crisis on Hong Kong is likely to be disbanded after its fifth meeting today. A member ... will discuss development of the six industries: education; medical services; environment; innovation and technology; cultural and creative industries; and food safety and product testing. Chief ...

  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Dongguan's manufacturing reputation fades but sex industry thrives

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Struggling Dongguan may be trying hard to reinvent its industrial image, but its Sin City reputation is proving more difficult to shake World's former ... as the global financial crisis caught up in 2009, growth slumped to 5.3 per cent. Last year it was not much better at 6.1 per cent. Dongguan townships including Zhangmutou and Shipai are close ...

  4. Financial services chief would do better lobbying closer to home

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Professor Chan, please don't get on the wrong plane. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung last week said he was heading for London in November to promote Hong Kong as an international financial centre. But fund managers say Chan seems to have bought the wrong tickets as Beijing is where he should go to promote the local fund industry ...

  5. HK to feel disasters' financial punch

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... to infrastructure, the entire manufacturing industry is going to face huge challenges as many electronic parts are produced in Japan,' Leung said. He said the economic damage caused by the disaster ...

  6. Ma discusses growing financial co-operation between HK and China

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SCMP.com Updated at 5.52pm: Hong Kong's financial system was playing an increasingly important role in China's economic development, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang said on Friday. Speaking to the Forum on Management of Insurance Funds in Beijing, Mr Ma discussed the growing co-operation between industries in Hong Kong ...

  7. HK as a world financial centre? Sorry, professor, it's just one more of those tall stories

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... They know the market and also understand the demands of the mainland companies.' Professor Chan Ka-keung Financial services secretary, Feb 7 There's the academic in the ivory tower for you again- dream, dream, dream. This time Prof Chan dreams of making Hong Kong as big a financial centre as London or New York within five years by pitching listings to poor Chinese provinces. He has ...

  8. B-minus for financial services; government must try harder

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... pretty much sums up the Hong Kong government's efforts to develop the city's financial services industry, according to a report published yesterday. Compiled by a panel of the Business ... constructive criticisms'. The report rightly identifies the financial services industry as one of Hong Kong's greatest strengths. With growth in the sector easily outstripping overall ...

  9. Tsang's 'six new pillar industries' don't stand up

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the industry,' he said. It was the Task Force on Economic Challenges, an advisory body established and chaired by Tsang in response to the financial tsunami of 2008, which first came up with the idea ... Amy Nip Missed opportunities and broken promises- these are what come to mind for those working in the 'six new pillar industries' once identified by Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  10. 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 ... and publisher, Lam Shan-muk, painted a gloomy picture for the media industry, operators and workers if the law is passed. 'We are worried particularly over the police power to search premises ...




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