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  1. Bets are open for top financial job

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung said there are a lot of similarities between the film and the fund industries. 'A great movie can only be created by a team ... Enoch Yiu The guessing game over the identity of the city's next chief executive may have ended but betting on who will be his God of Fortune- or financial secretary- has only just ...

  2. Measures urged to protect less well off people in financial crisis

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industries and helped create jobs. 'The lesson we should learn from this is to improve the efficiency and transparency of the financial industry.' ... Albert Wong Lawmakers passed a non-binding motion yesterday urging the government to implement more than two dozen measures to protect the lower and middle classes during the financial ...

  3. Civil servants pledge to back next financial chief

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... The incoming financial secretary has been assured of full support from the 170,000-strong civil service. Amid growing speculation that Henry Tang Ying-yen would be named the next finance ... recruitment from within the government or the private sector. On Saturday, Mr Tang, currently Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology, smiled broadly when asked if he had been given the top ...

  4. Tung will widen hunt for new financial secretary

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa is likely to look for a new financial secretary outside the Hong Kong government as two ministers in his cabinet have indicated they are not interested in the job. Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday dismissed speculation that he would be replacing Antony Leung Kam-chung. Mr Tang said he had not offered ...

  5. Value-added industries have most to gain from deal

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Beauty and cosmetic products are likely to be among the early Cepa winners Hong Kong should become attractive to higher value-added industries by 2006 because of the free-trade pact signed on Sunday with the mainland, Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology Henry Tang Ying-yen said yesterday. Speaking during an RTHK programme, he said Hong Kong companies competing at the top ...

  6. Financial status of maids 'irrelevant'

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Court of Appeal should not take into account social and economic factors when interpreting whether the Basic Law recognises the right of foreign domestic helpers to apply for permanent residency, a court heard yesterda ...

  7. Mixed views on status of new finance council

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a bridge between the various financial services sectors and the government to seek ways to develop the industry and to promote it overseas.' At present, Cha said, different parts of the financial services industry did their own promotional activities- the HKMA focused mainly on banking and yuan businesses, HKEx on listing, the TDC on trade-related matters, while the local ...

  8. Financial review offered ahead of vote on arts hub

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The government has offered an olive branch to lawmakers before they vote on the HK$21.6 billion budget for the West Kowloon arts hub on Friday, promising an interim financial ... that the government would require the future arts hub authority to conduct an interim financial review after completing phase one in 2014 or 2015. The subjects to be discussed would include the progress ...

  9. Leaky roof still a problem at financial secretary's residence

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

    ... Jimmy Cheung Taxpayers' money to be spent on a facelift for Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's 70-year-old official residence will include fixing the villa's leaky ... not be extravagant. 'The previous interior decorations are still in good condition and the financial secretary is going to keep most of it,' he said. Built in the 1930s, the two-storey villa at 45 ...

  10. C.Y.'s finance chief to oversee housing

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and an information and technology bureau. Meanwhile, a cultural bureau would be formed. The newly installed deputy financial secretary will be assigned to boosting knowledge-based industries and capitalising ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying is planning a shake-up of the government's housing policy, with the financial secretary in his new ...




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