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  1. Tourism industry rubs it hands, but fears voiced over park's financial prospects

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... to be built near Pudong Airport in the southeastern outskirts of the city, is expected to provide a major boost to the city's tourism appeal. Industry figures yesterday played down fears ... into an important development zone.' But concerns have been raised about the project's financial prospects, particularly in light of Hong Kong Disneyland's failure to meet attendance ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... and of course the rule of law. But are we missing a basic requirement- people? I am not just talking about how experienced financial industry workers can turn the small town of Lujiazui in Shanghai, China's so-called Wall Street, into a true international financial centre. I am more interested in the inflow of dealmakers and financial industry stakeholders from all over the world. If you work ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai booster Fang Xinghai lands Beijing financial advisory role

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... said Fang wrote a letter to President Xi Jinping during the National People's Congress meeting this year to express his interest to "serve the country's financial industry ... Fang Xinghai, who once put down Hong Kong's importance as a finance hub, named a senior financial advisory official in Beijing The key man behind Shanghai's ambitious plan ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Investors shocked to discover fund managers' private views

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... so-called financial professionals on the record over the past few months. Both Xu and Cheng strongly condemned the salesman who secretly recorded the conversation and leaked it. Xu's company ... when they honestly think the music may stop. george.chen@scmp.com   George Chen is the Post's financial services editor. Mr. Shangkong appears every Monday in the print version ...

  5. Shanghai industrial output decreasing

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Ren.wei@scmp.com Shanghai is under pressure to chase industrial output growth as an increasing number of manufactures relocate facilities to other parts ... that the city's industrial sectors, grappling with a global slowdown, would play a diminished role in the local economy that is already the slowest-growing among the nation's provincial-level ...

  6. Two cities and other tales of how financial centres flourish or fail

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... their shareholders' capital. Ask HSBC about the painful experience it has had of doing so in the United States. It is true of other financial services as well. Insurance, the second-biggest finance industry ... a hick town where these desirable superficialities come in. I sometimes think that people like Tu could be perfectly satisfied if no financial transactions at all took place in Shanghai, just so ...

  7. Financial hub rolls out the red carpet

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... of this world city. According to a Jones Lang LaSalle hotel industry intelligence report, there are 18 new hotel projects planned for this year, adding 6,444 rooms. Another 25 hotels will come online ... Director of sales and marketing Mandy Fan said the performance of Mice business was encouraging. 'We will focus more on the pharmaceutical and IT industries because in China those industries ...

  8. Shanghai grabs bull by the horns as financial hub

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... enterprises have listed in Shanghai rather than Shenzhen, as mainland authorities backed the city's desire to once again dominate the region's financial industry. With a cutting-edge ... Martin Zhou When the trading floor opened at the Shanghai Stock Exchange on November 26, 1990, China's financial history was picking up where it left off decades earlier. The coastal ...

  9. Design consultancy needs financial controller

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... needs this person to be its financial controller in Shanghai. The position involves overseeing the following responsibilities: financial management; head office reporting; strategic, financial ... years of professional experience, ideally with a service industry background, along with appropriate qualifications. 'The ideal candidate should have had academic training in Hong Kong ...

  10. Party boss admits Shanghai hit hard by financial crisis

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... to speed up development of the city's service industries, particularly its roles as a financial centre and air transport hub. In his speech to the opening of the congress on Tuesday, Mr Han ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai has been badly hit by the global financial crisis and the government's revenue is likely to drop sharply this year, the city's Communist Party ...




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