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  1. Flood of cash sweeps Hang Seng to new high on record turnover

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster Hong Kong stocks surged through 26,000 points for the first time yesterday as turnover hit a record high- and analysts say the market can go higher still. The Hang Seng Index rose 2.7 per cent, or 708 points, to 26,552. Turnover was HK$140 b ...

  2. Split responsibility wastes our water

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... pipes and now a massive storm-water overflow tank under Happy Valley racecourse- equivalent to 24 Olympic swimming pools!- to avoid flooding. Meanwhile, Water Supplies tells us Hong Kong ...

  3. 27 years and counting

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... it was 1978, when the field was flooded over at the Hong Kong Government Stadium. They had to bring out the fire engines in order to pump out four feet of water.' ...

  4. Power shutdown to short CLP's earnings

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... At the close of trading yesterday, CLP's shares were down 0.44 per cent at HK$67.20 each, after hitting an intra-day low of HK$66.60. The overall market fell nearly 2 per cent. Flooding occurred ...

  5. Internet booking spares Macau the push and shove

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... to apply on the BOC Macau website, which experienced a traffic jam yesterday morning as applicants flooded the site with attempts to log in, meaning many could not get to the application site ...

  6. Water shortage fears swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The downpour may have brought floods, but it has also eradicated fears of a water shortage that rose during the region's worst drought in 55 years. The Water Supplies Department, which at one point was saying water might have to be rationed, said yesterday Hong Kong might take less water from the mainland than planned. By 9am yesterday, with torrential rain still ...

  7. Hang Seng to expand yuan business

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... individual bank accounts to insurers, brokers, fund houses and banks, sparking a flood of yuan investment products. Leung said the bank would support Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's plan ...

  8. Pilot scheme should be seen as long-term boost

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... grew from a trickle to a flood, so, too, will the investment in our stock market. There is a pool of 17 trillion yuan in household savings to tap into. The benefits, though, ... of a burgeoning process, not the signal for an instant monetary flood. ...

  9. HK firms hit as more cheap exports cut

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... a flood of toys, clothing and other low-value products that were contributing to rising pollution and a surging trade surplus. That followed a ruling on Monday requiring exporters to pay ... on labour-intensive industries. The mainland posted a record trade surplus of US$112.5 billion in the first half of the year as it flooded countries including the United States with low-cost goods, adding ...

  10. Brands win favour as spending power grows

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... this year after Beijing objected. China Mengniu Dairy's milk and yoghurt, among the dairy brands named in the survey, was involved in the melamine tainting scare last year. Despite a flood ...




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