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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    'Closed to media' event at Foreign Correspondents' Club

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:02am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We see the Foreign Correspondents' Club has succumbed to the indignity of allowing its premises to be used for an event which is "closed to media". The event ... The British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong are at the forefront of foreign direct investment into and out of China. Offshore structures have helped Chinese enterprises access foreign finance, thereby ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    City commercial lenders 'in danger of bankruptcy'

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Securities chief economist Hu Yifan said. Hu told a Foreign Correspondents' Club lunch yesterday that these banks, controlled by governments, were "the most dangerous part" ...

  3. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Asia's World City still has a few unique gifts, if you look hard

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... for travellers. Many local people often shop there for themselves. Hong Kong is also well known for many historic members-only social clubs, including the Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    France seeks to improve export performance

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... Correspondents' Club. "This rebalancing has to be an upward movement; France and China both agree that protectionism would be disastrous." Last year, despite the global economic slowdown, ... Paul Soh paul.soh@scmp.com Minister says his country needs to compete better if trade gap with mainland is to be eased France seeks to sharpen up on China exports French Foreign Minister ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong needs a superior system of government

    Posted May 15th 2014, 12:38am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn It is hard not to agree with the view that Hong Kong stands in danger of becoming ungovernable. Former civil servant Rachel Cartland expressed this view yesterday during a talk at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, but it's something that many have been concerned about for the past couple of years. Government ministers and observers alike despair at the prospect ...

  6. Business - Money - WEALTH BLOG

    David Tang eyes luxe rice cooker

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... He's fairly scathing about the wares sold by his former shop. In a word: "Awful." Over lunch at the Foreign Correspondents' Club last week, to launch a book to which he has ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Hong Kong Jockey Club seeks higher returns from alternative investments

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Alternative investments, including property, hedge funds and private equity, account for HK$5b of its HK$8b in long-term investments Jockey Club bets on hedge funds for higher returns The Hong Kong Jockey Club says it increased its alternative investments last year, seeking to achieve better returns than traditional investments in bonds and equities. ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance

    Diners Club sale draws interest from Japanese banks

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Banks look at Diners Club sale in Japan Citigroup's Diners Club card brand in Japan is among assets drawing interest from lenders as the bank seeks bids for its ... demand and slowing economic growth hamper profitability. Japanese banks may be attracted to the credit unit to obtain wealthy Diners Club members, said Toyoki Sameshima, a senior analyst at BNP ...

  9. Business - China Business - GOVERNANCE

    Antitrust body fines Volkswagen and Chrysler, denies targeting foreign firms

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Antitrust authorities hit carmakers Volkswagen and Chrysler with fines Agencies deny targeting foreign firms The mainland's top antitrust authorities defended a recent crackdown on price-fixing at a rare joint press conference in Beijing yesterday, denying foreign firms were being unfairly targeted, as fines totalling 280 ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... or misleading information on Citic's financial position following the whopping losses the company incurred in respect of the leveraged foreign exchange contracts it took out in 2008. The SFC case ... lengths a woman has to go to achieve parity with men- she ended up killing her children. So yesterday, more than 2,000 years later, the 30% Club, an outreach arm of the Women's Foundation, ...




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