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    Lisa Genasci: The fund adviser with a drive to help alleviate poverty in Asia

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Josephine Bond

    ... Associated Press writer and freelancer founded and heads the ADM Capital Foundation, which manages funds for investors who want to contribute to charitable projects. Genasci established the foundation for the partners at ADM Capital Foundation, a Hong Kong-based investment adviser with US$1.7 billion under management. The aim was to fund and support non-profit organisations that help ...

  2. Mega Events Fund relaxes the rules

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Commercial entertainment events may attract money from a government fund set up to lure visitors to the city. The assessment committee of the Mega Events Fund has relaxed rules to let for-profit bodies apply for funding, following criticism that some of the events the committee supported were too small. Under the new rules, the government ...

  3. Mega fund proposals to put priority on tourism

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Non-profit organisations are likely to be offered money from a multimillion-dollar government fund to stage events aimed at bringing tourists to Hong Kong. The move is planned under reforms to the Mega Events Fund, which previously prioritised sports and the fine arts. The proposals would also mean stricter rules for applicants, who would have ...

  4. 18 groups share HK$39m fund to foster creativity

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The government yesterday announced the names of 18 arts groups that will receive money from a HK$39 million fund, but warned them not to rely solely on official funding Secretary for Home Affairs Raymond Young Lap-moon said the scheme hoped to foster medium-sized arts groups to make them self-sufficient when the grants ended in two to five ...

  5. Sports hub awaits funds study

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the project will be built using private or government funding. With sports chiefs anxious for decisions to be made and building to start, the Home Affairs Bureau said the study would be available ... have two options. One is to go the way the Singapore Sports Hub has gone and get the private sector involved, or to fund it ourselves like we have done with the West Kowloon project with direct ...

  6. Developing talent in local arts scene is possible only with better funding

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... opportunities overseas. If we really want to improve the situation here, it will mean much better funding, from whatever sources. The West Kowloon project is a wonderful step in the right direction, ...

  7. Savills fund taps interest in London

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Fund managers, developers, and property agents are beating a path to Asia to capitalise on the growing demand from high-net-worth investors in Asia for London property investment opportunities. Cordea Savills, the fund management arm of Britain-based property consultancy Savills, is launching a fund that will invest in residential properties ...

  8. City attracts record funds inflow

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong was the world's third-largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, although how much of the money actually stayed in the city is unclear. Much of it was only parked briefly before flowing ou ...

  9. Unspent funds leave mega stink

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... said a disgruntled member of the public who has been badly affected by 'MEF'. That's the government's Mega Events Fund, which is starting to stink. It seems the government ... is still left in the fund. The money was meant for sports, arts and culture. Just concentrating on sports, only six events have been backed so far, and two of these are more recreational ...

  10. Athletes hamstrung by serious lack of funds and facilities

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is a highly commercialised society. Sport has never ranked highly in the lives of its citizens. Of course we were all elated when the Hong Kong soccer team won a gold medal in the 2009 East Asian Games. However, most athletes in the special admi ...




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