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  1. Ducking flak after jumping the wages gun

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two days after saying the government's voluntary minimum-wage initiative has been a failure, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying went into full damage-control mode, making rare appearances on radio phone-in programmes to clarify his remarks. He denied he had delivered a premature verdict on the 'wage protection movement' six months before a full ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634467/ducking-flak-after-jumping-wages-gun
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... and one of the few family-controlled banks. That is a typical line any chief executive would give for an investment in Hong Kong or on the mainland, but the market reality is a lot different. OCBC ... Bank, also a small family-controlled lender in Hong Kong. But Wing Hang executives told shareholders and the media that the transaction meant 2.02 times the adjusted book value excluding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466624/acquisitions-no-easy-way-more-business
  3. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... Kong lawmakers should be there. But my reasons why pan-democrats should go may vary from what you have read elsewhere. How can you control population growth in a city when it grows too fast? ... plans for the city. How can you control population growth in a mainland city when it grows too fast and fights erupt between locals and non-locals for limited public resources while debates over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1461151/hong-kong-lawmakers-need-shanghai-trip-face-social-issues
  4. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... Taobao.com is the leading online store on the mainland. The firm also controls Alipay, the dominant online payment system, through which internet users can easily transfer money and make transactions ... and get the potential risks under control." While Beijing's crackdown on internet finance may be recent, it reflects a long-standing problem in doing business on the mainland. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1452331/paper-cuts-sharpest-says-alibabas-jack-ma
  5. Business - Companies - LISTINGS

    Control issue clouds Alibaba's Hong Kong IPO

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan Flotation's prospects dim amid founder Jack Ma's apparent desire to stay in charge clashes with listing rules forbidding separate voting rights Control ... that the mainland's No1 e-commerce firm is wrestling with how to keep management control after shares are sold to the public. Market sources say the desire of chairman Jack Ma Yun to keep clear control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1297042/control-issue-clouds-alibabas-hong-kong-ipo
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Mainlanders use ‘free money’ from Hong Kong banks to earn higher returns at home

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:34am by KEIRA HUANG; GEORGE CHEN

    ... the big gap in interest rates between Hong Kong, which has a market-based banking system, and the mainland, where the central bank tightly controls loan and deposit rates, it’s no surprise ... of those taking out tax loans might not really use the money to pay their taxes. But they said the banks have no control over how the borrowers spend their money. For the 2013/2014 tax year, many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1435473/mainlanders-use-free-money-hong-kong-banks-earn-higher
  7. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong's top ranking for economic freedom feels a good laugh

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:15am by George Chen

    ... economy". The government has tightened its control on many sectors, from the old-fashioned property business to broadcasting services in the digital era. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1409190/hong-kongs-top-ranking-economic-freedom-feels-good-laugh
  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Toys and games help us get back to a simpler way of life

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 11:54pm by George Chen

    ... is absolutely right. It occurs to me that I do see more people about my age playing with smartphone-controlled toy helicopters or racing cars at weekends. I've even been tempted to buy ... with smartphone-controlled [toys] at weekends Meanwhile, I consider myself a serious collector of Teddy bears and have so far hand-made two bears. My teacher in the art tells me that she sees many adults coming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1398415/toys-and-games-help-us-get-back-simpler-way-life
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 15, 2012

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... abused. President Barack Obama and the main political parties seldom talk about gun control issues even when expressing their condolences following another gun attack. They have the power to regulate arms purchase conditions, but any initiative would be seen as a formal challenge to the anti-gun-control National Rifle Association. It can exert a great deal of influence [through finance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1014953/letters-editor-august-15-2012
  10. Lloyd can gun down hot pots

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeff Lloyd's Hong Kong career is coming to a close, but the veteran still has time to cause one more Jockey Challenge upset tonight. Lloyd moves to Australia after the Audemars Piguet QE II on April 29 and is riding in fine form. Last night he was ra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998467/lloyd-can-gun-down-hot-pots

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