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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Fears of tainted rice turn delta shoppers to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Excessive levels of a dangerous heavy metal in staple grain adds possible new irritant to mainland-Hong Kong relationship Fears of tainted rice turn delta shoppers to HK Two weeks after learning nearly half the rice they buy from local markets may contain excessive levels of cadmium, a carcinogenic heavy metal, residents of the Pearl River Delta ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funds to help delta factories cut emissions

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for five years. It is hoped that at least 460 factories will take part in the scheme. At least 90 could get up to HK$300,000 or up to half of the costs to install pollution control devices. ...

  3. Magazines - Style

    Women thrive on passion to fuel professional goals

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... says the city is flush with opportunity. "I arrived in Hong Kong with no money and no contacts and in two and a half years have built a business that is in a really strong position now ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: boating about in a mess

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by ROBBY

    ... it in. In The Wind in the Willows, Ratty says: "There is nothing- absolutely nothing- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." He was right, but, as the number ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA SLOWDOWN

    HK firms struggle for survival on an uneven business field

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... cannot compete with mainland plants on pricing. "My prediction is that half of the Hong Kong factories will be gone in five years and just a few of them can survive in 10 years' ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Students from Shenzhen exploited to smuggle goods across border

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... harassed." More than half of the teachers interviewed said that the cross-border pupils' English skills were not on a par with those of Hong Kong pupils, while a third related behavioural ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Plan to lift travel restrictions to Hong Kong needs address concerns

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... last year. But the recent surge in mainland arrivals is already seen as stretching our capacity to the limits. There is every reason to be concerned when the equivalent of more than half our ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - STOCKS

    Relaxed travel rules spark rally in shares of HK retailers

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... on their purses. Government figures showed retail sales rose 13.1 per cent in the first half of this year, compared with 24.4 per cent in the same period last year. The Hong Kong Retail Management ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong consultants in demand to uncover corporate fraud

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... as personal wrongdoing in the political and business spheres hits the headlines. Managing director Kelvin Ko Chiu said the number of cases it handled in the first half of this year had exceeded ... propensity, thus, there is such a need," he said. The company handled 100 pre-employment checks in the first half of this year, up from 80 last year. And more than 80 per cent involved people ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks, August 27

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:49am by John Kennedy

    ... drinking & littering at HSBC. (photo) NetEase Finance--  建行上半年净利1063亿元 同比增长14.5% China Construction Bank net income for the first half of 2012 was 106.3 billion yuan (HK$129.73 billion), ...




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