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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hang Seng is fifth bank to sue former chief secretary

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Hang Seng fifth bank to sue former chief secretary Hang Seng Bank has become the fifth lender to sue former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan for debt ... takes Hui's debt burden to almost HK$75 million, including an unconfirmed HK$60 million due to the Bank of East Asia, which has filed a petition to bankrupt him. Hang Seng says in its writ ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Political tensions could undermine Hong Kong as China's top financial centre: Joseph Yam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:36pm by Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu

    ... developments unnerve the country's leaders. The Hang Seng index dropped 389 points yesterday, its biggest fall in three months, amid growing concerns about political instability. And Chow ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry warns that legitimacy of Afghanistan election ‘hangs in balance’

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul Top US diplomat will urge rival presidential candidates to agree to review of fraud claims Afghan election's legitimacy hangs in balance: Kerry US Secretary of State ... "The election legitimacy hangs in the balance, the future potential of the transition hangs in the balance, so we have a lot to do," Kerry said as he began his first meeting of the day ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong beats UK, US on 'human freedom' index

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... and an increasingly authoritarian government" in Hong Kong. Dr Benedict Chan Shing-bun, at the Hang Seng Management College, agreed with the index's methodology. "I believe [mainland officials] ... 9.02 out of 10. But in terms of personal freedom, or civil liberties, it measured 7.8, worse than at least 49 countries. This gave it an overall score on the "human freedom index ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first? Beijing gave us the finger. We gave one right back. Beijing told us in a policy document that allowing the public to nominate chief executive candidates was out of the question. Hongkongers told Beijing through nearly 800,000 votes in an unofficial referendum that we would not settle for anything less than public ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Education Bureau proposes to lend Hang Seng School HK$800m

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Plan to grant expanding college HK$800m loan The Education Bureau has proposed to lend the Hang Seng School of Commerce HK$800 million to cover its expansion costs. The bureau will seek legislators' approval for the interest-free loan, which will cover the development of campus facilities and student hostels for programmes offered ...

  7. News - China - MACAU

    Macau tightens restriction on mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 12:23pm by TIFFANY AP, Lai Ying-kit, Mimi Lau

    ... Galaxy Entertainment dropped 1.13 per cent and SJM lost 0.94 per cent by yesterday's market close. That compared to a 0.42 per cent drop on the benchmark Hang Seng Index. Macau police said ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Triple murderer, 68, hanged in Japan for ‘extremely cruel’ crimes

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan hanged a man on Thursday, the nation’s first execution this year, and the ninth since the conservative government of Shinzo Abe came to power in December 2012. Masanori Kawasaki, 68, was convicted of stabbing three people to death – including a three-year-old girl – as they slept, after breaking into their house in Kagawa, western Japan, ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    Hang Seng Bank raises mortgage rates

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 06:20pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Hang Seng Bank on Thursday joined two other banks in Hong Kong to raise mortgage lending rates by 25 basis points. The bank announced that its best ... The move follows a similar 0.25 percentage point increase by two of Hong Kong’s leading banks – HSBC and Standard Chartered  – on Wednesday. Hang Seng, a subsidiary of HSBC said the raise was made ...

  10. News - China

    Beijing shrouded in worst smog in months – as photo apps which mask pollution take off

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 06:14pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... on a trough of low pressure hanging over Beijing. The air quality index (AQI) improved slightly from nearly 300 on Thursday to 230 on Friday, according the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Environmental ...




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