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  1. Towering arrogance and greed

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung sold the Hunghom Peninsula project to developers for $866 million- far below the market price. Blinded by profit, New World Development and Sun Hung Kai Properties have decided ...

  2. Seven premature deaths from foul air in a day, critic's index shows

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang There would have been at least seven premature deaths in Hong Kong yesterday as a result of the chronic air pollution, according to the Hedley Environmental Index which measures the impact of the city's bad air. This compares with a reading of 2.5 deaths on a 'normal' day. The index was developed by Professor Anthony Hedley, of the University ...

  3. A leveraged play on Hong Kong's bear market

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at the beginning of November last year, the stock has dropped a gut-wrenching 62 per cent (see first chart below), double the decline of the Hang Seng Index despite what- on the surface- look like ... stock rose well over 3,000 per cent to reach HK$265.60 a share. In comparison the Hang Seng Index managed a gain of just 276 per cent. The trouble is that gearing in a bull market also acts ...

  4. Public to assess profits plan for power suppliers

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... option for setting tariffs is pegging them to the consumer price index, and the power firms' efficiency and productivity. However, this option carries the risk that information on costs ...

  5. Blue chips end flat as investors await reports

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trade yesterday as investors opted to stay on the sidelines before seeing results announcements, beginning with Bank of East Asia next week. The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.27 per cent or 32.78 ... were little moved. Bank of East Asia- the first firm in the banking sector to reveal its figures- edged up 0.22 per cent to $22.65, while both HSBC and Hang Seng Bank were unchanged at $116 ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... views. But, in order to provide such views, we are wasting our valuable energy resources. Johnny Lee Chi-ho, Cheung Sha Wan Hanging up on Hang Seng Since January, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index ... Index (which the BBC calls the SE Index). The BBC's response to repeated complaints about this omission has been to point to provider problems. It seems the price of the Hang Seng data ...

  7. Time to champion good governance

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... in the community. Awardees LISTED COMPANIES (SEHK- HANG SENG INDEX CONSTITUENTS) Executive director Wang Jianzhou chairman and chief executive, China Mobile Non-executive director Paul Cheng Ming-fun deputy chairman, Esprit Holdings LISTED COMPANIES (SEHK- NON-HANG SENG INDEX CONSTITUENTS) Executive director Xu Muhan general manager, China Travel International Investment Hong Kong; Zhou Yong ...

  8. Smog likely to stay for another few days

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The heavy pall of smog that has been hanging over the city for the past few days shows no sign of retreating today as autumn begins to set in, with the minimum temperature ... pollution would remain at 'high' or 'very high' levels. Shoppers in Causeway Bay yesterday had to endure unhealthy air that pushed the air pollution index up to 143 between noon ...

  9. Air quality index may grade risks to health

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of various pollutants. This emerged as the choking sandstorm that had blanketed the city since Sunday night- pushing the air pollution index off the top of a 500-point scale and forcing some pilots ... the results of a review of air quality objectives enacted 23 years ago. The recommended system is modelled on the Canadian Air Quality Health Index, which has a scale of 1 to 10 and shows four ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... million for the lucky stock code 1008, under a scheme organised by HKEx to raise money for the Community Chest, and then saw its counter rise 5.6 per cent despite the Hang Seng Index plunging 4.7 ...




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