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  1. Heads Up

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Mainland factors likely to limit potential rallies The Hong Kong market could find some tentative support this week after the United States market closed a volatile week ... the state of the US housing market which is at the root of the credit woes as well as worries over lower consumer spending. The US Federal Reserve will release its periodical Beige Book report ...

  2. No room for dual identity in one-party state's embrace

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... head. So-called splittism is not merely a challenge to the unity of the nation but a direct threat to the rule of the Communist Party. Understand this- and it is understood in full technicolour ... The Internationale is sung at state events. Few people pay attention to the song's words about 'uniting the human race'. But they were sung with equal vigour in the old Soviet Union, ...

  3. Many parents resist lure to declare second child- and head for HK

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The amended regulations still stipulate that offenders working for government departments will be sacked and those working for government-linked organisations and state-owned businesses will be barred from promotion. The fine is known as a 'social upbringing fee' and is designed to cover the cost to the state of a second child. But many couples say they have no reason to pay. ...

  4. Russia comes close second to United States in skilled labour

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu With the world heading towards a knowledge-based economy, countries are becoming more reliant on their pool of well-educated talent. Pension and human resources consultancy ... are actively at work. Unsurprisingly, the United States is at the top of the league table with 35 million skilled people out of a population of about 300 million. Surprisingly, Russia is close behind, ...

  5. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Should immigration rules be changed to let well-educated mainland parents with locally born children live and work in Hong Kong? Jane Lam- Define 'well-educated.' I've got a BA (hons) degree and a TESOL [teaching English] cert. and no one&# ...

  6. A poor state of affairs

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Christine Fang Meng-sang, head of the council, said that someone from the chief executive's office had phoned after the poverty figures were publicised, asking whether the council had any ... in most countries, governments determine the eligibility of individuals to participate in poverty-alleviation programmes by referring to the official poverty line. In the United States ...

  7. Hi-tech ship heads this way

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... is fitted out with the latest technology for deep-sea research and exploration, and state-of-the-art navigation and monitoring systems. The ship is also used for sampling and dredging operations. ...

  8. Heads Up

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and existing shares, with pricing scheduled for May 14. The Asian Development Bank today concludes its annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan and will hold a press conference to talk about the state ...

  9. Heads Up

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... news isn't always needed to spark bullishness in this market. High energy costs are squeezing profits for many companies, while that pesky United States' credit problem seems to keep ... offering this week. It hopes to raise up to HK$2.91 billion. Bosses head for gaming expo Half of Macau's casino executives will be heading to Las Vegas for the annual Global Gaming Expo ...

  10. Heads Up

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on speculation. Mainland investors are expected to pump money into the Hong Kong market and lower United States interest rates should spur exports to the west, and so the mainland growth story is keeping ...




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