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  1. Higher degree of philanthropy

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... education, helping street children or addressing issues associated with a specific illness,' says Burkner, who started at the Bertelsmann Foundation in Germany. Burkner says that among ... There is a huge variation in areas of assistance, he adds, from education to healthcare, food and nutrition, the environment and religion. ...

  2. Higher deduction cap could boost donations

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... citizenship programmes, be they charitable donations or community sponsorships,' he said. 'We are committed to supporting worthwhile educational, environmental, sports and arts development, ...

  3. Higher inflow works to advantage of award winner

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... that our clients' interests are well serviced by our distribution partners. We spend a lot of time working with our partners and educating them about our views on the market and the different ...

  4. Smaller banks join rush to higher deposit rates

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Second-tier banks followed major lenders in offering higher deposit rates than the benchmark, boosting competition in the finance sector after ... cent, 10 per cent higher than the benchmark. 'The rising deposit rates will have a quick negative impact on net interest margin, while the lending rate decline should be gradual and could ...

  5. Higher credit risks loom for China firms

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Mainland developers are facing higher credit risks with their short-term debt surging significantly amid weaker liquidity, according to rating companies, ... of construction costs, interest, debt, land and other payments. A developer will be identified to have weak liquidity if its score is below one. 'The deterioration stems specifically from higher ...

  6. Higher home sales in view as tax falls

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com A breakthrough in secondary-market home sales as the year progresses has been predicted by analysts and agents as the initial impact of the government's special stamp duty wears off, allowing the market to conclude deals fa ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Financial studies teach students the value of money

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Investing in students' financial education can reap rewards When he was in Form Three, Samuel Weil, one of my outstanding IB biology students, ... if possible. So it was not surprising to read that a recent survey of American high school seniors found they showed a poor ability to make age-appropriate financial decisions. But students with higher ...

  8. Education stock rises after boss retaliates

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Shares in New York-traded New Oriental Education & Technology Group rebounded after it hit back at allegations from short seller Muddy Waters that it had ... on the New York Stock Exchange after a two-day slump. In late morning trade yesterday, they had gained a further 11.2 per cent to US$12.45. The private education institute is the latest target ...

  9. Higher deposit rates for Shanghai gold contracts

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... requirements. It raised trading margins from 10 per cent to 11 per cent on August 11. 'A higher margin requirement is apparently aimed at minimising risks of default since gold prices have ... 'The higher margin requirements could help stabilise the market and safeguard investors' interests.' China is expected to leapfrog India to become the world's largest gold ...

  10. Reinsurer sees higher risks ahead for firms

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Insurers should brace themselves for the possibility that their risk profile could rise, reflecting the potential fallout from the United States debt ceiling standoff and from the euro-zone crisis. Clarence Wong, Asia director o ...




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