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  1. Nurse jailed for HK$7m investment swindle

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A nurse yesterday was ordered to spend 30 months behind bars after she admitted deceiving six people out of HK$7.28 million in an investment scam. Eva Wong Wai-yin, 29, was jailed on five charges of fraud after pleading guilty last October. The District Court heard yesterday that Wong had defrauded the victims by forging monthly statements of investment accounts. ...

  2. Local authorities unveil 10tr yuan stimulus plans

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang The mainland's local governments rolled out investment projects reportedly worth 10 trillion yuan (HK$11.3 trillion) last week in response to Beijing's efforts to spend the country's economy out of a slowdown. However, economists said it remained to be seen whether all the spending was new and would be effective. The reported investment spree came ...

  3. Mainland targets launch for home-grown 4G in 2 years

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and development on the system in 2006 and is on schedule to meet China Mobile's targeted trial date next year. Also developing TD-LTE products in partnership with Sweden's Ericsson is Datang ... questioned the standard's readiness for commercial launch within the next three years, as details of technical standards would not be finalised until the end of this year. 'The investment ...

  4. Official think-tank keeps rosy forecast

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... respectively. And domestic investment and consumption would keep the economy on track, it said. Retail sales would grow 19.6 per cent in 2008 and 17 per cent in 2009, while fixed-asset investment would ...

  5. Jackie Chan finds a way to look good for a good cause

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. You can never accuse Jackie Chan of being lazy. Last Friday, the star flew all the way home from New Mexico, where he's been shooting a movie, to attend an event for his charity. Just hours after landing, the Hong Kong icon put his promotional face on for luxury house Hermes, which has chosen his Jackie ...

  6. State firms find convenient scapegoat for sorry results

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... The latter being an intentional move by the government to put a lid on key input costs- labour, land, credit, utilities and energy- to drive investment growth and create jobs. Corporations enjoyed a wide profit margin. Now, inflation is creeping back at the global level at a dramatic speed. At home, the 'normalisation' of costs has begun for both social and political reasons. How ...

  7. SK Telecom to invest US$1b in Beijing

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung SK Telecom and other South Korean companies will invest US$1 billion to build a digital content development centre in Beijing, to capture expected strong demand after the commercial launch of 3G services on the mainland. The group's announcement yesterday follows Microsoft Corp's statement last month that it would invest US$280 million in the Chinese capital ...

  8. Investors advised to 'come home'

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... property markets- once keenly followed by Hong Kong investors- now caught up in a combination of credit worries and faltering growth, they say it is time local investors 'come home ... with three economies: Britain, the US and Australia. But the world has changed in the last few years,' said Tim Murphy, managing director and founder of IP Global, a property investment adviser. ...

  9. Attention DG, InvestHK: imports are not investment

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... balance of payments back into balance and create work for another government agency, InvestHK. The problem with our balance of payments is that the trade side of the equation, the current account, ... is a very high figure. But the balance of payments must balance and, if the current account side of it is hugely in surplus, then the investment side of it, the capital and financial account, must ...

  10. Spending will offset falling external demand

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stimulate fixed-asset investment and economic growth in the short term. The State Council unveiled the 4 trillion yuan (HK$4.54 trillion) programme on Sunday night, along with proactive changes ... economic growth to about 8 per cent next year by offsetting declining growth in investment in property and manufacturing. During the G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in Sao ...




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