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  1. Letters

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to protect basic health. The Hedley Environmental Index, developed by University of Hong Kong professor Anthony Hedley, shows the real costs in monetary and health terms. Hong Kong suffers an average of four additional unnecessary deaths a day due to airborne toxins. Hongkongers get the message. A survey released last month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667499/letters
  2. A high-rise red-light district in HK's shopping heart

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in them. Hong Kong police cannot shut down these sites, since they are operated from the mainland. Lawyer Michael Vidler, who has experience of the issue, having handled immigration cases, believes ... John Carney It's the Hong Kong way: when one shop starts selling a particular item, outlets all around start offering the same product. But in one Causeway Bay high-rise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725141/high-rise-red-light-district-hks-shopping-heart
  3. Why one sixtysomething can skip court date but another can't

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the company's share-price fall? The Small Claims Tribunal allowed Tam Chi-cheung, the general manager of the treasury department at Citic Hong Kong Holdings, to represent Yung, 67, at a hearing ... 'I received the letter submitted by Yung relating to the issue of his representation. In the letter, he mentioned his health problems. He is 67 years old, but I saw no medical proof. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702871/why-one-sixtysomething-can-skip-court-date-another-cant
  4. Divided loyalties

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... Hong Kong political issues such as democratic reform and the Article 23 national security legislation, Ottawa has been comparatively quiet. Mr Burger is uncomfortable with suggestions he should ... 'The debate on democracy in Hong Kong will be an interesting challenge to Canada's foreign policy gurus- who no doubt hope to avoid confronting the issue for quite some time.' Even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464304/divided-loyalties
  5. In Brief

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Health officials issue meningitis warning after man dies Health officials reminded the public to guard against meningococcal infection following the death of a 36-year-old man ... confirmed case this year. Developer hit by lawsuit over soured joint venture Hong Kong-based developer Neo-China Land Group (Holdings) is facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit brought by Chengdu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697696/brief
  6. Property giant may pay 13pc on bonds

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... the health of the companies issuing the debt with prospective investors. Evergrande is likely to pay the 13 per cent coupon, according to guidance on a term sheet sent to investors, but the rate ... HK$5.65 billion in a Hong Kong flotation two months ago, but had hoped to raise twice that amount. It was saddled with 9.69 billion yuan of debts before the share sale. The developer had said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704294/property-giant-may-pay-13pc-bonds
  7. Lai See

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... the average non-executive director's pay in Hong Kong was lower than the international standard, adding that a higher pay scale would help attract more talented people to join the board. ... up was the International Monetary Fund, which warned of a possible bubble in Hong Kong's property market earlier this month. Next, it was Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698908/lai-see
  8. Secret bank

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... issue to the key point: making the HKMA accountable. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ... Philip Bowring I make no apologies for returning to the subject of my last column: official silence on the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's HK$33 billion commitment as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682307/secret-bank
  9. Mergers and acquisitions in HK, Asia rise sharply

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Despite the collapse of the mega US$35.5 billion Prudential-AIA deal, mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong and Asia registered strong growth in the first half, according to data from Thomson Reuters. Hong Kong M&A activity increased 142 per cent to US$21.3 billion this year through June 21, ranking the city as the third-largest M&A market in Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718061/mergers-and-acquisitions-hk-asia-rise-sharply
  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... letter about decision-makers failing to come to grips with urban planning and the way we live in Hong Kong ('Officials must change the way they look at public planning', September 6). ... street market and the available road and pedestrian infrastructure- and destroy Hong Kong's oldest street market. This is a place the public can call and use as its own precisely because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653004/letters

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