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  1. Cheung Kong raises home prices as economy revives

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Improved market sentiment encourages firm to ask for up to 10 per cent more Cheung Kong (Holdings) plans to raise the prices for the remaining units at its Banyan Garden and Hampton Place projects as buyers grow more confident with a firming economy. From Monday, prices for 60 units at Banyan Garden in Cheung Sha Wan will be increased by 3 per cent after a 3 per cent rise earlier ...

  2. Mainland policies 'firing up' local economy

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan The Hong Kong economy is set to grow 2.5 per cent this year and 5.3 per cent next year driven by mainland government policies aimed at stimulating business, according to a forecast commissioned by the Better Hong Kong Foundation. 'The Sars outbreak in the spring of 2003 can be treated as a random shock to the economy,' said Francis Lui Ting-ming, director ...

  3. Economy is on the way up after virus, says Tung

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... must accept the need for Hong Kong to restructure its economy. 'We need to have new thinking and new methods to seize the opportunities,' he said. It was imperative for Hong Kong ... The rebound has been quicker than expected, while tourists from the delta are likely to spur recovery further After several days of meetings with a range of interest groups in Hong Kong ...

  4. Democracy and the economy

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the chief executive of Hong Kong.' But this is no joke. Although Mr Tung lacks a bit of charisma, vision and political skills, he is hard-working and honest. Still, no matter how hard he has ... Hong Kong's prosperity has not been sustainable since its factories moved to the mainland. The bursting of the property bubble was inevitable. Mr Tung's 85,000-unit scheme just ...

  5. It's not the economy, folks

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... a massive economic campaign to prop up Hong Kong's economy. On the other, it is issuing strong warnings to people in the territory not to try and speed up the pace of democratisation. ... that 'pushing too hard on democracy will be fatal'. The mainland is hoping that the mood in Hong Kong will change once the economy rebounds - and it is doing everything it can to make that happen. ...

  6. Economy and education top HK concerns

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Hong Kong people have identified education and a healthy economy as the most important factors for the city's continued growth. The findings have emerged in the first ... of 100, will serve as a baseline for future annual studies. The figure was reached after 2,501 people were interviewed for their views on the development of 10 important areas in Hong Kong ...

  7. Politics or the economy? That is not the question

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is Hong Kong an economic city, or a political one? This may seem an odd question but it has been posed implicitly by those who try to draw this distinction as the debate about our future ... the July 1 demonstration. Every effort has been made to help stimulate our economy, with considerable help from the mainland. Officials on both sides of the border have stressed this must be Hong ...

  8. Tung vows to improve the economy and governance

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Tung Chee-hwa yesterday vowed to improve his governance, the economy and people's livelihoods to achieve prosperity and stability as Hong Kong further integrates with the mainland. Speaking at a reception to celebrate National Day, at which he praised China's recent development and the new leadership's fight against the Sars outbreak, Mr Tung said the Hong Kong ...

  9. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This is precisely the bold, large-brushstroke action we need to put Hong Kong back, alive and throbbing, on the world tourism map. As a taxpayer, I reckon it's a solid investment. Take the Real Madrid ... straight about Hong Kong. Mr Thompson is an ardent advocate for Hong Kong. He is a man who pushes our cause with determination and initiative. He traces Harbour Fest to 'the depths of despair ...

  10. Sports help to put city on track for a healthy economy

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Wendy Ng The demand for events managers grows fast as the population gets physical Sports account for 2.1 per cent (about $27 billion) of Hong Kong's gross domestic product, notes research commissioned by the Hong Kong Sports Development Board. The calculations factor sports into the economic equation. Sports in general are viewed as contributing to the economy by raising ...




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