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  1. Editor's picks: Fun watches

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... Forget jelly shoes, this jelly watch made from silicone comes in an eye-popping shade of red. The strap is interchangeable so you can experiment with different colours. Time Only watch (HK$1,778) by Toywatch from Sogo, Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 8982 Get you ...

  2. 5 great: Watches

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... This style immediately stands out for its bright colour and cool design. The transparent watch face reveals its inner mechanisms, while a rectangular piece of plastic fastens on top with four large Swarovski crystals. Adesso watch (HK$6,190) by VaBene fro ...

  3. Shoestring budget will not help Hong Kong's ailing economy

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... forgotten that Hong Kong is a vibrant city. It has a reputation for rising from the ashes, for example, after the Sars outbreak. The sooner we increase public expenditure and create short and long-term jobs and promote Hong Kong as a tourist destination abroad and on the mainland the sooner we will get out of the recession. I saw nothing in the budget that would help to increase tourist ...

  4. Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The outlook for Hong Kong's economy continues to improve, according to the latest GDP figures released yesterday, but the chief executive warned that a wave of speculative ... bubbles in particular markets', it was up to the region's officials to act. Unlike Hong Kong's shrinking economy, stock and property prices have rebounded strongly since the worst ...

  5. Asia economies forecast to grow 7pc but inflation worries remain

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this would have on inflation. It predicts 4 per cent GDP growth for Hong Kong next year. The mainland economy and employment market continues to be strongly supported by the four trillion yuan ... head of research for Asia, does not believe the risk of bubble formation in Hong Kong is as high as it is perceived to be. 'Housing prices right now are only reaching pre-crisis levels ...

  6. Tsang reveals taskforce plans to diversify the economy

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... the best way forward. The findings will be presented to the taskforce at its next meeting. It is not the first time the government has tried to diversify Hong Kong's economy away from the four ... Dennis Eng and Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is pinning hopes for Hong Kong's long-term growth on further development of six service industries: testing, medical ...

  7. Chamber predicts economy will contract by 2 per cent this year

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Daniel Sin Hong Kong's economy is expected to contract by 2 per cent in real terms this year, the first time the city will have recorded negative full-year growth since the 1998 Asian financial crisis, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce has predicted. Its latest forecast is a significant downgrade from the chamber's projection in November of 0 per cent ...

  8. Investor mood lifts as economy picks up

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra and Natalie Chiu Investors loaded up on recovery-themed stocks yesterday in anticipation of better days ahead as the mainland economy picks up steam and corporate earnings ... and Cheung Kong (Holdings) climbed 4.65 and 4.52 per cent, respectively. Retailers and developers helped lift the Hang Seng Index 443.79 points or 2.42 per cent to 18,805.66. It was the index's ...

  9. Finance minister flags recovery from downturn for HK economy

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Vivienne Chow

    ... Dennis Eng and Vivienne Chow Hong Kong's economy is showing signs that it is emerging from the global downturn, but Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah yesterday stopped short ... economies including Hong Kong are emerging from severe recession, and they are, dare I say, preparing for take-off,' Tsang said at the Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress. His ...

  10. Economy in good shape, Tsang says

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Nanning Hong Kong's economy was in good shape although the global financial crisis had made this year a difficult one for the city, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ... never experienced such a dramatic drop in the economy as it did in the first quarter of this year,' Mr Tsang said. Hong Kong's first-quarter gross domestic product contracted 7.8 per ...




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