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  1. Jockey Club urges betting-tax reform to stop fall in revenue

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Hong Kong Jockey Club last night warned the government that failure to reform the way horse racing is taxed will result in a further drop in revenue next season. Chief executive Lawrence Wong Chi-kong announced yesterday that the club's annual racing turnover for 2003-04 was $65.02 billion- down 9 per cent on the previous season. It was the seventh successive ...

  2. Racing chief gallops to success

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has had a lifelong passion for horse racing and breeding thoroughbreds. Since 2007, he has been chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, and he is also vice-chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities- the world's leading racing organisation. He joined the Jockey Club in 1998 as director of racing ...

  3. English club's risky pitch to HK investors

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... But that is exactly the pitch would-be bidders for a lower-league English soccer club are making to potential investors from Hong Kong. Last week, Hong Kong newspapers published advertisements that sought ... that this is an ultra-high-risk investment. And if we get it wrong, you could lose all of your money.' The representative did not give further information, but said he met prospective investors in Hong Kong last ...

  4. News - Business - FINANCIAL MARKETS

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange closes its doors

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Commodities exchange shuts its doors The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange will go ahead with a planned US$100 million rights issue and be ready within months to reapply for the trading licence it handed ... almost two years ago to the day on May 18, 2011. In contrast, the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saw record volume in April of 14.5 million lots traded. ...

  5. Events

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Five-Year Plan'. Bank of America Tower. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association lunch: 'MPF- Projecting a positive image'. Hong Kong Club. Tomorrow: Canadian Chamber of Commerce ... 7: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The mobile marketing revolution'. Jockey Club House. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The well-prepared executive'. Tuesday, ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange fails amid dearth of gold futures trading

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Enoch Yiu

    ... Eric Ng and Enoch Yiu Market players say Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange unable to compete with more established rivals, with trading in its gold futures very thin HKMEx closure brings no surprise The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's failure to come up with a viable gold futures business proved to be its undoing as it wilted under competition from more established domestic ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based crowdfunding website is helping creatives worldwide turn their ideas into reality, writes Kylie Knott Fringe benefits Syrus Kwan Siu-fung ... Churdy stretches out on the chaise longue-like Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. "That's Kristy at the HSBC building," says Kwan, 27. "I love to draw that building, ...

  8. Events

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Monday, May 23: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Regulatory developments in Hong Kong and globally'. Hong Kong Bankers Club. ...

  9. Strengthening ties

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit The Jockey Club has donated HK$2.74 million to a child-education group, enabling it to operate a new play centre renovated with funds from HSBC. The centre aims to promote ... environment for parents and children to play together- for 2 1/2 years. The Jockey Club said it believed quality play was vital to children's development and was important in fostering good ...

  10. Places to unwind and build contacts

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... Sin, who has 10 memberships at clubs around town including the Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Foreign Correspondents' Club. His company, First Credit, handles mass market retail loans. ... a popular location with businessmen trying to escape the hustle and bustle of the city below. Another popular hangout for local bankers is the Hong Kong Jockey Club, which has three separate, ...




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