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  1. Monetary Authority under fire

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Lawmakers say they are kept in dark on budget Lawmakers have accused the Hong Kong Monetary Authority of keeping them in the dark over its annual budget estimates. Legco ... learn details of the authority's spending in its annual report. Democrat Sin Chung-kai said the Monetary Authority was the only public body which did not need to give an account of its ...

  2. Central bank vulnerable with no rules to govern top spot

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... speculation of a policy change. By law, the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has no clear terms of service. Neither is there a rule on his appointment or dismissal. The argument is that Hong Kong operates a rule-based monetary system, with little significant discretion on the part of the Monetary Authority, and a well-developed banking supervisory system. This may have been ...

  3. Plastic notes to mark handover anniversary

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... secretary at the time, Antony Leung Kam-chung, and the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Joseph Yam Chi-kwong. Asked whether the new notes would be signed by Financial Secretary ... Denise Hung New HK$10 plastic notes will be issued next year to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the handover, with the Monetary Authority disclosing details of the release within ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... these were worthy of retention anyway. David Sorton, Discovery Bay No excuse for HKMA bonuses I am shocked to know that in addition to a 5.2 per cent inflationary salary rise, the Hong Kong Monetary ... with the electoral process for chief executive, saying it was not representative of all Hong Kong citizens. I do not think the extreme behaviour of some protesters is appropriate. This kind of reaction ...

  5. Hong Kong can't afford to stand still

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... done much for Hong Kong- such as former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, former Monetary Authority chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, or a real businessman with an international outlook ... Philip Bowring Hong Kong is in danger of entering the equivalent of the Brezhnev/ Andropov/Chernenko era of the Soviet Union- two decades of stasis as a system incapable of change ...

  6. Hong Kong heading for crisis of credibility over IPO frauds

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for supervising conduct in the securities market, but under existing regulations it lacks the teeth needed to safeguard investors. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority is ultimately responsible ... with Tom Holland Leo Goodstadt is a smart chap. He was deputy editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in the old magazine's glory days, and he headed the Hong Kong government's ...

  7. Immobile minds that are holding back Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... the out-of-control Hong Kong Monetary Authority. The Mortgage Corporation is barely needed in Hong Kong itself, yet uses its status as a government entity to supplant private funding. Its move into Shenzhen, ... Philip Bowring Hong Kong Mobile- Making a Global Population: I commend this collection of essays on Hong Kong's past and potential future, published by Hong Kong University Press ...

  8. Hong Kong's autonomy is not under threat

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Some banks may indeed have such a rule but, if so, this is down to their own commercial judgment, and not because of any HKMA requirement. SIMON TOPPING, executive director (banking policy), Hong Kong Monetary Authority Working class? Regarding your frontpage headline 'We'll heed middle class, says Tsang' (July 1), I have a question for Chief ...

  9. Lawmakers raise questions about Tsang's authority

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on whether he would urge Beijing to legislate on a 10-year road map to universal suffrage for Hong Kong. 'I have done what I should do in my term. There are also a lot of jobs remaining, ... was not the priority of his administration's agenda. 'We do not have a concrete timetable for the legislation on Article 23' Meanwhile, a survey conducted by the University of Hong Kong ...

  10. Ten Years On- Key events in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... September More than 14,000 finance ministers, bankers, officials, businessmen and journalists converge at the annual World Bank and International Monetary Fund conference in Hong Kong on September ... 97 July At midnight on June 30, after 156 years of British rule, Hong Kong reverts to China. First light on July 1 finds 4,000 PLA troops crossing the border. The last governor, Chris ...




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