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  1. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JUSTIN WILSON, Sun Hong

    ... Justin Wilson and Sun Hong For any transaction there must be no question that what is bought is what was actually bargained for, warn partners at Norton Rose It's a case of buyer ... be required from a specific industry regulator and the National Development and Reform Commission (although in many localities NDRC approval is handled in a "one-stop shop" as part ...

  2. City boosted by visitors' spending over rugby weekend

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... becomes a great opportunity to help expats in Hong Kong to get engaged, and people are willing to spend when they feel happy,' added the Australian national, who considers Hong Kong his ... for yesterday's chief executive election. At a restaurant in Mid-levels, near the University of Hong Kong, the locals and tourists enjoying Sunday lunch were split, with Hongkongers glued to coverage ...

  3. The serious business of having fun

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... sponsoring a box in events such as this to donating to Operation Breakthrough, and growing rugby from the ground up in Hong Kong in collaboration with the HKRFU,' he said. UBS is another corporate name that supports rugby not just at Sevens time, with its brand behind the Hong Kong team. Its box for the weekend took on a 'Magnificent Sevens' theme. It looked like ...

  4. Building on team spirit

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... with a post-master's degree in international relations and management at Oxford University, where he played for the rugby team and toured Hong Kong. His career in real estate started in London with Jones Lang ... players of many different nationalities and backgrounds to work together as a team. You only win at rugby if the entire team co-operates. The same applies to a business. 'A lot can be learned ...

  5. Sevens organisers stand on own feet

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... get their hands on tickets supposedly reserved for local public sale. Like the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, they can expect to be insulated against resistance to their inflated prices, ... If any evidence were needed that the Rugby Sevens is a Hong Kong institution, it is to be found in the reaction to consecutive ticket price rises of 15 and 20 per cent. Fans taken aback ...

  6. Why rugby is worth a try for troubled youngsters

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the under-19s team.' Breakthrough is a sports programme for troubled youngsters that has been run by former and current members of the Hong Kong police since 1966. In February it got a HK$600,000 ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com 'That kid over there didn't get along with anyone on the team,' said Tank Lam Hip-hau. The part-time coach for the Breakthrough rugby team ...

  7. National Bank of Pakistan's general manager in Hong Kong sees solid career prospects in Shariah finance

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Mumtaz Rafi, general manager of the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in Hong Kong, offers a case study in successful Islamic banking. '[It] works very well for both ... has been in Hong Kong since 1960, with the city serving as its Asia-Pacific headquarters, manned by some 30 staff looking after operations in Japan, South Korea, and China. Staff turnover ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong as a knowledge-based economy?

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by ALAN LUNG

    ... Alan Lung Alan Lung says people everywhere- except in Hong Kong- recognise our ability and unique position to develop a thriving knowledge-based economy Matter of fact The story ought to start with Hong Kong's history as a trading port, our rise to become one of the four Asian Dragons and later the world's premier financial centre. But it is also about our attempt ...

  9. Dip into rates revenue to fund RTHK, urges union

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... billion from rates in the 2006-07 financial year. RTHK has a $400 million-a-year budget. 'Our $400 million budget roughly means each person in Hong Kong pays $60. That is much cheaper ... Jimmy Cheung The RTHK staff union has suggested that the public broadcaster should draw a fixed percentage of general rates revenue as an operational fund to avoid commercial and political ...

  10. Union will set up fund for strikers in pay fight

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Ambrose Leung

    ... and a team of 24 workers toured four construction sites in Hong Kong to mobilise more support for their industrial action. A spokeswoman for the Development Bureau said 10 of the 200 construction sites under the bureau's purview were affected by the action. A spokesman for the Labour Department yesterday confirmed they had received a request from the Hong Kong Bar-Bending ...




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