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  1. Beijing pledges measures to boost HK economy

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Paggie Leung

    ... Denise Tsang in Boao, Fanny W. Y. Fung and Paggie Leung The central government has rolled out a raft of measures to help Hong Kong through the global economic meltdown, including issuing ... to issue yuan-denominated bonds in Hong Kong and the amount of funds to be raised. In a groundbreaking move, the Ministry of Finance was also mulling issuing yuan bonds in Hong Kong, he said. ...

  2. Ministers vow to pull out all stops to back leadership bid

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani and Denise Tsang A number of ministers vouched support for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's chief executive bid yesterday and offered their help in canvassing votes. York Chow Yat-ngok, secretary for health, welfare and food, said most minis ...

  3. Pulling all stops on railway funding

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... a senior fellow at public policy think-tank Civic Exchange and a former University of Hong Kong professor, called on the government to come up with a sustainable funding model for future rail ...

  4. Hong Kong to receive timely visit by US Treasury undersecretary

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... The foundation's executive director, Karen Tang, said the event would offer a timely opportunity for business and political leaders to share their thoughts on the unfolding events. 'Hong Kong ... Denise Tsang The US Treasury Department's undersecretary for international affairs, David McCormick, is to visit Hong Kong next week at a time when Washington and European governments ...

  5. Buyout seen as Lee lifts Towngas stake

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee has tightened his grip on cash-rich utility Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas), snapping up $813 million worth of shares so far this year. Mr Lee ... to 40.05 per cent, according to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing filings. The deals are seen as fresh efforts to bring about the privatisation of Towngas' immediate holding company, Henderson ...

  6. HK Electric warns curbs put supply at risk

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... said. 'The scheme of control is really the best; [it] has ensured stable supply and competitive tariffs in Hong Kong in the past 40 years.' He pointed out that the proposed changes do not reflect rising political and economic risks, which discourage investment and risk hurting reliability of supply. 'There are more political and economic risks than before the handover of Hong ...

  7. Profits vital factor in Hunghom decision

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Gary Cheung

    ... tonnes of construction debris generated would be recycled. Discussing the public reaction to the decision to tear down the estate, Mr Cheng said Hong Kong had become more political, which would ... would bring huge social and economic benefits to Hong Kong while correcting a 'mismatch in land resources'. Mr Cheng denied that the consortium had been planning to redevelop the site ...

  8. Towngas all set for 2b yuan Xian push

    Posted Jan 25th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... and political pressure in adjusting tariffs in Hong Kong, Towngas is capitalising on the mainland's liberalised utility markets by investing in gas and water supply projects. With a slightly bigger ... Denise Tsang Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) is ready to go ahead with its piped gas project in Xian in a two billion yuan deal that will serve as a springboard to tap the country's ...

  9. MTR chief says future lies offshore

    Posted Nov 30th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... a balanced strategy in its international investments would allow the partially privatised corporation to ride out a stagnant home market. He said the stagnant market for MTR in Hong Kong had been ... Railways, will retain an advisory role on MTR's European developments. The managing director's role at MTR will be split into two, with Hong Kong operations to be overseen by his deputy ...

  10. Top adviser slams scheme of control

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Energy Advisory Committee chairman calls for government to look at alternative electricity charging mechanisms Hong Kong's electricity regulation system is detached from ... 13.5 per cent return is very high compared with the prevailing low interest [rate] regime.' The scheme, which ties the profits of Hong Kong power firms- CLP Holdings and Hongkong Electric ...




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