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  1. HSBC cuts loan rate, others follow; political pressure cited

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu and Maria Chan HSBC, Hong Kong's largest lender, will lower its prime lending rate by a quarter percentage point, to 5 per cent, on Monday - a move that will lower rates on existing mortgages and some business loans. The rate cut was followed by other leading banks. Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Hang Seng Bank reduced their prime rate by 25 basis points to 5 per cent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659398/hsbc-cuts-loan-rate-others-follow-political-pressure-cited
  2. China to sell fighter jets to Pakistan in critical deal for regional politics

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the Hong Kong Commercial Daily, a Beijing-friendly newspaper, that the two sides had reached an agreement in principle on the sale. They were now negotiating the final price. The person close ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697832/china-sell-fighter-jets-pakistan-critical-deal-regional-politics
  3. Costs and political sensitivities hit hopes of a pan-Asia rail link

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Engineering Corporation, the state-owned parent of China Railway Group, a Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed railway construction firm. But China Railway Group now appears to be facing possible delays ... Toh Han Shih in Beijing Prospective Malaysian and Thai partners in a Chinese-built high-speed rail network linking the mainland with Southeast Asia say prohibitive costs and political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709292/costs-and-political-sensitivities-hit-hopes-pan-asia-rail-link
  4. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Annemarie de Villiers arrived in Hong Kong in July 2009 with her husband, Daniel, and two boys, Bailey and Ethan, and immediately fell in love with the city. The native South ... in Hong Kong. Doctors said the air pollution was affecting his health and the asthma could become permanent. Annemarie too had bronchitis and chronic migraines. 'It was absolutely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734751/high-fliers-flee-hong-kong-breathe-freely
  5. Hong Kong Airlines settles lease payment

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong Airlines settled the US$2 million aircraft lease payment it owed to an NEC Capital Solutions subsidiary yesterday after the Japanese leasing company filed a petition to wind up the airline on Monday. Team Cignus, a subsidiary of NEC Capital, leased a Boeing 737-800 to Hainan Airlines, which the latter has sub-leased to Hong Kong Airlines since 2006 at a rate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732868/hong-kong-airlines-settles-lease-payment
  6. Hong Kong Air plans to raise HK$5b in IPO

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong Airlines, controlled by the mainland's fourth-largest airline Hainan Airlines, is planning to raise HK$5 billion with a share flotation in Hong Kong. The move is aimed at funding aircraft acquisition that will increase its fleet beyond 40 aircraft by 2012, Yang Jianhong, president of Hong Kong Airlines said. The carrier, which operates more than 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731404/hong-kong-air-plans-raise-hk5b-ipo
  7. Pipe-laying barge managed by Hong Kong shipping company

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis A Hong Kong-based ship management company is targeting the specialist offshore sector after it took over the day-to-day technical management of a US$140 million pipe-laying barge, the first such ship to be built in China. The Hong Kong-registered vessel, Fortuna, is the second ship in the past month to fly the territory's Bauhinia flag in Russia's harsh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725055/pipe-laying-barge-managed-hong-kong-shipping-company
  8. The rise of a street-side electronics shop into Hong Kong-listed giant Gome- and Wong's fall from grace

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or 'beautiful country' 2004 Gome lists on the Hong Kong stock market November 2008 Gome, which by now operates over 1,000 stores in more than 200 cities, announces Wong is under investigation by Beijing police, and later says he is under house arrest. Chen Xiao is appointed acting chairman of company December Wong's wife, Du Juan, resigns as a director of Hong Kong-listed Gome ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714765/rise-street-side-electronics-shop-hong-kong-listed-giant-gome-and-wongs-fall-grace
  9. Tour promoters will take Hong Kong Open to 'new level'

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The Hong Kong Open will be taken to a 'new level' with the European and Asian tours taking over as the promoters, Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla Han said ... said negotiations for EurAsia Golf to promote the Hong Kong Open had gone on for six months, and the two tours were determined to improve one of the oldest and most popular tournaments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713373/tour-promoters-will-take-hong-kong-open-new-level
  10. French firm completes takeover of Hong Kong Tramways

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu The French company that bought a 50 per cent stake in the century-old Hong Kong Tramways last year has exercised its right to buy the remainder from Wharf Holdings. Veolia ... the option.' He said the company was conscious that the tram was a cherished part of Hong Kong's heritage, and that the firm would take this into account while improving the network. Veolia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706358/french-firm-completes-takeover-hong-kong-tramways

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