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  1. Business - Money

    China shares fall in sharp reversal, Hang Seng slips

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Apple suppliers hit by disappointed quarterly revenue results Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight day on Thursday, falling further away from chart resistance that had stymied ... profit on recent outperformers, triggering a sharp intra-day reversal that left benchmark indexes vulnerable to further losses in the near term. Weakness in mainland markets dragged on Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1135226/china-shares-fall-sharp-reversal-hang-seng-slips
  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  3. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong government's asset hoarding leaves society poorer

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Philip Bowring

    ... for the government, which would support welfare for an ageing population. The idea is unlikely to be implemented due to the vested interests in the status quo here. Hong Kong singularly lacks a Margaret ... and reducing reliance on the state. In the Hong Kong case, even if one assumes that just one third of rental housing was sold at an average of HK$2.5 million per unit, it would still yield HK$600 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586014/hong-kong-governments-asset-hoarding-leaves-society-poorer
  5. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong: one city, two narratives

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Richard Wong

    ... of political engagement in Hong Kong and with Beijing, while the local establishment has failed to gain sufficient acceptance within society even though it has prevailed over many major policy ... that since Hong Kong developed a robust rule of law and economic and civil liberties without political liberty under British rule, why change the game? The second influence on the bottom-up narrative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1604923/hong-kong-one-city-two-narratives
  6. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Beijing's closed door meeting with Hong Kong tycoons erodes trust

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by George Chen

    ... Unfortunately, this meeting may be just another misstep by top officials in charge of Hong Kong affairs in Beijing. Hong Kong has been a business and market-oriented society for many decades. ... influence has weakened in Hong Kong society, but it is for sure that Hongkongers are entering a new era, in particular the younger generation with pro-democracy student leader Joshua Wong as a clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1603375/beijings-closed-door-meeting-hong-kong-tycoons-erodes-trust
  7. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong's end of history

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by Peter Guy

    ... that disturbs the oligarchy of tycoons it has consigned the city and its people to. The outcome has long-term ramifications for Hong Kong's society, business and economy. The city has arrived ... the second resolution that called on the Law Society to issue a statement that the rule of law and judicial independence are Hong Kong's core values and should not be undermined by the white ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1592538/hong-kongs-end-history
  8. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    Hong Kong secures nod for Qianhai metal vault

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Enoch Yiu

    ... nod for Qianhai metal vault The mainland is speeding up liberalisation of its gold market, granting approval to the Hong Kong-based gold bourse to establish a HK$1 billion metals vault ... restrictions on its gold and currency markets immediately for fear of losing control, but it will allow international investors to trade in the special economic zones. "Hong Kong has to capture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1594186/hong-kong-secures-nod-qianhai-metal-vault
  9. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Building blocks needed in Hong Kong's political development

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:59pm by Richard Wong

    ... The political reform framework decided by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress has evoked strong reactions in Hong Kong. The pan-democrats have denounced it as undemocratic and incompatible with "genuine popular elections". For me, it is consistent with many critical elements of the Basic Law- the agreement between the Chinese sovereign and the people of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593825/building-blocks-needed-hks-political-development
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... of particularly roadside pollution on children's health. The event is being organised by the Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation and the Hong Kong Paediatric Society and will include sessions on children ... Airways has invested in the company in return for a long-term jet-fuel supply agreement. You would have thought it would have made sense for Cathay to strike that kind of deal in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels

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