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  1. Hong Kong Society for the Deaf

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wish list: To upgrade computer equipment and software. How to Help: Donations can be made directly by ATM or at HSBC branches into the Operation Santa Claus account, HSBC account number 502-676299-001, or by cheque payable to SCMP Charities Ltd- Operation ...

  2. Investment analyst hopes to help society

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University of Hong Kong (HKU) MBA student Michelle Wong is an investment analyst with International Finance Centre (IFC), a development institution which works to reduce poverty ... companies. 'The main difference between IFC and a private equity firm is that we require our investments to [have an impact on society],' Ms Wong said. 'It could be creating employment ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange fails amid dearth of gold futures trading

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Enoch Yiu

    ... Eric Ng and Enoch Yiu Market players say Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange unable to compete with more established rivals, with trading in its gold futures very thin HKMEx closure brings no surprise The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's failure to come up with a viable gold futures business proved to be its undoing as it wilted under competition from more established domestic ...

  4. Tax cuts 'easier in a harmonious society'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... rebates... is much higher. But the most important thing is creating a harmonious society, creating a good business environment,' he told Election Committee members. 'Hong Kong people ... purse because Hong Kong's economy is growing so quickly.' Donald Tsang's action plans Consider tax credits or subsidies for families with newborns to encourage more births Draw up ...

  5. Law Society chief rejects conflict claims

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The reason which you ascribe to my decision not to seek re-election as president of the Law Society of Hong Kong in your article 'Solicitors' chief quits over lack ... to expose and tackle any unethical and fraudulent insurance claims. Through their joint efforts with the Hong Kong Medical Council, a number of misbehaving doctors have been disciplined ...

  6. Finance chief to map way ahead for a caring society

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen plans to spell out how Hong Kong will be transformed into a caring society, and realise the benefits of a free-trade deal ... payments],' he said. He admitted that economic growth had not necessarily translated into jobs. The finance chief said he hoped to initiate public discussion on overhauling Hong Kong's tax ...

  7. Business - Comment

    Gerard McCoy denies move to be Hong Kong's next DPP

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of chambers, a number of people assumed that he was preparing to become Hong Kong's next DPP. However, McCoy has sent a note to those in his chambers saying that this is not the case and he ... with the airline industry when it comes to emission controls. Ocean-going ships are fuelled by probably the dirtiest fuel on the planet, which generally has a 3.5 per cent sulphur content. Hong Kong is one ...

  8. The birth of Hong Kong cool

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and stylish. It may therefore come as a surprise that Hong Kong, a city we think of first and foremost as being about finance, commerce and trade with a healthy dollop of tourism, is increasingly being viewed internationally in terms of art and style. Clearly, we could do more to capitalise on these perceptions. As proof of how fashionable Hong Kong has become, some trend-trackers are already ...

  9. Should a sales tax be introduced in Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Oliver Kwan, Pulcheria Chung

    ... Pulcheria Chung, Oliver Kwan Pulcheria Chung, 18 St Mary's Canossian College A sales tax would do more harm than good to Hong Kong. Our economy has just begun to pick up. Both ... on money. Schooling, social welfare, policing and city maintenance are only some items from a long list of the city's expenditures. Students pay for textbooks in Hong Kong- something unheard ...

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    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange closes its doors

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Commodities exchange shuts its doors The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange will go ahead with a planned US$100 million rights issue and be ready within months to reapply for the trading licence it handed ... almost two years ago to the day on May 18, 2011. In contrast, the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saw record volume in April of 14.5 million lots traded. ...




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